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post #11 of 45
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Guys, thx for the responces but typing a laptop keyboard is new to me, combine that with being pissed and you get a hardly comprehensible post from me. I may/will have to do a new thread so it makes sense. Gonna calm down, delete this thread and start over.
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post #12 of 45
Install PB
http://evenbalance.com/
    
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post #13 of 45
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So I ordered an overpriced
ALIENWARE m14x
THAT is the problem.
post #14 of 45
It isn't a problem with the laptop itself, it is clearly software related. The best I can tell you is to do a google search of you issue and you will most likely find an answer. If you are having second thoughts about the laptop though, you could just format and return it. You could build a great desktop for the price that you payed for that laptop; one that would easily play BF3 on high settings.
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post #15 of 45
By reinstall the programs do you mean you reinstalled BF2? Uninstalling everything related to BF2 and then starting from scratch is probably best.
Edited by Waupli - 10/18/11 at 4:08pm
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post #16 of 45
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It isn't a problem with the laptop itself, it is clearly software related. The best I can tell you is to do a google search of you issue and you will most likely find an answer. If you are having second thoughts about the laptop though, you could just format and return it. You could build a great desktop for the price that you payed for that laptop; one that would easily play BF3 on high settings.
this x 1000

If you really need portable, get a BETTER laptop at least. Not more expensive, just better. Sagar is a good place to start
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post #17 of 45
You bought an alienware.

You've already wasted your money.
post #18 of 45
Haters going to hate. But Alienware's laptops are quite nice, maybe overpriced, but they are durable as hell and have a good warranty. Granted there are a few other nice laptops, there is nothing wrong with an Alienware laptop...as for an Alienware desktop. Ha, I would NEVER spend money on one, matter of fact, I don't think I would ever spend money on any completed desktop.

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Originally Posted by JSDempsey View Post
It isn't a problem with the laptop itself, it is clearly software related. The best I can tell you is to do a google search of you issue and you will most likely find an answer. If you are having second thoughts about the laptop though, you could just format and return it. You could build a great desktop for the price that you payed for that laptop; one that would easily play BF3 on high settings.
calming down, but still on a tight feeling keyboard. I'm sorry that I made so many mistakes. Yes my problem seems to be with PB. All my installs went smooth. but when I go to BF2 to play an online game I get kicked after about 10 seconds at the most. BF2 gives me some PB error message. "RESTRICTION : Service Communication Failure: PnkBdtra.exe"
I've googled the problem but the files google tells me to delete aren't even there! I may have to just reinstall the OS and start fresher then brand new, cause that's what I'm working with. ( I just got this laptop 4 hours ago).
All i'm asking from this overpriced laptop is to play bf2 (which came out in 2005 so it shouldn't be a problem). But PB is keeping me from gaming. If I can over ride PB and play with cheaters I'm cool with that so please leave that as an option. I just want to play online! so Win7 is new to me, I came from XP. But when I search for the PB files that google tells me to delete I can't find them, they seem non exexistant as far as my computer's HDD is concerned. So I keep reinstalling the same (up to date) PB programs that Goole tells me to install. What do I do? reinstall the win 7 OS and hope for the best, or has someone else ran into this problem and knows how to fix this issue? I don't think asking for a game from 05 to work is too much to ask from this laptop but apperantly it's causing me problems.
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post #20 of 45
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Guys, thx for the responces but typing a laptop keyboard is new to me, combine that with being pissed and you get a hardly comprehensible post from me. I may/will have to do a new thread so it makes sense. Gonna calm down, delete this thread and start over.
Just report your original post and ask to have it deleted when you get the new thread up. It's understandable...but you could have at least made an effort to type better. I'm a moderator and I couldn't read that.
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