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#1 Mathijs


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Posted 25 March 2018 - 01:33 PM

...but I have already installed 2.01 and then 2.02. What to do?


This issue is usually fixed by applying one of the following solutions:


  • Make sure you've got the original, unedited game. We have downloads here. Forshire's editions often cause this issue.
  • Make sure you have installed 2.01 BEFORE you installed 2.02. 
  • Make sure you are either starting RotWK through the T3A:Online launcher OR have it hooked (from the Hook menu in the launcher) when you start your RotWK shortcut.
  • Make sure you are running everything related to the game and T3A:Online as administrator. That includes the launcher, the game shortcut, and the game's .exe files in the installation folder.
  • In your Options.ini, make sure the following line is present: HasGotOnline = yes


If the above solutions don't work for you, please reinstall the game and follow these instructions closely.

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#2 Makongen

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Posted 26 March 2018 - 07:33 PM

None of it worked sadly

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Posted 26 March 2018 - 08:40 PM

usually manually installing the latest EA official patch helps, afterwards re-installing the fan patches and running as admin

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Posted 07 April 2018 - 10:30 AM

Sorry to up but there are a probleme with this

acutally if we want to play a mod (so in 2.01) we cant launch in admin mod because if we do it will said we dont have the cd (admin mod dont detect the mini cd image) so it work in 2.02 because we have a new game.dat but if we need to play in 2.01 for mods or other it will mostly not work 

and there are 95% chance we will get this need update error 

Edited by Miraak5, 07 April 2018 - 10:35 AM.

He was the first...

#5 b0ss_theism

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Posted 15 May 2019 - 09:28 PM

Anyone got the fix for this, I'm having the issue and nothing helps

#6 CaptnQuebec

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Posted 12 August 2019 - 08:38 PM

I'm having the same issue, none of this works..

#7 VitMet7

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Posted 18 August 2019 - 05:02 PM

can some one look in to this problem , PLZ , having same isseus , asking for an update when trying to go online , i have the latest KOTR 2.02 patch , tryed to do what was offered in top posts , not helping

#8 Fitality

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Posted 25 December 2019 - 09:20 AM

I think it's because ROTWK can't handle BFMEII 1.9. That's maybe why it keeps telling us to update

#9 Znarf176

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Posted 25 April 2020 - 06:30 AM

I have resolved this exact problem by making sure my BFMEII base game is working properly. I never started it and never did the whole "drop options.ini into %appdata"-stuff that you must do for ROTWK in order for it to work.

So make sure your BFMEII is working properly. (I am using verison 1.06 for BFMEII and 2.01 for ROTWK and it works).

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