How do I fix Minecraft 0x89235172?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

The error code 0x89235172 is a Hexadecimal format error code that is caused by a corrupted game file or a problem with the game's installation. This error code can be fixed by reinstalling the game or by using a Hexadecimal editor to fix the corrupted game file.

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1. Turn off your computer and then turn it back on

  1. Shut down your computer by pressing the "shutdown" button on your keyboard.
  2. Wait 5 seconds and press the "start" button to restart your computer.
  3. When your computer starts up, log in with your username and password.
  4. In the "start" menu, select "control panel."
  5. In the "control panel" window, select "system and security."
  6. In the "system and security" window, select "windows power options."
  7. In the "windows power options" window, select "turn off your computer."
  8. Click "yes" to confirm.
  9. Wait 10 minutes and then turn on your computer by selecting "turn on your computer."
  10. In the "start" menu, select "minecraft."
  11. In the "minecraft" window, select "options."
  12. In the "options" window, select "global options."
  13. In the "global options" window, select "game rules."
  14. In the "game rules" window, select "disable game rules." 15.Click "yes" to confirm.
  15. In the "options" window, select "misc."
  16. In the "misc" window, select "exit."
  17. Close the "minecraft" window.

2. Uninstall Minecraft and then reinstall it

  1. Open up the Minecraft launcher and click on the "Uninstall" button.
  2. Select "Yes" to the prompt to confirm the uninstall.
  3. Close out of the Minecraft launcher.
  4. Download and install the latest version of Minecraft from the official website.
  5. Launch Minecraft and click on the "Install" button.
  6. Select the "Uninstall" button and confirm the uninstall.
  7. Close out of Minecraft.
  8. Copy the "minecraft.exe" file to a new location.
  9. Launch the Minecraft launcher and click on the "Reinstall" button.
  10. Select the "Yes" button to the prompt to confirm the reinstall.
  11. Close out of the Minecraft launcher.
  12. Copy the "minecraft.exe" file to the new location.
  13. Launch the Minecraft launcher and click on the "Play" button.
  14. In the "Options" menu, select the "General" tab.
  15. In the "Version" box, type in "0x89235172" and press the "Enter" button.
  16. Click on the "Play" button to start up Minecraft.

3. Delete the Minecraft folder and then reinstall Minecraft

Delete the Minecraft folder:

  1. Open the Windows File Explorer.

  2. Navigate to the directory where Minecraft is installed.

  3. Right-click on the Minecraft folder and select Delete.

  4. Click Yes in the prompt to confirm the deletion.

  5. Launch Minecraft and try to start the game. If the game fails to start, reinstall Minecraft. Reinstall Minecraft:

  6. On the Windows Start menu, click All Programs > Microsoft > Minecraft.

  7. Click the Minecraft installer.

  8. Click I Agree.

  9. Click Install.

  10. Click Finish.

If you didn't find success with an option above, then try:

  1. Update your video drivers.
  2. Verify your game files.