Punkbuster setup not updating
Click Uninstall/Change to remove Punk Buster Services from your computer.Note: You will not be able to join any matches of games that user Punkbuster until you re-install it.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.
Make sure all Punk Buster Services are installed and running by downloading PBSVC. Scroll through the list and find Pnk Bstr A and Pnk Bstr B.A computer identified as using cheats may be banned from connecting to protected servers.The aim of the program is to isolate cheaters and prevent them from disrupting legitimate games.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.Here are just a few EA titles: Battlefield 2 Battlefield 3 Battlefield 2142 Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Battlefield Heroes Battlefield Play4Free Battlefield Vietnam Medal of Honor Medal of Honor Warfighter Can I play without it? However, you will not be able to join any server that runs Punk Buster Services. are the developers of the anti-cheat software, Punk Buster. Until these various packages are updated to correctly identify Pnk Bstr A.exe, Pnk Bstr B.exe, and Pnk Bstr as components of the Punk Buster Anti-Cheat System, players who experience Punk Buster kicks due to these conflicts need to either manually adjust the settings of the other software running on their system or disable the other software while playing on Punk Buster enabled servers. This will ensure Pnk Bstr and Pnk Bstr are installed and running properly.
Punkbuster has 2 services running in the background in order to check your PC for hacks or 3rd party programs influencing the game.