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I'm trying to play Battlefield 1942 and no matter what server I attempt to connect to I get "Failed To Connect" once it comes to load. I'm running Windows 7 x64.
  • I've added the exe to Windows Firewall
  • I've opened my hardware firewall port
  • I've enabled compatibility mode for Windows XP SP3, and ran as admin
  • I've glared at it for a few moments

Is there any issues with BF1942 and Windows 7? I seem to remember playing this before without issues...any ideas?
    
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I'm trying to play Battlefield 1942 and no matter what server I attempt to connect to I get "Failed To Connect" once it comes to load. I'm running Windows 7 x64.
  • I've added the exe to Windows Firewall
  • I've opened my hardware firewall port
  • I've enabled compatibility mode for Windows XP SP3, and ran as admin
  • I've glared at it for a few moments
Is there any issues with BF1942 and Windows 7? I seem to remember playing this before without issues...any ideas?

Sounds like your gaming isn't running the same version the server is.

Otherwise check your firewall settings just to make sure everything is good there.
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Sounds like your gaming isn't running the same version the server is.
Otherwise check your firewall settings just to make sure everything is good there.

I have the latest. I can't imagine all the servers out there are running a version behind..?
    
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