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This might not be technical, but it is to me.

by punabutta8251 / April 22, 2007 5:01 PM PDT

About 6 months ago my Battlefield 1942 mods (not the regular game) started to get this huge, looks like a billboard that blocked out almost the whole screen. All that was on it was, all capital letters:

MAPVOTE_HEADING
MAPVOTE_MAPNAME MAPVOTE_MAPNAME MAPVOTE_MOD MAPVOTE_GAMEMODE
also adds; vote for berlin 0123...8902 something..., I don' play multiplayer so maybe it's got something to do with that. HELP, HELP.
I think it's some kind of add begging for votes for a stupid map. I don't think it has anything to do with the 2 computers I had and now have. For 3yrs I had a compaq desktop XP low end everything, now I have a middle road Acer Vista home basic,downloaded same mods same huge poster takes up almost all of my screen. First WHAT IS THIS CRAP, and how can I never see it again. I don't care how stupid my lack of understanding this looks just PLEASE LET ME PLAY MY Battlefield 1942 mods again. Just a reminder this only shows up on Battlefield 1942 mods, all of them. No other games are involved.

Thank you for any help, it's making me crazy.
punabutta8251

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Re:Battlefield
by sheilakmcd / April 22, 2007 8:19 PM PDT

A Google search of Battlefield 1942+MAPVOTE_HEADING reveals others with the problem who fixed it by upgrading something to 1.6 and something about a patch.

I don't know anything about this, just wanted to let you know if you'll do some searching with Google, you can probably get it sorted out.

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Thank you Sheilakmcd, I LOVE YOU!
by punabutta8251 / April 23, 2007 5:23 AM PDT
In reply to: Re:Battlefield

I read your post and I figured I'd ck my patches. You sounded so unsure, but at this point I was willing to try anything. Turns out I only patched BF42 to 1.5. Went to my favorite site and downloaded the only 2 patches I did NOT install, and surely enough 1.6 was one. Installed it, played my mod and no more stupid MAP_VOTE. You can't know how much this means to me, I'm handicapped and my computer games are my only enjoyable outlet, other than goin to see doctors, which I can't say I enjoy. I don't know how close you came to not posting your comment, but thank you very, very much.

Mahalo and Aloha
punabutta8251

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