What is the generally accepted reason for running a game and then it just shuts you out to the desktop? I thought I resolved this problem in this particular instance, but it's cropped up again. :(
I'm running Battlefield 2 [haven't played in like 4 months] and it's all working great then I remember I bought the Spec Forces Expansion Pack but I never installed it! So I install it and then run the game [I did not patch after installing SF pack, the game says it's patching to 1.1 as it is installing the SF pack.] and then when the bar comes up to show it's progress it takes like 15 mins to load the game. I reset. I load up SF again and as it gets to 63%, it shuts me out to the desktop.
I'm confused about the order in which I have to install patches. Anybody got SF working for them? [This is not my main question, my main question is about a shut down to the desktop.] I figure, 'okay' so then I try to play normal BF2. Same problem, shuts me out to desktop. So now I think I should un-install the SF pack, BF2, then re-install them both.
I have a good rig for BF2, but I know I should have 2 gig instead of 1 of memory. I have enough PSU [430 watt Antec], and I've not broken 88'F in case temp. I don't run any scripts or mods. I was just a fresh SF install.
Help me please. Thank you.
Try these forums, they are pretty much BF2 specific.
:moved: to BF2 Support forum
You must run the 1.22 patch again after installing SF...
Uninstall bf2 and special forces. delete all bf2 folders and clean up registry etc etc Then reinstall bf2 then install 1.2 patch then install sf then install 1.22