How to fix Modern Warfare 2 dev error 6036

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How to fix Modern Warfare 2 dev error 6036
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If you are facing the Modern Warfare 2 dev error 6036, we can help!

Along with Modern Warfare 2, returned the dev error 6036 which has plagued the original Modern Warfare and Warzone titles. The infamous dev error is crashing Modern Warfare 2 for many players, making the game largely unplayable.

If you are one of those players who are unable to play Modern Warfare 2 due to the dev error 6036, we have some solutions you can try.

How to fix Modern Warfare 2 dev error 6036

Since the dev error 6036 was an issue in the previous COD titles, we already know some solutions that worked in the past. So we can start with those.

  • Disable Cache Spot Shadows and Cache Sun Shadows in graphics settings.
  • Change the interface language to English as suggested by Sledgehammer Games.
  • Restart your device & ensure the latest Modern Warfare 2 update is fully installed.

In addition to the above-mentioned tips, we have some other useful solutions which may help you resolve the problem. The Modern Warfare 2 scan and repair error is a similar error which causes the game to crash. So it makes sense that the fixes that worked for the scan and repair error would also work for the dev error 6036.

  • Try running as well as Modern Warfare 2 as administrator.
  • Turn off texture streaming and downloading in-game.
  • Try turning off in-game voice chat.
  • Choose the Interface sub-option inside the Settings tab. Scroll down until your find the ‘Parallax Effects‘ and turn it off.
  • Revert to the previous version (522.25) of the Nvidia Driver as the new driver update has some bugs.
  • Finally, verify the integrity of game files.

Hopefully, one of the suggestions will help you fix the Modern Warfare 2 dev error 6036. If not, you have only two options. One, uninstall and reinstall the game. Two, wait until the devs patch the issue, which won't be too long.

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What is Modern Warfare 2 dev error 6036?


As we mentioned before, the dev error 6036 is an error that has been plaguing the COD community for quite some time. The original Modern Warfare had it. Warzone had it; so did Vanguard. Modern Warfare 2 is the latest victim of the dev error 6036.

The root cause of the issue is not entirely clear. While some sources claim that it may be caused by corrupted game files, others believe that an incomplete update is to blame. Well, we don't need to worry about the cause since it is the devs' job.

What we can do is report the error to the developers and then wait for the fix. In the meantime, try the suggestions we have outlined here.