How to Fix ROBLOX Error Code 6

Are you unable to launch ROBLOX like you used to do it before?

Are you seeing the weird message in ROBLOX that says: “An error occurred while starting ROBLOX; Details: ... Error Code: 6"?


Don’t worry. This error is quite common and is observed by lots of ROBLOX players.

Feel lucky because ROBLOX Error Code 6 can easily be fixed without any sorts of problems.

And in this post, I am going to show you the simplest fix for An error occurred while starting ROBLOX; Details: ... Error Code: 6. So, let’s get started.

What Does ROBLOX Error Code 6 Mean?

ROBLOX Error Code 6 is an error which is displayed when the user is unable to launch ROBLOX probably due to Internet Connection.

Basically, due to some technical problems this error is displayed.

Whenever ROBLOX faces a faulty internet connection or antivirus detections, it stops itself from launching.

However, there can also be various reasons why you are seeing “An error occurred while starting ROBLOX; Details: ... Error Code: 6".

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Again if you face any PS4 problems then check out how to fix your PS4 by tweaking the settings.

Common ROBLOX Errors And Their Fixes

Error Codes Displayed Message on your screen Reason Behind the Errors Possible Fixes
Error Code 400 Sorry! ROBLOX is facing a problem with your request Web request that is made by the device is incorrect Try launching ROBLOX after restarting your device
Error Code 404 Page cannot be found Due to an invalid URL Chek for the appropriate URL in google or Roblox Search Box.
Error Code 277 Lost Connection: Check your internet connection Connection issues in your LAN Try restarting your router or wait until your connection gets stable
Error Code 267 Unfortunately, you have been kicked from the game Faulty script inserted by the game developer
Error Code 504 ROBLOX took too long to respond Due to a web host timeout Refresh the page and launch ROBLOX again

Why Am I Seeing ROBLOX Error Code 6?

Error Code 6 is mainly displayed when ROBLOX faces faulty internet connections and antivirus detection.

It gets even worse when I say:

Error Code 6 can pop up due to multiple reasons depending on the type of problem you are facing.

Interesting fact is that:

ROBLOX itself provides you with a reason behind the root cause of the Roblox error.

You may notice a message that provides the details problem of the error. You may also notice a directory path that indicates problem in your local disk: C.


This notice is seen by ROBLOX players when they have a problem with their Internet Connection, Antivirus detections.

Let me explain it for you.

Faulty Launcher: Sometimes a faulty launcher downloaded from untrusted websites may stop ROBLOX from starting. You can download ROBLOX from their original site to avoid ROBLOX error code 6.

Antivirus Detections: Third party apps like antivirus may also be the root cause of “An error occurred while starting ROBLOX; Details: ... Error Code: 6". Antivirus disables the starting of some apps if it notices any suspicious activity. Disable your antivirus and launch ROBLOX again to see whether it worked or not.

Internet Connection: This problem deals with the unstable internet connection which prevents ROBLOX from communicating with its servers. The reason behind it may be that, your internet’s DNS cache might have been corrupted.

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Fixes For ROBLOX Error Code 6

These bugging error codes has the simplest fixes.

An error occurred while starting ROBLOX; Details: ... Error Code: 6 can be fixed easily within a couple of minutes.

One question you might be thinking:

Which steps to follow?

Well, I would suggest following each of the steps for eliminating further problems.

So, Here are the & steps to fix ROBLOX Error Code 6:

1. Modify IPv4 Configuration

If some of the IPv4 configurations aren’t set properly, then this error might get triggered. For that you have to modify your IPv4 Configuration slightly.

To fix ROBLOX Error Code 6:

  1. Open Run prompt by press “Windows key” + “R” together.
  2. Next, you have to type the command “ncpa.cpl” and then hit “Enter”.
  3. It will lead you to the Networking Settings in Control Panel. Right-click on the currently used network and select “Properties”.
  4. Check the “Obtain DNS Server Addresses Manually” option by Double-clicking on the “Internet Protocol Version 4(TCP/IPv4)” option.
  5. Type “” In the first box and “” in the second box and then select OK.

2. Switch ROBLOX Account

Try using a different ROBLOX account and check if the issue persists or not. 

You can even switch your Browser and see if the Error code is eliminated or not.

3. Run the Compatibility Mode

An error occurred while starting ROBLOX Details: HttpOpenRequest failed for GET, Error Code: 6 can be solved very easily if you run ROBLOX in compatibility Mode. 

Here's how to Run Compatibility Mode in ROBLOX:

  1. Download the latest ROBLOX version from the official site.
  2. Right-click on the ROBLOX.setup.exe file and click ‘properties’.
  3. Navigate to the ‘compatibility’ tab and check mark the box ‘Run this program in compatibility mode’.
  4. Then choose your current Windows operating system from the drop down menu to continue with the setup process.

Also check out the fix for ROBLOX error code 524 to clear up your way.

4. Fix Restrictions Issue

Some network areas incorrectly detect as malware and so the Error code 6 pops up.

The best solution for this is to install ROBLOX from a less restricted network areas.

5. Check Internet Connection

This is the simplest solution to your problem.

Try using your Mobile hotspot and see whether the issue still persists or not.

6. Firewall and Anti-Virus Blocks

Examine your computers Antivirus software settings.

Sometimes antivirus like NORTON, Avast, Kaspersky detect apps like ROBLOX as a malware.

So it’s better to temporarily deactivate your antivirus and see if the issue still persists or not.

You can check on how to deactivate Avast Antivirus in my other post.

7. Reinstall ROBLOX

This step is the most common step to be done to avoid such errors.

Uninstall ROBLOX from the Control Panel and simply install ROBLOX again from the official website of ROBLOX using Google Chrome.

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Final Thoughts

It’s a horrible experience for any ROBLOX player to see such error.

There are millions of bugs that causes these type of errors.

But luckily:

An error occurred while starting ROBLOX Details: HttpOpenRequest failed for GET, Error Code: 6 has the very easiest solution.

I hope any one of the above steps worked for you.

Do mention in the comment section if you need any other ROBLOX error code fixes.

I will definitely get back to you.

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