This launcher allows players to easily edit hidden graphics settings such as DirectX Level, FoV, Water Detail, Shadows detail and many many more! Made by GossamerSolid of Gaming Community.

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This launcher allows players to easily edit hidden graphics settings such as DirectX Level, FoV, Water Detail, Shadows detail and many many more!

Gossamer's Bad Company 2 Launcher
Version 1.0

This tool is meant for players to be able to modify settings that are not changeable from the In-Game settings menu. These are normally found in the settings.ini file in your MyDocuments\BFBC2.

What this application does is load all your settings in and allows you to change them all, save them directly back to the settings.ini file then directly launch your game.

+ Directly Launch Bad Company 2
+ Change Every Single Graphics Option (Including Direct X Level, Field of View, Shadows Detail, etc)
+ Clean GUI-based application for easy navigation
+ Works with Steam, Retail, Direct 2 Drive copies and more
+ Many more features!

This is the first launcher built for Bad Company 2, enjoy!

PS: I have tested this with 3 Steam-Based users and 2 Retail user (Online Activation Method)


You will need an archiver program capable of opening up .RAR files in order to extract the program. Once you have the program extracted, proceed to run it.

Since it is your first time running the Launcher, it will ask you to point the launcher to where Bad Company 2 is installed. There are three check boxes at the top, Retail (CD Activation), Steam and Retail (Online Activation). Once you determine what version of bad company 2 you are running, select the appropriate check box and click the browse button and select the EXE file that matches the example located above your browse button.

After selecting the file, proceed to save your settings. Then close the launcher options box. You will now be presented by the main interface where you can change all the settings.

Once you have changed your settings accordingly, click the "Save Settings" button at the bottom center. Then click "Launch Bad Company 2" button and the game should launch.

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[OUTDATED] Gossamer's Bad Company 2 Launcher v1.0
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GossamerSolid Author
GossamerSolid Mar 7 2010, 9:49am says:

Did anybody see if it works without logging into admin (when UAC is on)?

I'm not sure if it does.

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angelcs Mar 7 2010, 10:46am says:


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Commissar1032 Mar 7 2010, 11:21am says:

this works great

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GossamerSolid Author
GossamerSolid Mar 8 2010, 6:17pm says:

version 1.1 is pending release very soon! Keep the suggestions coming in (I've gotten a lot from the people over at the Steam Forums).

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Mkilbride Mar 9 2010, 5:28pm says:

Isn't this just a rip off of Liseda's configurator? It uses the same screenshot and style, even....

That one even has more options and auto-detects your game path...uh...why does this exist, then?

Liseda's even has a view-distance slider...this does not.

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GossamerSolid Mar 9 2010, 8:03pm replied:

this is not a rip off, I was not even aware of that configurator when I made mine. It doesn't even look similar either.

That one doesn't have more options from what I've seen in a screenshot. Mine doesn't use autodetection because that requires tapping into the registry files (where your key is stored) and some people can be paranoid.

I don't know how he/she added in a view-distance slider because I haven't seen any option that relates to view-distance.

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Havok777 Mar 10 2010, 2:43am says:

Question, Once i save my settings and i want to keep them at that. Do i need to always use the launcher to play with those settings, or launching it from steam work too. I mean it does save my INI file right? so either way of launching the game should be same settings?

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GossamerSolid Author
GossamerSolid Mar 10 2010, 11:15am replied:

once you save your settings once, you can play the game as you usually would

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blazinbud Mar 13 2010, 12:52am replied:

Im running windows 7 64bit. And I run your program in Administrator mode but when I launch the program I get a error. My game is a CD store retail and I set your program up to it's exe file. The error is

"Unhandled exception has occured in your application. If you click continue the application will ignore this error and attemt to continue. If you click quit the app will close. Index and length must refer to a location within the string. Parameter name: Length."

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Gregar Mar 11 2010, 6:19pm says:

i dont understand this tool where do i connect this tool to can sombody help me pm me on my prof

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GossamerSolid Author
GossamerSolid Mar 15 2010, 10:55pm says:

use version 1.1 of the launcher now instead of this one

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