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How to install maps for l4d/l4d2

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Installing L4D2 Add-ons for Windows

Step 1: Download the add-on. All downloads are in .zip or .rar format. (You need to open the .zip archive to access the .vpk file.) If you can not open or extract the .zip/.rar file, download and install winrar for free.

Step 2: Install the add-on. Double click the .vpk file to automatically install the add-on, if this fails then the windows no longer has the association for the filetype. You can then do this by Right Click the file select  Open With, then Browse to folder \Steam\steamapps\common\left 4 dead 2\bin\addoninstaller. If you choose to do this everytime it will install by double clicking the file in the future.

Manual Install Copy the .vpk to your L4D add-on directory. If this folder does not exist, create this folder. \Steam\steamapps\common\left 4 dead 2\left4dead2\addons\

Step 3: Enable the add-on. Once you have successfully installed your maps you can enable or disable them at any time.

1. Open L4D / L4D2
2. Click on the 'Add-ons' option to load all installed addons.
3. From here your list of addons will be displayed. Check / uncheck addons to enable / disable. You can remove add-ons by deleting them from your /addons/ folder.

Installing L4D2 Add-ons for Mac Some add-on's might have file-names too long for the Mac to recognize. In this situation try renaming the add-on to a shorter file-name and try again.

Manual Install Copy the .vpk to your L4D add-on directory. If this folder does not exist, create this folder. \left4dead2\addons\



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