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I'm too cool to Post

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9th July 2004

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#1 12 years ago

So I've played 2.1 for quite some time and after college I installed 2.15. This weekend it played great and was quite awesome indeed. Today, I was having some major problems with loading times and freezes. I chalked it up to low Memory on my 8600 256mb so I did a restart (this was during a SP-game, as in the game was 'frozen' either it crashed or was memory lagging and I restarted while it was still running). Now immediately after the restart everytime I run FH.exe it starts up until crashing before even playing the intro video. The message is as follows: mods/Bf2/shaders/staticmesh.fx not found!!!_DO_check your working directory, _AND_ Sync your shaders folder before calling upon local rendering programer/GP. (really!) I think it has to do with the custom shader fix... and I'm wondering if the restart fucked a directory up so the FH.exe can't do what its supposed to do. I hope this is a simple fix... because I don't want to have to re-dl just to reinstall...


I didn't make it!

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#2 12 years ago

I reinstalled but Maybe there is a fix.


FH2 betatester

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27th September 2004

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#3 12 years ago

Check in your bf2 mod folder (default C:\Program Files\EA Games\Battlefield 2\mods\bf2\) and see if your is there.

I have had this problem before and for some reason that file gets erased. I keep a copy of Battlefield 2 in my EA Games directory so I can easily replace any lost files like the

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FH2 Betatester

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#4 12 years ago

there should be a -backup file in the mods/bf2/ folder just rename it then check if there is a in the mods/fh2/ folder if noch check if there is a backup andrename it to the normal file name.

this should work then.


Requesting artillery fire!

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#5 12 years ago

I have had this, I lost the and the backup as well, I had to reinstall.

ADvice: keep a backup of the shaders_client files AND of the FH 2.15 full.exe and all other files you need to reinstall, as it will save you hours of downloading each time you need a reinstall (not that it's a weekly happening, but still).