Frequently Asked Questions


When will Redacted be updated?

The Redacted project is officially closed and the client is unmaintained. The client available on Redacted is "as is" and any issues users experience will not be addressed by former members of the development team. Support is community driven only.

How can I plan online multiplayer with Redacted?

Redacted is for offline bots and LAN only. There are work arounds with services such as Tunngle and
Hamachi that allow a rudimental form of online play using the LAN feature.

How do I register an account for Redacted?

There is no registration required for the Redacted client. If you are asked to sign in, you are using an outdated version of Redacted. Simply download the client files from and copy and paste them into your Black Ops II installation.

Is ReactionGaming developing IW4x?

ReactionGaming has no affiliation with IW4x. We only promote the project. We have no access to the source code, assets, or any materials used to create this mod.

IW4x Mod Tools Crash when importing COD4 Maps

The mod tools will not work if you have the COD4x patch installed. Remove it. You must have a clean install of COD4 with out mods for the tools to work properly.

I'm getting the error "XUID doesn't match the certificate"

Open your task manager and close any running iw4x processes. Relaunch the game.

Redacted Won't Open After Windows 10 Creators Update


I have the nosTEAM version on BO2. Will it work?

Pirated versions of Black Ops II will not work or not work well with the Redacted mod. If you are using nosTEAM, you will most likely not be able to play using Redacted.

You can find discounted Steam keys for BO2 at sites like

How do I log into the Redacted client?

If you launch Redacted and are asked to log in, then you are using an outdated client. Download the client from the link on only.

I'm getting an error Failed to load OpenNet.Red32n for reason 5

Reason 5 is a permission issue.

To fix, navigate to the file mentioned, right click and select properties and the select the security tab. Click Advanced button settings and change the owner of the file to your user account. Different operating systems may have different methods to change ownership of files.

I set up a party server but I'm getting the message "Waiting for public key for minidump upload address." How do I fix this?

This is not an error and your server should work normally. If you don't see your server in the list enter /syncnodes in your client to update the node information.

Players are being kicked with the message "Server is for low ping players only" but their ping is below the allowed limit.

This is a bug with some servers. Set the sv_maxping to 0 in the server.cfg to avoid players being kicked. A future update will address this.
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