Infinity Ward's sequel to the highly popular Call of Duty 4. Continuing the popular modern setting, it was quite popular itself, despite the controversy over its lack of dedicated servers.

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Strange “AimTarget_GetTagPos” error in MW2

I just got the error: AimTarget_GetTagPos: cannot find tag[j_helmet] on entity Anyone have any idea what this means? Circumstances: Lots of lag... error.
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Is it possible to enable Splitscreen for Campaign/Spec Ops on a PC?

My friend and I would like to run through the storyline together, as well as complete some Spec Ops missions (especially the 2-player ones). However, unlike its console counterpart, Modern Warfare 2 ...
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COD MW2 Multiplayer won't start

I've been trying to play COD MW2 MP, but it won't work on my pc. My brother copied the files off of my pc without any issues and it works perfectly on his computer. These are the exact same files ...
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Is is possible to delete DLC from Steam?

Is there any way of removing DLC (Downloadable Content) from a game in Steam? In particular, I want to remove the two map packs from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 as playlists are segregated ...
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Explosive Rounds perk in Modern Warfare 2

In Modern Warfare 2, I was running around knifing the other day when I stumbled upon a gun that said it had explosive rounds as an attachment. Unfortunately, I died a moment later and never found the ...
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Why was Captain Price in prison in Modern Warfare 2?

I think I missed something somewhere. In Modern Warfare 2, you have to break Captain Price out of a high security prison in a fortress by the sea. Why was he in prison and when was this explained?
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I can't find my mw2 multiplayer progress data on my xbox 360

I have a Xbox 360 but I cannot find my Modern Warfare 2 multiplayer data. I have searched on my Memory and on my USB but still cannot find it.
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Does the leader-board in Modern Warfare 2 include players of all platforms?

Does the leader-board on the PS3 include PC and XBox 360 players?
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I'm getting “Files different from the server” when playing Modern Warfare 2?

So, I recently start to play my copy of MW2 for PC using Steam. But every time I try to play Multiplayer I load the map up then and I'm sent back to the lobby with the error Files different from the ...
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In Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, at what level are the perks unlocked in Multiplayer?

For example: faster reloading, carrying 2 weapons, unlimited sprinting.
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Bugs in Modern Warfare 2 online?

I use to love playing MW1 online due to it's almost flawless presentation and lack of exploits commonly found in other online first-person shooters. But in MW2, it seems like nothing but glitches and ...
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In Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 what is a good multiplayer kill to death ratio?

I want to get better at the multiplayer in Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2? What is a good kill to death ratio? Right now for every kill I get I die about 10 times. What should I be shooting for?
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Is it possible to be temporarily blacklisted from rooms/hosting in multiplayer Modern Warfare 2?

Sometimes late at night when the rooms are nowhere near full, I find that I am host in TDM games. In cases where the next map is Wasteland, I tend to exit and look for a new game and almost ...
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What happens to your statistics when you join a Modern Warfare 2 game in the middle?

I guess that you get a win if you win (especially in free-for-all mode). But if you join a game, any kind of game, and your team loses, does that count as a loss? If your team wins, does that count ...
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Is it possible to auto-target in MW2 multi-player?

In single player campaigns, you get an auto-target assist thingy when you press L1 on the PS Controller. Is there also something like that in multiplayer ? I am a bit of a noob, and am getting ...
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Anyone know of good online guides for the Multi-player maps for MW2

Just looking for good online guides for MW2 and if possible guides about the range of MW2 multi-player maps.
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Long connection time at first attempt to join a lobby in Modern Warfare 2

On CoD:MW2 multiplayer I've noticed the connection time of my first attempt, right after a fresh restart of the game, is extremely long. Once I've connected to a lobby, the connection time is normal ...
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Modern Warfare 2 ping counter?

I heard about a Modern Warfare 2 ping stat like thingy which you can apparently tweak from the options menu, but I can't find it. Does anyone know where/what it is? The tool is supposed to display ...
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How to pick up weapons fast and reliably? (to beat IW time for O Cristo Redentor)

When I'm running and the message "press and hold X for " comes up, and I press it immediately, I always miss it. It works when I anticipate and start holding X before I reach the weapon. But when I ...
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Can't find a multiplayer game, have the local servers been shut down?

Have the modern warfare servers for PC shut down for people in Britain? I am from Wales and have been trying to connect to a game for about a month now, I tried re-installing it and have tried all of ...
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Can I restore my rank level back to where it was before a hacked Modern Warfare 2 server changed it?

I ended up in a hacked server. One of the hacks was - if you die by your own hand (such as falling off a skyscraper in my case) your rank (at your current prestige level) becomes 70. While this is ...
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What are the numbers in the upper right corner?

In Call-Of-Duty Black-OPS and Modern-Warfare-2, there are 2 series of numbers in the upper right corner. I thought they could be be an IP but one of these numbers is 0 in MW2. I thought they could ...
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Modern Warfare 2: Prestige Titles

I've recently picked up on MW2 again and am planning to go prestige soon-ish. I've stayed at lvl 70 to complete achievements like headshots etc (as I already had quiet some progress on them). I know ...
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Bright screen glitch when using an UAV of Modern Warfare 2 for PS3

I own an original copy of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 for PlayStation 3. I have encountered an error/graphical glitch that no one else on the internet seems to have. The glitch is the following: ...
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How do I get three stars on “The Pit” in Special Ops?

I've completed the campaign mode of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and I want to complete Special Ops. I'm stuck on "The Pit". We have to complete the level in 35 seconds to get three stars. I was ...
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Is the MW2 steam server still online?

Some weeks ago I wanted to play MW2 multiplayer, but I saw '0 players currently playing'. Could it possibly be that Infinity Ward has shut down the Modern Warfare 2 network for playing in lobbies? I ...
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Modern Warfare 2 Connecting to Servers Take 15 Mins

I just started to play Modern Warfare 2 and I notice it takes me about 15 minutes in order to connect to a server. I open all the router ports, defrag game files from steam, and troubleshoot to the ...
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What is the best weapon combination in Modern Warfare 2? [closed]

What is the best weapon combination in Modern Warfare 2?
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Does COD MW2 have offline splitscreen multiplayer?

I'm considering purchasing Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 for Xbox 360, but I'm really confused about the multiplayer options. Most of the results on the internet are either regarding 4 player ONLINE ...
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What is the difference in Captain Price's looks from MW1 and MW2?

What are the differences of Captain Price' looks and actions across the first two Modern Warfare games?
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I can never find any Modern Warfare 2 multiplayer games. Why?

I have forwarded all the required ports on my router per these two articles/forum posts: Required Ports for Modern Warfare 2 What ports does this game use? And yet, I still cannot connect to any ...
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Is playing MW2 via AlterIW legal?

Long ago, I bought a copy of MW2. As I run it, it requests me to make a Steam account and assign the game to it — otherwise, it doesn't let me do anything at all. Not even single player. :( On ...
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“Unbound” where their clan tag should be on player card in MW2

I was recently playing MW2 on PS3 and noticed that some of the players have the word "Unbound" where their clan tag should be on their player card. What exactly does this mean? Are they playing on a ...
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Call of Duty: Black Ops vs Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 - CoDPoints vs Unlocking

From what I understand, all unlocks are obtained in Black Ops through purchasing with CoD Points, which are obtained from leveling. In Modern Warfare 2, unlocks are available by getting certain ...
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In Modern Warfare II, Which killstreak combination stacks the easiest/fastest?

Now this question may seem obvious, duh -- killstreaks that come one after another like UAV/Counter-UAV/Predator Missile -- but I am talking about sets of killstreaks that unlock each other while you ...
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Can you chain killstreak rewards together in Call of Duty Modern Warfare II?

By this I mean, say you have your 3 killstreaks, and first highest killstreak is Chopper Gunner (imagine your other two are EMP and Tac Nuke). Ok, so you have you 11 kills in a row, and you have ...
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Which Modern Warfare 2 Killstreak Rewards count towards your current kill streak?

My understanding is that all rewards from a Care Package do not, nor those from Emergency Airdrop crates. Was the Pave Low recently changed to count? What about the Stealth Bomber, Precision ...
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Are there any custom maps for Modern Warfare 2?

I'm tired of the old ones. I know it has expansion packs, but I'll get tired of those too.
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Why do skilled players in MW2 use weapons unlocked early on, instead of the later ones?

I noticed that in MW2, the more skilled players (who are usually the mvp in team deathmatch, First in FFA and so on), use weapons that are unlocked early on, instead of the weapons unlocked later in ...
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Stimulus Pack is gone from MW2?

I was considering buying the Stimulus map pack the other day, but then I noticed that you no longer have the option to go into a Stimulus game anymore from the menu. Would that change if I had ...
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Modern Warfare 2 Hacked servers - is it a security risk?

I noticed that after playing on a hacked server in MW2, I had a ping counter for the rest of my session. This made me a little curious about how the hacks worked, since it would seem that the hacked ...
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Why Do MW2 Maps Keep Crashing?

So I am level 59 in MW2 multiplayer, and am planning on getting MW3 in the near future. I want to be able to prestige before then so I can get the bonuses listed in this answer. But whenever I play on ...
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Prestige Transfer after starting MW3

I realise that I can get prestige tokens in MW3 for having previously prestiged in MW2/BlackOps, but after playing MW3 for a while can I now go back to the earlier games and prestige in them again to ...
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How did Soap get away to freedom but Price ended up in gulag?

In the end of modern warfare 1 price is rendered unconscious while you are conscious and somehow make your way back home. How did price end up in gulag while you - the player as soap mactavish were ...
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Why does Price say “good” after doing something “evil”?

Some spoilers, if you haven't yet played MW2. Throughout MW1 and MW2, Price seems to be a good guy. However there is a short part of MW2 where he seems to turn bad. After launching the Russian nuke ...
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Is it possible to kill yourself with a throwing knife in Modern Warfare 2?

So I noticed if I throw the throwing knife almost straight up, then it lands somewhere nearby. I tried really hard to throw it up and then run ahead and have it land on me and kill me. Is this ...
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Prestige Points after starting MW3

Can I earn an extra point if you prestige in MW2 after you have already prestiged in MW3? I did and dont see the PP
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Prestige transferring from Modern Warfare 1 & 2?

One of my friends told me that you get special unlocks in Modern Warfare 3 if you went prestige in the first two. Is this true? If so what sort of unlocks are we talking about?
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Does running MW2 means you can run MW3?

I read somewhere that MW2 and MW3 share the same core. But the system requirements are a bit different. Does this means that if I can run very smoothly MW2, I can run smoothly MW3 on the same ...
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How do people have the ability to do super jumps in modern warfare 2?

I was playing MW2 and was about to shoot an opponent...and then all of a sudden they jumped like 4 stories! How do they do that?