Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 is a first-person shooting game released not too long ago. This has caused COD Modern Warfare 2 to have many bugs and errors irritating every player that encounters them. Many players recently reported the ‘DEV ERROR 11642’ when they try to play with bots or in a custom lobby.

Last updated on January 27th, 2023 at 09:31 pm

Fix#1: Change In-Game FPS

The ‘DEV ERROR 11642’ can sometimes occur if the FPS you’ve set is unlimited or custom in Modern Warfare 2. Changing this might solve this error, as many players have reported in favor of this solution.

If you’ve set your FPS to unlimited, then change it to a custom FPS or if you’ve set it to a custom FPS then change it to unlimited. Changing in-game FPS is not that difficult; however, if you find it difficult, these steps should help you.

Head to settings in COD MW2. Click on “Graphics settings,” click on “Custom Frame Rate Limit” in the display settings and change the custom frame limit to unlimited or vice versa. Once you’re done with that, click on Apply, which should resolve the ‘DEV ERROR 11642’.

Fix#2: Turn Off Third-Party VPN

Sometimes, a Third-Party VPN can also cause Modern Warfare 2 dev error 11642 because the VPN inhibits the internet connection and prevents COD from sending a request to the server. If the VPN you use is connected to your Windows internet settings, follow the step below to either turn it off or remove it.

Simultaneously press Windows+I and head to “Network and Internet” settings. Once you’ve done that, click on VPN and the arrow facing downwards to reveal more information about the VPN. Click on the remove button to remove the VPN and restart your Computer.

Fix#3: Change Display Mode

Sometimes, the wrong display modes can drastically affect your gaming experience, causing you to experience the ‘DEV ERROR 11642’. This error can happen if you use a Fullscreen Exclusive or Windowed display mode. Changing your display mode to Fullscreen borderless can help in solving this error, and the steps required to do so are as follows. Head to “Graphics settings” in COD MW2 and change your Display mode to Fullscreen borderless using the drop-down menu. Once that’s done, start a custom match of play with bots to see if the ‘DEV ERROR 11642’ is resolved.

Fixing the ‘DEV ERROR 11642’ on your own can be quite difficult, but with the help of the step-by-step solutions given above, you’ll be able to fix the ‘DEV ERROR 11642’ without any difficulty. If you are facing errors and issues with other PC games or your PC, then also see our hub for commonly occurring PC errors and their fixes.

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