Blizzard is a famous launcher having all the Blizzard Games in one place. You can play Blizzard’s games like World Of War or the latest Call Of Duty game. Though the launcher does a very fine job bringing all Blizzard’s games, users have reported facing issues recently. Gamers playing Blizzard games on launcher have reported that the launcher is not working properly or, in some cases, not launching. The issue has been reported by users running launcher on their Windows 11 PC. If you are facing this issue with the game launcher, there is nothing to worry about it.

Fix Launcher Application Crashing on Windows 11

In this article, we will be discussing how you can fix Blizzard not working on launching on Windows 11 PC. 

Ensure Your Network Is Stable

The very first thing that you should try doing is checking whether the network you are connected to is stable or not. If you are connected to an unstable network, this might be why Blizzard is not working on Windows 11 PC. You can check the speed of the internet by using

Blizzard Not Working Or Launching On Windows 11 PC

If your internet is slow, then try fixing the issues with it. However, if your network is stable, you are probably facing the issue due to some other reason. If there is no issue with your internet, you should move to the next troubleshooting step in this article.

Try Running The Blizzard Launcher With Administrative Privileges

The very next thing that you should try doing is running the Blizzard launcher with the Administrative Privileges. To do so, follow the steps given below-

  • Open the File Explorer on your PC by pressing the Windows + E key combo. 
  • In the File Explorer, head to the following address- 
    • C:\Program Files (x86)\
  • Right-click on the .exe file of the launcher, and then from the menu that opens up click on Properties. 
  • Now, head to the Compatibility tab in the Properties window. 
  • You will see the Run this program as an administrator checkbox under the Settings section. Check this checkbox, click on Apply, and click on OK. 

Enable The Secondary Logon Service

If the Secondary Logon Service is disabled, you may also face the issue. You should therefore try enabling the secondary logon service and see if it fixes the issue or not. To enable Secondary Logon service, follow the steps given below-

  • Press the Windows key on your keyboard and search for Services in the Start Menu. Press Enter to open the Services app menu on your PC. 
  • In the Services window, search for Secondary Logon

Blizzard Not Working Or Launching On Windows 11 PC

  • Right-click on the Secondary Logon service, and then click on Properties. 
  • Ensure the Service Status is running in the Properties. If it is not, then click on the Start button. 
  • Now, select the Startup type as Automatic. 

Blizzard Not Working Or Launching On Windows 11 PC

  • Once done, click on Apply and then click on OK. 

After doing so, you should now be able to run the launcher without facing any issues on it. 

Clear The Cache Of The Launcher

If Blizzard is not working or launching on Windows 11 PC, you should try clearing the cache of the launcher. To clear the cache, follow the steps given below-

  • Open the Task Manager on your PC by pressing the Ctrl + Shift + Esc. 

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  • In the Task Manager, click on the Processes tab. 
  • Now, click on Game Process and click on End Task to end the task. Now, do the same for Agent.exe / Blizzard Update Agent.exe and Blizzard
  • After doing so, press the Windows + R key combo on your keyboard to open the Run Dialog Box. 
  • In the Run Dialog box, type C:ProgramData and hit  Enter.
  • Now, in the new window that opens up, select folder. Press the Delete button on your keyboard to delete the folder. 
  • After doing so, restart the launcher, and the issue should be fixed. 

Reinstall Launcher

If you still face the issue, then try reinstalling the launcher. To reinstall launcher, follow the steps given below-

  • Press the Windows key on your keyboard, and then in the Start Menu, search for
  • Right-click on launcher and then click on Uninstall. Now follow the on-screen instruction to uninstall the launcher. 
  • After you have uninstalled the launcher, try installing it again. Install the launcher again and set it up. You should now be able to run the launcher without facing any issues. 

Perform Clean Boot

The above steps should have fixed the issue; however, if the Blizzard is still not working on Windows 11 PC, you should try performing the clean boot and launching the launcher again. Given below are the steps to perform Clean Boot-

  • Press the Windows + R key combo, and in the Run Dialog Box that opens up, type msconfig and click on OK. This will open the System Configuration window. 
  • In the System Configuration window, head to the Services tab. 
  • Check the checkbox saying Hide all Microsoft Services and then click on Disable all. 

  • Now head to the Startup tab, and here click on Open Task Manager. 
  • Here, select apps with high impact, and then click on Disable. 
  • Restart your PC and relaunch the launcher once you have disabled all the apps with high impact, restart your PC and relaunch the launcher. 

Final Words

These were some steps to fix Blizzard not working or launching on Windows 11 PC. If you have been facing issues with the launcher and it is not working properly on your PC, then you can follow the steps in this article, and you will be able to fix the issue you have been facing. 


Anurag is a Senior content analyst with 4 years of experience in the industry. Based in India, He is extremely skilled at Windows related to How to Troubleshooting matters. His favorite topics are Windows 11, Android, and How To's.


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