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I really need some help with this problem because I really like playing this game but it has been crashing every 5-7 minutes into a multiplayer game. I have looked for possible hardware problems and there is none and when I went to check on punkbuster to see if that was the problem, there was no problem there to. I can play any of my other games with out a hitch except this one. I have looked at multiple forum websites and many other people our having this problem yet there are still hundreds of games being played online...???? (must only effect certain computers) I called EA (Battlefield 2142 help line) and talked to someone that didn't know what the problem was and he was going to look into it (BS!!!). He then told me to check my email because I would have to send my computer stats to them for them to look at but that didn't work because the email address was no longer in use. I don't know what EA's problem is because when there is a game out that people have been loyal to and all they want to do is do nothing but take phone calls and do nothing about the problems with their software, I find this to be a big turn off when making my next purchase from them.

I really am getting fed up with this problem because it is now going on two weeks and no one has found a solution yet on how to fix this issue. Many people have tried uninstalling the game/patches and that hasn't worked so please help if you know how to fix this problem. Why is it so many people are still playing the game yet their are alot of people still having issues with the game crashing/freezing? Thanks to anyone that can help
    
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Try downclocking a bit and see if it occurs less.
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I know BF2 and 2142 had some problems with SLI and Crossfire. Maybe try a new driver. (Couldn't tell exactly, but thought you might have Crossfire)
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You checked this site out yet?
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Try downclocking a bit and see if it occurs less.
I have tried running all stock and there still is a problem, trust me I have tried everything.....


Also, for the guy who asked about the driver issues, I have tried 7.5 and 7.4 and they both screw up. I am not new to this game, I have only been playing this game for the past year now and have never had a problem until now.

Check EA's Battlefield 2142 website forum and you will see other with same problem as me.

Please help
    
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id seugest after 2-3 of dealing with this problem just say **** it uv played it for a myear anyway time to move onto a new game
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I have tried running all stock and there still is a problem, trust me I have tried everything.....


Also, for the guy who asked about the driver issues, I have tried 7.5 and 7.4 and they both screw up. I am not new to this game, I have only been playing this game for the past year now and have never had a problem until now.

Check EA's Battlefield 2142 website forum and you will see other with same problem as me.

Please help

Try a complete uninstall (make sure to check registry and directory files). This same thing happened to me for awhile. Reinstalling seemed to help. Also, maybe try setting core affinity since it is a single threaded app.
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I'll try out the single core affinity.
    
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I'll try out the single core affinity.
The game crashed after 15 minutes.....this is frustrating.


I turned my overclock down to 10 percent and raised my memory to 183 limit (comes out to be 186.2MHz). Hopefully this will work.
    
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Have you installed the dual-core optimizer? It smoothed BF2142 right out for me. The DC's sometimes have problems running single-threaded games. Download it here:
http://www.amd.com/us-en/Processors/...1_9706,00.html
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