How to enable Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) Service on PC for BlueStacks 5 Beta

How will this help?

If the WMI service on your PC is stopped or in a disabled state, it will not allow BlueStacks 5 Beta to boot. Enabling this service will help in booting up BlueStacks properly.


How can I enable it?

1. When on your desktop, press the "Windows +R keys" simultaneously to open the "Run" window.

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2. Click on the search bar on the "Run" window and type "services.msc", as shown in the image. Then, press "OK".

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3. It will open the services window. From the list of services, locate and right-click on "Windows Management Instrumentation".

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4. From the drop-down menu, select "Properties".

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5. On the "Properties" window, set the startup type to "Automatic", as shown in the image. Then, click on "OK".

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6. Now, right-click on "Windows Management Instrumentation" and select "Start".

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7. Close the "Services" window and restart BlueStacks.


Thank you for choosing BlueStacks. We hope you enjoy using it. If you have any further questions, please contact us at support@bluestacks.com. Happy Gaming!

Last updated on March 15, 2021

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