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Talking about torrenting is prohibited on OCN. Just saying.
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post #12 of 26
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Originally Posted by Zackcy View Post
Talking about torrenting is prohibited on OCN. Just saying.
I guess Linux is illegal on OCN. Oh wait...

OP you need to obtain another CD or disc image from another friend. Then input your CD key when you install the game.

Also, CoD4 is on sale for $15 on Steam right now (I don't know the price for Steam Canada). If you have to buy another copy, now would be the time.
Edited by Riou - 6/8/11 at 6:19am
post #13 of 26
CoD4 retail key does NOT activate on Steam. People, please stop suggesting this as an option. It's not.
    
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post #14 of 26
Anyone still play CoD4 multiplayer? I am thinking whether i should buy it, i ts on sale on steam. Personally i think this was the best game in the MW series.
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post #15 of 26
Im sure people do play, but it's such a nade fest now. All you hear is grenades exploding the entire match. If you don't want to torrent the retail ISO(completely fine, but might take awhile) then the above suggestion of buying it on steam is your best option, it's 14.99 in Canada as well.
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post #16 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by Riou View Post
Also, CoD4 is on sale for $15 on Steam right now (I don't know the price for Steam Canada). If you have to buy another copy, now would be the time.
Exact same, only in USD so its cheaper
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post #17 of 26
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cod 4 retail keys don't work on steam you either have to buy the game or get a friend to burn you a copy because downloading torrents is a federal crime and they will catch you eventually.
No, downloading torrents is not a crime. Pirating software is a crime. He has the CD key and the software was paid for, he just doesn't have the physical media, and it's completely legal to download it in that case.
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post #18 of 26
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Originally Posted by philhalo66 View Post
cod 4 retail keys don't work on steam you either have to buy the game or get a friend to burn you a copy because downloading torrents is a federal crime and they will catch you eventually.
Ok dad, tell me when the feds are knocking on my door.

OP, why don't you just take a trip to your nearest store and see if they've got any cheap copies? Shouldn't be too hard.
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post #19 of 26
WAIT!!!! Go to "Activate a Product on Steam" in the bottom left corner of the client. Then follow the instructions from there I bought a retail version of MW2 and it downloaded the files from Steam instead of ripping them off of the CD. In theory, it is bound to work because you have the key so technically YOU bought it.

** Contrary to what others are saying, I have done this before and it worked for me with a retail version of COD MW2 **

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Edited by Aleroniponi - 6/8/11 at 3:26pm
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WAIT!!!! Go to "Activate a Product on Steam" in the bottom left corner of the client. Then follow the instructions from there I bought a retail version of MW2 and it downloaded the files from Steam instead of ripping them off of the CD. In theory, it is bound to work because you have the key so technically YOU bought it.

** Contrary to what others are saying, I have done this before and it worked for me with a retail version of COD MW2 **

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COD MW2 (I don't know why you have this crappy game) is a steam game. COD4 is not.
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