Originally Posted by Shadowmoose
...... its mostly with EA game files. For instance I needed to patch Battlefield 2142 and the file wouldn't open after I downloaded it. It took restarting and redownloading to finally get it to work. Any one know what might cause this sort of thing?
Crappy EA coding, they're well known for it, the BF2 series was a nightmare to patch, nearly every patch had a high failure rate when trying to install, I ended up doing most of them in safe mode, luckily the later releases (accumulative patches) seem to work ok these days.