My Battlefield 1942, Desert Combat give error of wrong version trying to play on internet

Posted on 2007-10-02
Last Modified: 2010-04-21
My Battlefield 1942, Desert Combat give error of wrong version trying to play on internet.  
They seem to be fine in single player.
I dont know the patches and the order they need to be installed.  (A friend told me these errors come from installing the game and patches incorrectly.)
I need exact directions on how to install the software, and then the patches.  And which patches to install.
Thank you!!
Question by:Mark88
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    Accepted Solution

    The correct order is:
    - Install BF1942 from disk
    - BF1942 v.1.6.19 patch (267MB
    - BF1942 v.1.6.19-v1.61b patch ( 6.4MB
    - Then install DC expansion from disk
    - Then patch DC using the BF1942 DC 0.7- DC Final Patch (361MB;31620#Download)

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    Expert Comment

    My advice would be - uninstall the game fully - then before following MASQUERAID's advice - run CCleaner ( - just in case there is anything left behind after the uninstall that may interfere with the new install later on...

    Author Comment

    Ok will try this.  Stand by please.....

    Author Comment

    Hi Masqueraid and And.  I uninstalled the game.  I didnt run the cleaner though.  I usually dont have problems when uninstalling/resinstalling.  So I reinstalled successfully, and then tried to install the 1st patch,  BF1942 v.1.6.19 patch, and I got the error:  "You have version 1.03.101 of BF 1942 installed.  This patch upgrades version 1.05.001.  Instalation with now close."  (OK)

    What should I try next?
    Thank you
    Mark 88
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    Expert Comment

    Try this version - before 1.6:
    (full version 1.5)

    Author Comment

    Still in a holding pattern on this question.  Please stand by again..............
    Thank you!!!  :)

    Author Closing Comment

    Thank you, Masqueraid

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