How do I fix the Minecraft "problem moving error code 5" error?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

The "Minecraft Problem Moving Error Code 5" is a common error that can occur when trying to move or delete a file in Minecraft. This error is caused by the game not being able to properly access the file that you are trying to move or delete. There are a few ways to fix this error, but the most common fix is to simply restart your game. If this does not work, then you may need to delete the Minecraft folder and re-install the game.

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1. Restart your computer

  1. Restart your computer.
  2. Check if your Minecraft problem is related to graphics or Java. If not, try to reinstall Minecraft.
  3. If Minecraft still doesn't work, try to restore your computer to a previous point in time. This will help fix any problems that may have occurred since the last update.

2. Update your drivers

  1. Go to the official website of the driver maker and download the latest driver for your specific computer.
  2. Install the driver.
  3. Go to the Control Panel and open the Hardware and Sound option.
  4. Click on the Device Manager button.
  5. In the Device Manager, locate the device that is causing the minecraft problem and right-click on it.
  6. Click on the Update Driver button.
  7. In the Update Driver window, select the appropriate driver from the list and click on the Next button.
  8. In the Driver Details window, make sure that the Update Driver is selected and click on the Finish button.
  9. Close the Driver Manager window.
  10. Restart your computer.

3. Update your graphics card drivers

  1. Open the Windows Update utility by clicking on the Start button and typing "Windows Update."
  2. Click on the "Check for updates" button.
  3. Click on the "Update Driver" button.
  4. Select the "Graphics" update from the list of available updates.
  5. Click on the "OK" button.
  6. Restart your computer.
  7. Once your computer has restarted, click on the "Windows Start Button" and then click on the "Computer" icon.
  8. Right-click on the "Computer" icon and select "Properties."
  9. Select the "Hardware" tab.
  10. Click on the "Driver" button.
  11. Click on the "Update Driver" button.
  12. Select the "Graphics" update from the list of available updates.
  13. Click on the "OK" button.
  14. Restart your computer.
  15. Once your computer has restarted, try to move or launch Minecraft again.

Some users might also have success with the following opitons:

  1. Try using a different version of Minecraft
  2. Reinstall Minecraft
  3. Try using a different server
  4. Try using a different internet connection