Fix the Glyph Launcher crashing issue on Windows 10

Vladimir Popescu
by Vladimir Popescu
Windows & Software Expert
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If you noticed that your Glyph Launcher crashes after a few seconds of turning on your PC, you must know you’re not the only one experiencing this problem.

This issue seems to be different from case to case, with some users saying that it happens as soon as they open their PC and others that are saying that the Glyph app disappears from the processes window after a couple of minutes.

In today’s fix article we will list a series of methods that could prove useful in this situation. Please read on to find out the details.

Is Glyph Launcher closing by itself? Fix it by trying these methods

1. Run Glyph with administrator privileges

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One time:

  1. Right-click the Glyph launcher.
  2. Choose the Run as administrator option.
  3. Check to see if this fixes your issue.

Using Properties:

  1. Right-click the Glyph launcher.
  2. Choose Properties from the menu.
  3. Click the Compatibility tab.
  4. Tick the box next to the option Run this program as an administrator.
  5. Press Ok.
  6. Try to see if this method worked.

2. Close background tasks

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In some cases, your RAM memory might not be enough to permit the smooth running of a bigger number of applications.

If that is the case, then it is recommended that you close any apps running in the background.

This will allow you RAM memory to be used specifically to run the Glyph application.

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3. Change the compatibility settings for Glyph

  1. Right-click the Glyph launcher icon.
  2. Select Properties from the menu.
  3. Click the Compatibility tab.
  4. Under the Compatibility mode section -> Click the box next to the option Run this program in compatibility mode for.Compatibility tab - Glyph launcher crashing
  5. From the drop-down menu -> choose another version of Windows.
  6. Pres Ok -> try to see if this method helps you.

4. Verify the game cache integrity on Steam

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  1. Restart your PC and launch Steam.
  2. Inside the Library section -> right-click on the game that’s causing issues -> select Properties.
  3. Select the Local files tab -> click the Verify integrity of game files button.
  4. Steam will start verifying the game’s files.


In today’s article, we explored some of the best troubleshooting steps you can try to fix the issue caused by the Glyph launcher suddenly crashing.

We hope this guide managed to help you solve your problem. If that is the case, or if you have any suggestions, please feel free to use the comment section below.

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