IW5M common errors updated

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  1. [center][color=#00FF00]IW5M Common Errors[/color]
  2. -This will be always be updating-[/center]
  5. [center][color=#FF8000][size=200]Client Issues[/size][/color][/center]
  7. 1. [size=120][color=#0080FF]Could not reach the server. Error code from CURL: XX[/color][/size]
  8. a. Your connection to the internet is broken.
  9. b. IW5M server MAY be down. Check using [url=][/url]
  11. 2. [size=120][color=#0080FF]I get a "Couldn't load image 'loadscreen_mp_*mapname*'"[/color][/size]
  12. If you have not downloaded the DLC look here: [url=]here[/url].
  13. If the error is related to a normal MW3 map, then download the missing .iwd from [url=]here![/url]
  15. 3. [size=120][color=#0080FF]I don't have a crosshair in-game[/color][/size]
  16. Open "players2\config_mp.cfg", with Notepad++ (or notepad your choice), and search for:
  17. [code] set cg_drawcrosshair 0 [/code] change it to:
  18. [code] set cg_drawcrosshair 1 [/code]
  19. or if you still have issues try
  20. [code] seta ui_drawCrosshair "1"[/code]
  22. 4. [size=120][color=#0080FF]My game doesn't start when I launch it[/color][/size]
  23. Make sure you're running LaunchIW5M.exe as Administrator. And if that doesn't work then make sure you have .NET Framework 3.0, 4.0, and 4.0 extended installed.
  25. 5. [size=120][color=#0080FF]My current version XXX has expired.[/color][/size]
  26. Delete caches.xml and start up LaunchIW5M.exe
  28. 6. [size=120][color=#0080FF]Where can I get DLC maps?[/color][/size]
  29. [url=]Here[/url].
  30. Make sure to put the fastfiles/.ff files inside zone\dlc and the .iwd's into \main\
  32. 7. [size=120][color=#0080FF]I can't connect to matchamking![/color][/size]
  33. There is no matchmaking in IW5M.
  35. 8. [size=120][color=#0080FF]Invalid .IWD's Referenced, Impure Client Detected![/color][/size]
  36. Either YOU are missing some DLC .iwd's or the server is missing it. Or you have tampered  with some important files inside your .iwd's redownload your entire main folder or the one you messed with.
  38. 9. [size=120][color=#0080FF]Could not load image FileSysCheck.cfg[/color][/size]
  39. Redownload iw_00.iwd
  41. 10. [size=120][color=#0080FF]I'm stuck at 'Connecting to online services."[/color][/size]
  42. Server may be down or you can't connect to the NP server/not allowed to connect. Make sure to be running the LATEST MW3 files from Steam.
  44. 11. [size=120][color=#0080FF]If you have problem where you can create a new class or do private match and it looks somewhat like this picture[/color][/size] [img][/img].
  45. Then you are using another language to play the game, you MUST use the English version of the game only. You may download the conversion from [url=]here![/url]
  46. If you get this error when using the English version, delete caches.xml and launch the game again.
  48. 12. [size=120][color=#0080FF]If you keep on getting a message saying "Player data corrupt please reset."[/color][/size]
  49. Then you can try deleting your entire players2 folder and starting your game again.
  51. 13. [size=120][color=#0080FF]How to use dev console?[/color][/size]
  52. ~/` which is next to 1/under esc. The console is VERY limited, but you can do some commands, make sure to input commands like this: cg_fov 90 and not without the / .
  54. 14. [size=120][color=#0080FF]patch_mp.ff is different from server.[/color][/size]
  55. Redownload that file from Steam, or from whatever source you got it from.
  57. 15. [size=120][color=#0080FF]-Win XP Users- Can't login without password.[/color][/size]
  58. Create a file called IW5M.ini then open it and put in your username and pass.
  59. [code]username
  60. password[/code]
  62. 16. [size=120][color=#0080FF]When I start IW5M I get "The procedure entry point ?Lock@CThreadFastMutey@@ACEXII@Z could not be located in the dynamic link library tier0_s.dll."[/color][/size]
  63. Just delete caches.xml -if you have it- and start LaunchIW5M.exe you're running on an older client of IW5M.
  65. 17. [size=120][color=#0080FF]How to stop auto login?[/color][/size]
  66. Delete iw5m.ini
  68. 18. [size=120][color=#0080FF]I can't start SP/Spec Ops anymore![/color][/size]
  69. Download and use this: [url=]clicky[/url]
  71. 19. [size=120][color=#0080FF]How do I change my IGN/username?[/color][/size]
  72. Easy, click this: ucp.php?i=profile&mode=reg_details and change it where it says ''username''
  74. 20. [size=120][color=#0080FF]I can't alt+tab properly![/color][/size]
  75. Start your game in ''Fullscreen Windowed(No Border).
  77. 21. [size=120][color=#0080FF]Ping is high in the server list?[/color][/size]
  78. That's a known bug, and when you're in-game your ping is lower.
  80. 22. [size=120][color=#0080FF]I can't load Vortex and U-Turn, why is that?[/color][/size]
  81. Beacuse the maps are not released on the PC yet.
  83. 23. [size=120][color=#0080FF]Could not load image *imagename*[/color][/size]
  84. That has something to do with broken .iwd's. Redownload them, or verify your game on Steam.
  86. 24. [size=120][color=#0080FF]How can I change my FoV?[/color][/size]
  87. By using the console(mentioned above) and by typing in cg_fov xx (xx being from 65-90).
  89. 25. [size=120][color=#0080FF]Killstreak is unbound?[/color][/size]
  90. You need to set it up in the options>controls>actions>killstreak slot.
  92. 26. [size=120][color=#0080FF]I got kicked/banned by a server owner, what can I do?[/color][/size]
  93. Well firstly, don't complain to us. Talk to the server owner, there is nothing we can do.
  95. 27. [size=120][color=#0080FF]My game is freezing.[/color][/size]
  96. Close xfire in-game if you have it opened. Or check your ping/fps.
  98. 28. [size=120][color=#0080FF]How do I install, download IW5M?[/color][/size]
  99. Thanks to our member IVIodern, here is a video:
  100. (not going to embed this)
  102. 29. [size=120][color=#0080FF]I see cheaters![/color][/size]
  103. We have an anti-cheat, but there are still some people that find a way around that. Anyways we have an anticheat. And we don't accept Cheat Reports.
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