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I can't launch the game.. when battlelog opens up and I try to join a server it gives me a popup saying I need to install the game. I tried clicking Continue but it doesn't do anything. So I clicked Game Manager and get the popup in the bottom left saying there's an update for the game. I click on that and it takes me to the purchase game screen. mad.gif
Edited by Sam1990 - 10/25/11 at 3:43pm
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In Origin on "my games" tab right click BF3 and click repair install. It checks the game files and applies any updates you need or are missing. I had the same issue as you and this fixed it.
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In Origin on "my games" tab right click BF3 and click repair install. It checks the game files and applies any updates you need or are missing. I had the same issue as you and this fixed it.

Okay I'll give that a try, thanks.
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are you using IE8 64 bit? If so use 32 bit or google chrome. I had this happen to me last night. For some reason I can not find my IE8 32 bit so I downloaded chrome and it finally ran.
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Works fine for me in Chrome.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by EVILNOK;15452225 
In Origin on "my games" tab right click BF3 and click repair install. It checks the game files and applies any updates you need or are missing. I had the same issue as you and this fixed it.

I tried this earlier and it stuck on 100% for a long time. It finally finished and now BF3 is "Ready to Install" despite the fact I installed it Sunday. Now when I click to install it, or says "Installing" for a while and then goes back to "Ready to Install".

Hooray day 1 tongue.gif

EDIT: It also deleted the entire game from my system. Now I have to download it again. Lame......
Edited by razorguy - 10/25/11 at 4:05pm
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are you using IE8 64 bit? If so use 32 bit or google chrome. I had this happen to me last night. For some reason I can not find my IE8 32 bit so I downloaded chrome and it finally ran.

Firefox. It's installing a 470MB patch now.
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It doesn't find you worthy.
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well try chrome it seems to work very well for most.
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Firefox. It's installing a 470MB patch now.
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I also spent about an hour with ea tech support on the phone and they have to change something on their end to do with origin they had to change something from default. he wouldnt tell me what he changed but as soon as he changed it from default it seemed to work just fine
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