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How to Fix Error 6.154 in Warzone?

June 27, 2022

There is a recent increase in user reports that Warzone started crashing with the bug 6154. The problem is usually reported to occur after a game update. There are mixed disk read errors like:

  • disk read error [6.154]: “common_mp.fp”
  • disk read error [6.154]: “mp_hackney_am.fp”
  • disk read error [6.154]: ‘global.stream.mp.fp’”
  • disk read error [6.154]: ‘mp_hackney_am.fc’
  • disk read error [6.154]: mp_don3.fp
  • disk read error [6.154]: code_post_gfx
  • disk read error [6.154]: ‘common_base_mp.fp’.

Warzone crashing with error 6154 can be mainly due to the following:

  • Applications, conflicting services and devicesNote: If there are apps, services, and devices on the system that conflict with Warzone, then the game may crash with error 6154.
  • Files and installation damaged game– If the essential Warzone game files are corrupted or the game installation is corrupted, the game may start crashing.
  • BIOS XMP Profile– If the BIOS XMP profile is enabled, overclocking the RAM can cause Warzone to crash.
  • Bad RAM or GPU: If your system RAM or GPU is faulty, you may get a Warzone crash error.

To help you fix this error, I invite you to continue reading our guide and apply some of the methods that we show you below.

Index of contents

  1. What should I do to fix error 6154?
    1. Update Windows on your computer to the latest version
    2. Start Warzone as administrator and modify its installation
    3. Disable PC game mode
    4. Optimize Warzone gameplay on Nvidia GeForce Experience
    5. Disables conflicting system services
    6. Uninstall Sonic device from the system
    7. Clean boot windows and uninstall conflicting apps
    8. Increase System Page File Size
    9. Delete the Warzone Player folder in the documents directory
    10. Do a scan and repair each of the Warzone game files
    11. Reinstall system graphics driver and related application
    12. Edit the BIOS settings of the PC
    13. Disable XMP in the system BIOS
    14. Update the system BIOS to the latest version
    15. Reset the system BIOS to factory defaults
    16. Reinstall the game Warzone
    17. Check system RAM or GPU

What should I do to fix error 6154?

As I just told you, there are different methods that you can apply to solve error 6,154. You just have to take note of the recommendations that we describe below so that you can repair the error and you can continue enjoying your game.

Update Windows on your computer to the latest version

Warzone might crash with error 6154 if the Windows on the PC is out of date as the system operating system may have become incompatible with the game and other system modules. Here, updating PC Windows to the latest version can solve the Warzone problem.

  • click on Windowssearch and open Search for updates.
  • Now, in the resulting window, click the button Search for updates and, if Windows Updates/Optional Updates are available, download and install the updates.

  • Once installed, restart your PC and upon reboot launch Warzone to check if the 6154 error is cleared.
  • If the problem persists and the game continues to run even after displaying the fatal error, check if you can drag (or use Alt + Tab to switch to the game window) the error message to the side of the screen and continue playing the game .

Start Warzone as administrator and modify its installation

The Warzone crash issue could be a result of the game’s inability to access a protected memory/file system section due to lack of administrator privileges. In such a case, launching the game as an administrator can fix the Warzone crashing issue.

  • Open the launcher Battle.net and select Warzone.
  • Now expand your Options and select Show in Explorer.

  • Later, right click in war zone and select Execute as an administrator.
  • Check if the Warzone crash error is cleared.
  • Otherwise, right-click the file again war zone EXE in Explorer and select Properties.
  • Now go to the tab Compatibility and uncheck Run this program as administrator (if checked).
  • Then launch Warzone from the Battle.net launcher as usual and check if the crash issue is fixed.
  • If that didn’t work, open the launcher. Battle.net and select Warzone.
  • Open your Options and select Modify installation.

  • Then uncheck the next:

Campaign

Special operations

Survival

  • Now apply changes and launch Warzone to check if the crash issue is resolved.
  • If the problem persists, make sure the system/GPU is well ventilated (don’t forget to clean the system/GPU fan from dust) and check if that solves the problem.

Disable PC game mode

Warzone could crash if Windows gaming optimization techniques (i.e. Game Mode) are hindering the game from running, and disabling them may resolve the crash issue in question.

  • click on Windowssearch Game mode and then open Game Mode Settings.

  • now deactivate the game mode toggle your switch to the off position and if a low latency option is displayed, turn that off as well.

  • Then go to the tab Xbox Game Bar and disable it.

  • restart your system and upon reboot launch Warzone and check if the crash error is fixed.
  • If the problem persists, check if you play the game on a different region resolve the problem.

Optimize Warzone gameplay on Nvidia GeForce Experience

Warzone game may crash with error 6154 if the game is not using the optimal system graphics, thus the system may fail to play the game graphics properly. In this context, optimizing the Warzone game in Nvidia GeForce Experience (or any other OEM graphics utility) may solve the problem.

  • open the utility GeForce Experience and select the game Call of Duty.
  • Now click on Optimize (if the game is not optimized) and then launch Warzone to check if it works fine.

  • If that didn’t work, check if lowering the game resolution solve the problem. If not, check if playing the game in borderless, full screen, or windowed mode resolves the issue.

Disables conflicting system services

There may be different system services that may conflict with Warzone game modules and cause the game to crash. In such a case, disabling the conflicting services in System Services Manager may resolve the issue.

  • click on Windowsearch Servicesright-click on it, and from the minimenu select Execute as an administrator.

  • Now, double click a service of Nvidia (such as NVIDIA Display Container LS) and change your start type a disabled.

  • Then click Having Y repeat same for all other Nvidia services (such as NVIDIA LocalSystem Container).

  • Launch Warzone and check if it works fine without crashing.

Uninstall Sonic device from the system

Sonic device is a reported culprit in causing the Warzone 6.154 crash error and if your system has it then uninstalling it may resolve the issue.

  • Right click on Windows and mark where it says Device administrator.
  • Now expand the tab Audio input and output or the tab Sound.
  • Later right click in the sonic device and select uninstall.
  • Brand Remove the driver software for this device (if shown) for the Sonic device and click uninstall.
  • Wait until the driver is uninstalled and repeat do the same to uninstall all Sonic related devices in Device Manager like Sonic Studio Virtual (make sure to check all Device Manager tabs).
  • Once done, right click on Windows and select Applications and features.
  • then expand sonic studio (or any other Sonic app) and click uninstall.

  • Confirm to uninstall Sonic app and follow the prompts on the screen to complete the uninstall process.
  • Once this is done, right click on the icon of volume in the system tray and select Sounds.

  • Now go to the tab Playback, right-click on a Sonic device (if displayed) and select To disable.
  • Then go to the tab Recording and disables a Sonic device (such as Sonic Sound Mixer), if displayed.
  • Now restart your system and upon reboot launch Warzone and verify that the 6.154 error is removed.

If that didn’t work and the Sonic device reappears in Device Manager, check to see if uninstall realtek device in Device Manager, rebooting your system and using only the generic audio driver resolves the issue.

Clean boot windows and uninstall conflicting apps

Warzone error 6154 could be due to interference from a third-party app. Here, clean booting Windows and uninstalling the conflicting applications can solve the problem.

Perform a clean boot of the Windows PC and check if the Warzone game opens fine.

If so, you can re-enable startup applications one by one until the problem is found. Once found, you can either uninstall the app or keep it disabled at system startup and when Warzone starts.

It is reported that the following applications cause error 6.154 for Warzone and if your system has any such app you can uninstall it:

  • afterburner
  • Discord
  • aqua suite
  • game first
  • razor synapse

For clarification, we will discuss the uninstall process of afterburner.

  • Right click on Windows and select Applications and features.
  • now expand afterburner and click uninstall.

  • Confirm to uninstall and follow on-screen prompts to uninstall Afterburner.
  • Once this is done, restart your system and on reboot launch Warzone and check if it launches without fail.

Increase System Page File Size

The paging file or virtual memory is a part of the system storage drive that is used as RAM by the operating system if the system runs out of RAM. If the paging file size is smaller, Warzone may crash with disk error 6154 as it is deprived of the required amount of memory. In this scenario, increasing the system paging file size may resolve the Warzone crashing issue.

  • click on Windowssearch and open Advanced system settings.

  • now open Setting (in the Performance section) and go to the tab Advanced.

  • Then click Change in the Virtual Memory section and uncheck Automatically manage paging file size for all drives.

  • Select the system unit in the units and brand section custom size.
  • Then in the frame initial sizeenter the value Recommendedand in the box Maximum sizeenter the value currently assigned.
  • click on Establish and then click Apply/OK.

  • restart your system and upon reboot launch Warzone and check if the crash issue is resolved.
  • Otherwise, check whether to set the initial size in 1.5X RAM and the Maximum size in 3X RAM remove Warzone error.

Delete the Warzone Player folder in the documents directory

The Warzone player folder in the Documents directory contains various Warzone settings/configurations and if this folder is corrupted, the game might crash with the 6154 disc read error. In this case, deleting the Players folder in the Documents directory (the game will create a new Player folder with default settings when it starts) may solve the problem.

  • Right click on Windows and choose the option Run.

  • Now, navigate to the following path:

documents

  • open the call of duty folder Y delete Folder Players.
  • Launch Warzone and check if you are free from the crash issue.
  • If that didn’t work, check if changing the skin of the player resolve the problem.

Do a scan and repair each of the Warzone game files

Corrupt Warzone game files can cause error 6154. Here, scan and repair Warzone game files can solve the problem.

  • Open the launcher Battle.net and select Warzone.
  • Now open your Options and select scan and repair.

  • Wait until the scanning and repair process is complete.
  • Once done, launch the Warzone game and check if the crash issue is resolved.

Reinstall system graphics driver and related application

You may encounter error 6154 in Warzone if your system graphics driver is corrupted and reinstalling it may resolve the issue.

  • Right click on Windows and select Device administrator.
  • now expand Display adapters and right-click on the display device (such as Nvidia).
  • Then select uninstall and in the resulting menu, mark Remove the driver software for this device.

  • Click the button uninstall Y wait until the driver is uninstalled.
  • Once uninstalled, right click on Windows and select Applications and features.
  • Expand the graphics utility (such as Nvidia GeForce Experience) and click uninstall.
  • Confirm to uninstall the graphics utility and follow prompts on the screen to uninstall it.
  • Once this is done, restart your system and on reboot let Windows install a generic display driver (if it tries to).
  • Now launch Warzone and check if the crash error 6154 has been removed.
  • If the problem persists, check if reinstalling the latest graphics driver resolve the problem.
  • If that didn’t work, check if uninstall the graphics driver with an uninstaller from third parties like Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) and then reinstall. Check if the driver solves the problem.

Edit the BIOS settings of the PC

There may be certain BIOS settings (such as XMP) that can cause the Warzone 6.154 error, as these settings can affect the system’s ability to properly handle game modules. In this scenario, editing the related BIOS settings may remove the Warzone error.

Caveat:

Proceed at your own risk, as editing the system BIOS is a competent job and if something goes wrong, it can crash your system and cause permanent damage to your data system.

Disable XMP in the system BIOS

  • Boot your system into BIOS and go to the tab MIT.
  • now expand Advanced CPU Settings and select Extreme Memory Profile (XMP).
  • Then select disabled Y guard the changes made.
  • Now Salt of the system BIOS and start the system in Windows.
  • Launch Warzone and check if the game crashing issue is resolved.

Update the system BIOS to the latest version

upgrade the system BIOS according to the manufacturer:

    • hp
    • dell
    • lenovo
    • M: YES
    • Gate
  • Once the system BIOS is updated, boot to Windows and launch Warzone to check if the crash issue is resolved.

Reset the system BIOS to factory defaults

  • Start the PC on the BIOS and click Restore settings (near the bottom right of the screen).
  • Later confirm to restore the BIOS and once done, boot the PC into Windows.
  • start now war zone and check if it is free from error 6154 crashing.

Reinstall the game Warzone

Warzone may display crash error 6154 if the game installation is corrupted and reinstalling the game (over 100GB download) may resolve the issue.

  • First of all, make sure you create a copy security of the data/essential information of the game.
  • Now open the launcher Battle.net and select Warzone.
  • Then open your Options and select uninstall.
  • Confirm to uninstall the game and wait until Warzone is uninstalled.
  • Later restart your PC and when restarting, right-click on Windows and select Applications and features.
  • now expand war zone (if shown) and click uninstall.
  • After this, confirm to uninstall Warzone and follow prompts to complete the uninstall process.
  • Once this is done, restart your PC and, when restarting, delete Warzone remains from the following directories:

%temperature%

C:\Windows\Temp

C:\Program Files\

C:\Program Files (x86)\

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Blizzard Entertainment

C:\Users\Public\Games\

C:\Users\Public\Documents public\Blizzard Entertainment\

  • Once this is done, restart your PC and, when restarting, it returns to install
  • When installed, launch Warzone and hopefully the Warzone crash error 6154 will be cleared.

Check system RAM or GPU

If the issue persists even after reinstalling the game, the system GPU or RAM may cause the Warzone crash error.

System RAM memories can be checked for errors removing the sticks one by one until the problem is found. If you have some spare RAM sticks available (for example, from an older PC), check to see if using those RAM sticks resolves the issue. Additionally, a faulty RAM can also be traced by running Memtest or Windows Memory Diagnostics.

Please note that the issue can also occur if the system RAMs are in the incorrect configuration and installing the RAMs in the proper slots per the OEM’s instructions, such as installing RAM in slots 1 and 3, or 2 and 4, resolves the issue. Warzone can also crash if RAM voltages are not in the recommended specification and make sure that the same can solve the problem.

If the RAMs work fine, check to use other graphics card or use the integrated graphics card after disconnecting the dedicated graphics card from the system solves the problem.

If the problem persists, you can reset Windows to factory defaults or perform a clean install of Windows.

With these simple methods you will be able to put an end to Error-6.154, if you have any recommendation do not forget that we have a comment box below. Thank you for reading us, until a next opportunity.