I have this error if i start my server, and it always say the same. I tryed many ways and didn't works. Plz help me!!! this is everything i have if a start my server : [INFO] Starting minecraft server version 1.6.1 [INFO] Loading properties [INFO] Default game type: SURVIVAL [INFO] Generating keypair [INFO] Starting Minecraft server on *:25565 [WARNING] **** FAILED TO BIND TO PORT! [WARNING] The exception was: java.net.BindException: Address already in use: JVM_Bind [WARNING] Perhaps a server is already running on that port? and this is in my server.properties : #Minecraft server properties #Thu Jul 04 20:48:16 CEST 2013 generator-settings= allow-nether=true level-name=world enable-query=false allow-flight=true server-port=25565 level-type=DEFAULT enable-rcon=false force-gamemode=false level-seed= server-ip= max-build-height=256 spawn-npcs=true white-list=false spawn-animals=true hardcore=false snooper-enabled=true texture-pack= online-mode=true pvp=true difficulty=1 enable-command-block=true gamemode=0 max-players=20 spawn-monsters=true generate-structures=true view-distance=50 spawn-protection=16 motd=A Minecraft Server and here is somethings i tryed : - I tryed restart the server without the server ip in the server.properties. - I restarted my computer. - I tryed task manager - I looked many things on google. - And many other things. I hope that someone can help me. Thx in advance. (Oh and my english isn't very good) i just want a working server EDIT by Moderator: merged posts, please use the edit button instead of double posting.