How do I fix cold war error code 0xc0000005?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

Error code 0xc0000005 is a Windows error code that indicates a problem with memory. This can be caused by a variety of things, but most often it is caused by a driver issue or a problem with the way that the Windows kernel is handling memory. This can also be caused by malware or a virus.

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1. Re-install the game

  1. Make sure that the game is fully updated
  2. Re-install the game
  3. Re-start the game
  4. Enter cold war error code 0xc0000005 in the game's debug console

2. Update your video drivers

  1. Go to device manager and expand video controller.
  2. Right click on your video controller and select update driver.
  3. Browse to the location of the video driver you wish to install.
  4. Select the file and click on install.
  5. Reboot your computer if prompted.

3. Verify the game files

  1. Go to C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Arma 3\arma3.exe
  2. Click on the "Arma 3" logo in the top left corner
  3. In the "Arma 3" window, click on the "Tools" tab
  4. In the "Tools" tab, click on the "Verify Game Files" button
  5. In the "Verify Game Files" window, click on the "Browse..." button
  6. In the "Browse..." window, click on the "C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Arma 3" folder
  7. In the "C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Arma 3" folder, click on the "arma3.exe" file
  8. In the "arma3.exe" file, click on the "Info" tab
  9. In the "Info" tab, click on the "Cold War Error Code" field
  10. In the "Cold War Error Code" field, click on the "0xc0000005" button

4. Disable any overclocking

1.Open the "System Configuration" in the Control Panel. 2.Select "Advanced System Settings" from the sidebar. 3.Select "Performance" from the left sidebar. 4.Select "Overclocking" from the right sidebar. 5.Select "Disable all overclocking" from the drop-down list. 6.Click "OK" to save your changes.

Still not working? maybe try one of these options:

  1. Run the game in compatibility mode
  2. Run the game as an administrator
  3. Temporarily disable your antivirus software
  4. Reset your PC