The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 server is not available at this time?

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The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 server is not available at this time?

I have been getting this message for many days now. I was sick of it, tried everything, restarting steam, restarting pc, reinstalling game, reinstalling steam and game. And then, after i did the last thing (reinstalling steam and game) It worked. Well, at least for some hours, and then it fucked up again. Does anyone else have this problem, does anyone know how to fix it?

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Re: The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 server is not available at this time?

in reply to Vaff3

yeah i have been having the exact same problem for at least a week now with no results......

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Re: The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 server is not available at this time?

in reply to Vaff3

It happens its iW sucking for pc just get use to it man no sense in crying they don't listen just deleted posts like the piece of crap they are.

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Re: The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 server is not available at this time?

in reply to Vaff3

same for me it dont work anymore till 2-3 weeks ! answer please admin !?!?!

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Re: The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 server is not available at this time?

in reply to Vaff3

I have clan members, who have NEVER been able to get in to our server (even though I have changed IPs)

And i have members who could, but now can't.

We have tries everything know to man, with no success.

so my answer would have to be: You're screwed.

Poison_pawn PCO

P.S. This is the correct answer!

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Re: The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 server is not available at this time?

in reply to Vaff3

guys i found the solution!! you can see this video and it will help u!!


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Re: The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 server is not available at this time?

in reply to Vaff3

guys i found the solution!! you can see this video and it will help u!!


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Re: The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 server is not available at this time?

in reply to souvik_123

Looks like you might get a Steam ban for that man.

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Re: The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 server is not available at this time?

in reply to Vaff3

This related to a Steam ban possibly?  Open Steam and goto settings... under the Account tab - first one there that opens... it says 'VAC status' which normally reads: "In good standing" or will read "Banned from some secure servers due to a cheating infraction" or another message... check to see if that person has been banned... you can also do this by checking their profile and the box on the right with stats/friends etc. statuses... it should say "Member Since:" "Steam Rating" and have your "Playtime" stats for recently played games -- where it says that for those that are banned, it appears in red bold lettering and says "Ban(s) on record"...

I do understand this may not apply to you as you've said you can connect every once in awhile... but this may be the case for those you said cannot connect at all no matter what they do, and maybe not... do all of you have ports forwarded correctly? From:

http://www.nwo.dk/index.php?option=com_kunena&func=view&catid=4&id=3591&Itemid=86

The first post there states:

According to Activison the following ports should be forwarded:

UDP: 27000-27015, 27015-27030, 3074

TCP: 27014-27050, 3074

I also have a few more, 1500, 3005, 3101, and 28960 that are forwarded for MW3, and as far as the 27xxx and 28960, you won't need either unless you are hosting a dedicated server, but possibly there is conflict with the router/firewall blocking these ports as you attempt to login/play, therefore forwarding may help somewhat, but you can also confirm with software based firewall and antivirus to make sure thats not conflicting either.

Ah, a better post of that:

Mw3 -

UDP: 27000-27015, 27015-27030, 3074

TCP: 27014-27050, 3074

UDP 1500 (outbound only, no forward needed)

UDP 3005 (outbound only, no forward needed)

UDP 3101 (outbound only, no forward needed)

UDP 28960 (inbound/outbound, must forward to act as a multi-player host, but no forward or inbound traffic needed to find and join games)

UDP 1500 (outbound)

UDP 3005 (outbound)

UDP 3101 (outbound)

UDP 28960

Steam Client -

UDP 27000 to 27015 inclusive (Game client traffic)

UDP 27015 to 27030 inclusive (Typically Matchmaking and HLTV)

TCP 27014 to 27050 inclusive (Steam downloads)

UDP 4380

enable dmz and enable UPnP

**NOTE: You DO NOT and probably SHOULD NOT enable DMZ, usually UPnP is standard ON with most router configurations.**

DMZ basically overrides everything set and allows anyone access at your machine, USE AT YOUR OWN RISK.

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Re: The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 server is not available at this time?

in reply to badplumr

Dude do a search: All this, and more, has been gone over REPEATEDLY since day one.

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