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BF: BC2 "communication failure pnkbstra.exe"

zylander

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I get kicked out of any server running punkbuster and then get this error message. I updated punkbuster using pbsetup then manually tried updating it by downloading the individual files and saving them to the pb/htm directory. Anyone know a fix for this?
 

maniacalpha1-1

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Feb 7, 2010
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Trying running BF2 as administrator.

If you are in steam I don't know, but maybe try running steam as admin.
 

zylander

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I figured it out like 5 minutes after posting this. Somehow the punkbuster service was not installed. They offer a .exe file that will reinstall the service for you. Thanks!
 

Nintendesert

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Mar 28, 2010
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Yeah, Punkbuster is garbage and I always have to manually install and update it. It doesn't even get rid of the cheaters in the damn game.
 

leonlee

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Gee, if you're pissed off go buy modern warfare 2 and try the multiplayer :)
 

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