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25-11-2012, 08:36 PM | Post: #1
Offline PsP_Z 
Hey I got a new computer, a Asus, with windows 8. I came here to download the game again, and got a thing which says i do not have admin rights to download the game files. Note: I am the only user so I am the admin. If any of you guys can help me figure out how to install the game on here it will help. Please PM me with the info i need to know.

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25-11-2012, 10:14 PM | Post: #2
Offline artwis 
I'm getting the same problem.
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25-11-2012, 10:28 PM | Post: #3
Offline fluffymuffin531 
same here, idk what to do.
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25-11-2012, 10:33 PM | Post: #4
Offline Jeffbobjensen 
run your browser as the admin.
right click
look for "run as admin"
accept and download

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25-11-2012, 10:39 PM | Post: #5
Offline -=OG=-SkinnyG 
Not good to PM, since then others can't find this in the future:

1. Windows does NOT give all programs admin rights for safety reasons! This means that your browser will need EXTRA permission to run as administrator.
Right-click your browser icon, choose "Run as administrator".
Now press play now. It should now install.

2. If 1. does not work, it might be an incompatibility of the game updater with Win8.
To solve that, you can try to run your browser under Win7 compatibility mode:
Right-click your browser icon, choose "properties" , choose the "Compatibility" tab, choose "Win7 compatibility".
Now try again.

Maybe you have to select BOTH 1. and 2. in the properties.
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26-11-2012, 12:11 AM | Post: #6
Offline ZRD73 
^This.. & for more info, Read http://battlefield.play4free.com/en/foru...?tid=99276

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30-11-2012, 07:19 PM | Post: #7
Offline PRDTR 
(25-11-2012 10:33 PM)Jeffbobjensen Wrote:  run your browser as the admin.
right click
look for "run as admin"
accept and download

cheers, it helped me
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07-12-2012, 03:23 AM | Post: #8
Offline Ghuiby 
Thanks... I was about to give up from the frustration of staring at my screen seeing that I don't have admin rights, even though im the freaking admin and the only account
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23-12-2012, 07:55 PM | Post: #9
Offline delta583 
Same here pal....same problem Undecided
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12-01-2013, 05:46 PM | Post: #10
Offline josiah56789 
do u hav 2 be o admin
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12-01-2013, 05:54 PM | Post: #11
Offline josiah56789 
thankz
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14-01-2013, 04:43 AM | Post: #12
Offline Sandmanpaulua 
(25-11-2012 10:33 PM)Jeffbobjensen Wrote:  run your browser as the admin.
right click
look for "run as admin"
accept and download

internet explorer cant be run as admin
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14-01-2013, 02:43 PM | Post: #13
Offline Stickdude247 
(25-11-2012 10:33 PM)Jeffbobjensen Wrote:  run your browser as the admin.
right click
look for "run as admin"
accept and download

Whenever I did that, it worked until a random file each time (I tried downloading multiple times) & it said "Failed to download patch file" & the download terminates. I'm on Windows 8 & please help because this is my favorite game.
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06-02-2013, 01:10 AM | Post: #14
Offline wilsonzhang6 
i have the same problem
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06-02-2013, 01:12 AM | Post: #15
Offline [SAS]Drystools 
Guys, use Google Chrome, it'll be much easier this way. Incase you have installed it before then you need to delete EVERYTHING that's related to BFP4F. Including any plug-ins you might have installed. Then run it as admin.

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06-02-2013, 01:17 AM | Post: #16
Offline wilsonzhang6 
finally found out how
if using chrome right click the icon on the desktop and click run as administrator then click play now it should install the game
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09-02-2013, 12:20 AM | Post: #17
Offline xLeppiex 
when i try to download it a thing comes up and says for me to add it to my chrome and nothing happens
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16-02-2013, 12:49 PM | Post: #18
Offline killedbyjuli 
have the same problem but I can not run chrome as admin Sad
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16-02-2013, 02:30 PM | Post: #19
Offline imlay 
Ive just reinstalled p4f on my win 8, so for anyone having difficulties with this + cant find where to run as admin,
  • Right click icon (IE, Chrome etc) in bar along bottom of screen
  • Hover mouse over text to the program title (e.g. where it says "Internet Explorer" or "Google Chrome") -You will find it in the bottom row
  • Right click on it
  • Left-click "Run as Administrator"
  • Log onto BFP4F as normal, and install the game

This should work, and hopefully I have been clear enough... (Should post this as a tutorial hahaha)

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(This post was last modified: 16-02-2013 02:32 PM by imlay.)
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17-02-2013, 09:01 PM | Post: #20
Offline khiddsavvage 
i use google chrome and right click on properties and change the combilty to window 7 and it worked
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