How to Install BlueStacks on Windows 10, 8.1, 8 & 7

Here’s an easy updated guide (with video) on How to Install BlueStacks on Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8 & Windows 7:

  • First go to our website and click the “Download” button
  • Once the installer has finished downloading open it to begin the installation process
  • There are a few clicks to finish the process, click the “Next” button to accept the terms of use
  • The default installation location should be fine… advanced users can change the location if they desire
  • BlueStacks runs best with the following enabled: App store access and Application Communications
  • Then click the “Install” button to start the process, this will take a few minutes
  • Click “Finish” and BlueStacks will open

Important: if you are experiencing issues with BlueStacks such as blue screen of death after Windows 10 (Anniversary Update) then follow these instructions to turn off Hyper-V.

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