Discord is a free VoIP application that\u2019s popular among the gaming community. On a Windows PC, you can use the web app or dedicated app to do voice chats or send text messages to your video game teammates thus creating a lively game community. While this is quite a stable platform there are some issues that you might experience with it. In this latest installment of our troubleshooting series we will tackle the\u00a0 Discord keeps freezing issue. https:\/\/youtu.be\/1yDKuTBAifo How To Fix Discord Keeps Freezing Issue Before doing the recommended troubleshooting steps for this particular problem it\u2019s best to refresh the windows 10 operating system by restarting your computer. Surprisingly, this simple step can fix most of the issues that you might encounter with your computer. There are several factors that can cause Discord to freeze ranging from a hardware issue to a software issue. Listed below are the troubleshooting steps you need to do to fix the problem. Try turning off hardware acceleration Hardware acceleration works by taking advantage of the other components of your computer to do specific tasks. While this case improve your computing performance there are instances when it can cause certain issues to occur. To check if this is what\u2019s causing the problem you should try to disable this setting. Open DiscordClick on the User Settings (gear icon).Select Appearance from the left paneScroll down in the right pane and you should be able to see the Hardware Acceleration It should be under the Advanced sectionToggle off Hardware AccelerationClick Okay. This will reboot the Discord app Check if the Discord keeps freezing issue still occurs. Try running Discord in compatibility mode Sometimes the problem can be caused by compatibility issues with your Windows operating system. To check if this is the case, you should run Discord in compatibility mode. Close the Discord app.Locate and right click the Discord app iconSelect PropertiesClick the Compatibility tabCheck the option Run this program in compatibility mode for:Select Windows 7 from the drop-down listClick Apply then select Ok Check if the Discord keeps freezing issue still occurs. Delete key bindings If you have setup key bindings with Discord then this might be what\u2019s causing the problem. To fix this you will have to delete the key bindings. Open DiscordClick on the User Settings (gear icon).Select Keybinds from the left paneHover your mouse over to that list of keybinds and you should be able to see a red cross on the top right corner of each keybind. Click the Red Cross to delete that keybind. Repeat this process for every keybind until all the keybinds are deleted. Check if the Discord keeps freezing issue still occurs.