How to fix Roblox studio not working/responding [2021 guide]

Written By FarhanMax

Roblox is one of the most popular online game platforms known by gamers worldwide. In Roblox you can share, create and play games with other players.

Roblox studio is the software that you will use when you want to create your own games and share them with others. You can also keep your games private if you want to.

Although Roblox studio is free to use and is a fantastic tool to create custom games, it is not perfect.

Many users have expressed their frustration because of the problem of Roblox studio not responding.

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Why is Roblox studio not responding?

This could be happening due to multiple possible reasons like too many plugins in your browser or your PC does not fulfill the minimum system requirements to run Roblox. There could be many other reasons but that does not matter.

I have brought you the simplest ways to solve this problem, so read the full article to know how to do it. 

Also, check our separate post for move faster in Roblox using speed script.

How to fix Roblox studio not responding Issue

There are numerous ways you can fix this problem. I have written the most applicable methods that you can follow. Here are the different methods to fix Roblox studio not responding:

1. Disable antivirus temporarily

Your antivirus might be interfering with Roblox studio. Some anti-viruses may think that Roblox studio is harmful to your computer, although it is not. Your antivirus will usually work in the background but you can open it easily by following the given steps.

Quickly check out all the Roblox computer controls.

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Here are the steps to disable your antivirus temporarily:

  • Go to your desktop.
  • Click on the arrow pointing upwards. You can find it at the bottom left on the desktop beside multiple options like the volume controller and network settings.
  • Right-click on the antivirus that you installed. The logo will be there; just right-click on it.
  • Select the option to disable the antivirus.
  • Try rerunning Roblox studio and see whether it is running or not.

If this method did not work, please follow the other methods given below.

Also, check our separate post for making a kill brick using the Roblox kill script.

2. Confirm System Requirements

Another possible reason that Roblox studio is not running could be that your PC is not powerful enough. I know that this is sad but maybe it is time for you to upgrade your PC. Roblox is not a hard game to run; it is very merciful with its minimum system requirements. It should run on older hardware, but maybe your hardware is too old and it is time for you to upgrade your PC.

Here’s a complete guide on how to use and install Roblox Shaders.

Here are the steps you can take to check your PC’s specifications:

  • Search for This Pc in the search bar at the bottom left of your desktop screen beside the start button(Windows logo button).
  • Right-click on This PC.
  • Click on Properties. You will see your PC’s specifications, mainly your Ram capacity and speed, and your processor model with its clock speed.Propertiespc-specifications
  • Check whether your pc specifications fulfils the minimum system requirements for Roblox or not. After this, go back to your desktop.
  • Right-click anywhere on your desktop screen but not on any software or file.
  • Click on Display settings.
  • Click on Advanced display settings.advanced-display-settings
  • Click on Display adapter properties.display-adapter-properties
  • Check whether your graphics card meets the minimum system requirements or not.

If your PC does not meet the system requirements, you need to upgrade your PC.

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3. Reinstall Roblox studio

There is a possibility that some files got corrupted for unknown reasons during the installation of Roblox studio. Reinstalling Roblox studio might fix this problem.  You need to first uninstall and then reinstall Roblox studio.

Here are the steps to reinstall Roblox studio:

  • Search for the control panel in the bottom left search bar on your desktop screen and enter it. You can also go to the control panel by pressing the start button (Windows logo button) and the R button on your keyboard at the same time, then typing in control panel and then pressing the enter button on your keyboard.
  • Click on uninstall a program below the Programs option.uninstall-control-panel
  • Search for Roblox studio from the list of programs. You can do this by typing in Roblox studio in the upper right search bar.
  • Right-click on Roblox studio and click on uninstall.roblox-studio-uninstall
  • Wait for the program to uninstall.
  • Go to the official Roblox page and download the Roblox studio setup file.
  • Reinstall Roblox studio just like you did it before.
  • Run Roblox studio again to see whether the problem got fixed or not.

If this method did not work, you can go through the other methods given below.

Also, check out our free Roblox admin commands list for having premium features in the game.

4. Turn off plugins in Roblox studio

It has been reported by many Roblox players that some plugins may cause Roblox studio to crash during the loading of a game or something you already created. You can fix this by disabling some plugins.

Here are the steps to disable plugins in Roblox studio:

  • Open Roblox studio.
  • Click on It is at the upper left File option.
  • Click on Advanced.
  • Click on Manage plugins.manage-plugins
  • Turn off the plugins.
  • Close Roblox studio.
  • Rerun Roblox studio and see whether it is working or not.

If this method did not work, you can go through the other methods given below.

If this method did not work, follow the other given methods in this article.

Here’s a quick fix for roblox error code 279.

5. Update Graphics card drivers

You should always keep your graphics card(GPU) drivers up to date. Having old GPU drivers can cause some issues for Roblox studio and other applications.

Here are the steps to update your graphics card drivers:

  • Right-click on This PC. You can find This Pc by searching for it in the bottom left of your desktop screen.
  • Click on Manage.
  • Click on Device Manager. You can find it under System Tools.
  • Click on the downward arrow beside Display adapters to display the extra options.
  • Right-click on the graphics card you have and click on update.
  • Restart your PC.
  • Rerun Roblox studio and see whether your problem has been solved or not.

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How to Fix Roblox Not Launching

For some unknown reason, clearing the AppData folder in your C drive can fix the problem of Roblox not launching. It is worth a shot to try out this method. Here are the steps to clear Roblox AppData:

  1. Uninstall Roblox. The process is written above in this article.
  2. Press the start button(Windows logo button at bottom left) on your keyboard and the R button at the same time to bring out the command prompt.
  3. Type in cd Appdata and press the Enter key on your keyboard.
  4. Type in rmdir /s Roblox and then press the Enter key on your keyboard.
  5. Type in y and press the Enter key on your keyboard.
  6. Restart your PC.
  7. Reinstall and rerun Roblox studio and see whether the problem is still there or not.

You will face ROBLOX error codes like ROBLOX Error Code 517Roblox Error Code 103ROBLOX Error Code 6Roblox Error Code 116 etc.

Final Thoughts

Not being able to play a game of your choice is very frustrating and I can relate as I have been gaming for the past decade. Out of all the things that comes with gaming, problems are my least favorite and I am sure other gamers can relate as well. I hope this article has aided you in fixing this issue and hopefully you are now back to creating new content on Roblox studio.

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