Solution for BlueStacks failing to boot or install due to outdated GPU drivers

How can I resolve this?

If you are experiencing issues while installing or launching BlueStacks 5 or BlueStacks X, it may be because your GPU (graphics card) drivers are outdated. To resolve this, simply do the following:

How can I do this?

1. Update the GPU drivers

Intel GPU

  • Head over to the official support page for Intel and click on "Download now".
  • Click on the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions to install the assistant.
  • Once the installation is complete, launch the Intel driver assistant to see the list of available updates.
  • Click on "Download" next to the driver that you wish to install or select "Download All".


NOTE: If you do not see any updates available, you may also check the official support page of your computer's manufacturer for the latest updates.


  • Visit the official support page for AMD and click on "Download Now" 
  • Launch the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions.
  • All the drivers on your computer will be updated automatically.



  • Search for "GeForce Experience" on your taskbar and open the app from the search results.
  • Click on the "Drivers" tab at the top-left corner and select "Check for updates".
  • All available driver updates for your NVIDIA GPU will be listed under "Available".
  • Click on the "Download" button in front of a driver to install it.


2. Scan for and repair corrupt files

  • Search for "Command prompt" on your taskbar and select "Run as administrator".
  • Type "sfc/scannow" and press "Enter" to initiate a system scan for corrupt files.
  • Once it is done, you will get a message stating that corrupt files have been found and repaired. 


3. Install the latest updates for Windows 

  • Search for "updates" on your taskbar and select "Check for updates" from the search results.
  • On the Windows Update page, click on "Check for updates" to initiate a scan.
  • Once the scan is complete, you will see the list of available updates that you may install. 


If you are still facing issues, please read this article for more solutions.

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

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