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Yep... I click the icon, the hourglass comes up, and then it stops. I've gone into the files and tried to start it from there. No luck. This is the download from EA Link or w/e they call it now. This happened about a year ago, but I was bored with the game so I didn't bother trying to fix it. Now I want to play. If nothing will work, I guess I'll have to reinstall, which I may need instructions on seeing as I downloaded it. Thank you
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This happens to me way too much. Did you go through the normal routine of restarting the computer and ending unnecessary processes/virus scanners/firewalls? Do you have any edits in the target box of the launch icon?
    
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yeh, I don't have much running in terms of anti-virus. Windows firewall was actually turned off (woops!) The icons all lead to BF2142Launcher. hmmm...

P.S. Any idea on how to reinstall the game from download?

P.P.S. The internet is a magical place, http://feedfury.com/content/225551-f..._starting.html
Hadn't found this before
Edited by HiddenPenguin - 6/14/08 at 6:31pm
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Never a good idea to double post, but I have a new problem. I finally got in, but now, seconds after joining a server, I get kicked by punkbuster for no reason. It looks just like this http://img214.imageshack.us/img214/4...3581485rn7.jpg

Anyone know how to fix this?
Edited by HiddenPenguin - 6/15/08 at 9:00am
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