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TWEAK sheek

Unread postby exoduus » 01 Dec 2009 21:50

Taken from BF2s . com

Tip 2:


Renaming the BF2.exe File


How does this work?


Although the exact reason why this improves the gameplay is unknown, but it is probably that Ati and Nvidia recognise the program BF2.exe as one of their own, so by renaming the file, you turn the game into a normal program, not a resource hungry dinosaur! In 90% of cases this has been known to cause some increase in performance in-game.


This fix turns off any special optimisation by ATI or Nvidia which uses unessercary system resources.


How do you do it?


Step 1: The first thing you do is find your game directory, the default is C:\Program Files\EA Games\Battlefield 2


Step 2: Once you have found the directory, locate the file BF2.exe, right click, and select properties


Step 3: You will then need to change the text in the white box which says "BF2", above the directory on the general tab, you can change it to anything you want! for simplicity, I changed it to BF21.exe once you have done this, CLICK APPLY!


Step 4: This tip is now officially done, but the shortcut on your desktop will now no longer work. To change this, delete the shortcut on your desktop, goto the game directory, and right click on the newly renamed file. Click Send To, then Desktop (Create Shortcut) and you will now have a working link your desktop!


Tip 4:


Making Battlefield 2 automatically a High Priority Application


How does this work?


Windows shares out its resources and memory between its programs equally. It also runs its own background tasks using the "Syip 4:


Making Battlefield 2 automatically a High Priority Application


How does this work?


Windows shares out its resources and memory between its programs equally. It also runs its own background tasks using the "System Idle Process". By Increasing the priority of an application, Windows provides more Memory to that application, and takes memory away from it's own tasks such as the "System Idle Process". You can change the priority of an application by going to ctrl+alt+delete and changing it manually, or you can set up this file to automatically launch the program as a High Priority Application, without you touching a thing!


How do you do it?


Step 1: FInd the BF2 directory again, the default is C:\Program Files\EA GAMES\Battlefield 2 the BF2 directory (common: C:\Program Files\EA GAMES\Battlefield 2)


Step 2: Right click anywhere in this folder and click New then Text Document


Step 3: Right click on the newly created file and rename it to bf2.bat, The file should then turn into a little cog. If it doesn't, you will need to uncheck the 'Hide extensions for known file types' option checked in Tools > Folder options > View.


Step 4: Right click your newly created bf2.bat and click Edit


Step 5: Copy and paste the following into the notepad window that opens:


@echo off
cd /d "C:\Program Files\EA GAMES\Battlefield 2"
start /high BF2.exe +menu 1 +fullscreen 1


If you have renamed your file in Tip 3 then you will need to paste the following code (if you have changed the BF2.exe to something different than BF21.exe, edit the BF21.exe to your filename)


@echo off
cd /d "C:\Program Files\EA GAMES\Battlefield 2"
start /high BF21.exe +menu 1 +fullscreen 1


Don't forget, if you installed BF2 to a different directory than C:\Program Files\EA GAMES\Battlefield 2 then adjust it accordingly.


Step 6: Save your changes and close the Notepad window.


Step 7: Right click the new bf2.bat and click Send To > Desktop (create shortcut)


Step 8: Goto your desktop, and right click the new shortcut, then click properties.


Step 9: Click on the "Change Icon" Button, and goto your game directory "C:\Program Files\EA GAMES\Battlefield 2" and double click on your BF2.exe (or BF21.exe) This makes the shortcut have a real icon, not necessary, but makes it look way better.


Step 10: Right click on the shortcut and rename it to "Battlefield 2" or whatever you want really.


ADDITIONAL NOTE: For some putting it on high makes it worst performance, so try doing it on low as well if you encounter problems
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Re: TWEAK sheek

Unread postby exoduus » 01 Dec 2009 21:52

btw this above all else works, no b.s. BUT PR uses the BF2.exe so it will mess with that. I dont know a work around.
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Re: TWEAK sheek

Unread postby Aurora1984 » 01 Dec 2009 23:34

Nice one Exo I will give it a go m8ty.
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