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COD Modern Warfare & Warzone Error Code 6 fix

What happens when your Call of Duty: Modern Warfare or Warzone download gets interrupted? You’ll probably run into error code 6. This error is a result of corrupt data, and it affects players on PC as well as PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Here’s how to fix error code 6 and what you can do to make sure it doesn’t ever come back.

Modern Warfare & Warzone | How to fix error code 6

Modern Warfare & Warzone - How to fix error code 6

The Modern Warfare and Warzone error code 6 is frequently associated with corrupt data. In most cases, this is caused by intermittent internet connections. You can fix error code 6 by restarting your router, disabling any firewalls, and/or by downloading updates through different internet connections.

According to user reports, code 6 appears after downloading an update fails. For whatever reason, Call of Duty software does not like to have its downloads or installations interrupted. This is cited as the issue behind multiple Modern Warfare error codes. The solution is to make sure your download is never, ever disrupted — no pauses, no suspensions.

When error code 6 pops up, the first thing to do is to restart your modem or router. This should ensure a consistent connection or rule out the possibility of service disruptions. PC players should also check to make sure that Call of Duty is not being blocked by Windows Firewall.

Some players have suggested that error code 6 can be fixed by downloading game updates through a proxy server or virtual private network (VPN). This is a fairly complicated procedure that mainly applies to PC players. That said, if you’re on a computer and/or already have a proxy server or VPN set up, give it a shot. Otherwise, users on the Modern Warfare subreddit have suggested downloading updates over a mobile phone connection. This is the same advice typically offered with error code diver.

The last solution on this list is a total oddball: Don’t skip any introductory cutscenes. We don’t know why, but several players insist that error code 6 in Modern Warfare or Warzone will disappear if you let all intro cinematics play out. It probably won’t do anything, but it’s too simple not to try.