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How to Fix Modern Warfare 2 Stuck on Installing

Is Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 stuck on installing?

Is the game having a status installing glitch or bug?

If so, you won’t be able to play the game because you’re stuck on the installation screen.

Since its release, the game has had multiple known issues.

Some of the known issues are the campaign mode not saving, crashes, error codes, and more.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to fix Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (MW2) stuck on Installing status on PS4, PS5, Xbox, or PC.

Why is MW2 stuck on installing?

Modern Warfare 2 status installing

MW2 is stuck on installing because of a bug/glitch in the game.

Many players are reporting that they are unable to get past the installation status screen.

The status of the game says “Installing…” but the loading never reaches 100%.

Even if you wait for several minutes, the loading will not progress.

As a result, you’re forced to cancel the installation status or restart the game.

Many users are complaining about the issue on Twitter.

“Anyone else trying to load into MW2 and it just says “installing” with the bar halfway full and won’t move? The game is fully installed already”.

“Anyone else stuck on this “installing” page? Is this supposed to be happening since servers aren’t live yet?”.

“Just updated my MWII and my data is corrupt and now I’m stuck on the installation screen”.

How to fix Modern Warfare 2 stuck on installing

To fix Modern Warfare 2 stuck on installing, you can try opening the “Quick Settings” page and exiting it.

You can also try to open your Activision account in your settings and follow the on-screen instructions to join the game.

Fix 1: Open “Quick Settings” and exit it

  1. Select “Cancel” on the installation screen.
  2. Press “Options” to open the settings page.
  3. Select Settings > Quick Settings.
  4. Exit Quick Settings.
  5. Select Continue > Maybe Later > I Understand.
  6. You’ve successfully joined the game!

Fix 2: Open “Activision Account”

  1. Select “Cancel” on the installation screen.
  2. Press “Options” to open the settings page.
  3. Select Settings > Account & Network.
  4. Select Activision Account > Continue > Continue > Maybe Later > I Understand.
  5. You’ve successfully joined the game!

Further reading

How to Fix Lag, Stuttering, or FPS drops in Modern Warfare 2

How to Fix Modern Warfare 2 Not Launching, Crashing, or Freezing

How to Find the File Location for Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2

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