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Battlefield 1942 via CDEdit

This tutorial shows you how to install FHSW correctly. All necessary downloads are easy to use installers, so there shouldn't be any problems setting the game up. With little adjustments it's also fully compatible with Windows 7.

1. Buy and install Battlefield 1942


2. Install Battlefield 1942 with the latest patch 1.61b


3. Download and install Battlefield 1918 v3.1

Place the mod map (bf1918) under the map "Mods" in your Battlefield 1942 folder under the EA Games folder (EA GAMES\Battlefield 1942\Mods)


6. Run BF1918

  • If you use Windows Vista or Windows 7 set the compatibility mode of your shortcut to Win98/Me and run it as administrator OR install the compatibility and resolution fix which also adds widescreen support:
  1. Download BF1942CF.zip (< 1 MB)
  1. Extract and install BF1942CF.exe
  1. Press "Yes" if you agree to the terms or "No" cancel the installation.
  1. Turn off any Compatibility Mode on the BF1942/Mods shortcuts.
  1. Battlefield 1942 is now ready to play (Windows will automatically apply the fix).
  1. If you want to uninstall, go to Control Panel > Uninstall a Program and uninstall the "Battlefield 1942 Windows Vista/7 Compatibility Fix".


Battlefield 1942 Free4Play via OriginEdit

WARNING!!!: the Origins version is limited. You can download it until March 2013!
WARNING!!!: you can not play with an Origin supported BF1942 or any mod under the same support on the original Battlefield 1942 or mod under same original BF1942 support. Conversely, neither!

This tutorial shows you how to install Bf1918 correctly. All necessary downloads are easy to use installers, so there shouldn't be any problems setting the game up. With little adjustments it's also fully compatible with Windows 7.


1. Try to get Battlefield 1942 via Origins and install it.


3. Download and install Battlefield 1918 v3.1

Place the mod map (bf1918) under the map "Mods" in your Battlefield 1942 folder under the Oriogin Games Folder (Origin Games\Battlefield 1942\Mods)


6. Run BF1918

  • If you use Windows Vista or Windows 7 set the compatibility mode of your shortcut to Win98/Me and run it as administrator OR install the compatibility and resolution fix which also adds widescreen support:
  1. Download BF1942CF.zip (< 1 MB)
  1. Extract and install BF1942CF.exe
  1. Press "Yes" if you agree to the terms or "No" cancel the installation.
  1. Turn off any Compatibility Mode on the BF1942/Mods shortcuts.
  1. Battlefield 1942 is now ready to play (Windows will automatically apply the fix).
  1. If you want to uninstall, go to Control Panel > Uninstall a Program and uninstall the "Battlefield 1942 Windows Vista/7 Compatibility Fix".

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