Fix World of Tanks Blitz Error 0x00000000 and 0xc0000005

Fix World of Tanks Blitz Error 0x00000000 and 0xc0000005

World of Tank Blitz is a great game and the new update brings impressive graphics to an age old game. But, the game is also known for its errors and bugs. PC players are experiencing a range of errors following the recent update. The World of Tanks Blitz Error 0x00000000 and 0xc0000005 are predominantly the errors users are facing and it’s widespread; however, there are others as well which we cover in our other guides. If you have been experiencing these errors or one of them, read through the post as we will help you address the issue and get back in the game.

Certain things to note before you proceed through the post. Did a recent OS or graphics update cause the issue. It’s likely it did. In such a case, we will have to revert the update for you to play the game.

Fix World of Tanks Blitz Error 0x00000000

The World of Tanks Blitz Error 0x00000000 mainly occurs when the current version of the operating system is instable. The fix is simple, either update the OS if there is an available update or roll back to the version when the game worked.

To update the OS, you can press Windows Key + I > Update & Security > Windows Update > download and install updates.

Here are the steps to roll back the Windows update.

  1. Press Windows Key + I and select Update & Security
  2. Select Windows Update from the menu on left
  3. Locate View update history at the bottom of the screen and click on it
  4. Click on Uninstall updates
  5. Select all the recent updates and uninstall them one at a time.

Note: Do not uninstall security updates and updates for specific software. Once the updates are uninstalled, try playing the game. If the error still occurs, uninstall all the remaining updates and try again.

World of Tanks Blitz Error 0xc0000005

For users who are facing the error 0xc0000005 in World of Tanks Blitz, the reason can be the Windows Defender or the Virus and Threat Protection in Windows 10. If you use a third-party antivirus software, it could be blocking the function of the game. Hence, we need to set an exclusion on the security software to eliminate the error. Here are the steps you can follow.

Fix 1: Set Exclusion on Security Software

Windows Virus & Threat Protection

  1. Press Windows Key + I and select Update & Security
  2. Click on Windows Security, select Virus & Threat Protection
  3. Under Virus & threat protection settings, click on Manage settings
  4. Locate Exclusions by scrolling down, click on Add or remove exclusions
  5. Click on Add an exclusion and select Folder
  6. And set exclusion for the World of Tanks Blitz folder
Kaspersky Internet Security
  • Home >> Settings >> Additional >> Threats and Exclusions >> Exclusions >> Specify Trusted Applications >> Add.

AVG

  • Home >> Settings >> Components >> Web Shield >> Exceptions >> Set the exception.

Avast Antivirus

  • Home >> Settings >> General >> Exclusions >> Set the exclusion.

Now, check if the Error 0xc0000005 is fixed. If it isn’t, try repairing the game using a steam function known as Verify Integrity of Game Files. This allows you to scan and fix any corruption issues with the game. Here are steps:

Fix 2: Verify Integrity of Game Files

  1. Launch the Steam client
  2. From the LIBRARY, right-click on World of Tanks Blitz and select Properties
  3. Go to LOCAL FILES and click on VERIFY INTEGRITY OF GAME FILES…

Now try launching the game and check if the error is gone. If not, try the next fix, which is to repair corrupt files on the system. For this process, you have to run the famous SFC command in Command Prompt. Here are steps.

Fix 3: Run SFC Command

  1. Open Command Prompt in Admin Mode (Press Windows + R, type cmd, press Shift + Ctrl + Enter, and click Yes)
  2. Type sfc /scannow and hit Enter
  3. Allow the process to complete.

Now, try running the game and check if World of Tanks Blitz Error 0xc0000005 is resolved.

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