Warzone dev error 6068 on Windows
Dev Error 6068 is one of the most reported crashing issues for Call of Duty: Warzone. The error is randomly crashing Warzone daily for some players. Its error message refers to an unrecoverable DirectX problem.
The Dev Error 6068 issue can also occur for COD: Vanguard. However, here we will focus on potential 6068 fixes more specifically for Warzone. If Dev Error 6068 is ruining your Warzone fun, here are some ways to fix it in Windows 11 and 10.
1. Configure Warzone to work with DirectX11
You can play Warzone with DirectX 12 or 11 versions. However, playing this game on DirectX 12 is a potential cause of many game issues, such as Dev Error 6068. So, make Warzone work with DirectX 11 via Battle.net like this:
- Open your Battle.net software window.
- View Warzone in Battle.net by clicking All the games and select it from there.
- Click on Choice on the To play button for Warzone.
- Select Game settings to display more options.
- Click the checkbox to Additional command line arguments.
- Then type -d3d11 in the command line argument text box.
- Hurry Do to save the new launch configuration.
2. Set Warzone to a higher priority
Running Warzone with a higher priority will give it a higher system resource preference than before. The game can run smoother with less glitches when played with a higher priority. You can select a above normal Where High priority setting for Warzone as shown in our guide on how to select priority level.
3. Adjust the maximum frequency setting for AMD graphics cards
Does your PC have an AMD graphics card? If so, you may be able to fix the problem by reducing the maximum frequency setting in the AMD control panel. Some players have confirmed that setting this option to -20 fixes dev error 6068 on their PC.
- Right-click anywhere on the desktop wallpaper to select AMD Radeon Software from the context menu.
- Click on Performance > Setting in the AMD Control Panel.
- Select Manual for the Tuning control option.
- Drag the Maximum frequency bar slider left to select -20.
4. Reinstall DirectX
The Dev Error 6068 message highlights a DirectX problem. So it is recommended that gamers try reinstalling DirectX libraries with DirectX End-User Runtime web installer. Here are the steps to reinstall DirectX:
- Open the DirectX End-User Runtime Web Installer page on the Microsoft site.
- Select the To download option for DirectX end-user runtime web installer.
- Click on dxwebsetup.exe in the Downloads to open the window below.
- Select the I agree (terms of agreement) option and click Next.
- Deselect Install Bing Bar if you don’t want the additional software.
- Then click Next to start the reinstallation process.
Note that Windows updates also update DirectX. So make sure Windows 11/10 is fully updated on your PC. You can do this by pressing the Windows + Iby selecting Windows Update (Where Update and security), and clicking Check for updates.
5. Expand virtual memory for system RAM
Do you play Warzone on a PC with only the minimum eight gigabytes of RAM? If so, extending virtual memory allocation for RAM might be a viable solution for dev error 6068. Virtual memory is additional hard drive memory that extends RAM. Our virtual memory guide provides full details on how you can increase virtual memory in Windows 11/10.
6. Adjust video memory scale
VRAM setting is one of the most widely cited resolutions for Dev Error 6068. For this resolution you need to decrease (not increase) a VRAM setting so that Warzone doesn’t over load the VRAM. Here are the steps to downscale Warzone video memory:
- Open File Manager Explorer by tapping To win + E.
- Navigate to the C:Users[user name]DocumentsCall of Duty Modern Warfareplayers folder in explorer.
- Right-click on the adv_options.ini file and select Open with.
- Select to open the adv_options_ini file with Notepad.
- Clears the current value of the Video memory scale setting. Then enter the value 0.5 be the new replacement value for this option.
- Click Notepad Case menu to select to safeguard.
- Then close Notepad.
7. Update graphics driver
AMD and NVIDIA often release new drivers for their video cards which may fix bugs and apply new features. To play Warzone at your best, it is important that your PC’s GPU has the latest graphics driver. An outdated or faulty graphics driver can cause graphics errors in Warzone and other games.
There are other ways to update the driver for an NVIDIA or AMD graphics card. A manual approach isn’t the fastest method, but it does ensure that you download the very latest driver packages directly from AMD or NVIDIA sites. Our guide to updating graphics drivers tells you how to manually update a video card driver in Windows, among other methods.
8. Free up system resources by performing a clean boot
Call of Duty: Warzone is an intensive Windows game that will stretch the system resources of lower spec PCs. Some players may need to optimize system resources for Warzone to prevent the persistent crash of Dev Error 6068.
Windows Clean Boot will disable unnecessary startup background programs and services that consume RAM, some of which might even interfere with Warzone in other ways. Here’s how you can clean boot Windows with unnecessary startup items and services disabled:
- Start the System Configuration Utility by pressing the Windows + Rwhile typing msconfig in Run, and selecting OKAY Of the.
- To disable background programs, deselect (uncheck) Loads startup components within the General tongue.
- Click on Services to access the options on this tab.
- Select Hide all Microsoft services to ensure that you cannot disable more essential system services.
- Click on Disable all to remove the third-party services listed from startup.
- Hurry Apply and OKAY to save the settings and exit the System Configuration Tool.
- Click on To restart in the dialog box to properly start the PC.
- Then play Call of Duty: Warzone again to see if Dev Error 6068 is fixed.
9. Reinstall Warzone
Corrupt Warzone game files can cause all kinds of crashes, and Dev Error 6068 is probably no exception. Reinstalling Warzone will replace all of its files. As this game weighs more than 50 GB, it will take some time to reinstall. Nonetheless, reinstalling is something you may need to try if more preferable resolutions do not fix Dev Error 6068. You can uninstall and reinstall Call of Duty: Warzone by following these steps:
- Start the Battle.net client for Warzone.
- press the All the games button.
- Select Call of Duty: Warzone, then click Choice (the gear icon) on its To play button.
- Picking out Uninstall On the menu.
- To reinstall Warzone, click its Install button in Battle.net.
Players can also try repairing game files with the Scan and Repair option for Warzone before reinstalling. You can select Scan and Repair for Warzone in Battle.net from the same menu which includes the Uninstall option. If the scan is not enough to fix Dev Error 6068, proceed to reinstall the game.
Many Warzone players have reported that upgrading their PC’s RAM fixed the dev error 6068. This implies that this error can occur due to limited or faulty system RAM. Users can check RAM issues in Windows 11/10 as follows:
- To display Windows Search, press To win + S.
- Type Windows Memory Diagnostic in your search box.
- Click Windows Memory Diagnostic to open this utility.
- Select the Restart now option to run the RAM check.
- Windows will check RAM and show results after reboot.
If this tool has detected memory issues, you should consider changing your PC’s RAM. As this will likely mean you will need to purchase new RAM, this is not an ideal potential solution. Nevertheless, upgrading RAM is a confirmed resolution for Dev Error 6068.
Have fun again in Call of Duty: Warzone
All in all, it is not always straightforward to fix Dev Error 6068. You may have to try many possible resolutions to this problem to find one that resolves it on your PC. The 10 fixes in this guide are some of the most likely fixes for Dev Error 6068 worth trying.