Warzone 2.0: How to Fix The application has unexpectedly stopped working (0x887a0005 and 0x887A0007)

Warzone 2.0 just got released, and players are frequently facing error codes such as 0x887a0005 and 0x887A0007 followed by a “The application has unexpectedly stopped working” message and a game crash.

Warzone 2.0 and Modern Warfare 2 are two of the long-awaited titles of 2022. Modern Warfare 2 has been a massive success for Activision and Infinity ward. Additionally, this MW sequel is the fastest-selling title in the CoD franchise history.

After watching MW2’s success, players are hoping for great things from Warzone 2.0. Like its prequel, Warzone 2.0 is also a free-to-play Battle Royale game. Additionally, Activision added a new game mode: DMZ, a new map, and new vehicles to spice things up.

However, like the MW2, Warzone 2.0’s launch hasn’t been smooth. Currently, Warzone 2.0 is facing many bugs, glitches, and stability issues, preventing players from enjoying the game to the fullest. When millions of players try a new game immediately after launch, things like such are expected.

Recently, many players have complained about constant error codes such as 0x887a0005 and 0x887A0007 happening in every match followed by a game crash, which is making players quite frustrated. Even after verifying the game files, this issue doesn’t seem to resolve.

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Why Do 0x887a0005 and 0x887A0007 Error Codes Occur?

Currently, Warzone 2.0 is facing severe instability issues. Whenever players are in the DMZ or Warzone matches, they are greeted with a “The application has unexpectedly stopped working” crash message, followed by error codes such as 0x887a0005 and 0x887A0007.

The game asks players to verify the game files. However, the error codes keep popping up in almost every match even after verifying the files. The main reason for “The application has unexpectedly stopped working” is still unknown. However, this problem lies within the game. So, Infinity Ward and Activision are looking into the matter closely to release a permanent fix for this issue.

How to Fix 0x887a0005 and 0x887A0007 Error Codes

Typically, verifying or repairing the game files should fix Error Codes 0x887a0005 and 0x887A0007. However, sometimes it may require more than verifying or repairing to fix this issue in Warzone 2.0. In that case, updating Graphics drivers to the latest one or rolling back the drivers to the previous working one would be the optimal solution.

Even after that, the error may still be present and show from time to time. If that occurs, turning off third-party applications from your computer may help you eliminate this issue.

Here’s a step-by-step guide:

  • Verify or Repair game files:
    • For Battle.net users, go to Warzone 2.0> Click Gears/ Settings icon> Select Scan and Repair.
    • For Steam users, go to Library> Right-click on Warzone 2.0> Properties> Local Files> and select Verify integrity of game files.
  • Update your graphics drivers:
    • For Nvidia users, Go to GeForce’s website and Download and Install the latest driver.
      • If the driver doesn’t solve the issue, roll back to 516.59 or 522.25 drivers.
    • For AMD users, Go to AMD Drivers and Support page> Select Product type> Series> and specific version and press Submit. Download and install the latest driver from the list.
  • Turn off MSI Afterburner and Nvidia Instant Replay:
    • According to u/Rob-Gaming-Int, turning off MSI Afterburner and Nvidia Instant replay has significantly reduced “The application has unexpectedly stopped working” error. So, try restarting the game after turning both MSI Afterburner and GeForce Instant Replay off. Also, close any third-party application that isn’t necessary to run Warzone 2.0 at the moment.

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There you go! If you follow these steps carefully, your issues regarding the 0x887a0005 and 0x887A0007 error codes in Warzone 2.0 should be resolved. However, if you’re still facing “The application has unexpectedly stopped working” message after following the above steps, contact Activision Support and wait for an official response.

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