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Call of Duty 4 Takes Forever to Load on PC Online

Whenever i try to get into a game of Call of Duty 4 online on pc it gets stuck on "Setting up Game". The three dots keep going so the computer didn't freeze, its just that it doesn't get anywhere after >5 minutes. Very rarely i'm able to join a game but after the game ends it gets stuck on "waiting for server to load new map". My computer can easily run the game, no frame rate drops at highest res etc. and i play xbox live all the time and other computer games online so it shouldn't be my internet. I just got this game brand new and it has the 1.7 patch on it already. Any help?

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  • Spectrum8 Jun 04, 2009

    I'm sorry but i really have no idea what you just said. I know my IP address and can find it with cmd but what do i do with it exactly? I'm currently on a D-Link wireless AirPlus USB card which is getting wireless internet from a Linksys router.

  • Spectrum8 Jun 04, 2009

    Ok i've gotten to our linksys router control but i am not sure where to enter 26980. I got to a screen that looks almost identical to this Except it has UPnP Forwarding and Port Triggering buttons at the bottom.

  • Spectrum8 Jun 04, 2009

    Any help with where to enter this?

  • Spectrum8 Jun 04, 2009

    Thanks a ton i'll try it out and tell you if it works.

  • Spectrum8 Jun 05, 2009

    It seems to work better now but still not very fast. Thanks anyway i'll put it as solved =).

  • Spectrum8 Jun 06, 2009

    Well, its back to taking forever again so i guess i'll just have to settle without online cod 4 on pc. It's just odd that every other game works fine online but this one. Anyways thanks for the help.



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If you are on a router you may want to open the ports for online play. 28960 on TCP & UDP P.s. If you are on a linksys router the Ip that you type in your browser is most likely and for Dlink If you dont use either of these router companies check the manual and it should tell you the Ip address, or go into CMD prompt on windows and type in "Ipconfig"

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  • Tanner Jun 04, 2009

    Ok so on all of the games like Cod or Warcraft 3, or Bf 1942, They run on Private Owned server.

    You need to open or forward ports

    To do this you

    1. Go to your internet browser

    2. Type your Ip (in your case for d-link)

    3. Leave the Username default,and type "admin" as the password

    4. It will most likely be in the Advanced menu, so click "Advanced"

    5. Look for something that says "Port Forwarding" "Open Ports" Ext.

    6. Next It should say UDP TCP Type 26980 into both

    7. Finally set the Schedule to always, and the Inbound filter to Allow all

    8. Save and Exit

    This may require the router to reboot, after you have rebooted if needed, try and play your game

  • Tanner Jun 04, 2009

    If thats the page your on, then your on track, You type the 28960 into start and end boxes

    And choose Both from the Protocol Menu choose the IP ending u want it to work for so .102 or w.e your running

    and click the enable button scroll down and click Accept and it should be good

    There are Websites where u can test if ports are forwarded properly

  • Tanner Jun 05, 2009

    The slowness might be your computer,

    Or your internet Service Provider

    But I hope it allows you into the games now :)



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