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I really wanna know if anybody here is having the same issue as me, I got my physical copy Wednesday, I activated it around 3am, started downloading, download finished without any issues, then today, a couple of hours ago I decided to give it a go (my first free time since then), and Origin is giving me this message, which makes no sense since I activated it, almost 2 days ago.
Its stupid. I added mine at 3 am too. Why the hell doe sit need activation when its already added in the list? Origin fails hard. Also anyone know a .exe so i can play single player cause i am bored.
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What I did, (if it has any bearing at all...)

1) Downloaded the most up-to-date version of Origin on my system
2) Launched Origin
3) Inserted Battlefield 3 Install Disk 1
4) Clicked Setup inside of the disk folder
5) An activation window popped up shortly after I clicked 'Accept' on the Setup install window
6) Entered CD KEY inside of the window that popped up inside Origin
7) Pressed OK a few times on the windows that came up - The game was activated instantly and the game proceeded to install itself. (Origin changed to downloading Battlefield 3 at 9MB/s (BD Disk Speed - so I knew it was installing off the disks)

Etc etc..

Try my method. Worked first time like I mentioned earlier, 0 problems.
    
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Mine just worked.
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What I did, (if it has any bearing at all...)

1) Downloaded the most up-to-date version of Origin on my system
2) Launched Origin
3) Inserted Battlefield 3 Install Disk 1
4) Clicked Setup inside of the disk folder
5) An activation window popped up shortly after I clicked 'Accept' on the Setup install window
6) Entered CD KEY inside of the window that popped up inside Origin
7) Pressed OK a few times on the windows that came up - The game was activated instantly and the game proceeded to install itself. (Origin changed to downloading Battlefield 3 at 9MB/s (BD Disk Speed - so I knew it was installing off the disks)

Etc etc..

Try my method. Worked first time like I mentioned earlier, 0 problems.
I did this same method, and after it installs, it DLs an update. After the update installs, it says "ready to download" and wants me to download the entire game.

I give up for real. No games for me tonight, not really in the mood anymore.
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Not trying to poke the bear.....

But Origin isn't looking so great now huh?
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Not trying to poke the bear.....

But Origin isn't looking so great now huh?
As mad as I am personally, it WILL get sorted sooner rather than later.
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It is working as of about 1 hour ago
Edited by noak - 10/27/11 at 5:51pm
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As mad as I am personally, it WILL get sorted sooner rather than later.
We can hope so.
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what a bummer to hear people are still having problems getting bf3 to work. i am really glad i pre-ordered it on origin long ago. i was able to get the proxy early activation to work so i could start playing it at 9pm on the 24th. hopefully they get it working soon. this is looking really poor on ea's part.
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We can hope so.
All of my friends are now playing it fine, I have to reinstall.

I think the physical copy is why mine isn't working well. I think they nerfed the guys with the discs, man.
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