How to fix error #x41 in Warzone 2 and Modern Warfare 2

Warzone 2 error x41 fix
Credit: Activision

Warzone 2 error x41 fix
Credit: Activision

Looking for intel on how to fix error #x41 in Warzone 2 and Modern Warfare 2? You've come to the right place. Call of Duty's latest battle royale and multiplayer offerings feature a wealth of error codes that often prevent you from dropping into the action.

Thanks to Modern Warfare 2 integrating with Warzone 2, the vast majority of error codes are the same for both titles which are hugely frustrating. However, the start of Season Two Reloaded could introduce plenty of fixes designed to improve the experience for everyone.

Before we take a closer look at the #x41 error, check out our Call of Duty guides showcasing the best Modern Warfare 2 SMG and everything there is to know about the current Warzone 2 meta.

How to fix Warzone 2 and MW2 error #x41

There are several reasons why error #x41 pops up before you're able to drop into the action. Thankfully, we've identified the possible causes and what you can do to stop error #x41 once and for all.

Restarting the game

The first step to resolving the problem is a simple restart of the game. Here's how to do it as fast as possible:

  1. Open the main console screen
  2. Highlight Modern Warfare 2/Warzone 2
  3. Select the option to close the application
  4. Load back into the game
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Updating graphics drivers

Another reason error #x41 interrupts your attempts to play some Call of Duty could be down to out-of-date graphics drivers. Updating the drivers should prevent the error from appearing. Here's how to do it:

  1. Press Start and head to the Device Manager
  2. Click on Display adapters
  3. Right-click on your active graphics card
  4. Select Update driver then select Search automatically for drivers
  5. Wait for your system to find any new drivers and download them

Check Call of Duty server status

Another option involves checking if the Warzone 2 or Modern Warfare 2 servers have any kind of outages. You can do this by heading to Activision Support where there's plenty of intel on the servers.

If there's a major problem, the Call of Duty or Infinity Ward Twitter account will post any essential information that's stopping you from loading into Al Mazrah or Shipment.

A full reinstall

As a last resort, the only way to fix error #x41 in Warzone 2 and Modern Warfare 2 is by completing a full reinstall of the game. Before doing so, make sure all of the folders are completely removed from your hard drive to allow a full, clean reinstall.

It may take several hours, but it should stop the error from interrupting your Call of Duty sessions.

There you have it, that's how to fix error #x41 in Warzone 2 and Modern Warfare 2. For more Call of Duty, check out our guides showcasing the best Warzone 2 AR and all there is to know about the next Modern Warfare 2 double XP event.

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