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Fix Black Ops Cold War Error Code 0x0 (0xE4BD8598) N and Error Code 0xc0000005 on PC

Fix Black Ops Cold War Error Code 0x0 (0xE4BD8598) N and Error Code 0xc0000005 on PC

Black Ops Cold War, the latest title in the Call of Duty franchise has brought alive a decade old fan favorite the Black Ops series. However, early players who jumped to play the game are reporting a range of errors with the game, particularly with PC. In this guide, we will help you resolve the Black Ops Cold War Error Code 0x0 (0xE4BD8598) N and Error Code 0xc0000005 on PC. Scroll down for more.  

Fix Black Ops Cold War Error Code 0x0 (0xE4BD8598) N

The first fix we suggest is to delete the Player folder in Documents > Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War and try to launch the game. It seems to fix the Black Ops Cold War Error Code 0x0 (0xE4BD8598) N.

Although the above solutions should work for most players, if it does not, do what the error message says. Here is what the error message reads, “Unfortunately, the application has unexpectedly stopped working. Trying a ‘Scan and Repair’ might solve the issue. Error Code: 0x0 (0xE4BD8598) N.” So go ahead and perform the repair. Here are the steps you can perform.

  1. Open the client using the desktop shortcut.
  2. Open the game Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War by clicking on the icon.
  3. Click Options > Scan and Repair > Start Scan.

If the crash is still happening after a few minutes or after every few games, check that you have updated the latest Nvidia drivers with support for Black Ops Cold War and a bunch of other games. Here is a link to the new Game Ready Drivers. Users with AMD graphics card, you must also update the drive in an attempt to resolve the error.

Finally, none of the above solutions have worked, try to reset the system. Few users on various forums have confirmed it fixed the issue. But, that alone may not work, ensure that you have updated the driver after the reset. You may have to download all the programs on your system again.

Press Window + S and type Reset this PC on the Windows, follow the link and click on Get started. Allow for the process to complete, restart the system and attempt to play the game. We hope the above solutions have resolved the Black Ops Cold War error code 0x0 (0xE4BD8598) N.

Fix Black Ops Cold War Error Code 0xc0000005 on PC

The Black Ops Cold War error code 0xc0000005 occurs on PC when you try to boot the game. Needless to say, you cannot proceed until the error is fixed. In order to fix the error, we suggest all the above solutions. First try the above solutions. If you did not reset the PC for obvious reason of losing all program, disable all third-party software by following the below steps.

  1. Press Windows Key + R and type msconfig, hit Enter
  2. Go to the Services tab
  3. Check Hide all Microsoft services
  4. Now, click Disable all
  5. Go to the Startup tab and click on Open Task Manager
  6. Disable one task at a time and restart the system.

Not, attempt to load the game and check if the error still occurs. If it does, here are some other solutions you can try.

It’s a recommended fix from Activation to delate the Battle.Net cache. So, let’s try that as well to fix the issue.

  1. Close all the games running in
  2. Open the Run dialogue by pressing Windows Key + R.
  3. Type %programdata% and hit enter.
  4. Open the folder named Blizzard Entertainment andgo to > Cache.
  5. Press Control + A, right-click and select Delete
  6. Ensure every item in the folder is deleted.

If nothing has worked to resolve either the Black Ops Cold War Error Code 0x0 (0xE4BD8598) N or Error Code 0xc0000005 on PC, there is a great chance that the game is bugged and you may have to wait for a patch. Additionally, you can also raise a ticket with Activation and they may be able to guide you further.  

Tim Blisz
I am an avid gamer who loves to write about games. I started gaming with a copy of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare. Since then, I have fallen in love with games with a particular inclination towards Call of Duty titles.

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