Install/Reinstall procedure

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Install/Reinstall procedure

Postby MAN-AT-ARMS » Wed May 22, 2013 10:10 pm

1. Install game
If the setup on the CD auto-runs, close the installer and browse to the setup file on the disc.
Right-click on the setup exe and choose 'Run As Administrator' (On Windows Vista and higher).
(This will allow your CD key to be written to the install folder.)

2. Install 1.4 (full) patch (Required)

Windows: http://stats.ecgnetwork.co/rtcw_files/patches/windows/wolf_update_1_4.exe
Linux: http://stats.ecgnetwork.co/rtcw_files/patches/linux/wolf-linux-1.4-full.x86.run

3. Install 1.41 patch (Recommended)

Windows: http://stats.ecgnetwork.co/rtcw_files/patches/windows/Wolf_Update_1_41.exe
Linux: http://stats.ecgnetwork.co/rtcw_files/patches/linux/wolf-linux-update-1.41.x86.run
Mac: http://stats.ecgnetwork.co/rtcw_files/patches/mac/rtcw_141beta.sit
Note: Mac version will not work on OSX 10.7 and higher since Apple dropped support for PPC binaries.

4. Install 1.41b patch (Optional - Recommended)

Windows & Linux:
Linux: http://stats.ecgnetwork.co/rtcw_files/patches/windows/Wolf-1.41b.zip
Note: This is just a zip file. Unzip and copy the executable to your wolf folder.

5. Delete the pb folder inside your "Return to Castle Wolfenstein" folder.

6. Download the RTCW Punkbuster files:

All versions: http://stats.ecgnetwork.co/rtcw_files/pb/rtcw-pb.zip
Unzip this file and place the pb folder inside your "Return to Castle Wolfenstein" install folder.

7. Download PBSVC.
http://www.evenbalance.com/downloads/pbsvc/pbsvc.exe
Right-click on exe and choose 'Run As Administrator' (On Windows Vista and higher)

8. Right click on the icon for Wolfenstein Multiplayer. Choose 'Run As Administrator' (On Windows Vista and higher)

9. At menu bring down console and type /seta cl_punkbuster 1 . (Alternatively, edit this cvar in your wolfconfig_mp.cfg file manually with Notepad.) Quit out of game. Double click on wolf icon again and go to Multiplayer menu. Make sure it says Punkbuster is enabled.

10. Connect to a server.

Notes:
RTCW Version History: http://stats.ecgnetwork.co/rtcw_files/patches/changelog/wolf-changelog.html
Punkbuster Player Manual: http://stats.ecgnetwork.co/rtcw_files/pb/docs/support-players.htm
Punkbuster Server Manual: http://stats.ecgnetwork.co/rtcw_files/pb/docs/support-server.htm

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Re: Install/Reinstall procedure

Postby Destructor » Wed May 29, 2013 3:22 pm

what about a link for the shrub mod, hit sound, and whatever other related stuff?

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Re: Install/Reinstall procedure

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Re: Install/Reinstall procedure

Postby Destructor » Thu May 30, 2013 10:37 am

Aha! it's at the bottom of that sticky. Thanks MAA! Not sure how I missed it.

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Re: Install/Reinstall procedure

Postby MAN-AT-ARMS » Sat Jul 27, 2013 7:55 am

7/27/2013 Update. Fixed links

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Re: Install/Reinstall procedure

Postby brujah » Thu Apr 17, 2014 8:52 pm

Im trying to install after uninstalling years ago and deleting all old files. When its installing, it gets stuck on 50% of pak0 and makes me abort. It says i/o error, corrupt instalation file, any ideas?
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Re: Install/Reinstall procedure

Postby brujah » Thu Apr 17, 2014 8:55 pm

And in your post is there a difference between "wolf" folder and "return to castle wolfenstein" install folder?

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Re: Install/Reinstall procedure

Postby brujah » Thu Apr 17, 2014 9:01 pm

And finally sorry, do i need 1.4 and 1.41 or can i just do 1.41 for everything

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Re: Install/Reinstall procedure

Postby MAN-AT-ARMS » Sat Apr 19, 2014 3:19 pm

For Windows I don't think there is a "full" update to 1.41.

1.41 is an incremental patch (as is 1.41b)

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Re: Install/Reinstall procedure

Postby Inge » Sat Nov 22, 2014 5:05 pm

Hi,

I got a problem connecting to rtcw servers with pb on. If I want to connect I got the standard error message "punkbuster anti cheat software must be installed ..."

I have rtcw 1.41b installed with pb enabled - if I start the multiplayer I see no servers to connect.
Also I have version 1.42a update. If I start the ioWolfMP.x86 I see lots of servers, also egn 24/7 beach but if I connect I got that pb error message.

I did the reinstall of pb as mentioned here: http://brian-horning.com/rtcw-install-r ... dure-2012/
What did not work, was the pbfix from this page: http://www.s4ndmod.com/wordpress/rtcw-m ... rver-list/
(File: RtCW Version 1.4 Master Server and PunkBuster Fix)
This is a selfextracting zip which says steam rtcw not found. (I dont have steam)
-> Right now my antivirus has removed that file, it says it´s a trojan :/

In the end I would be very happy if anybody can help to get that pb running, so I can connect to rtcw again!
Thanks in advance,
Inge

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Re: Install/Reinstall procedure

Postby skuzzy » Sat Nov 22, 2014 7:37 pm

The s4ndmod fix DOES work. It is not a virus. Disable your anti virus and re install it. Once it's finished, open multiplayer, go to the server list and click GET NEW LIST. Make sure that you enable punkbuster in the top right corner of the server browser.

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Re: Install/Reinstall procedure

Postby Namloot » Sat Mar 19, 2016 4:28 pm

"2. Install 1.4 (full) patch (Required)"

This file would not install, it errored out.
I found an copy of the same patch file on my old XP box, and it also failed to install on my new box.
I'm figuring it to be a Windows 10 thingy.


"5. Delete the pb folder inside your "Return to Castle Wolfenstein" folder.
6. Download the RTCW Punkbuster files:
All versions: http://stats.ecgnetwork.co/rtcw_files/pb/rtcw-pb.zip
Unzip this file and place the pb folder inside your "Return to Castle Wolfenstein" install folder.
7. Download PBSVC.
http://www.evenbalance.com/downloads/pbsvc/pbsvc.exe
Right-click on exe and choose 'Run As Administrator' (On Windows Vista and higher)"

For me, that was the key.
RTCW is drag and drop (old to new Windows version). The problem is Punkbuster for multiplayer.
Dragging and dropping a copy of my old RTCW directory to my new computer, and reinstalling Punkbuster, using rtcw-pb.zip and pbsvc.exe worked great.

My concern is for new players, who do not have an old, working copy of RTCW. The 1.4 patch is problematlic (at least on my Skylake/Windows 10 box).

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Re: Install/Reinstall procedure

Postby Lazyeye » Fri Jul 22, 2016 10:10 pm

Anywhere to download the actual Installation CD? I have my key but no disk. :( Trying to reinstall after Win 10 upgrade.

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Re: Install/Reinstall procedure

Postby Canni » Sat Jan 07, 2017 1:54 pm

Hi I have just installed the 1.41 disc platinum edition on my windows xp lap top...and I'm clicking on multiplayer and its saying create on ui failed lol????...I dont know where to go from there ... I'm no good at this...does this mean I'll have to delete the pb folder and replace it all ???

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Re: Install/Reinstall procedure

Postby MAN-AT-ARMS » Sat Jan 07, 2017 3:02 pm

The means you're either missing the cgame/ui dll files and/or the mp_bin.pk3 file.

The 1.41 client/install you would also need to run as Administrator on Windows.

https://github.com/iortcw/iortcw/releases

There's a patch-141.zip file posted there that contains every and any file you would need to update any version to 1.41. (In case you are missing anything)

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