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Windows 7: BF 2142 PunkBuster Issue

26 Aug 2009   #21

This was an easy fix...

I'm sick, and I did this at 4:00AM because I couldn't sleep. I'm pretty sure this is all I did:

Download the latest PB client, and give yourself full control of the PB folder:

C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\Battlefield 2142\pb

What was happening to me was a minute or two into a game, it would say something about punkbusterA the boot me with the punkbuster OK box. O played for about half an hour after that, and the longest I had been able to play before was about 2 minutes.

My version is 7600, we have open licenses..... Hope this helps you guys!!


Frequently Asked Questions about PunkBuster Services
What is all this about new PunkBuster services?
Beginning with PunkBuster client version 1.500, we have extended the PunkBuster Anti-Cheat system to operate without the requirement to run PunkBuster supported games with Administrator privileges when running under Windows 2000, XP, or Vista. In order to do this, we have developed new Windows service components to work with the PunkBuster system. PunkBuster will automatically begin using the new service components on supported systems. To manually install/uninstall the components, users may use our PBSVC Setup Program. However, uninstalling the new service components will disable PunkBuster and may prevent playing on PunkBuster servers. PBSVC can be downloaded from here. Once the PnkBstrA service is running along with a new PB client version 1.500 and higher, running PB enabled games under Windows 2000, XP or Vista no longer requires Administrator privileges.

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06 Dec 2009   #22

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

This fixed the Punkbuster issue I was having.

Punkbuster fix
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09 Dec 2009   #23


I had the same problem and I just updated my Punkbuster files and problem solved.
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26 Jul 2010   #24

Win7 64-bit pro.

jamis0n your fix worked for me no issues thanks
I should probbly mention I changed folder settings to Full admin rights on the2142.exe file aswell.
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