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Call Of Duty4 - Failure:pnkBstrB.exe driver failure


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HI all!

I am new to this forum and i need some help with cod4 cuz i have an problem.

I play cod4 for around 1 year and today i had an problem with punkbuster!

i used an cracked game and cracked cd key but i got an original one so i can enter org servers!

I don't use hacks and never had this problem before! i tryed to reinstall punkbuster but it still doesn't work!

the problem is

Restriction:Service Communication

Failure:PnkBstrB.exe driver failure[PnkBstrK.sys] ffab.

I runned Pbsvc and here is the Result!


Step 1


Checking user is Administrator OK

Checking Administrator privileges OK

Opening Service Control Manager OK

Searching for PnkBstrA Found - OK

Extracting PnkBstrA service OK

Verifying service authenticity OK

Installing PunkBuster service OK

Installed at "C:\WINDOWS\system32\PnkBstrA.exe"

serviceInstallFile does exist

Checking PunkBuster service status STOPPED

Starting PunkBuster service OK

Adding firewall rule for PnkBstrA OK

Adding firewall rule for PnkBstrB OK

Installation Finished.

Please click "Next" to test the PunkBuster services.

Step 2


Starting PunkBuster Service Tests (v0.991) (07/10/11 10:07:31)

Checking OS

Windows XP (build 2600, Service Pack 3) 32-bit

Checking PnkBstrA service status RUNNING

Checking PnkBstrA Version OK (1034)

Extracting "PnkBstrB.exe" to:

"C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\PnkBstrB.exe"


Checking firewall settings OFF

Checking if PnkBstrB is running NOT RUNNING

Getting port for PnkBstrA OK (44301)

Opening socket for packet send OK

Sending version packet to PnkBstrA SENT

Receiving version from PnkBstrA OK

Received 6 bytes from

Response = 10078 (ms) Version = v1034

Getting PnkBstrB install instance OK

Sending start packet to PnkBstrA SENT

Waiting for packet from PnkBstrA OK

Received 3 bytes from

Response = 14156 (ms) PnkBstrB started.


Watching for PnkBstrB instance change (2) CHANGED (3)

Getting port for PnkBstrB OK (45301)

Sending version packet to PnkBstrB SENT

Receiving version from PnkBstrB OK

Received 5 bytes from

Response = 4046 (ms) Version = 2202

Checking PnkBstrK driver status STOPPED

Deleting PnkBstrK ERROR

Checking PnkBstrK driver status STILL FOUND (driver status 1)

Extracting new PnkBstrK to:

"C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\PnkBstrK.sys"


Sending load packet to PnkBstrB SENT

Checking PnkBstrK driver status STOPPED

Deleting PnkBstrK ERROR

Checking PnkBstrK driver status STILL FOUND (driver status 1)

Manually stopping PnkBstrB FAILED - no handle

Removing test PnkBstrB file OK



Tests finished.


This is!

i have an serious problem and need 2 fix it fast

!!!!! pls help me!!!!!

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I do not see an original COD4 cd key / pbguid associated with you, just banned leaked keys, so as far as we are concerned your issue revolves around a downloaded game from a warez / torrent site and we do not offer advice/support in any shape or form to users of warez / torrents.


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