COD Update Stuck at 97 & 99% Download Issue

In our COD Update Stuck at 97 & 99% Download Issue guide, we are going to give you a few possible fixes for this problem that can crop up in both MW2 and Warzone 2, even right now as Season 5 is launching. If your update is stuck, there are a few things you can try to shake it loose instead of just wait for the problem to solve itself. Which it eventually probably will. Let’s begin.

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cod update stuck at 97 & 99% download issue
COD Update Stuck at 97 & 99% Download Issue

COD Update Stuck at 97 and 99% Download in MW2 & Warzone 2 Possible Fixes

There are several potential fixes for the download issue where your COD update gets stuck at 97 or 99%. For one, you should switch from WiFi to Ethernet cable if at all possible. While you’re at it, check whether your internet connection is working properly. If not, reboot your router. Next up, if you’re on PC, try restarting your client, be it or Steam. If that doesn’t, restart your PC or your console and see whether that jostles it. Speaking of consoles, another thing that might help is clearing your cache. Completely shut the whole thing down, unplug it from the socket and wait for a couple of minutes. Plug the console back in and turn it back on, then retry the download.

If none of those fixes for the update download being stuck at 97 or 99% in COD MW2 or Warzone 2, close anything else that might be updating in the background. If you’re on Steam, you can go to Settings, then Download, and change your location to the nearest one. For that matter, using a VPN to switch locations might also work, in case your provider is throttling your speed for whatever reason. Those are all the fixes we have; if you know of any others, let us know in the comments. Now I have to mention that the most likely cause for the update getting stuck is the rush of a new update. You can just wait it out and keep trying until the download finally goes through.

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  1. J

    wow this is the most useless wannabe guide I have ever come across

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      Paul Milburn

      “You took the words right outta my mouth, oh it must’ve been when I was kiss-in-you” – Meatloaf and chips

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