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how do i apply a patch to battlefield 1942??!!? Answered

yeah how do i apply it so i update the game. do i save it as a file on my computer?? what do i do from there?

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lemonie (author)2011-01-09


What patch, and where did you get it?

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Acepilot42 (author)lemonie2011-01-09

v 1.61, http://games.ea.com/official/battlefield/1942/us/gamedemo.jsp?state=010010

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lemonie (author)Acepilot422011-01-09


Did you download both files and unpack the tar.gz?
As far as I read that page, you should back-up the old binaries, init.com file and checksum, then replace them with the downloads.

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Acepilot42 (author)lemonie2011-01-10

i dont get it what do i do first?

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lemonie (author)Acepilot422011-01-10

ftp://largedownloads.ea.com/pub/misc/bf1942-update-1.61.tar.gz is a compressed archive, it needs unpacking. In there are "just the binaries and the changed init.con file".
ftp://largedownloads.ea.com/pub/misc/bf1942-1.61_bfv-1.21.md5.txt is a checksum, that the game uses to verify the game hasn't been tampered with (which it has, hence the new checksum)
Move or copy the files to where the originals are/were on your computer.

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