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Windows 7: Battlefield 2142 doesn`t work


11 Jul 2009   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Xander View Post
Okay so I just tried to get the game to start in 1920x1200 resolution, no joy.

Modifying the video.con just results in it displaying in a default resolution (ie tiny) and trying the shortcut route just lead to three crashes before the walker intro movie even appears.

Oh and it comes with this error report
Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: BF2142.exe
Application Version: 0.0.0.0
Application Timestamp: 4833ed6d
Fault Module Name: RendDX9.dll
Fault Module Version: 0.0.0.0
Fault Module Timestamp: 48164122
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 000092a6
OS Version: 6.1.7100.2.0.0.256.1
Locale ID: 2057
Additional Information 1: 2ff0
Additional Information 2: 2ff0c1135363ac57dc9c1ad1d5c36b77
Additional Information 3: 731a
Additional Information 4: 731a0a1a5a7e8d979ca9b9cd85741531


Edit -
This reminds me of an old problem when BF2142 first got released when you had to download the SDK of Directx. I'm not sure if this is the same kind of thing... anyone know?
This maybe due to the resolution you are trying to run I think that bf2142 might have an issue with it since widescreen support wasnt a big deal then I would try to start with a lower resolution like 1440x900 I think I read somewhere once that 1440x900 was the max for the game but I could be wrong.

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11 Jul 2009   #12

Windows 7 64Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DarkXeno View Post
This maybe due to the resolution you are trying to run I think that bf2142 might have an issue with it since widescreen support wasnt a big deal then I would try to start with a lower resolution like 1440x900 I think I read somewhere once that 1440x900 was the max for the game but I could be wrong.
Oh after the updates it has support for 1600x1200 in the game itself and I've run 1920x1200 in vista and xp. You're right about the no widescreen though. I'd be happy just having any old widescreen setting to be perfectly honest but it seems that none work at present. All of them crash though oddly enough I have just tried it through the admin account and it did work but then I got disconnected from the server again, like before, and then when I tried again I got a "packet flow corruption" from punkbuster but I've not found anything about that yet.
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11 Jul 2009   #13

Windows 7 64Bit
 
 

Okay, now it crashes before I get into the BFHQ with the following message...

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: BF2142.exe
Application Version: 0.0.0.0
Application Timestamp: 4833ed6d
Fault Module Name: ntdll.dll
Fault Module Version: 6.1.7100.0
Fault Module Timestamp: 49eea706
Exception Code: 4000001f
Exception Offset: 000a1c37
OS Version: 6.1.7100.2.0.0.256.1
Locale ID: 2057
Additional Information 1: d1ab
Additional Information 2: d1ab624ec7d094c26a73530c245a3468
Additional Information 3: d1ab
Additional Information 4: d1ab624ec7d094c26a73530c245a3468
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10 Jan 2010   #14

Windows7
 
 

I installed battlefield 2142 successfully on windows 7 32bit and I downloaded the patches. When I tried to install the patches it said it wasn't compatible with Windows 7.
What do I do?


I'm not very good with computers so it was probably novice mistake.

PS Sorry for using this thread if it annoyed anyone.
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11 Jan 2010   #15

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ponebot View Post
I installed battlefield 2142 successfully on windows 7 32bit and I downloaded the patches. When I tried to install the patches it said it wasn't compatible with Windows 7.
What do I do?


I'm not very good with computers so it was probably novice mistake.

PS Sorry for using this thread if it annoyed anyone.
Just go ahead and run the patch, it will also say the same thing if run on Vista due to the OS no being out when they created the game. you should be good to just run the install of the patch.
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16 Jan 2010   #16

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Wiplash7 View Post
I try' d that but it keeps saying I need to insert my CD :S

(I'm running Windows 7 7100 64 bit btw)
Had the same problem. Try running in vista mode, I did and it works fine now.
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23 Jan 2010   #17

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
Battlefield 2142 and Windows 7

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jallan View Post
I started BF 2142 normaly.
Im choosing a server and its loads..just a little then it freezes.

Plz help, i really want to play BF again
Try running both battlefield 2142 and punkbuster exe files in vista mode, mine works fine in these modes.
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31 Jan 2010   #18

Windows 7
 
 

I try running BF 2142 on windows 7 64bit but everytime i do the screen keeps going back to the desktop, it does this everytime i do click to bring the screen back up to.

Compatability mode does nothing for this and everything is up to date so not sure what i can do.
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01 Feb 2010   #19

win xp
 
 
Game

I think vista is great, but for game, it is not better than XP. I would return to Winodw XP.
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01 Feb 2010   #20

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

...and how did u patched?
I'm trying to install the patch 1.50 and saying about Win 7 64 bit (wrong version)
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