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Windows 7: Battlefield 2142 doesn`t work


01 Feb 2010   #21

Windows 7
 
 

i have it patched up to 1.5

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07 Feb 2010   #22

windows 7
 
 

i can install, patch and load 2142 without any troubles however when ever i try to join an online server it loads for 10 seconds before kicking me stating "failed communication error, Pnkbustr.exe" or something similar. i have made sure i have the latest punkbuster update as well

and help would be appreciated
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07 Feb 2010   #23

windows 7 Home Prem x64
 
 

uninstall punkbuster and download it from the evenbalance site and install it again! this worked for me before?
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08 Feb 2010   #24

windows 7
 
 

done it and still doesnt work?????
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08 Feb 2010   #25

windows 7 Home Prem x64
 
 

make sure your PB A and B service is running, look in the services to make sure?? punkbuster did have a lot of issues before but apparantly they fixed the problem! obviously not??
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08 Feb 2010   #26

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I had the same exact problem, game would load then kick me out

all i did was put 2142 in compatibility mode for winxp and it all worked flawlessly

i dont have any issues with it anymore.
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09 Feb 2010   #27

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Also make sure you have the box checked that allows the game to run it administrator mode.
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22 Feb 2010   #28

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Steps for BF 2142 in Win 7 64bit
1) Install Battlefield
2) Install Punkbuster to the latest (found in punkbuster.com)
3) Update Punkbuster and also the Game
4) Install Full Update 1.50 (560 MB)
5) Call for "Mediiiiiiiic"' :P Game Runs in Full Mode, no Compatibility or anything else

P.S
My UAC is disabled
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04 Mar 2010   #29

Windows 7 64Bit
 
 

I re bought BF2142 through the EA download manager thingy a while ago thinking that this would solve the admin issues only to find that it was incompatible with Win 7 64 bit. Fortunately about a week ago I found two updates for the download manager and guess what, works like a dream. Unlike my disc install I can play Northern Strike too!!

An expensive solution to be sure but it does seem to work without any work arounds being involved.
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04 Mar 2010   #30

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

I installed my copy last night for shits and giggles and I can join servers and whatnot but my textures are screwed up.
It looks like I am standing in the middle of the ocean and I see silhouettes of mechs and explosions in the sky.
Did the Disc install, Patched to 1.5, installed Northern Strike, then re-patched 1.5.
I tried Disc, NS, 1.5 but NS requires 1.2 before installing and I didn't have any other patches on my machine.
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