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  • The Launcher crashes after 10 seconds. (FATAL ERROR)

    +1 vote

    When I open the launcher this happens: 

    Bootstrap (v5)
    Current time is :P
    System.getProperty('os.name') == 'Windows 8'
    System.getProperty('os.version') == '6.2'
    System.getProperty('os.arch') == 'amd64'
    System.getProperty('java.version') == '1.7.0_51'
    System.getProperty('java.vendor') == 'Oracle Corporation'
    System.getProperty('sun.arch.data.model') == '64'
    Looking for update
    Didn't find an update in time.
    Reversing LZMA on C:\Users\Mr. Oh Yeah!!\AppData\Roaming\.minecraft\launcher.pack.lzma to C:\Users\Mr. Oh Yeah!!\AppData\Roaming\.minecraft\launcher.pack
    Got reply in: 2439ms
    No update found.
    Unpacking C:\Users\Mr. Oh Yeah!!\AppData\Roaming\.minecraft\launcher.pack to C:\Users\Mr. Oh Yeah!!\AppData\Roaming\.minecraft\launcher.jar
    Cleaning up C:\Users\Mr. Oh Yeah!!\AppData\Roaming\.minecraft\launcher.pack
    Starting launcher.
    FATAL ERROR: java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError
    at org.apache.logging.log4j.util.PropertiesUtil.<init>(PropertiesUtil.java:71)
    at org.apache.logging.log4j.util.PropertiesUtil.<clinit>(PropertiesUtil.java:31)
    at org.apache.logging.log4j.status.StatusLogger.<clinit>(StatusLogger.java:48)
    at org.apache.logging.log4j.LogManager.<clinit>(LogManager.java:44)
    at net.minecraft.launcher.Launcher.<clinit>(Launcher.java:59)
    at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance0(Native Method)
    at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(Unknown Source)
    at sun.reflect.DelegatingConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(Unknown Source)
    at java.lang.reflect.Constructor.newInstance(Unknown Source)
    at net.minecraft.bootstrap.Bootstrap.startLauncher(Bootstrap.java:240)
    at net.minecraft.bootstrap.Bootstrap.execute(Bootstrap.java:124)
    at net.minecraft.bootstrap.Bootstrap.main(Bootstrap.java:381)
    Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
    at org.apache.logging.log4j.util.ProviderUtil.<clinit>(ProviderUtil.java:70)
    ... 12 more
    Please fix the error and restart.
    I need help! I have uninstalled Java and Mincraft several times!!!
    asked Apr 4, 2014 in Minecraft Bugs by Madness Travis (130 points)
    edited Apr 5, 2014 by Madness Travis

    1 Answer

    0 votes

    I think you need reinstall minecraft or java to fix it.

    You can learn here: Reinstalling minecraft - How to Reinstalling / Updating Java to Play Minecraft

    answered Apr 9, 2014 by Hiếu Nguyễn Trung (200 points)
    Okay, I tried both links exactly as they said (multiple times) and I get the same error. Literally the same error.

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