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It isn't listed in the resolutions, i had waited so long. Anything special i need to do?
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yeah I was wondering the same thing. you have to right click your launch icon, select properties, and in the "target" box add "+ widescreen 1" (without quotes). When you re-launch the options will be there. hope this helps!

It should look something like this when you add it:

"C:\\Program Files\\Electronic Arts\\Battlefield 2142\\BF2142.exe" +menu 1 +fullscreen 1 +widescreen 1
    
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I will check right now. I downloaded and patched it, but got distracted playing another game.
    
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I still use this format in my shortcut:
"C:\\Program Files\\EA Games\\Battlefield 2142\\BF2142.exe" +widescreen 1 +szx 1680 +szy 1050

Yours would be 1440X900 instead of 1680X1050
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Yeah the widescreen resolutions aren't listed. Nice job EA.
    
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Yeah i used to put my resolution there too but you don't have to anymore for patch 1.5. if you just add +widescreen 1 to the target box it will show up in the in-game drop down menu. Before, if you set a resolution in the target box, it just stretched. Now they actually have support (but it's in beta phase)
    
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post #7 of 19
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Yeah the widescreen resolutions aren't listed. Nice job EA.
Audit's solution of adding "+widescreen 1" to the shortcut works perfectly.
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my first rep! and im glad it worked!
    
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Thanks for the info! +rep.

Now all I need know is how to stop it from crashing when pressing the Audio tab and joining a server.... >.<
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yeah as far as buggy games go battlefield 2142 is up there with the best of them. I've never had that happen though (and for the record im not playing on my sig rig, that would be miserable), so i probably wouldn't be able to help with the crashing. haha just try what i always do: google
    
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