I'm experiencing a series of various issues that I'd greatly appreciate getting help with.
It all begins with me trying to download and play v1.14.4. My launcher claims that it's ready to be played, but when I click the [Play] button, my launcher is stuck on "Preparing...". I figured that maybe this is because my launcher is outdated since the appearance of my launcher has not changed since I first bought Minecraft several years ago (back when 1.8 was considered "new"). I have no idea why this is, but as my game was still loading properly at the time, I didn't question this back then.
In order to resolve this, I went to the official minecraft website in order to see if I could get a fully updated version of the Minecraft launcher. Except when I head to "Download" link, the website is stuck on the "Loading store" page. It's definitely not an issue with my internet as other websites load just fine.
At this point I have no clue what is going on, so I'd greatly appreciate it if someone could help me out. :-/
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