I have the same problem just a clean install of forge 1.18.2 i have tryed forge versions 40.1.0 40.1.60 40.1.54 i click launch it launchest an a sec later exit code 1 pops up the logs do not show any errors my java version is Version 8 Build 333 (Latest at this point of time) and build 1.8.0_333-b02 I use curse forge as launcher i have no problem with 1.17 and 1.16 and older versions only with 1.18.2, curse forge setings is set to the latest java version, enough Ram is alocatet