Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Diver Error

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How to Fix the Diver Error in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

Abhimannu Das
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The Diver error in Modern Warfare 2 occurs when there are technical issues preventing players from completing downloads of new updates.
If you run into the error, you should restart your game to see if there are any pending updates.
Always check the Activision server status page to see if the game is in maintenance or if the servers are down before trying any solutions.

The Diver error in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 occurs when the game fails to download important updates. If you are experiencing the error, the first thing you should do is check if the game’s servers are online. Head to Activision’s server status page to see if Call of Duty servers are live. If they are down, just wait for them to go back up and you should be able to play as usual. If they are active, you can try out these solutions to fix the Diver Error in Modern Warfare 2. 

Diver Error in Modern Warfare 2: How to Fix

If you are unable to update Warzone to the latest patch, you can manually update the game. Here’s what you need to do:

  1. Exit the game and relaunch the game which should automatically download any pending updates.

  2. If you end up on the Download Failed screen, click on Go Offline.

  3. Wait a few moments and click on Go Online again.

  4. If you still do not get access to the update, close the game and launch Battle.Net/Steam or head to the PlayStation/Xbox store to check for updates

If the above solution does not work it is likely that you are facing issues with your internet service provider. You should try checking for updates using a different internet connection like a mobile hotspot.

If you do not have a different internet connection to test the download on, your temporary network files may be causing issues. On PC, cleaning your files can often fix error the diver error in Warzone.

  1. Press the Windows Key

  2. Type “Command Prompt” and hover on the first app result

  3. Click on Run As Administrator

  4. If asked whether to allow Command Prompt to make changes to your computer, select Yes.

  5. You should now get a new window with a black screen.

  6. Type "ipconfig /flushdns" and press Enter.

  7. Type "ipconfig /registerdns" and press Enter.

  8. Type "ipconfig /release" and press Enter.

  9. Type "ipconfig /renew" and press Enter.

  10. Type "netsh winsock reset" and press Enter.

  11. Restart your computer.

If you are a console gamer, restart your console and router and turn them back on after a couple of minutes. If you are still unable to download the updates, reach out to your internet service provider to assistance.


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Abhimannu is a PC esports writer at AFK Gaming. With over seven years of experience in esports journalism, he has worked on a myriad of games and their ecosystems including Valorant, Overwatch and Apex Legends.

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