Hearthstone Lockups and Crash Errors on Desktop or Laptop

Updated: 4 months ago
Article ID: 14215

Common Problems

  • Error "Oops! The game crashed!"
  • I'm crashing frequently in Hearthstone on my PC, please help!
  • Hearthstone crashes whenever I try to play it

For assistance with mobile devices, please visit Troubleshooting Hearthstone Crashes on Mobile Devices.

If you experience a crash with a blue screen error message, follow the steps in our Blue Screen Crashes article. If your computer locks up while running the Battle.net App, follow the steps in our Computer Restarts of Shuts Down article. Otherwise, follow the steps below to resolve the issue.

If your system meets the requirements, follow the steps below to resolve the issue.

  1. Update your drivers and operating system to resolve any compatibility issues.
  2. Run the repair tool to repair any damaged game files.
  3. Deck tracking software can interfere with the game client and cause it to crash. Try uninstalling any deck trackers you are running.
  4. Close all other applications to resolve software conflicts and free up resources.
  5. Configure your security software's exception list to allow Blizzard applications to run.
  6. If the problem persists, uninstall and reinstall the game.

Tried everything here?

If you have tried these steps and still require assistance, please visit our Technical Support Forum or contact us.