I FOUND A FIX AROUND THIS PROBLEM But devs, please add a native support to microsoft store version. ___ Go to your .minecraft folder (ex: "C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\.minecraft") Copy and paste "launcher_profiles_microsoft_store.json" Rename the new copy to "launcher_profiles.json" Use the installer to install the client. After it's done, change the name from "launcher_profiles.json" to "launcher_profiles_microsoft_store.json" (or just edit it's content with notepad++) Don't forget to get a backup while you're doing that.
So I just downloaded the launcher through xbox app (bc of gamepass) and installed the Java version 1.16.5. When trying to install Forge, it gives an error saying there are no profiles. That's because microsoft store version doesn't create "launcher_profiles.json" but "launcher_profiles_microsoft_store.json". Is there any work around on this problem? Any way I can manually edit this file? Contents of the log file (removed pc name) JVM info: Oracle Corporation - 17.0.1 - 17.0.1+12-LTS-39 java.net.preferIPv4Stack=true Found java version 17.0.1 There is no minecraft launcher profile at "C:\Users\*******\AppData\Roaming\.minecraft\launcher_profiles.json", you need to run the launcher first!