Punkbuster not updating
Compatible 3D cards include: n Vidia Ge Force 2, 3, 4, 59xx, 6xxx and ATI Radeon 9500, 9600, 9700, 9800, X800.
We do not support the following video cards: ATI Rage, Fire GL, NVIDIA Quadro, TNT/TNT2 and Vanta chipsets, Kyro, Kyro II, Intel chipsets, Si S, Xabre, Matrox chipsets.
Video cards without pixel shaders or with less than 128MB ram will not support all graphics features.
This section contains specific troubleshooting tips which address many of the common problems experienced by Battlefield 2 players.
Quite a few games run the Punk Buster services, you can find a full list on their homepage [evenbalance.com]. Some of these will block Punk Buster components thereby causing the "Losing Key Packets" kicking.
Welcome to Even Balance, Inc., home of Punk Buster™, the original anti-cheat system.Regional independence movements have acquired advanced weaponry as the nation's military splits into competing factions.Escalating violence threatens innocent civilians and Western economic interests. Play as either a member of a Joint Force and neutralize the threat...There are servers that do not use Punk Buster services, but lack of anti-cheat software can definitely degrade your gaming experience. Working with game developers, they have created a tool to help identify cheaters in-game and remove them. Make sure Pnk is on your exceptions list of your firewall/anti-virus software to ensure it can communicate properly with the Punk Buster servers. If you still get kicks, such as “Can’t Initialize Pnk Bstr B.exe”, go to the Start Menu.
Any server that runs Punk Buster enforces Punk Buster bans because no one wants to play with a cheater. Get the latest version of Punk Buster Updater HERE [websec.evenbalance.com](Mac OSX gamers click HERE [websec.evenbalance.com] ) . You can check your anti-virus/firewall software manual for instructions on adding exceptions. In the “Run/Search” bar, type “services.msc” and press Enter.
If this doesn't help, read the rest of this guide carefully, and then visit one of the many BF2 Forums such as EA BF2 Forums, the EA UK BF2 Forums, or the Total Battlefield BF2 Forums for example.