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Hey, I've been trying for 2 hours to get Battlefield 2142 running. I love this OS so much that I'll give up the game for it, but I know the game works on it. I've tried to give myself as many rights as possible, to run as an administrator, but I get a CTD right before the login page (after the intro video ends) "BF2142.exe has stoppped working". Of course, my first thought was to run in Windows XP SP2 compatibility mode, but it doesn't work because when launching the game, it tells me to ensure the install disc is inserted...
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try removing all the security crap from it

go to games -> Right click 2142 -> Customize.. -> Edit -> Security

then change anything as needed
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The main reason I left vista is what you're speaking now.
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Ya but, many people run the game flawlessly, I need to know how however.
    
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If its telling you to insert a cd to play the game, get a no cd patch, very simple solution.
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Ya but, many people run the game flawlessly, I need to know how however.
I had that exact same problem a few days ago with the BF2142.exe has stopped working error. I ended up reinstalling Vista, and it the game worked again. And believe me, I tried every single suggestion on the internet, but none of them worked.

Here's the thread that I made when I got the same error as you.
http://www.overclock.net/pc-games/20...2-problem.html
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