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post #1 of 6
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Don't know if this has happened to anyone.
Just setup my new Sandy Bridge PC and installed BF3.
Now anytime I try to launch BF3 the computer hangs and going into task manager shows thousands of ekag20nt.exe starting up.
I eventually have to force restart the computer. Any idea what is going on?
post #2 of 6
I say reinstall the game... open up origin, right click on the BF3 icon and select repair installation
post #3 of 6
Thread Starter 
Well this was a fresh install on a fresh windows 7.
I'm currently installing it on my hard drive instead of my SSD.
Gotta wait a whole nine hours for the download to finish.
Anyways, I tried launching it from the exe instead of from origin and the same thing happened.
I assume the problem lies in Bf3 and not origin then.
post #4 of 6
Hi, have you got this sorted. I have the exact same problem, new install as well.
Also noticed we have same MoBo. wonder if it's the bloatware they have added.
will let you know if i find a fix.
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I just uninstalled Lucid Virtu and MVP.
Caused way more issues that I was willing to put up with.
That fixes the problem.
post #6 of 6
Thanks for that, I got it figured this avo as well but I just started Virtu and all was good. Only had a short time to test, so will see how it goes.
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