We heard reports from the BlueStacks users that they encountered a problem when they open BlueStacks app for the first time. Instead of showing game and app icons on the home screen of BlueStacks, they see a notification saying BlueStacks 3 could not start the engine. This BlueStacks issue happens on Windows 10/8/7. Fortunately, we have the solution to fix the BlueStacks 3 engine not starting on Windows 10/8/7.
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This BlueStacks 3 could not start engine problem on Windows 10/8/7 appears when you try to run BlueStacks 3 app. It might be because of the graphic of the computer doesn’t support the BlueStacks 3. BlueStacks 3 will then offer you to Restart PC or Restart Engine to fix BlueStacks 3 engine not starting issue. But this might solve the issue forever. Follow the solution below to have BlueStacks 3 could not start engine fix.
How to Fix Bluestacks 3 Engine Not Starting on Windows 10/8/7
If you encounter the BlueStacks 3 could not start engine issue on Windows 10/8/7, please don’t panic. This is not a big issue to deal with. Just follow the steps below to get rid of it.
1. Open BlueStacks 3 on PC Windows 10/8/7. When the BlueStacks 3 could not start engine errror notification appears, just click the x to close it.
2. Click the drop down menu at the top right of the screen and choose Settings.
3. On the Settings, choose Engine on the right column.
4. Choose DirectX for the graphic mode and leave the rest.
5. Click Restart now to restart the BlueStacks 3 engine.
The restart engine on BlueStacks 3 app will take a few minutes to finish depending upon your PC’s performance. Once it has finished restarting the engine, you should no longer see BlueStacks 3 engine not starting error notification on your PC Windows 10/8/7.
We hope it helps you to get rid of the BlueStacks 3 engine not starting error. If you need another tips and tricks of BlueStacks 3, you can go to this page – BlueStacks 3 tips and tricks. Please help us to share this article.