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[FIX]Service Communication Failure: PnkBstrA.exe

UA Enlisted: 2011-10-27
2013-10-09 18:32
Hello everyone, I had this error earlier,

Game disconnected: you were kicked by PunkBuster. Stated reason: PunkBuster kicked player 'Player' (for 0 minutes) ... RESTRICTION: Service Communication Failure: PnkBstrA.exe

I remember this error back on BF2, so I knew how to fix it, and funny enough the fix still works so here is how I fix it. :) I hope it helps.

First goto to Services, on your computer if don't know how locate that then hold your START button on your keyboard and press R on your keyboard, it should come up with Run, in search box type Services.msc. Locate in Services 'PnkBstr A', if it is there then goto this [] and follow THEPR3SIDENT instructions. If not then follow these instructions.

Goto [] -
When it's downloaded save it to somewhere you can find it. Open it up, click yes, then tick 'Un-Install/Remove PunkBuster Service', Then click next. It should load up like console in the program let it run and click next, then finish.

Then re-run the program but this time tick 'Install/Re-Install PunkBuster Service'.

After you left it run, goto your Services again and locate 'PnkBstr A', if it is in the list, then you did everything right and you're good to go!

I'll see you on Battlefield. :D
CZ Enlisted: 2013-06-16
2013-10-10 16:08
does not work
Enlisted: 2012-07-09
2016-01-06 23:54
not work

C:\Windows\system32\PnkBstrA.exe NO
Is PnkBstrB explicitly allowed?
C:\Windows\system32\PnkBstrB.exe NO
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