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so im reading somethings today about how battlefield 3 preloading from orgin they cant install the game unless its windows 7 x64 with sp1 installed!
let me ask frist guys who were in the beta did you have the above requirements? it must be sp1 x64 seriously?

if so what gives? that x64 with sp1 has to be the worst to install!
a stripped version of x86 should seriously slap that os in the face!

i dont understand, this is going to upset me big time, if i cant install bf3 on game day because i dont have x64 sp1

thoughts???
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I don't believe it was, but I have SP1. Never heard anything about people needing SP1 though during the beta test.
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Are you running Windows 7 x64? If so just install SP1....
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no im running stripped windows 7 x86
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ekko View Post
no im running stripped windows 7 x86
Do you have sp1 installed on your stripped x86? I think the game needs the Sp1.
Edited by Andr3az - 10/21/11 at 5:48pm
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update your windows please. and before you bash x64, it is the de facto version of windows 7 for gamers.
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post #7 of 41
Quote:
Originally Posted by ekko View Post
no im running stripped windows 7 x86
Quote:
Originally Posted by james8 View Post
update your windows please. and before you bash x64, it is the de facto version of windows 7 for gamers.
Yeah, seriously.

Don't be bashing x64 SP1. If you aren't using it, that's -your- problem. The rest of us will be enjoying BF3. x86 is outdated, and x64 runs perfectly. Do you have 4gb+ of RAM? Well, enjoy not being able to use it all.
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post #8 of 41
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i never said i was bashing x64, i said its a upset for people like me that dont need to upgrade.. i highly doubt bf3 will hit 3gb of ram on a x86 windows thats runs at 500mb of usage on desktop..so thats 2.5 gb of usage from bf3.exe that i doubt it will be using on the ram,
for instance, bc2 never even got close, and this a port of it! same engine same thing!
also the x64 bit platform is 11 gb or so and x86 stripped is 2gb, there is clearly a difference in hdd usage, theres nothing wrong with the 64 bit platform except the fact i dont wana upgrade to it if its not needed, the x64 bit platform has 1 gb of ram usage + its totally unnecessary!
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post #9 of 41
1GB of RAM usage is no issue with 8GB though. Even with 4GB its fine... would leave you 3GB for other things to take up. Just upgrade to x64. Anyways BF should run on x86 SP1?

Quote:
Minimum System Requirements
OS: Windows Vista (Service Pack 2) 32-Bit
Thats from EA/DICE. So I would put equivalent at Windows 7 SP1.
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