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mastaff2

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#1 16 years ago

Hey.

I downloaded the Single player demo from you guys (and for you flamers who would like to catch me with a techicality, yes, I know that I really downloaded it from FileFront.com) and it does not seem to want to install. I opened the zip on my old Win98 and copied and pasted it to a CD/R so I could move it onto my newer system.

I opened the zip from the CD on my WinXP and extracted the files to a folder in My Documents.

I opened the Setup.exe file, and it loads normally. It asks where I want to install it, blah blah Blah BLah BLAH! After it gets to 82% done, it says, "Cannot find Data3.cab, please insert disk0 or refer to directory where located."

I go back to the zip to see if there's a "data3.cab" file. No file.

All I have is a big pile of useless, steaming CRAP that won't install. If anyone can tell me where the mysterious "data3.cab" file (and I tried copying data1 and renaming it to data3, it just asked me for data4) and any other files that it needs might be?

For any people that might find this useful, a list of all the files that came with the zip: data1.cab, data1.hdr, data2.cab, ikernal.ex_, layout.bin, Setup.bmp, Setup.exe, Setup.ini, Setup.inx.

Now, I'm just a could-be-future-buyer of the game, all I'm trying to do is find out if whether or not I like the game and then possibly buy it. Any help is appreciated.

Until then, hasta la vista. (For those non-Spanish speakers, that means 'until we meet again')




happy_new_year

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#2 16 years ago

try dloading it again looks like it needs data3.cab or disk0 you probly figured that out though so just go and buy the game cause you will probly like it or try dloading it again.




VonStriker

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#3 16 years ago

Hmmm.... there is no data3.cab included. Yup, you may have gotten one of those "Bad" downloadable files. Try getting it from here

http://www.3dgamers.com/games/battlefield1942/

....but I have to agree with Happy..... buy it and have phun...

One thing tho, BF1942 is a very "graphically demanding" game and needs a strong computer with fairly up-to-date hardware. Read the requirements carefully.




Hellgramite_IV

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#4 16 years ago

I also will agree with Happy,It was definately worth the buy. I played UO for 4 yrs. simply because there were no other games out to satify my gamer urge until I got BF1942. And believe me I've played many a game in my day from D&D to games most of you might not have heard of.




mastaff2

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#5 16 years ago

Thanks for your help. Although I wouldn't play online since I have one of those 'ancient modems' that go by the name of '56k.'

One of these days I'll get a DSL or Cable modem, and you might see me online on one of the newer internet games.

If you guys have any reccomendations on a DSL or Cable service provider, that would be nice.

Thanks again, all!

-MastaFF2-




Panzer

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#6 16 years ago

I use insightbb.com and I like it alot try them. Also I play battlefield everyday for several hours there is no games like it. Another good game though is Wolfenstein: Return to Castle Wolfenstein. It is about world war 2 also except it is not on a battlefield it is like a 007 but some levels have super natural beings. Very nice game.




mastaff2

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#7 16 years ago

I'd like to say thank you, all. I personally thought I was going to be flamed, but you guys are nice, unlike other online communities I had visited. Thanks again. Broadband is a little too steep for me. I'm still living under my parents' roof, so I really can't apply for that kind of thing, not yet anyway. One of these days, I'll have a high speed Internet connection. In about four years, look for me on the latest online game, k? (Insightbb was really good, great price for a cable connection!) :rock:




viprdude

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#8 16 years ago

i have tried every resolution from 640 up to 1600 and i get the same problem for all of them except 800 by 600. i cannot figure out why this happens so i will post it and hope for some help.

the text appears kinda messed up and lopsided on all resolutions except 800 by 600. i dont have any framerate problems, its about 90 constant.

AMD Athlon XP 2100+ 512mb DDR PC2100 ram GeForce3 Ti 200 o/c'ed to 220 core and 500 mem Asus A7N8X Deluxe mobo

I have tried to put on AA and AF and texture sharpening but nothing makes the fonts look better. Any and all help would be much obliged.

Some of the letters look to be mushed together and not properly spaced within each other. Does everyone else's font look like this or am i just crazy and wasting time?




VonStriker

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#9 16 years ago

Ahhhh yes..... the old globby-font problem. There are people working on that one fro a fix. So far, the only solution I have heard is to Uninstall the game, delete the left-over folders, clean the Registry, and reinstall it.

I did this several times, the font changing each time. Weird.

A solution is soon to be posted..... I hope.




viprdude

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#10 16 years ago

none of that has helped me since so im gonna wait for ea to fix it, its readable just takes more time to "translate" it thanks for filling me on it that.