Modern Warfare 2

Fix Modern Warfare 2 Error Code DIVER – Download Failed

Fix Modern Warfare 2 Error Code DIVER - Download Failed

With the start of the open beta as of today, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is being downloaded by all the lucky participants of the beta testing. The dates of the open beta differ depending on your platform. For the players who preordered the game in the PlayStation Store, the dates of the open beta testing are from the 16th to the 20th of September and from the 22nd to the 26th of September. However, the players that preordered MW II on the Xbox and PC will be able to participate in the open beta from the 22nd to the 26th of September. The second set of players (Xbox and PC) will not be able to participate during the dates of the PlayStation beta testing, but the reverse will be possible.

One of the errors that users have reported so far is the Modern Warfare 2 error code DIVER. If you have faced this error and wondering what going on with the server, there are some effective solutions.

What Seems to be the Issue? (MW2 Error Code Diver)

To the disappointment of a few unlucky players, downloading Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 sometimes fails. This specific failure can be identified by its unique error code ‘DIVER.’ The problem was first reported by u/Solidsnake_1 on a Reddit thread.

How to Fix Error Code Diver in COD: MW II

If you are facing issues while downloading the open beta version of the new Call of Duty game, you have come to the right place for the solution. This fix is specifically for failure indicated by error code ‘DIVER’. Follow these simple steps to stop this issue and finally download the game:

Check your Internet Connection

Before initiating the download process, you should check if you have a stable internet connection. 

  • Use a PC/laptop/phone and go to the browser. 
  • In the URL tab, type and hit enter.
  • The website will show you your network’s speed properly if you have a stable connection.
  • If you seem to have an issue with measuring the speed, contact your ISP and report a faulty connection.

Try downloading the open beta again to see if the problem has been corrected. If not, move on to this next step.

Read Next: How to Get and Use Ultimate Perks in Modern Warfare 2

Restart your Router

Sometimes it is possible that if your router has been working for a while without maintenance, dust can accumulate in the ports, leading to connectivity problems.

  • Turn off your router and detach all the wires from its ports.
  • Blow air hard into the ports to make the dust dissipate.
  • Wait for 30 seconds and reattach all the wires.
  • Turn on the router and try downloading the game once more.

If the issue persists for you, this next step ought to help you out.

Use a VPN or Change DNS

Many players have reported that using a VPN when facing the error code DIVER helped them fix the issue. We recommend using a proper VPN for doing so and not any free shady VPNs. Another thing that worked for some users was changing their DNS. As we discussed in our guide for fixing error code SESSION-09-25 for Shatterline, changing DNS flushes any bad entries or previous data. By default, you must use the buggy DNS provided by your ISP. The following I.P.s have been recommended to change your DNS to-


That was all for the guide to fixing the error code DIVER in COD: MWII open beta. Do write to us or in the comments if you face any further issues in the game. We try our best to bring you new content you would like every day; please check it out on our homepage. Thank you for reading this article.

Harsh Clif
He is caught in a loop between writing about games and playing them. It's a vicious cycle. Although he's biased towards PC, you can occasionally find him on the PS5. He does not own an Xbox Consoles but plans on getting one soon.

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  1. I’ve had the error code: HILLCAT since Thursday, and cannot seem to find any support for it. Any ideas?

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