How To Fix HELLDIVERS 2 Error Code 0xc0000005?

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Here we will discuss the details for the HELLDIVERS 2 error code 0xc0000005 which mainly comes when users try to launch the HELLDIVERS 2 from their Steam library but within 5 to 10 minutes the game crashes.

As of now, we don’t have any official explanation from the developers about this issue but during our research, we have come upon many users’ shared workarounds that you can try.

We are going to share all those workarounds below in this article.


Fixes For HELLDIVERS 2 Error Code 0xc0000005


Fix 1: Check For Any Kind Of Pending Updates

Our first recommendation for you will be to check for any kind of pending update whether it’s for the game, steam, your Windows OS, or drivers.

So one by one check for pending updates for your Game, Steam, your Windows OS, and drivers.

If you find any needed updates then we will advise you to consider installing them and then check if you still get the error or not.


Fix 2: Try Verifying Game Files

If you still receive the error even though everything is up to date then our next recommendation will be for you to verify the integrity of game files.

Here are the steps you can take;

  • First, Restart your computer/laptop;
  • Then launch Steam;
  • Then go to the Game library;
  • Then go to the HELLDIVERS 2;
  • Then Right-click on the HELLDIVERS;
  • Then choose Properties;
  • Then choose the Installed Files tab;
  • Then choose Verify integrity of game files;
  • Then check if you still get the error or if it is resolved.

Fix 3: Try Running SFC

If verifying the integrity of game files doesn’t make any difference and you still continue to get the error then try running the other games under your Steam library. If your other Steam games too show similar issues then you can try running SFC.

  • Go to your desktop/laptop Search bar;
  • Then type Command Prompt and run as Administrator from the pop-up menu;
  • Then type SFC /scannow and press Enter;
  • Once commands are executed, Restart your device;
  • Then relaunch the game and check if the error still continues or not.

Fix 4: Report The Issue To Steam And Developers

We already have mentioned in the beginning that there is not enough information available on this error, and above we have mentioned all the workarounds we were able to gather in our research.

If you are done with those steps but still get the error then we will advise you to reach out to the Steam support and game developers to report the issue.


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