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post #11 of 19
Mine got it to activate on Origin...but it is still downloading it instead of installing from cd...thank god for a 6 meg a second download...just as quick as installing it...
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post #12 of 19
do i have to install origin to install bf3? confused.gif
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post #13 of 19
I'm afraid so.
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post #14 of 19
Thread Starter 
Sorry folks for the late reply, but collectively your help has helped me to install and enjoy BF3 thus far, the culprit was not having Origin running.

Rep to all that helped. thumb.gif
post #15 of 19
The game came with installation instructions, which work. I know, 'cause I installed from disc.
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post #16 of 19
Wow. Just now got it to install from disc after about 30-minutes of monkeying with the Origin client. This is the most unintuitive and unnecessarily particular installation process I have ever seen.

Once again, the only people with a smooth installation/play experience are the pirates.
post #17 of 19
Now a 460+MB patch to download. Wunnerful...
post #18 of 19
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Originally Posted by sterik01;15451957 
do i have to install origin to install bf3? confused.gif

yes yes you do no matter what you have to have orgin to even play bf3... only reason i just went with a digital download instead of a disk
    
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post #19 of 19
Yeah, mine said I was downloading at 11.5mb a sec but i only have 600kb/s isp.

So, all it means is that your installing from cd and your downloading to your HDD at that speed. lol Took me 20 mins to install and patch. BUT as the OP said you have to have origin open first. Also you have to activate the game after that. Then the DL or Install will take place.
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