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Old 03-31-2012, 12:45 AM   #1
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Question re install mw3/reuse game code?

Hi all new here and a pc noob,iv'e got mw3 installed on my pc and I need to no how you go about,doing a factory reset on my pc,and not loosing everything can I reuse yhr game code?////I understand that I will have to reinstall steam,but will all my data be linked to my account iv'e been trying to back up everything but it doesn't all transfer over.As iv'e said pc gaming is new to me I wanted more ov a challenge other than a console but this is over my head HELP
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Old 03-31-2012, 12:47 AM   #2
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No,you cannot re-use cd-keys for games.

Once a cd-key is activated, it is fixed to your account.

do you want to back-up the files or the saves?

Can you please edit your post ,so i can read it?

*hint hint,grammar*

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Old 03-31-2012, 12:47 AM   #3
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Hi all new here and a pc noob,iv'e got mw3 installed on my pc and I need to no how you go about,doing a factory reset on my pc,and not loosing everything can I reuse yhr game code?////I understand that I will have to reinstall steam,but will all my data be linked to my account iv'e been trying to back up everything but it doesn't all transfer over.As iv'e said pc gaming is new to me I wanted more ov a challenge other than a console but this is over my head HELP
The game is linked to your steam account, you can download MW3 as many times as you like! I think that the multiplayer save data will automatically be backed up for you, however I think you'll have to backup the singleplayer data yourself.
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Old 03-31-2012, 12:52 AM   #4
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Game dater/saves/whatever I need to be able to play the game (in the title mw3)again my pc is full ov gremlins all sorts ov problems so back to day 1 it is.When I reinstall steam will I still be linked to my game Its all a bit confusing by the way I'm dislexic so bare with my grammar
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Old 03-31-2012, 12:58 AM   #5
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Game dater/saves/whatever I need to be able to play the game (in the title mw3)again my pc is full ov gremlins all sorts ov problems so back to day 1 it is.When I reinstall steam will I still be linked to my game Its all a bit confusing by the way I'm dislexic so bare with my grammar
My Apologies.

Anyways,back to the point,your multi-player saves will still be there by default because of steam cloud. Your single player ones won't.

Your single player saves for mw3 should be somewhere in My document/My Games
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Old 03-31-2012, 03:53 AM   #6
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cheers thanks all
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Old 03-31-2012, 08:18 AM   #7
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Remember, if you have any further issues post here again for help.

Also, make note of your current Steam username and password, as you won't be able to access the game without them
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