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Water came out both shower head and tub spout (even w/o spout)

I installed Moen 82244HH Series with one handle tub/Shower valve. The problem is water comes the shower head even the tub spout is removed (only the pipe from on the wall. Water temperature mixture is correct, the handle turns CCW to ON and CW to OFF. I don't think I installed the valve upside down but how do I confirm/check this. What's the problem?
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The shower valve is clearly mark "UP" when you look at it from the front.

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Remove the round chrome sleeve tube to check the cartridge clip the clip removes from the top of the valve it sounds like the valve is upside down

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