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Why wont my cod4 work?

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Ok so i just reinstalled my windows and redid it and just installed cod4 onto it. I installed the 1.6 and 1.7 patch and im currently on 1.7.568. Though when i go into mulitplayer no servers are showing up and my filters are fine, also in my xfire favorites i cant connect to any of my favorites the little controller doesnt show up nor does it show the server names so what am i doing wrong??
post #2 of 11
maybe the server arent running the same version as you? and is this from steam or a retail copy
    
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maybe the server arent running the same version as you? and is this from steam or a retail copy
im running retail copy and its the lastest patch i dont get why it worked before i reformated my comp plz help someone.
post #4 of 11
Try putting the CD-Key into steam and then downloading the game. It worked for me.
post #5 of 11
It must be the firewall.
Make sure to enable COD within the firewall or else COD won't connect online.
post #6 of 11
I had the same issue. it fixed itself after relaunching the MP multiple times.
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Try turning off any firewall that you may have. Then, see if you can connect.

Also, I know this next suggestion is quite obvious, but sometimes the simplest solutions are easily overlooked. On the server screen, is the Source set to "Internet"?
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post #8 of 11
Every time I've had a problem similar to yours its been my firewall.
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ok it is my firewall but how do i unblock cod in my firewall?
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Originally Posted by pmrballer123 View Post
ok it is my firewall but how do i unblock cod in my firewall?
Which firewall are you using?

You need to allow...

C:\\Program Files (x86)\\Activision\\Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare\\iw3mp.exe
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