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Yup. This has been happening to me ever since the 26th. I've talked to multiple EA support agents over the course of the past 3 days. No dice.

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Those are my multiple attempts to get support. None of the agents have been in any way helpful. Most of them don't understand what I'm trying to say and assume that I'm having trouble activating the game on Origin, which obviously isn't the case.

I just want my $60 game to work like it should.
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In Origin folder select the game, right click and repair/reinstall?


http://www.jatochnietdan.com/games/battefield_3_fixes/



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Edited by Ken1649 - 10/29/11 at 4:39pm
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Where did you buy the game from?
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In Origin folder select the game, right click and repair/reinstall?


http://www.jatochnietdan.com/games/battefield_3_fixes/



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Did that probably 10 times now.
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Where did you buy the game from?

Physical copy.
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I would try to request a new copy of the game and create a new account for origin.
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I havnt been able to play cause it crashes to desktop everytime I try... No matter what I do.. this game is fail.
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I think the new account might be good idea if your product key definitely hasnt been activated with your current account.

Also whats your firewall like? Could that be stopping the activation?

I also used physicaly copy, I went into dvd drive, ran setup, that automatically opened origin and asked for my cd key, then download/installed the game.

Try doing this instead if you have been trying to install straight through Origin.
Edited by $ilent - 10/29/11 at 7:26pm
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Originally Posted by TowelieTowel;15504083 
I would try to request a new copy of the game and create a new account for origin.
I don't want to do this. EA published a game, I should have it work and have all my games on one account. I shouldn't have to workaround a problem that shouldn't be a problem in the first place.
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I think the new account might be good idea if it definitely hasnt been activated with your current one.

Also whats your firewall like? Could that be stopping the activation?

I also used physicaly copy, I went into dvd drive, ran setup, that automatically opened origin and asked for my cd key, then download/installed the game.

Try doing this instead if you have been trying to install straight through Origin.

The game's already installed. There's 2 activations, the Origin activation for the digital download, and the game activation for the DRM. I can't get past the second activation.
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Ahh I see. I vaguely remember seeing that, but I obviously didnt encounter what you are thats why I took no notice.

Try the firewall or has anyone else on a google search struggled with the DRM activation?
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Keep trying to Activate, my Friend from Germany, who also got a Physical copy managed to activate this yesterday. Failrigin/EA has Activation issues
   
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