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No matter what I put in as my user name it won't let me register. It always says that name is already used. I even tried stupid stuff like "ImDaStuffwithCheese" (I figured nobody would have a login name like that) and it won't let me register. I'm not trying to play multiplayer, just single player. I even tried with my network cable disconnected and it says that it can't find an active username on this PC. Is there a workaround or something??
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BF2142 profile creation is online based. So when you first create one, it is done through EA's servers.

And just to be sure, this is a legal copy, correct?
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Yeah, it's a legal copy. Though I never did enter a serial number/key or anything like that during install. Do I have to have any ports open through my firewall?
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You never had to enter a serial during installation or at first startup? That sounds just a bit odd.

I don't have BF2142, I just know the profile creation is online based. So you'll have to wait for someone else to reply.
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Maybe I did (enter a key). My memory is flaky, I installed it almost a month ago but just now am trying to play it.
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post #6 of 9
No...you need to be online to be even make an offline account.
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I just said that.
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post #8 of 9
Yes, you must have entered a 20-number/letter serial upon first trying to install the game. So you must have. UNLESS you bought the game with EA Link.

At any rate BF2142 is a little different from its predecessors in that the initial login is which an EA account name, not your Soldier name. You need to go to EA's website (www.ea.com) and register a name there. Then you will be able to sign into BF2142 (with your internet connected) with that name and create a soldier with any name you wish (as long as it's not already taken or in violation in the EA TOS). You can create up to four soldiers.

After you get this done, you are ready to rock! Also, be sure you have the most recent patch installed (v1.10) which can be found here.

Good luck!
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Oh well.I have a problem too maybe someone jump on it.I register the game and create the soldier name.Now when is time to log in the game it close the whole game and the screen.Any tip's.Thank's.
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