Having problems joining or creating a server on Minecraft with an error message saying ‘Failed to Write Core Dump’ on Windows 10?
If you are reading this right now, you may be having issues joining a friend’s server on Minecraft or you just can’t play the game in general due to a core dump error message. This issue mostly occurs on Windows systems due to faulty graphics drivers, improper settings, or corrupted system files.
Whatever the case is, we are here to help you out. Today, we are going to show you a few tips and tricks on how you can fix the Minecraft error ‘Failed to Write Core Dump’ message on Windows 10.
Let’s get started.
- 1. Update Windows.
- 2. Update Your Graphics Card Driver.
- 3. Update Java.
- 4. Force VSynce and Triple Buffering on Minecraft (NVIDIA Graphics Card Only).
- 5. Reinstall AMD Catalyst (AMD Graphics Card Only).
1. Update Windows.
If you are encountering the write core dump error on Windows, the first thing that you can do is to check for a Windows update.
It is possible that the current version of Windows installed on your computer contains an error or bug related to your graphics card which causes the error message on Minecraft.
To check for Windows updates, you can follow the steps below.
- On your keyboard, press on the Windows key + I to open Windows Settings.
- Next, click on Update & Security.
- Lastly, click on the Windows Update tab from the side menu and it will automatically check for any update available for your computer.
If an update is available, follow the on-screen prompts to download and install the update on your computer. Once done, restart your computer and try to play Minecraft to see if the write core dump error message is already resolved.
On the other hand, if you are still having issues with Minecraft, you can try doing the next method below to fix the problem.
2. Update Your Graphics Card Driver.
For the next method, you can try updating your graphics card. If you have already updated your Windows, then it’s likely that the problem is caused by a faulty or outdated graphics card driver that is not compatible with the version of Minecraft that you are running.
The steps below will show you how to update your graphics card drivers:
- On your computer, press on the Windows key + S and search for Device Manager.
- Now, click on Open to launch the Device Manager.
- Inside the Device Manager, click on Display Adapters.
- Lastly, right-click on your graphics driver and select Update Driver. Follow the on-screen prompts to install the update on your computer.
Now, restart your computer and try to play Minecraft once again to see if the ‘Failed to Write Core Dump’ error message would still occur on your computer.
3. Update Java.
Java is an important part of Minecraft for it to run properly on your computer. If you recently update the game, it is possible that the Java installation package on your computer is not compatible with the current version of Minecraft.
To fix this, you can try updating your Java installation package to address the compatibility issue.
- On your computer, press on the Windows Key + S on your keyboard and search for Java.
- Next, click on Configure Java to open its Settings.
- Lastly, go to the Update tab and click on Update Now.
After updating Java on your computer, open Minecraft once again and play the game to see if the error message would still appear.
4. Force VSync and Triple Buffering on Minecraft (NVIDIA Graphics Card Only).
If you have an NVIDIA graphics card, your settings may not be enforcing the NVIDIA VSync and Triple buffer feature of your graphics card which helps in improving the performance of your system.
To enable VSync and Triple Buffering on your computer, check out the steps below to guide you through the process.
- On your computer, go to the Desktop and press on the right mouse button.
- After that, click on NVIDIA Control Panel.
- Inside the NVIDIA Control Panel, click on Manage 3D Settings.
- Now, scroll down and locate Vertical VSync and Triple Buffer which is beside each other.
- Lastly, make sure that both settings are turned on and save the changes.
Restart your computer, then try to play Minecraft again to see if the error message would still occur on your computer.
5. Reinstall AMD Catalyst (AMD Graphics Card Only).
If you are using an AMD graphics card, what you can do is to reinstall the AMD Catalyst software on your computer.
This can help fix existing issues with the AMD software such as files that may have gotten corrupted during an update. Additionally, this can make sure that all the components of the software are properly installed on your computer.
To ensure that you have a working version of the software, you can try reinstalling the software on your computer.
- On your computer, press on Windows key + R to open the Run Command Box.
- After that, type appwiz.cpl and hit Enter.
- Lastly, right-click on AMD Catalyst on the list of programs installed on your computer and select Uninstall.
Follow the on-screen prompts on how to remove the program from your computer. Once done, go to AMD’s official website and download the latest version of AMD Catalyst. After reinstalling the software, go back to Minecraft and try to play it once again to see if the ‘Failed to Write Core Dump’ error message would still occur on your computer.
This sums up our guide on how to fix the Minecraft ‘Failed to Write Core Dump’ error message on your computer.
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