Discord is a free VoIP application that\u2019s popular mostly used 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. 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 won\u2019t open issue. https:\/\/youtu.be\/k8g_Ayw4cXE How To Fix Discord Not Opening Issue Before performing any of the troubleshooting steps listed below it\u2019s best to restart your computer. This action will fix any issue caused by a minor software glitch. Once your computer has fully booted up check if you can run the Discord software without any issues. Close Discord from the Task Manager Sometimes there will be a previous instance of Discord running in the background which is why you won\u2019t be able to relaunch the app. To fix this you will need to close any instance of the app running with the help of the task manager. Type Ctrl + Alt + Del on the keyboard.Select \u201dTask Manager\u201d from the blue screen-backed options that appear.In the Task Manager window, find and click on Discord among the listed services under \u201dApps\u201d.Click on the \u201dEnd Task\u201d button appearing in the bottom right-hand corner of the Task Manager window.Wait for the services to terminate. Check if the Discord not opening issue still occurs. Try logging in the web version Discord can be accessed via the browser or by the windows 10 app. If the problem occurs while using the app then you should try logging in to your account using the browser. Once this is done try using the Discord app. Most people who have experienced this problem did this step to fix the problem. Set Windows time to automatic If your computer has a wrong time setting then this can also cause Discord not to open. Right-click on the digital time in the bottom right of the Windows task menu and select \u201cAdjust date\/time\u201d.In the Date & time window, make sure the \u201cSet time automatically\u201d option is toggled to on.Restart the PC and launch Discord Check if the Discord not opening issue still occurs. Don\u2019t use a Proxy A proxy is one way of hiding your current location which is helpful in keeping you anonymous. This will however affect the way Discord works which is why you should try to disable your Proxy if you are using one. Right-click on the Windows start menu and click on Search.In the search field, type \u201dControl Panel\u201d and select the option with the same name from the search results.Choose \u201dNetwork and Internet\u201d from the Control Panel options.Click on \u201dInternet Options\u201dIn the \u201dInternet Properties\u201d window that appears, click on the \u201dConnections\u201d tab among the options running vertically along the top of the screen.On the \u201dLocal Area Network (LAN) Settings\u201d section, click on \u201dLAN Settings\u201d.When the Local Area Network (LAN) Settings appears, find the \u201dProxy server\u201d section and ensure the \u201dUse a proxy server for your LAN\u201d option is unticked.Click \u201dOk\u201d below, then once more in the \u201dInternet Properties\u201d window.Launch Discord. Check if the Discord not opening issue still occurs. Uninstall then reinstall Discord In case the above steps fails to fix the problem then you should try to uninstall the Discord app then reinstall it. Right-click on the Windows Start menu and click on \u201dSettings\u201d.In the Windows Settings window, click on \u201dApps\u201d, the sixth icon in the list.Under \u201dApps & Features\u201d, find the entry for Discord and click on it.In the expanded menu, click on \u201dUninstall\u201d.Follow the steps in the uninstall wizard You should also clear out the Discord AppData folder. Right-click on the Windows Start menu and select \u201dRun\u201d from the drop-down optionsType \u201d%appdata%\u201d into the search field and click on \u201dOk\u201d.Find \u201dDiscord\u201d among the list of files and right-click.From the drop-down menu, click on delete.Do the same for the %localappdata% folder. When completed download Discord and install it again. Visit the download section of the Discord web site https:\/\/discordapp.com\/download.Click on \u2018\u2019Download Now\u2019\u2019When prompted, click on \u201dSave File\u201d.Once downloaded, double click on the \u201dDiscord Setup\u201d executable file and follow the instructions provided by the installation wizard.When complete, launch Discord.