Patch Notes

[FIXED] Cold War Error Code 887a0005 (887a0006) Issue [NEW]


Some players are currently facing an annoying COD Cold War error code 887a0005 (887a0006) on PC. The game crashes on launch with a fatal error. If you are also receiving error 887a0005 in Cold War, here are a couple of fixes you can try.

Please follow the steps below:

What is Cold War Error Code 887a0005 (887a0006)?

COD Cold War error 887a0005 (887a0006) indicates an integrity issue with game files or a recently downloaded update. The player gets the following fatal error message.


Unfortunately, the application has unexpectedly stopped working. Trying a ‘Scan and Repair’ might solve the issue.

Error Code: 887A0005

How to fix Cold War Error Code 887a0005?

Fix 1: Scan and repair game files

  • Open your Blizzard client. From the left menu, select Call of Duty: BOCW.
  • Click Options and select Scan and Repair from the drop-down menu.
  • Now try again.

If this trick doesn’t help you, simply continue to the next one.

Fix 2: Disable Hardware-accelerated GPU scheduling

Hardware-accelerated GPU scheduling is possibly the culprit that generates the Call of Duty Cold War and Warzone error code 887a0005. You can try to disable HAGs and see how it goes.

Here’s how:

  1. Right-click on Desktop and select Display settings.
  2. Under the Multiple displays section, click Graphics settings.
  3. Under the Default settings section, click Change default graphics settings.
  4. Turn off Hardware-accelerated GPU scheduling.

If this method doesn’t fix your issue, simply check out the next one.

Fix 3: Disable in-game Ray Tracing

  1. Launch Black Ops Cold War and open SETTINGS.
  2. Navigate to the GRAPHICS tab. Under the RAY TRACING section, disable all three options.
  3. Restart the game.

Fix 4: Update graphics driver

Download the latest graphics driver from the manufacturer’s website (AMD or NVIDIA), and then install it manually.

Fix 5: Install all Windows 10 updates

To make sure you’ve installed all the system updates.

A future update will fix the Cold War error code 887a0005 issues.