First time I’ve come across this. Very strange. I downloaded the latest patch for bf 1942 and now, the game will only go to the splash screen and stop at the desktop. Never had a prob. before this patch. It worked fine with the last patch and patchless.
By the way, I’m using a 1.1 copy I made with my liteon 24102b. I always play the game in my dvd rom drive to avoid the atip check and up till now everything was fine.
Ok, heres where it gets weird, I figured I would try playing it in my liteon cdrw drive and it did the same thing. No “please insert the correct cd” error, just the splash screen and then nothing. So now I figure, what the heck, I put the hide cdr media option on in my clone cd tray and bingo, the game loaded fine. It loaded fine in my dvd rom and cdrw drive as long as the hide cdr media was checked.
Is it now possible to do an atip check on a dvd rom drive??? Apparently with this new patch they are able. Its not your standard check though, because there is now insert correct cd error. Just a splash screen then nothing. Anybody else have any input on this??