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Old 06-29-2011, 06:03 PM   #1
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Exclamation Can't activate MW2. Are servers down?

I try to install retail Modern Warefare 2.

At product activation, I put in serial and I get:

"Steam Servers not available

Your computer is either currently unable to reach the Steam servers, or the srevice may be temporarily disabled. Please try again later."




I've tried switching server locations through steam client. I went to Stats page and saw a huge drop in number of players online. Is anyone else having problems?
 
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Old 06-29-2011, 06:04 PM   #2
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Try in an hour.
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Old 06-29-2011, 06:11 PM   #3
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Yeah my connection went down.
I'm back up and running now
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Old 06-29-2011, 06:14 PM   #4
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Yeah I lost connection earlier too. Back up now but did notice some of the recorded gameplay time on my steam community page has been lost.
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Old 06-29-2011, 07:25 PM   #5
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been trying for the last hour or so to activate DNF it just sits there doing nothing.
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Old 06-29-2011, 07:27 PM   #6
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Which part of "Please try again later" is unclear?
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Old 06-29-2011, 07:32 PM   #7
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Users fell to around 800,000.

But now the Stats page shows a drop to only 2,040,000.
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Old 06-29-2011, 07:35 PM   #8
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Which part of "Please try again later" is unclear?
I want to see if its just my connection or if other people had a problem. But thanks for the witty remark.
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Old 06-29-2011, 07:38 PM   #9
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Which part of "Please try again later" is unclear?
I take it your the genius of the family. Why bother posting smart remarks.
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Old 06-29-2011, 08:00 PM   #10
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Why bother posting smart remarks.
Because 72% of these threads wouldn't exist if people did as they were told in the error message.
The "huge drop of players online" should have made it even more obvious.
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Old 06-29-2011, 08:12 PM   #11
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I have had a similar incident and I am also waiting.

You could try deleting your blob files if you think it's a PC issue and not a server issue.
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Old 06-29-2011, 08:18 PM   #12
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I'm having issues activating Dirt3 right now, so it could be a server issue.

Also, I tried changing to a different server, but no luck.
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Old 06-29-2011, 08:56 PM   #13
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Same issue with activating Portal 2. Support ticket's in the pipe. C'mon Valve, we have transactions to make, games to play, portals to be made. D:
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Old 06-29-2011, 09:24 PM   #14
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same here, trying to activate a couple of games, but no luck
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Old 06-29-2011, 10:02 PM   #15
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Because 72% of these threads wouldn't exist if people did as they were told in the error message.
The "huge drop of players online" should have made it even more obvious.
Your input would be more appreciated if you did as other people told you.

Being constructive hurts for you doesn't it?
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