How do I fix Call of Duty World at War Error Code 80?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

The Call of Duty: World at War error code 80 is a problem that is usually caused by the game's installation files being corrupted. This can happen if the game is not installed properly, or if the computer's registry is corrupted. The error code 80 can also be caused by a virus or malware infection.

1. Restart your computer and try again

  1. Close all programs on your computer.
  2. Restart your computer.
  3. If the problem persists, try reinstalling the game.
  4. If the problem persists, try contacting Activision Support.

2. Check for updates and install any that are available

1.Open the "Call of Duty: World at War" game. 2.Click on the "Help" menu option. 3.Click on "Updates." 4.Scroll down to find the "Windows Update" option. 5.Click on the "Check for updates" button. 6.If any updates are available, they will be listed. 7.Click on the "Install updates" button. 8.Once the updates have been installed, the game will restart. 9.If the problem still persists, please contact customer support.

3. Delete the "Players" folder in your "Call of Duty: World at War" directory

  1. Open up "Call of Duty: World at War" and go to the "Documents" folder
  2. Locate the "Players" folder and delete it
  3. Restart your computer
  4. If the problem still persists, you can try reinstalling the game

4. Verify your game cache through Steam

  1. Launch Steam and sign in.
  2. In the Steam menu bar, click Games.
  3. Under the games list, select Call of Duty: World at War.
  4. On the main menu, under the "Tools" tab, click Verify Game Cache.
  5. Follow the on-screen instructions.

If you didn't find success with an option above, then try:

  1. Delete your "config.cfg" file located in your "Call of Duty: World at War" directory.
  2. Re-install the game.