[Desktop] Spotify could not be started. Error Code: 17.

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[Desktop] Spotify could not be started. Error Code: 17.

Naxeo
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Basically, I installed spotify, later on, when it downloaded, I had the issue where it says "Spotify could not be started. Error Code: 17.
Device: Desktop.
OS Version: Windows 10. 

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Re: [Desktop] Spotify could not be started. Error Code: 17.

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Hey @Naxeo,

 

Yes I saw that you're getting an error message but cleaning all the files left before might help you solve this issue.

You can also try it from Safe Mode to see if that helps.

 

I'd also recommend creating another user account and trying to install Spotify there.

 

Hope it helps :)

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Re: [Desktop] Spotify could not be started. Error Code: 17.

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Really happy that you solved it! 🎉

 

I wish you a…

https://open.spotify.com/track/7o8tJ3dcDK9KXP9x45wTp1

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Re: [Desktop] Spotify could not be started. Error Code: 17.

Rock Star 15
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Hey @Naxeo, welcome to the Community.

 

Sorry to hearthat you're having trouble with Spotify :)

Please check this thread for a more advanced uninstallation of Spotify.

Let me know how that goes :)

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Re: [Desktop] Spotify could not be started. Error Code: 17.

Naxeo
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I can't even install spotify.

Re: [Desktop] Spotify could not be started. Error Code: 17.

Naxeo
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Let me restart my computer (thanks for the reply)

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Re: [Desktop] Spotify could not be started. Error Code: 17.

Rock Star 15
Rock Star 15

Hey @Naxeo,

 

Yes I saw that you're getting an error message but cleaning all the files left before might help you solve this issue.

You can also try it from Safe Mode to see if that helps.

 

I'd also recommend creating another user account and trying to install Spotify there.

 

Hope it helps :)

LoxerRock Star 15
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Re: [Desktop] Spotify could not be started. Error Code: 17.

Naxeo
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the problem was it couldn't start while installing but u can open it from the appdata folder

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Re: [Desktop] Spotify could not be started. Error Code: 17.

Rock Star 15
Rock Star 15

Really happy that you solved it! 🎉

 

I wish you a…

https://open.spotify.com/track/7o8tJ3dcDK9KXP9x45wTp1

LoxerRock Star 15
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