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How do you fix the error code 0x887a0005 while trying to play Call of Duty Vanguard?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

The "call of duty vanguard error code 0x887a0005" is a common error that occurs when trying to launch the game. This can be caused by a number of things, but is most likely due to either an outdated or corrupt game installation, or a problem with your computer's graphics settings.

Users typically search for a solution by asking about:

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1. Restart your console

  1. Go to the "settings" tab on your console
  2. Select "system"
  3. Select "reset console"
  4. Enter your console's "password" (if you have one)
  5. Confirm your choice by pressing "yes"
  6. Your console will restart and the error code should be fixed

2. Delete the game and reinstall it

NOTE: Be sure to backup your game files before proceeding.

  1. Go to your Call of Duty: Vanguard folder on your hard drive.
  2. Delete the "GameData" folder.
  3. Delete the "Config" folder.
  4. Delete the "Saved Games" folder.
  5. Delete the "Users" folder.
  6. Reinstall Call of Duty: Vanguard.

3. Check for updates for your console

  1. Go to the Settings option on your console.
  2. Select System and then select Check for Updates.
  3. If there are any available updates, you will be prompted to install them.
  4. If there are no available updates, you will be returned to the System screen.

4. Check for updates for the game

  1. Launch the game and verify that it is up to date.
  2. If the game is not up to date, go to the Call of Duty: Vanguard website and download the latest patch.
  3. Launch the game and verify that the patch is installed.
  4. If the patch is not installed, go to the Call of Duty: Vanguard website and download the latest update.
  5. Launch the game and verify that the update is installed.

If the answers above didn't work then you should also try:

  1. Try playing the game offline.
  2. Contact Activision for support.