Error: A problem has been detected with a core component of Plex Media Server

Rarely, you may experience the following error:

A problem has been detected with a core component of Plex Media Server.
Please visit the forums and provide your logs, as described here.

There is, unfortunately, no single solution for this error.

Common Things to Try

Here are some things you can try.

Restart Plex Media Server

Often, simply restarting your Plex Media Server can resolve the issue.

Reset System Components

Try resetting the Framework.bundle and System.bundle packages. (Applicable to Plex Media Server versions earlier than 0.9.12.5)

Related Page: Troubleshooting > Resetting System and Framework Bundles

Use the Forums

If you still have trouble after that, please:

  1. Restart your Plex Media Server
  2. Gather the Plex Media Server.log file as well as the entire PMS Plugin Logs directory
  3. Zip those up
  4. Make a post in our support forums about the error you're seeing as well as details such as your Server version, operating system, and any changes around when the error started
  5. Attach the zip file to the forum post

Related Page: Support Forums
Related Page: FAQ > How do I attach files in the forums?
Related Page: Plex Media Server Log Files