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Windows 7: Steam install problem MW 3

11 Dec 2013   #1
pc inept 24

w7 home premium 64bit
Steam install problem MW 3

I bought the retail version of Modern Warfare 3 brand new.

I tried to install it on Steam. It accepted the key code, but then it got to the part " Creating game cache files.." and it stuck! Has been like that for 10 hours, and will not move.

Have sent a request to Steam Support, but have not heard back from them.

Anyone else had this type of problem? Any suggestions most welcome.

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11 Dec 2013   #2

Windows 7 ultimate x64

Hi Welcome to Sevenforums.

Delete all the files associated with this game in the steamapps/downloading folder. Also, delete local content (which didn't delete the copied files - worth making sure you have backed them up anyway). Restart steam.
Click on install game again, it will come up with a box which, after a few clicks of the next button, start to detect the copied game files. Job done.
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15 Dec 2013   #3
Capin Jimmy

Windows 7 Professional 32-Bit and Windows 7 Professional 64-Bit

I've had a problem installing Ship Simulator Extreme with steam a few months ago, still haven't figured it out
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16 Dec 2013   #4

Windows 8.1 PRO

I would say the best thing to do Is contact Steam support on there call line :)!
They are your best bet, it could be a problem with the CD key or steam not recognising the game as activated.

I am sure that Is still there number mate! if not just Email them :)
Send them an Email=

425-827-4843 ( just in case you needed that too)
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