6 Quick Fixes For Incompatible Windows Settings Error in BlueStacks

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BlueStacks, a cloud-based cross-platform, facilitates in playing/running Android games or applications on Windows and apple devices. A recent update  such as Enabling Hyper-V in the Windows OS has made the earlier versions of BlueStacks fail. Due to this, many of you might face Incompatible Windows Settings Error. You need to fix the error.  

Six Quick Fixes For Impatiable Windows Settings Error in BlueStacks 

To help you fix the error, here are some solutions. Before you start applying any of the below-mentioned solutions, you should select the Run as administrator option after right-clicking on the BlueStacks icon. If it does not solve the issue, follow the ways below one-by-one:

Disable Hyper-V

Step 1: Press the Windows icon (Start button) and the S key together or type Windows Features in the search bar next to the Start button. 

Step 2: Tap on the first option, Turn Windows Features On or Off. 

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Step 3: Find the Hyper-V feature by scrolling down the options and Windows Features. 

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Step 4: Uncheck the boxes against all these features under the Hyper-V option.

Step 5: After that, click on OK. 

Step 6: Restart your Windows desktop or laptop. Restarting will make the recent changes come into effect. 

Note – You may not find the option to disable Windows Sandbox or Hyper-V if you have the Windows Home Edition in your PC. 

Reinstall your BlueStacks version for Hyper-V

Step 1: Open the Control Panel on your PC. 

Step 2: Find BlueStacks under Programs and Features in the Control Panel. 

Step 3: Right-click on BlueStacks and select the Uninstall option and click on it. 

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Step 4: Tap on OK or Yes to confirm your request. 

Step 5: Wait until the uninstallation process ends. 

Step 6: Visit the official website of BlueStacks. 

Step 7: Find and click on the Download option. 

Step 8: Follow the on-screen instructions to install BlueStacks 5 or the latest version.   

Disable the Memory Integrity 

Step 1: Tap on the Start button, which is normally the Windows icon. 

Step 2: Go to the Settings option, and then Privacy & Security. 

Step 3: Tap on Open Windows Security after clicking on Windows Security.

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Step 4: Choose Core Isolation after selecting Device Security. 

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Step 5: Take the toggle button to the left to disable the Memory Integrity. Showing Off means the Memory Integrity is off now. 

Uninstall the recent Windows Update 

Step 1: Click on the Start button (Windows icon) and choose Settings from the displayed options. 

Step 2: Go to Windows Update. 

Step 3: Choose Uninstall Updates after clicking on Update History. 

Step 4: Check for the updates installed recently. 

Step 5: Tap on Uninstall Updates to make your BlueStacks compatible with your Windows desktop/laptop. 

Disable Windows Sandbox and Subsystem for Linux

Step 1: Type Control Panel in the search bar, which is around the Windows icon at the bottom left/right. 

Step 2: Click on it to open it. 

Step 3: Tap on Programs. 

Step 4: Choose Turn Windows Features On or Off under Programs and Features. 

Step 5: Uncheck the boxes against Windows Sandbox and Windows Subsystem for Linux.   

Step 6: Click on OK. 

Step 7: Restart your PC to check whether the issue is resolved. 

Think about 32-bit BlueStacks

Step 1: Check the bit of BlueStacks you have on your PC. 

Step 2: Think about downloading and installing 32-bit BlueStacks if your current version is 64-bit and is not running well. 

Step 3: Do not disable Hyper-V if you have BlueStacks 64-bit.      

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