How to reinstall Minecraft if you have already installed it before

If you are in this article, it is because you had to eliminate the Minecraft program , due to a failure when opening the program and it does not run, due to errors with a mod installed or due to a pack installed to the game that causes conflicts and interrupts its operation.

On this occasion, we are going to explain how to reinstall the Minecraft program after being deleted so that you can enjoy the game again, as well as your mods and worlds created in your profile so that you can use them again normally.

How can I download Minecraft again?

A long time ago you played Minecraft on your computer because the video game caught your attention and you played it until you put it aside, and now, you want to resume it due to its new updates or because of nostalgia and motivated to play with friends, you wonder; How can I install Minecraft again?

It is the topic that brings us here and we are going to explain to you, so that you can resume your profile, dust it off and be online again enjoying its new game modes.

It is important that we must be informed of the requirements that we need in our computer to enjoy the video game with adequate official performance, thus running the game and you can know the space it occupies, the required RAM, processor and recommended graphics to achieve the best performance.

Minimum requirements: we must have an Intel Pentium D or AMD Athlon 64 (K8) 2.6 GHz CPU, with 2 GB RAM , GPU (Integrated): Intel HD Graphics or AMD (before it was ATI) Radeon HD with OpenGL 2.1 together with a card Nvidia GeForce 9600 GT or AMD Radeon HD 2400 graphics with OpenGL 3.1, using Java 6 Release 45 and at least 200 MB free on the hard disk.

Recommended requirements: for this hardware configuration it is necessary to have an Intel Core i3 or AMD Athlon II (K10) 2.8 GHz CPU, with 4GB RAM, GeForce 2xx Series or AMD Radeon HD 5xxx Series graphics card with OpenGl 3.3, including Java 7 and 1 GB of hard drive storage for installation.

Steps to install Minecraft on PC

Now, keeping in mind the requirements for our computer, it will only require a few steps to be able to play Minecraft again.

First of all, we must go to the official Minecraft page and locate the ‘Download’ button that will take us to the official site of the game. In the case of not having an account, you will create one to subscribe your profile or otherwise you will log in normally.

On the download page, choose your operating system that you have on your computer, in this case we will take Windows as an example; to download the Minecraft.msi installer file. This is compatible with most versions of the operating system , including Windows 7, Windows 8 and the old Windows XP.

Later, after downloading the game, double-click on the file and start the installation of the Minecraft video game Once the installation is finished, we will establish the location of the installer, which in general, the game is located in the ‘Program Files ‘ folder . Although you can select another location that is not by default but more convenient.

Then, you just have to go ahead and wait for the game to finish finishing its installation to be launched. Now, with the game installed correctly, locate the icon on your computer’s desktop and click on it to start a new game.

Now you can start playing and have fun again or if you are a new player, explore the world of Minecraft with the buildings, monsters and the various skins with the new game modes and versions that the Minecraft universe offers for its community of players.


by Abdullah Sam
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