Are you experiencing the modern warfare GPU not supported issue? Here are some methods to help you fix it. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare has always been one of the most popular game series from Activision. With the release, it is now one of the most popular battle royale games out there. However, users have been lodging complaints about the GPU not supported error. This guide will take you through ways on how to solve the problem.

What is Modern Warfare GPU not Supported Error?

The GPU not supported error pops up when you are trying to play Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. As a result of the error, Windows users are unable to play the game. Fortunately, there’s a fix available and in this guide, we’ll show you how to solve the problem. 

How to Fix It?

We will go through the steps to try fixing the issue directly from the system settings on Windows 10.  Keep in mind that these methods will only work for users running Windows.

Step1: Check & Adjust System Settings

First off, this is about fixing the issue directly from the system settings. 

Click on the Start menu and select the Settings option.
Navigate to the System settings page and click on Display. Note that the display settings are selected by default. Therefore, you may not have to select it again.
Within the Display tab, scroll to the bottom of the page and click on Graphics settings.
Under the ‘Choose an app to set preference‘ option, click on the drop-down menu and select the ‘Classic app‘.
After selecting the Classic app in the drop-down menu, click on Browse. Go through the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare installation folder on your Windows 10 PC.
Choose Modern Warfare executable file, once you have located the installation directory. This is the file with the .exe extension.
Click Add after selecting the Modern Warfare executable file.
Choose Options after selecting Call of Duty: Modern Warfare in the Graphics Settings page.
Within the pop-up menu, select ‘High performance‘ and then click on Save.

You can now exit the settings page and launch Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. However, in case performing the steps above does not solve the issue, then you can check out the second method. Look up how to check your computer specifications: find your CPU, GPU, Motherboard, & RAM.

Step 2: Fix GPU not supported error through GeForce Experience

Use these processes to solve the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare GPU not supported error via the GeForce Experience software.

Simply press the Windows Key and search for ‘GeForce Experience‘. Once seen, Launch the GeForce Experience application on your PC.
GeForce Experience
After the application launches, click on Drivers.
You can choose Custom installation or Express installation.
GeForce driver installation
The application will automatically begin downloading, once you select the option for the required drivers for your PC’s video card.
Once the installation has finished, all that’s left to do is restart your PC.

Step 3: Re-download Cache

Unplug all monitors except one. Start the game and then once it begins running plugin other monitors. You will then get an error saying cache corrupt, re-download. Say yes then you should be able to run it with multiple monitors with no error.

Step 4: NVIDIA Update 

NVIDIA Update keeps your PC up-to-date with the newest NVIDIA drivers by notifying you when a replacement driver is out there and directing you to the driving force on Automatic updates are provided by NVIDIA Update for game and program profiles. This starts with R275 drivers, including SLI profiles.

When you install a Release 270 or later GeForce/ION driver from, you will be presented with the option to install NVIDIA Update.

How Does Nvidia Update Work?

Once installed on your PC, NVIDIA Update scans your hardware configuration and your current driver version to work out the acceptable driver for your NVIDIA GPUs. This information is shipped to NVIDIA and matched to our driver database to see for updates. 

You can configure how often you would like NVIDIA to see for updates. You can also configure whether or not you would like notifications for beta drivers and configure whether or not you would like system tray balloon notifications.

How Do I Configure Nvidia Update?

There are two ways to access the NVIDIA Update instrument panel. The first way is via the NVIDIA instrument panel. 

Right-click on the Windows desktop and choose the NVIDIA instrument panel. Navigate to the Help menu and select Updates.
Configure NVIDIA Update – Windows System Tray

The second way is via the new NVIDIA logo within the windows system tray. 

Right-click on the brand and choose Check for updates or Update preferences.
Update NVIDIA Control Panel – Preferences Tab

Configure the NVIDIA Update – NVIDIA Control Panel

Enable and disable the NVIDIA Update. Deselect automatically check for updates checkbox, to disable the updates. 
Select your required period within the menu. This is to ensure you change how often your PC checks for updates.
Enable and disable system tray balloon notifications. Deselect the Notify me when graphics driver updates are available checkbox, to disable notifications. 
Enable and disable beta driver notifications. To enable, check the Include beta updates checkbox.
Enable and disable automatic program profiles and games including SLI. To enable, check the sport and Program Profiles checkbox.

As per some stats, players of this game have logged roughly 2.4 billion hours of online gameplay split between the usual multiplayer mode and the battle royale mode.


After restarting your Windows 10 PC, launch the game. The error immediately should get fixed. As we mentioned earlier, these methods can be used to fix the same error if it occurs in any other game. Nevertheless, we hope any of the methods helped solve the issue. Additionally, you might also be interested in how to unlock Crossbow in Call of Duty Modern Warfare, and how to fix the Call of Duty server disconnected error.