2022 Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War Keep Crashing on Windows

Jul. 26, 2022 / Updated by Hope Law to Gaming Solutions

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Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War

The video game Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is highly recommended since its release. Even in 2022, crashing issue still exists. Some people have a crash at startup, while others experience randomly crashes while gaming. If you are experiencing this, this post is written for you.

5 fixes just for you:

Don’t be panic, you don’t need to try them all out, just find one that suits your situation. Anyways, let’s keep reading.

1. Check the game requirement

2. Scan and repair your game

3. Close unnecessary applications or programs

4. Activate windowed mode of the game

5. If none of the above methods can solve the problem...

01 Check the game requirement

Before you do any other moves, please check the table below. See if your computer hardware is under-qualified.

Minimum requirement

OSWindows 7 64-Bit (SP1) or Windows 10 64-Bit (1803 or later)
CPUIntel Core i5 2500k or AMD equivalent
Video CardNvidia GeForce GTX 670 2GB / GTX 1650 4GB or AMD Radeon HD 7950
Hard Disk Drive45GB HD space

Try other fixes listed below if COD Black Ops Cold War is still crashing on your device which has at least the minimum required specs.

02 Scan and repair your game

You would probably experience all kinds of problems, including crashing, if any of your game files were corrupted or destroyed. In this situation, you must check the game files’ integrity to make sure that your game’s installation is current and, if necessary, to fix any flawed or corrupted game data.

Follow the steps:

1. Double-click on Battle.net launcher. In the GAMES section, click Call of Duty: BOCW. Then click Options below the title of the game and select Scan and Repair.

2. Select Begin Scan.

Now you just wait for the whole process to be completed. Once done, launch game again to see if the issue has gone.

03 Close unnecessary applications or programs

If your computer is running too many programs at the same time, the game will lack running spaces, and end up of crashing. To close unnecessary apps and programs, please follow the few steps below:

1. Search Task Manager in Windows Search Bar

Search Task Manager

2. Click any processes that are taking up too many resources, and then click End task.

End task

3. Choose the Details tab. Right-click the game.exe and set its priority to High.

Set priority High

Back to your game to see if anything has improved.

04 Activate windowed mode of the game

Videos game on Windows usually comes with multiple display modes, including windowed, full-screen, and bordered windowless.

Some COD players have reported that switching to windowed mode has prevented crashes in Black Ops Cold War. It might not work for you, but it’s simple to do, so just have a try!

Just press Alt + Enter at the same time on your keyboard to activate windowed mode.

05 If none of the above methods can solve the problem...

Update the graphics driver on your PC

Using an outdated or incompatible graphics driver may cause your game to crash. So, you can try to update the graphics driver on your PC.

You can manually download the GPU driver from the manufacturer’s website (eg. AMD or Nvidia) after determining the manufacturer, model, OS version, and system type of your graphics card. If you don’t have that much time, patience, or ability to do so, DriverTalent can easily to it for you automatically.

Your system will be automatically recognized by DriverTalent, which will then locate the appropriate drivers for it. DriverTalent PRO or FREE versions both allow you to automatically update your drivers. But, using the Pro version only takes 2 steps to finish. And it comes with a 30-day refund policy.

1. Download and install DriverTalent.

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2. Run DriverTalent and click Scan button, DriverTalent will then scan your PC to find any problematic drivers.

DriverTalent Scan

3. Click Install All to automatically download and install the most recent versions of all the drivers that are missing or out of date from your system. (This step requires the Pro version. When you click Install All, you’ll be asked if you want to upgrade).

Alternately, you can click Manual button on the right side of each drivers, to automatically download the right version of that driver, then you can manually install it (you can do this with the FREE version).

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Restart your computer, then open the game to see if anything has changed.

That’s all! I hope you can find a solution to Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War Keep Crashing issue. If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to leave us some comments below.

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