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Lowell-Holman
07-07-2005, 03:27 PM
I have IL2 FB/AEP (Gold Pack) installed on my
computer. Also have installed the patchs for this for this combination. Everything working
fine. Shortly will be purchasing PF. Given the choice what is the best way to install PF. Merge
FB/AEP or install as a stand alone. All my computer software is new and would not have any
trouble handling any set up. If there is a link
to this discussion I would be thankful if it was provided. Since I have the choice now I want to make the right decision. Lowell

Stackhouse25th
07-07-2005, 03:37 PM
oldest to newest game release, then patch only PF to 4.01M


looking for a squad?

Bearcat99
07-07-2005, 05:20 PM
Install it as a merged sim. Uninstall FB & AEP... then re-install FB+AEP+PF+patch 3.03m+patch4.01m and you will be straight. Dont worry about any skins or missions.. they will still be there.. at least mine were when I did that.

Forget about the PF stand alone install.. it is a waste of hard drive space. You will get more out of the sim by going merged. Also hit the Sturmovik Essentials link in my sig. Book mark it. It will save a lot of space on your favorites menu. Check out IL2 Manager, IL2 Stab and Uberdemon's UQMG in particular... the links to Hyperlobby and teamspeak are there as well.

Lowell-Holman
07-07-2005, 05:54 PM
Thanks for your responses. What is the link to
patch 3.03 and patch 4.01?

WTE_Target
07-07-2005, 06:15 PM
Go to the ubi sight game updates they are there

Taylortony
07-07-2005, 06:31 PM
I just installed the merged version of PF directly over my pached version of aep no problem, one thing the patches for PF get the ones with an M after them as the others wont work and dont get the server version either

Bearcat99
07-07-2005, 07:12 PM
Ooops yeah... 3.03m.... and 4.01m...

Lowell-Holman
07-08-2005, 03:59 PM
Just want to be sure about which patch to install. UBI website has (2) 3.03 patches.
1.PF V3.03 Merged(PF+IL2FB+AEP)Patch (updates
all previous versions)(100.2MB)
and
2PF V3.03 to 3.04 Merged (PF+IL2FB+AEP Patch(18.8MB)
Which one of these is the correct patch for my
situation?

Of course 4.01 merged will follow

Thanks for your help. Lowell

steve_v
07-08-2005, 04:19 PM
Patching sequence and more at airwarfare
http://www.airwarfare.com/guides/patching.htm

You can't go wrong using the above link

Lowell-Holman
07-08-2005, 05:31 PM
Thank you for offering the link to airwarfare.
It looks like a great site and I'll be logging
on frequently. I would like to stay at the ubi
site for downloading the patchs but I am not sure which 3.03 patch I should use, #1 100.2 MB,
or #2 18.8 MB. I have ordered PF and it hasn't
arrived yet. It will be new in the box. Are there different versions? Just getting ready
to install the games and the correct patchs. Lowell

steve_v
07-08-2005, 05:44 PM
Originally posted by Lowell-Holman:
I would like to stay at the ubi
site for downloading the patchs Like a horse, one can only lead you to the water, and maybe salt your oats. Have fun at UBI.