There is nothing much to say about the quite newly launched Call of Duty: Warzone online battle royale game that’s is a part of the 2019’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare game. Call of Duty franchise games are always so special and comes with damn good graphics, missions, gameplay experience without a second thought. However, the newly launched online battle royale game (Warzone) of COD brings plenty of errors & bugs that users are experiencing a lot and the Call of Duty Warzone or Modern Warfare Fatal Error 0xc0000005 is one of them.
To be very specific, some of the Windows users are continuously getting the same error while launching either the Call of Duty Modern Warfare or the Call of Duty Warzone game on their PC. The particular issue or the error code has been started reflecting recently and users are something like the following:
Error code: 0x0000000142975ad2 7600154 0xc0000005 ModernWarfare.exe
So, if you’re also getting the same error then you should follow some of the possible workarounds below in order to fix this issue completely. Now, without further ado, let’s dive into it.
Fix Call of Duty Warzone or Modern Warfare Fatal Error 0xc0000005
You will need to perform some of the methods one by one and check whether any of these methods have fixed the particular fatal error or not.
1. Update Drivers from GeForce Experience
- Launch the Nvidia GeForce Experience app on your PC.
- Click on Drivers > Select if you want an Express or Custom installation.
- It will install the drivers for your graphics card model.
- Wait for the complete installation and reboot the system.
- Once done, launch the game from the Battle.net launcher and check for the error.
If the above method doesn’t work for you, then follow the next one.
2. Delete Players Folder from Directory
- Open the File Explorer on your PC.
- Go to Documents.
- Double-click on the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare folder to open it.
- Now, simply delete the Players folder.
- Close the File Explorer and restart your system.
- Finally, launch the game again to check whether the issue has been fixed or not.
If this method also didn’t work for you, then follow the next method.
3. Change Value in the Registry Editor
- Press Windows + R key to open up a Run Dialog Box.
- Now, type regedit in the search field and hit Enter button.
- It will prompt you to give permission to the Registry Editor to make any changes via the User Account Control.
- Click on Yes and the Registry Editor page will open.
- Expand HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > Expand SOFTWARE.
- Now, expand Microsoft > Click on Cryptography > Right-click on MachineGuid.
- Select Modify > Copy the following code and replace the value data.
- Once pasted, click on OK.
- Close the Registry Editor window and restart the computer.
- Next, launch the COD MW or Warzone game and it should run properly.
If in case, this method also fails, you should follow the next method. But before you proceed, if you want to revert the previous registry value that you’ve replaced, open the same Registry Editor option > select Modify again and replace the existing value by copying the code below:
4. Use an Additional Command Argument
- Launch the Battle.net launcher.
- Click on Options.
- Next, select Game Settings.
- Select Additional command line arguments by tick the checkbox.
- Now, type -d3d11 in the command field.
- Click on Done.
- Finally, launch the COD game and it will work without any issue.
That’s it, guys. We hope you’ve found this troubleshooting guide pretty useful. If you’ve any queries, let us know in the comments below.
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