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Windows 7: Bf2 start up problem- win 7

07 Aug 2009   #1

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Bf2 start up problem- win 7

hello everybody, well basically i used to play bf2 alot before i upgraded to win 7 RC, i used to play it on windows xp sp3 and it worked fine. no i try to start bf2 and it goes to a black screen like its going to launch but than just goes back to windows, no error message or anything. this game is fully patched and everything, i even tryed it before installing the patch, so i know its not a patch issue. could someone please help me fix this problem?

my comp specs if asked for
i have 1gb of ram
ati radeon x300 video card
ati radeon x200 series motherboard

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10 Aug 2009   #2

Win 7

alot of time in order to fix this problem a reinstall will fix it..but another one to try..this problem has been around with XP also..

goto My Documents. find the BF2 folder.. goto Profiles folder
then there will be folders with "001" and 002" these are your user folders..
if you have more than one account.
open one..your gonna have to read the individual folders with right click on the item you wish to look and and "open with" Wordpad.
anyways, goto the "Video" one..and open need to reset the video resolution. do this by setting a standard resolution.

VideoSettings.setResolution 800x600@60Hz

sometime you can also.. just delete the folder..and it will be remade when you log on to BF2

this problem occurs when you have a non standard PC resolution..and you try to launch the game. usually you get a black screen.
just google BF2 Resolution fix.
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17 Aug 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 bit

ghettodeffender i have a similar problem. just when i start the game it does nothing no black screen no error mesages no nothing just like you never started the game
i really don't what is happening. on my old comp. i have windows xp sp3 and it works fine but on the new i have windows 7 ultimate and it doesn't work!!!!!
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18 Aug 2010   #4

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
My fix

I am running 7 enterprise x64
I had all kinds of issues getting bf2 to work, i ended up calling ea and complaining because after the 6 hour ordeal of installations, patches, booster packs, and re patches, i made them put the Complete pack in my EA Downloader acct (all i had to do was give them my serial). After that all i had to do was download it, install it, and play it. It plays really well on my newer box, with all the settings maxed out. I have used this method on countless windows 7 boxes with x86 and x64 with all types of hardware. No problems so far (it also works if you pay for the steam version)
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