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HELP! Battlefield 2 1.4 Won't Start! (Update: Resolved)

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September 6, 2006 2:44:43 AM

My system:
Intel E6600 CPU
X1800XT
NEC 20WMGX2 DVI widescreen native @ 1680 x 1050.
Asus P5W DH Deluxe

Everything was fine until I installed the 1.4 patch that was released today. Now Battlefield 2 won't load at all. I click the shortcut, I get a black screen and then crash to desktop. I uninstalled Battlefield 2 entirely and reinstalled it. Same thing. I have no idea what to do. I am pretty sure my refresh rate is set for 60. The way it is crashing makes me think it is a refresh rate type issue, but my monitor only supports 60 and that is a compatible setting.

Any thoughts?

UPDATE: This issue has been resolved. DXT textures was not enabled in my ATI control panel. This must be enabled for the game to start.
September 6, 2006 2:54:31 AM

what patch the upgrade or the full? Do you have special forces on the machine also? If so you have to load both of them, then install the patch. I downloaded the incremental and it works fine.
September 6, 2006 2:57:23 AM

It is just the incremental 1.3 -->1.4 patch. First I apply 1.3 patch then I apply the 1.4 patch. I don't have special forces.
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