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Warzone 2 error code 0x887a0005: Quick Fix

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Many Players of Call Of Duty: Warzone 2 are encountering an error code 0x887a0005 while playing the game, the error results in the random crashing of the game, which has made a lot of players of Warzone 2 frustrated. This error is not that serious and can be fixed easily.

In this article, we have discussed the causes of error code 0x887a0005 in Warzone2 and a few ways that might help you fix the error.

What are the causes of the error code 0x887a0005 in Warzone 2?

Below we have mentioned the possible reasons that might be causing the error code 0x887a0005 in Warzone 2.

  • Some game files are corrupted.
  • The game does not have enough permissions to run properly.
  • Outdated graphics drivers.
  • Some game settings might be interfering.

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How to fix the error?

If you are facing the error code 0x887a0005 in Warzone 2 then we have explained a few ways that might help you fix the error.

Verify the integrity of game files

It is possible that some of the files and folders of the game have been corrupted while installation and that might be causing the error. Follow the steps below to verify your game files:

Step 1: Launch Steam and click on the Library tab. Then Right-click on Call of Duty: Warzone 2 and from the drop-down menu, click on Properties.

We have used the image of a different game, but the steps are the same for Warzone 2.

Step 2: Find the Local Files and then click on Verify Integrity of Game Files.

It will re-install the files that are missing and eventually fix the error caused by them.

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Launch Warzone 2 as an administrator

Sometimes the PC does not give enough permission to the game that is necessary to run the game. Running the game as an administrator will allow the game to get the required permissions and might fix the error. To do that Right-click on the game icon or game’s .exe file and then in the drop-down menu find the Run as administrator option and click on it.

Disable NVIDIA In-game overlay settings

Players who use NVIDIA graphics cards can try disabling the In-game overlay, which might resolve the issue.

  • Click on the System Tray icon, and in the system tray, right-click the NVIDIA icon.
  • Select NVIDIA Geforce Experience from the context menu.
  • Click on the Gear-shaped icon at the screen’s top right corner to open the NVIDIA settings panel.
  • Click on the General category from the left pane.
  • Then on the right side screen, scroll down and find IN-GAME OVERLAY.
  • Turn off the toggle button next to IN-GAME OVERLAY.

Update the graphics device driver

You might be using an outdated version of the device driver and it might be a reason for this error to occur, so check for the update of the driver and update it. Visit the website of your GPU manufacturer to check for the latest drivers.

Click here to check out how to update NVIDIA graphics drivers

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Change Upscaling mode

Upscaling algorithms are common in new games, upscaling algorithms improve the in-game texture quality by using the graphics card on your PC. Sometimes these algorithms can be problematic and can crash the game due to compatibility or other issues. To know how to change the upscaling mode in your game follow the steps below.

  • Launch the Warzone 2 game on your PC.
  • Go to Settings> Graphics > Quality.
  • Now, locate the Upscaling/Sharpening settings and change it to a different mode.
  • After changing the settings try to play the game again to check if it fixed the issue.

Turn off On-Demand Texture Streaming

On-Demand Texture Streaming is a feature in Call Of Duty which provides improved textures by downloading them from the internet while playing the game. But sometimes this feature can also cause the game to crash, so you disabling it might fix the error for you. To know how to disable the On-Demand Texture Streaming follow the steps below.

  • Launch the Warzone 2 game on your PC.
  • Go to Settings> Graphics > Quality.
  • Turn off the On-Demand Texture Streaming option which is located under Details & Textures.
  • Now run the game again and see whether it resolved the issue or not.

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