How to resolve BlueStacks 5 not responding after launch

How can I fix this?

If BlueStacks 5 is not responding after launch, you can resolve this by either:

For more details on how to do this, take a look at the steps below.

Restarting your desktop/laptop

NOTE: For representation purposes, we're using Windows 11. However, based on your Windows version, the steps below may be slightly different. 

1. Click on the "Start Menu" icon on your taskbar, as shown below.

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2. Select the "Power" icon, as illustrated below.

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3. Click on "Restart"

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Once your desktop/laptop has restarted, you should be able to launch BlueStacks 5 successfully.

Closing BlueStacks Services from Task Manager

1. Right-click on your taskbar and select "Task Manager" or press CTRL + SHIFT + ESC.

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2. Within the Task Manager:

  • Click on "Details"
  • Select "BstkSVC.exe"
  • Click on "End task"


You can now launch BlueStacks 5 and get into your favorite game without any hurdles!

Thank you for choosing BlueStacks 5. We hope you enjoy using it. Happy Gaming!

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