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GTA V Exception Code: 0xc0000005 Error - Crash Fix

If the game crashes randomly while playing GTA V and you encounter the error "Exception Code: 0xc0000005", I will explain how you can fix this error in this guide. This error is often encountered in GTA Online mode and there are many different workarounds.

How to Fix GTAV.exe 0xc0000005 Error

Driver and Shader Cache

Firstly, you should update the GPU drivers.


After making sure that the driver is up to date, you should change the Shader Cache setting. Enabling or disabling the shader cache works for some players. Disable it if Shader Cache is on, enable it if Shader Cache is off.

  • Open the Nvidia Control Panel
  • Now click on "Manage 3D settings" under the “3D Settings” column on the left-hand side.
  • Find the Shader Cache feature and change it.
  • Apply
shader cache

Rockstar Games Library Service

Make sure that "Rockstar Game Library Service" starts automatically.

  • Type services in the Windows search bar.
  • Press Enter key
  • Find the "Rockstar Games Library Service" in the list
  • Double-click on it
  • On General tab, set the "Startup type" to Automatic
  • Reboot PC

GTAVLauncher.exe Process

  • Launch Grand Theft Auto V
  • When the main menu opens, press ALT + Tab.
  • Type resmon in the Windows search bar.
  • Press Enter key
  • Go to the Memory tab in the Resource Monitor.
  • Find the GTAVLauncher.exe in the list
  • Right-click on it
  • Select End Process
  • Now you can go back to the game.

In-game Settings

You should try enabling the V-sync and lowering the Texture Quality.

Background Applications

If you are using Intelligent standby list cleaner and running while playing the game, ISLC may cause memory issues (Faulting Module).

You should also disable applications such as MSI Afterburner, EVGA Precision X1, RTSS Rivatuner, ASUS GPU Tweak II.


Turn off the OC in Bios/UEFI or GPU software.

That's all, I hope it helps.