How to fix Modern Warfare 2 “status installing” error ?

How to fix Modern Warfare 2 status installing potential ?

What is the error “status installing” in Modern Warfare 2  ?

Many gamers are facing status installing failure which prevents them from entering the game, especially the game campaign.

How to fix the error status installing in Modern Warfare 2 ?

If you are having problems with this error, Infinity Ward has highlighted steps to take to solve it :


  • Press the Options button when you see the Modern Warfare 2 status installing
  • This then opens a side menu; then you can select any option
  • Exit the menu and you will access the campaign menu.

If the problem is still not resolved, you can try the following steps :

  • restart the game
  • Turn off the console and start the game again.
  • Make sure there are no other downloads in the background

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 wiki :

Developer(s) Infinity Ward
Beenox (Remastered)
Publisher(s) Activision
Director(s) Jason West
Producer(s) Mark Rubin
  • Todd Alderman
  • Steve Fukuda
  • Mackey McCandlish
  • Zied Rieke
Artist(s) Richard Kriegler
Writer(s) Jesse Stern
Composer(s) Hans Zimmer
Lorne Balfe
Series Call of Duty
Engine IW 4.0
  • Microsoft Windows
  • PlayStation 3
  • Xbox 360
  • macOS
  • PlayStation 4
  • Xbox One
Release Microsoft WindowsPlayStation 3Xbox 360

  • WW: November 10, 2009


  • WW: May 20, 2014

Campaign Remastered
PlayStation 4

  • WW: March 30, 2020

Xbox OneMicrosoft Windows

  • WW: April 30, 2020
Genre(s) First-person shooter
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer