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Plex is unable to start due to an error

We have been using Plex for over a year with no problem. When I started it up yesterday the following error appeared.
"Plex is unable to start due to an error." with the advice to go to this forum to register the problem . Please advise me how to fix this problem.


  • jdynanjdynan Posts: 1 Plex Pass

    Fairly new user, received the unable to start due to an error. Just updated the server with the new version. Problem still exists.

  • Marco BradeMarco Brade Posts: 1

    I had the same failure. I fixed it by going to Settings and than Apps. Click on Maintain installed Apps. (I have the german version and don't know the correct point.) than go to Plex, Select and click on force stop.
    Than click on Start App and at least I was able to register the Fire TV than to my account.


  • adyp78adyp78 Posts: 1

    Thank you Marco! Worked like a charm!

  • crystalfaithcrystalfaith Posts: 1

    Yes! Thanks, Marco.

  • keepnpeacekeepnpeace Posts: 3

    Settings>Applications>Manage your Applications >Plex>Force Stop then launch again worked for me too.
    Beats uninstalling and reinstalling which is what I was doing. Thanks Marco!

  • duncanmitchellwitsduncanmitchellwits Posts: 1

    Thanks keepnpeace. Solved a lot of frustration for me

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