When trying to open Brave Nightly it instantly closes itself

@Mattches the crash goes away when rolling back to 1.21.31

For anyone else that wants to try, uninstall your current brave nightly then install this build


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This is also happening to me. Hopefully they get a fix out soon.

Same problem here. Clean reinstall does not fix the problem.

Rolled back to 1.21.31 as per Coinzdude’s suggestion, same issue of crashing on start up, even though I didn’t knowingly update

Workaround: brave.exe --brave-stats-updater-server="https://laptop-updates.brave.com"

Update, A fix is on it’s way, and should be landing shortly.

I found that it still updated itself, so I also killed the update process running in the background using task manager. Looks like there might be another work around as well just above

new version released, manual install seems to help, doesn’t instantly(or with delay) close itself.


Same happens on Windows 7 64-bit. Last update was How do you set up the command prompt C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-browser\User data\ ?

To get around this without using the command line or cmd, you can make a shortcut of nightly on desktop or anywhere you like and then open up the properties.

Change the target to the given workaround by @kjozwiak, it is a quite good and simple workaround for the case.

For more info, please visit this issue on github. For another great solution, you can download the latest release for the minor update.



FYI, I had the same problem and I don’t know what the Community did, but it’s working normally again.

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