After upgrading to Windows Windows 11 version 22H2, the cross-platform emulator BlueStacks Nougat-64 is not opening for a large number of people. When trying to launch the app an error message appears saying, “Incompatible Windows settings”.
Windows 10 22H2 has removed Hyper-V and this is the reason for this Android emulator problem. Instead, this feature is wiped out but traces and leftovers still exist which interfere with BlueStacks when the app is starting. See – How to Fix BlueStacks not Working on Windows 10.
Windows 11 22H2 BlueStacks Problems
Here is how to fix BlueStacks Problems or Error in Windows 11 22H2 –
Way-1: Remove the leftovers of Hyper-V
BlueStacks has been already the sufferer of Hyper-V, memory integrity, Windows Sandbox, Virtual Machine Platform, and WSL. These Windows Features prevent the Emulator from working properly so you will have to disable them successively.
Now since Windows 11 22H2 has terminated the Hyper-V but leftovers are an obstacle for the app so cleaning them is necessary. The Official Website of BlueStacks provides a customer .exe file for the same therefore nothing to worry about when you face BlueScreen issues in Windows 11 22H2. All you need to do is follow the steps –
- Click on custom .exe file.
- Go to the download location of your desktop and double-click on HD-DisableHyperV_native_v2.exe.
- Select Yes on the User account prompt.
- Allow the Setup to 100% complete its task.
- Click Yes when a pop-up appears saying – “The process is completed successfully. Would you like to restart your PC for the change to take effect?”.
Way-2: Disable the Hyper-V
In 22H2, the Hyper-V is removed but in v21H2 this feature still exists. So if the Incompatible Windows settings Bluestack error occurs in Windows 11 21H1 you can download custom .exe file and run it to fix Bluestack 21H2 Incompatible Windows settings error. This file is also capable of uninstalling the Bluestack app from Windows. Furthermore, using Settings and command prompt the same can be done in the following way –
A] Using Control panel
To fix BlueStacks issue, you must disable Hyper-V manually using the Windows features –
- Click Start.
- Type control.
- Press Enter.
- Select – Programs and Features.
- Click on Turn Windows features on or off from the left pane.
- You will now have to uncheck different Windows features for your Windows version.
- Uncheck Hyper-V and click on OK.
- Once finished, restart the system so that the changes can take effect.
- Check if the error is fixed.
- If it is not solved then follow these steps once again and disable Windows Sandbox, Virtual Machine Platform, and Windows Subsystem for Linux.
B] Through Command Prompt
Advanced users can disable the Hyper-V on PC through the Command Prompt to fix the Windows 11 22H2 BlueStacks Problems. The steps below will show you how to do this:
- Press Winkey+R.
- Type – cmd.
- Next, press Ctrl + Shift + Enter.
- After the command prompt opens, type the following command and hit the Enter key.
bcdedit /set hypervisorlaunchtype off
Upon the execution of this command, Hyper-V will now be turned off on your PC.
Way-3: Disable the Memory Integrity
Many times, Windows hypervisor and Virtual machine options don’t exist in Windows 11. In this condition, you should follow the steps –
- Click on Search.
- Type core isolation.
- Press Enter.
- Once the core isolation settings appear, disable the Memory integrity.
Way-4: Uninstall Windows update
BlueStacks Problems or error can occur after installing Windows update that is having bugs. Many people have resembling situation to encounter this issue on Windows 11, especially 22H2. If you fall into the same condition then uninstall the Windows update without any hesitation using the below guide –
- Click on – Start.
- Type – updates.
- Hit Enter to unfold the Windows update Settings page.
- Select – Update history from the right pane.
- Click on – Uninstall updates.
- From the next page click on Uninstall for the update and confirm the pop-up.