Punkbuster (PB) is an anti-cheat program created by Evenbalance, and integrated into America’s Army. This program automatically updates to prevent cheating on official and leased official servers. Below is an FAQ for Punkbuster.
- Do I have to use PB?
- Does PB cause lag?
- Do I have to update my hardware to be compatible to PB?
- Why don't cheaters just hack PB and make it useless?
- What if I'm incorrectly detected by PB and flagged as a cheater?
- Does PB scan my hard disk?
- Does PB send any private data somewhere?
- I still don't trust you... how can I be sure that you are not sending out private data?
- I still have many questions about PB, can I read more about it?
- I would like to report a potential cheat or hack, can I?
- How do I manually update Punkbuster?
- PunkBuster kicked me for "undefined reason", what does that mean?
- Why does it take so long to authenticate?
- Does PB have any problems with other running applications?
- How do I "Enable" Punkbuster?
- I keep getting kicked from servers with an "Innadequate O/S Privileges" error, how come?
- I keep getting kicked from servers with a "File Whitelist" error, what can I do?
- Punkbuster won't automatically update, how can I update it manually?
- Punkbuster won't update manually, is there anyting else I can do?
- Punkbuster is kicking me for "Losing Key Packets".
- I want to use Punkbuster to Admin my server, what commands can I use?
- I agreed to the Punkbuster EULA when I installed America's Army but didn't read it. Can I read it now?