Modern Warfare 2 : How To Fix the Error Code 0x887a0005 ?

What is the Error Code 0x887a0005 in Modern Warfare 2 ?

MW2 error code 0x887a0005 will occasionally occur when people start the campaign or the newly released multiplayer portion of the game.

How to fix the Error Code 0x887a0005 in Modern Warfare 2 ?

You can go directly to validate the files or admit that you can’t fix it by uninstalling and reinstalling the game, or you can follow 4 steps below to try fix this error :

  • Open File Explorer and find the MW2 installation folder
  • Right-click on the MW2 launcher and select Properties
  • Click on the Compatibility tab
  • Check the box that allows the program to run as administrator and click Apply

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 wiki :

Developer(s) Infinity Ward
Beenox (Remastered)
Publisher(s) Activision
Director(s) Jason West
Producer(s) Mark Rubin
  • Todd Alderman
  • Steve Fukuda
  • Mackey McCandlish
  • Zied Rieke
Artist(s) Richard Kriegler
Writer(s) Jesse Stern
Composer(s) Hans Zimmer
Lorne Balfe
Series Call of Duty
Engine IW 4.0
  • Microsoft Windows
  • PlayStation 3
  • Xbox 360
  • macOS
  • PlayStation 4
  • Xbox One
Release Microsoft WindowsPlayStation 3Xbox 360

  • WW: November 10, 2009


  • WW: May 20, 2014

Campaign Remastered
PlayStation 4

  • WW: March 30, 2020

Xbox OneMicrosoft Windows

  • WW: April 30, 2020
Genre(s) First-person shooter
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer