[bf1942] sortof OT: Grey rectangle in client

Lee Latham leeprivate at cgmlarson.com
Fri Jan 2 13:37:04 EST 2004

actually, after uninstalling .6 i even deleted the desertcombat directory, 
and bf still wouldn't run.

it does appear that it does something outside it's own directory...

anybody know what that might be?

At 03:15 PM 1/2/2004 -0300, you wrote:
>Well guys, I dont know why you are so concerned about DC instalation.
>DC is just files inside de directory Mods/DesertCombat and nothing more.
>There is no DLL, registry entry or whatever, the installer just copy some 
>files to the directory. Mods/DesertCombat.
>The gray rettangle is in the same place where some messages appears:
>"Warning! Connection problem!"
>And others, and the circuntances that  make it apear i don´t know.
>For me it happens, but is not that often!
>Lee Latham wrote:
>>It's okay it appears to be quite rare, really, but very stubborn, too.
>>I have learned something--after uninstalling the DC .5 -> .6 patch, I 
>>still have it when I start a local server.  Ergo, something has gotten 
>>poisoned for sure (or the .6 uninstall is not complete).  Therefore I 
>>will start a new BF install from scratch, install DC .5, backup 
>>everything as per Miguel's suggestion, then install the .6 patch while 
>>running the file access and registry monitoring utilities from 
>>sysinternals.com.  After that...hack away and see if I can find the culprit.
>>I just didn't have the energy to try it last night, still being hungover 
>>from the night before...don't remember much about it but I'm sure I had a 
>>great time...

Lee M. Latham
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