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BFBC2 punk buster error

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So I dl'd bad company 2 as I'm a little bored of black ops and the steam deal was to great to miss, but I can't seem to play any ranked matches

The error I get is punk buster related, it says that it isn't running or whatever

I've installed PB from the folder in the bc2 directory, I've dl'd PB on its own, I've done basically everything that doesn't involve using magic but I still can't play it

This is the second PC game I've ever bought and tbh I feel like a mug because nothing I have tried should make it work, besides the fact that it should work since I paid for it

Anyone have any tips?
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Personally I have to manually update PB to get it to work. Download it then add BFBC2 and hit update.

If that doesn't work check your firewall to see if you are blocking it.
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If your playing on Steam sometimes the steam overlay can cause this problem, you can try disabling it.
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I've tried both those with no luck
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Are you on connecting through a University or school maybe? If so they might be blocking something.
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Nope, I'm at home atm
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I deleted the BFBC2 folder in my documents and it seemed to work now

Thanks for the helps guys
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