SHAREit has Stopped Working Windows 10/8.1/8/7

SHAREit has stopped working windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7: For many of the users, while launching SHAREit App, you will get SHARE it has stopped working error on Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, XP. And, you will end up with the same error whenever you try to launch SHAREit App. If I am correct, you might be seeing the same error while trying to launch many of the other applications on your Windows PC. This is something that need to be checked and fixed from OS level. Here in this guide I will give you complete details about how to fix SHARE it has stopped working error at the time of launching SHAREit on Windows 10/8.1/8/7 PC.

SHAREit has stopped working on Windows 10/8.1/8/7 PC
SHAREit has stopped working on Windows 10/8.1/8/7 PC

To fix this issue, you should first know what this error means. “SHAREit has stopped working” simply means that SHAREit is crashed while launching. You cant judge this error by simply saying that SHAREit has some errors and because of that you are seeing SHAREit has stopped working on Windows 8/7/10/8.1/XP PC. There are hell lot of reasons for an Appcrash, it may be incorrect installation of some Windows updates, may be because of corrupted Windows Registry or may be because of some corrupted DLL files of SHAREit. Here I will try to simply this by giving you steps to fix this error.

SHARE it has stopped working Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP/Ultimate/Vista PC

You need to check your PC in all aspects for errors, the first thing that I will suggest you to check is if your Windows PC is virus free. If not, buy one nice Antivirus Program like Kaspersky or Norton Antivirus and perform a full scan of your Windows PC. Once you are sure that your PC is virus free, check below steps to fix this issue.

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Clear All Windows Trash Files:

Clear all the temporary files under the path C:UsersMYAppDataLocalTemp and C:WindowsTemp

Here you will find temporary files created by software, crashed files, junk files, software created backup files, software created log files etc. These files will potentially reduce your PCs performance and sometimes these files are the reason for appcrashes.

Repair your Windows Files:

Open cmd as administrator, on Windows 8/8.1/10 search for cmd and right click on it to open it as Administrator. On Windows 7/Vista/Ultimate, click on Start Menu and search for cmd, then press Ctrl+Shift+Enter to open cmd as administrator.


In cmd prompt, enter sfc/scannow to perform a system scan . This process will take time depending on the size of data in your PC and your PCs performance. This will fix many errors with your Windows OS.

If this step didnt fix your issue with SHAREit, then proceed with below steps.

Run SHAREit in compatibility mode

If you are using SHAREit on lower versions of Windows like Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Ultimate/Vista then I suggest you to run SHAREit in compatibility mode. May be the latest version of SHAREit app is not compatible with your version of Windows OS. To run SHAREit in compatibility mode, right click on SHAREit.exe file or SHAREit shortcut file and click on Properties. Then select on Compatibility tab. Check the option, Run this program in compatibility mode for and select your Windows OS version.

Clean Boot your Windows PC

Try booting your PC with no extra services or startup processes. Your PC will boot with minimal set of drivers when you perform a clean boot.

Open System Configuration (open cmd and run msconfig.exe) and disable all extra services. Follow below images.

system configuration
system configuration
system compatibility
system compatibility

Once after disabling them, Restart your PC.

I hope that once you restart your PC, SHAREit will work fine without any errors. If you still see the error SHAREit has stopped working on your Windows PC, then I suggest you to fix your Windows PC registry. You can use tools like CCleaner, Auslogics Registry Cleaner etc. to fix Windows registry errors.

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