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I'm looking to unluck the M1, so I need to get my veterans status. I have a copy of BF1942...and someone claimed the CD key?! No clue what happened, but someone managed to take my key. I bought the game new in a GOTY pack like 6-7 years ago, so it's not like someone should have had my key, but whatever. Annoyingly enough, they, or someone else, took both expansion keys as well.

So I go to make a Heroes account, and link that up. Same account, play a few rounds, go to put it on my battlefield account, and it says it "auto-detects" any battlefield heroes accounts, and that I don't have one. Really now?

I also have a BF2 game, but it's on the PS2, no online play, which I would need to activate the game.

So what can I do? I don't want to buy a game just for a key (and who's to say that key hasn't been used like my 1942 key), but this is annoying.

Edit: All solved now!
Edited by E_man - 6/10/10 at 2:53pm
    
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Try to reclaim the BF1942 keys. Do you have any proof of purchase? the keys themselves on the original manual or something?
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i was never able to get mine for 360, but when i bought bad company 2 and logged in, i had my M1. it must have been because of my 2142 account. what sucks is that it doesnt track any stats for that gun. no stars, no kill count.
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How would I reclaim the keys?

I have the original disc jacket with the keys on them and 3/4 of the discs (Disc one disappeared at some point a while back ) I might have the box too. No receipts or anything like that though, not from that long ago on a game from target.

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i was never able to get mine for 360, but when i bought bad company 2 and logged in, i had my M1. it must have been because of my 2142 account. what sucks is that it doesnt track any stats for that gun. no stars, no kill count.
Really? Then how are you supposed to get the "all bronze stars" and the "All weapons bronze stars" pins?
    
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I would contact EA somehow. Can't help you there :/
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How would I reclaim the keys?

I have the original disc jacket with the keys on them and 3/4 of the discs (Disc one disappeared at some point a while back ) I might have the box too. No receipts or anything like that though, not from that long ago on a game from target.



Really? Then how are you supposed to get the "all bronze stars" and the "All weapons bronze stars" pins?
yeah, how indeed. i guess there just is no pins for the m1 grand
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yeah, how indeed. i guess there just is no pins for the m1 grand
They're fixing that in that patch that, like fusion and 64-bit Flash for Windows, is perpetually 'really close'.
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Just contact EA and tell them what happened and also that you cant get Heroes to work, they'll manually activate those games for you.
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When you played 2142, you would have to create an EA account and claimed the key then. Most likely, you created a new account when BC2 came out. Thus, you've claimed your keys, but on separate accounts. This happened to me with BFV/BF2 and BC2. What you need to do is get on live chat with EA. Tell them you're having trouble activating your old keys for veteran status. The support staff on the other end usually stops you there, and he takes a second to activate your veteran status. That's it. Took me about a minute thirty from start to finish.
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