Fix: "CoDMP.exe has stopped working..."

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Fix: "CoDMP.exe has stopped working..."

How to fix the "CoDMP.exe has stopped working..." error on starting CoD Multiplayer
If you get the error "CoDMP.exe has stopped working..." follow this tutorial.

This error occurs because a request to Activisions masterserver isn't resolved correctly.
You've got multiple ways how to fix this.

1st Method: Disable the request

By adding cl_motd 0 to your config_mp.cfg or to your CoDMP.exe start parameters,
you disable the request which result in this error.
Since the request is totally useless I really recommend this method cause it's the easiest.

2nd Method: Resolve the request to the correct address

1. Launch a simple texteditor as Administrator (otherwise you can't save changes)
2. Open the hosts file with it, this is where its located:
3. Scroll to the end of the file and paste this into a new line:

3rd Method: Change your DNS server

1. Go into network and sharing center.
2. Click "Change network adapter settings" on the left side.
3. Right-click onto your Network adapter and select properties.
4. Look for "Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)", click on it and select properties.
5. Select "Use the following DNS server addresses".
Now type in:
Preferred DNS server:
Alternate DNS server:

6. Save it by clicking the Ok button.

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Created: 8 years ago by ^THiNK#Jona

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Keywords: Fix, crash, launch, codmp.exe has stopped working, stopped, cl_motd, dns server, hosts,

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Thank you very much guys
it rly helped me
it is working
btw sry jona cos i said that is not working
Commented by obviously:Chary!  (Aug 07th, 2011 02:19 AM)

I know that this was posted 3 yrs ago

Do I have to do all 3 methods?
Commented by =UF=Whit3C@T  (Jan 21st, 2014 10:12 AM)

"You've got multiple ways how to fix this."

Choose one of the three listed methods above.
If you fail on one, go for anther method.
Commented by ^THiNK#Jona  (Jan 21st, 2014 10:19 AM)

the method 1 didnt work for me , and I dont want to use the google's free ip internet usage ..

So im on the 2nd method BUT! -u say open a texteditor as administrator , I cant seem to find such thing anywhere..

Excuse me for my miss knowledge of such things , but ur help in this one , would be much appreciated ..

Thanks in regard LazZo$
Commented by {HardCor3}LazZo$  (Sep 06th, 2014 03:43 PM)

You need to open notepad as administrator because otherwise you wouldn't be able to make changes to the windows hosts file. Simply right click notepad.exe, choose "Run as Administrator", then your notepad will open as usually. In the notepad window, on the top left, click on "File", then "Open" and browse to C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc\ and then double click the "hosts" file to open it.

Now you can make changes to it and save it.
Commented by ^THiNK#ALIEN  (Sep 06th, 2014 03:50 PM)

Well i did it , all i needed was to tell me this shit was supposed to mean notepad coz i had doubts..

Anyway i tried joining to a server but this shit keeps coming up .. I noticed it only happens when a server has the harbor map on , other maps dont make my cod crash :S , dunno wtf happened (didnt download anything , just an ordinary day that i wanted to kill some krauts :P )
Commented by {HardCor3}LazZo$  (Sep 06th, 2014 04:23 PM)

Commented by azure*  (Aug 20th, 2015 02:34 PM)

I have tried all methods but its still not working .... can anyone help ?
Commented by Erenx61!.  (Dec 26th, 2015 09:11 PM)

Now it worked ty :)
Commented by Erenx61!.  (Dec 26th, 2015 09:17 PM)

Hmm second method
Commented by ICS Bro Galaxy  (Jan 25th, 2016 06:42 AM)

choose notepad++ for second method
Commented by ICS Bro Galaxy  (Jan 25th, 2016 06:42 AM)

Hi guys can someone please elaborate the first step, have tried the other 2 steps but no luck..
Commented by sinner  (Jul 08th, 2016 08:05 PM)

Tried the methods but no one is working what i should do?
Commented by ^K1NGxEren!  (Mar 15th, 2017 03:53 PM)

tried all three methods and still doesn't work
Commented by D3V!L HUNT3R  (Dec 10th, 2017 10:11 AM)

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