How to Fix BlueStacks Error on Hyper-V?

While using BlueStacks, there are many who has experienced a different problem. Back then most of the errors had no solution whereas, now you can repair any kind of error on BlueStacks related to Hyper-V. Before we start any of the operations, let’s make sure you are having the required specs to run the BlueStacks app needs.

Requirement for BlueStacks

For running BlueStacks on your system, you will need the following specs:

OS: Windows 10 (version 1903), earlier versions of Windows OS as Windows 8.1 and 8 also supports the emulator.

Processor: Intel or AMD processor

Memory: 2 GB of RAM memory or more

Storage: 5 GB of free storage.

The virtualization feature should be enabled in the BIOS of your system. Hyper-V also should be enabled on your system. You should also add the users (system users) to Hyper-V Administrators.

net localgroup "Hyper-V Administrators" <username> /add

Also, make sure that your graphics drivers are up to date. Having outdated graphic drivers can also cause problems.

Related: How to Enable Virtualization in BIOS?

Common Issues/errors experienced on BlueStacks and Hyper-V

bluestacks hyper-v error
bluestacks hyper-v error

These are the most common error experienced on BlueStacks. If you are experiencing any of the problems below then you can use the methods to fix them too.

Stuck Loading Screen- while you start your BlueStacks on your Hyper-V or OS, the app can’t skip the loading phase.

Slow loading- you are experiencing slow loading or slow performance by BlueStacks.

Error message- while starting the application, you will experience different error messages that include “BlueStacks cannot start when Hyper-V is enabled”.

Here are some methods that can help you to fix BlueStacks errors on Hyper-V.

Fix BlueStacks error with CMD

run cmd as admin-bluestacks hyper-v error
run cmd as admin-bluestacks hyper-v error

Run Start menu and open CMD (command prompt) as admin.

Now, paste the following command in CMD and press Enter.

netsh advfirewall firewall add rule name="BlueStacks Service" dir=in action=allow remoteip=10.0.2.0/24 localport=2860-2892 protocol=TCP enable=yes
Fix BlueStacks error with CMD
Fix BlueStacks error with CMD

wait until the OK appears on your screen, then close the CMD. Restart your system.

Disable Hyper-V for BlueStacks

Disabling the Hyper-V for avoiding errors in BlueStacks is also valid for users. Here is how to disable Hyper-V.

Go to Control Panel, where you will find the Program and features. Select Program and Features.

Select Turn Windows Features On or Off. Once selected, another window will appear. There you will navigate for Hyper-V.

Expand Hyper-V, there you will find the Hyper-V platform. Inside you will find Hyper-V Hypervisor, uncheck this box to disable Hyper-V.

Disable with PowerShell

If you find the method above challenges, then you can use PowerShell to disable the feature too.

Open PowerShell by typing the name in Start. Run PowerShell as administrator and use the command below;

Disable-WindowsOptionalFeature -Online -FeatureName Microsoft-Hyper-V-Hypervisor

Download Hyper-V version

If you are using BlueStacks inside the Hyper-V, then you might experience some issues. The reason behind the issue can be due to not download the compatible version of BlueStacks. There is a specific version of BlueStacks that is used on Hyper-V.

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