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How to Fix “Some Studio files are missing or corrupted” in Roblox Studio

Are you getting a “Some Studio files are missing or corrupted” error in Roblox Studio?

Here’s the second part of the error message, “Please reinstall Studio by following the instructions”.

Here’s the link that you’re supposed to visit, “<a href=’https://www.en.help.roblox.com/hc/en-us/articles/203312910?fromStudio=true’>.

If so, you won’t be able to open Roblox Studio.

There are multiple threads on the Roblox forum talking about this error.

To fix it, you need to either run Roblox Studio as an administrator or change its compatibility settings.

You can also try uninstalling and reinstalling it.

Method 1: Run Roblox Studio as an administrator

Some Studio files are missing or corrupted

To fix “Some Studio files are missing or corrupted” in Roblox Studio, you can try running it as an administrator.

A user by the name of “Vamshi” in the Roblox forum mentioned this fix.

A YouTube channel by the name of “FlavxZanfir2” uploaded a 23-second video fixing the error.

Similarly, the video guides you on how to run Roblox Studio as an administrator.

To do so, you need to add Roblox Studio to your desktop.

Lastly, right-click Roblox Studio and click on “Run as administrator”.

The YouTube video received over 70 comments saying that it worked.

Here’s one of the comments, “Thank you, bro, you fixed my problem in 23 seconds”.

Apparently, the “Some Studio files are missing or corrupted” error is caused because you didn’t run it as an administrator.

Hence, running the app as an administrator will fix the error.

Method 2: Change the compatibility settings

The second method is to change the compatibility settings for Roblox Studio.

You need to change it so that you’ll always run the app as an administrator.

To begin with, you need to add Roblox Studio to your desktop.

After you’ve added Roblox Studio to your desktop, you need to right-click it.

A menu will open containing multiple options.

Click on “Properties” to open the properties for Roblox Studio.

Now, click on the “Compatibility” tab to change its compatibility.

Click on “Run this program as an administrator” to ensure that you’re always running the app as an administrator.

This will mitigate the need for you to right-click it and run it as an administrator each time you open it.

Lastly, try opening Roblox Studio to see if the “Some Studio files are missing or corrupted” error is fixed.

Method 3: Uninstall and reinstall Roblox Studio

The final method is to try uninstalling and reinstalling Roblox Studio.

This is the recommended method to fix the “Studio files missing” error.

To do so, search for “Control Panel” using Windows search and open the Control Panel.

Under “Programs”, click on “Uninstall a program”.

Search for “Roblox Studio”, right-click it, and click on “Uninstall”.

Lastly, reinstall Roblox Studio and try opening it again.

If you uninstall Roblox Studio, your data will be kept if you log in.


You might encounter a startup crash or error when you try opening Roblox Studio.

This is can happen because of missing or corrupted files.

It can also happen because you didn’t run the app as an administrator or Roblox is down.

You can check if Roblox is down by visiting https://status.roblox.com/.

If you see a green banner saying, “All Systems Operational”, it means that Roblox is not down.

However, if you see a red banner, it means that there is probably an issue with their servers.

If that’s the case, you need to monitor the status of the issue and wait until Roblox fixes it.

After Roblox fixes the issue, try running Roblox Studio again.

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