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I have windows 7 64bit, i have the disc in, 1.41 patch installed, and i tried xp sp3, and vista compatibility modes neither work. It like tries, but then it goes to my desktop again. Any ideas?
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yea i have an idea.
try going into the config text file and make sure all the settings are what they need to be.
check the resolution part and make sure there is info entered in
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It would be worth a shot to try reinstalling it. Try running it in admin mode, could be a permissons issue?
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Originally Posted by Kithro View Post
It would be worth a shot to try reinstalling it. Try running it in admin mode, could be a permissons issue?
possibly, but normaly when permissions are causing problems you get an error. His is just crashing apparently.

The re-install would be a good idea though.
post #5 of 10
Install the 1.5 patch
post #6 of 10
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Ok, changed video settings, and i tried as admin no luck, i am dl'ing 1.5patch, but i thought with 1.41 it'd work.The BF2 picture pops up, then screen goes black like its starting, then 5secs later puts me back to my desktop
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post #7 of 10
something isn't initializing in the startup process.
reinstall and you should be fine.
That exact same thing happened to me when i installed Starcraft II.
Worked after i reinstalled
(and had to go in and change resolution settings but that's just because i'm on a weird res)
Also make sure you install in a directory that will allow it to run.
post #8 of 10
Put the CD Key in Origin and try downloading/installing.
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post #9 of 10
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Originally Posted by Hazzeedayz View Post
possibly, but normaly when permissions are causing problems you get an error. His is just crashing apparently.

The re-install would be a good idea though.
Usually you do get an error, but not always. A good portion of start up problems can be fixed with a reinstall. That is /always/ the first thing you should try if setting changes don't work. Also, do you have any problems with other games at all?
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post #10 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kithro View Post
Usually you do get an error, but not always. A good portion of start up problems can be fixed with a reinstall. That is /always/ the first thing you should try if setting changes don't work. Also, do you have any problems with other games at all?
yea i guess you're right.
and that's exactly what i was thinking as well.
if you reinstall and it still doesn't work, then you're either installing it wrong or theres something wrong somewhere else
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