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How can I force Steam to install Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 from disk, NOT from web?

I purchased Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 as a retail disk, and when I install it from disk, Steam is attempting to download the complete game from the internet. I've 512 kbits/s (64 kBps) network, ...
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501 views

MW3 downloading 2 times on steam

MW3 is downloading 2 times on steam. First single player which is ~7GB its downloading 14GB, so i'm hoping it will download multiplayer too, but its not, and i have to download multiplayer which is ...
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Call of Duty MW3 lags in campaign after installation of Quake and Doom series

I've had CoD MW3 installed on my PC for a few months and I've had zero problems with it. Last week I installed the Quake and Doom series on my computer. Now when I play MW3 the game constantly lags ...
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4answers
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I'm unable to specify which Steam library I want to install MW3 to

I've got an SSD and HDD in my computer. I don't want to install programs where loading time isn't a big issue onto my SSD so I have a Steam library on the HDD but Steam installed on my SSD. When I ...
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1answer
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Where does Modern Warfare 3 save your profile information?

I'm wondering where Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3's saved games folder sits, especially when you use steam to install and play the game. After "tricking" Steam to installing it from the disk, rather ...
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1answer
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Which characters are allowed in your name?

When I changed my name on Steam, I noticed that some characters are not supported and will display in game but are not allowed to have as a name in Steam. So my questions is: which characters are you ...
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3answers
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How can I install a Steam game I bought at retail from the disc?

I bought Modern Warfare 3 at retail, and after putting disc 1 in it installs Steam then asks for the CD key. After that it then starts downloading the game via Steam. I have the disc but it refuses ...
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2answers
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Modern Warfare 3 Multiplayer is “Currently Unavailable?”

I started up Steam today to play some Modern Warfare 3, and finally play for more than 10 minute increments... Regardless the reason for me playing, the game would not start- and notified me: "This ...
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1answer
1k views

Does MW3 let more than one person play over LAN with one copy of the disc?

I want to play over LAN with my family and friends without needing to buy more than one copy of the disc to play. This will be for the PC version as it will be on various PC's in the same house. ...
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2answers
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Modern Warfare 3 Crashes on Launch: How can I get it running?

When I attempt to launch any part of Modern Warfare Three on my PC through Steam, it crashes immediately, and this happens (multiplayer as example): Problem Event Name: APPCRASH Application Name: ...