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as the title says... I put in my disk, launch the autorun, click on install and it just does nothing. Anybody else having this issue?
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as the title says... I put in my disk, launch the autorun, click on install and it just does nothing. Anybody else having this issue?
Browse the disc for setup.exe, and try to set the UAC off or the Antivirus settings. And Origin Browser too.
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Do you have Origin installed? It is required if not.
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Browse the disc for setup.exe, and try to set the UAC off or the Antivirus settings.
UAC is off and I tried with my firewall/antivirus off already
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Do you have Origin installed? It is required if not.
yes
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Have you tried going into > Computer > Right click on DVD > Run as Admin > or even tried opening the files on disc an finding the setup file manually ? Right click on DVD in >Computer > Open etc etc. Try also looking at your auto play settings as this can sometimes change from default not to auto install games or software when a disc is put in. To do this goto >Control panel >autoplay > and select the appropriate actions for each and save. Let me know how you get on.

I just remembered another thing.... try turning off your pc and reconnecting your DVD Sata cable ( or change the slot it uses on motherboard ) this happened to me a while back when installing a game and it worked again.
Edited by Mr-Mechraven - 10/28/11 at 1:26am
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none of these suggestions work. I just redeemed my code through origin and am currently downloading it to see if that works, its ridiculous how you have to do that but oh well. Thank god that I have 30 meg internet
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if i remember correctly "downloading" on origin when you have the DVD in the drive, actually copies the data off the DVD.

some other guy had this issue aswell
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if i remember correctly "downloading" on origin when you have the DVD in the drive, actually copies the data off the DVD.

some other guy had this issue aswell
I had read that too, but no its actually downloading it. I can tell because its capped at my internet connections full speed (3.6mb/s)
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These things are sent to try us buddy , i know how you feel. I have Age of Empires 3 and the Asian Dynasty version but cant install Warchiefs coz it's not compatible with Win7 64 bit. How silly is that !!! I can install an play 2 of 3 AOE games , but they make the 3rd in series incompatible, nows thats clever. Anyways i hope you get up an running soon.
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