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I'm having issues with loading BF3 when using the 12.3 drivers. The loading screen comes up, then as soon as it's supposed to go in game, the screen goes black and locks up. Is anyone else experiencing this issue with a fix?
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I did have this experience and I did :

Uninstall 12.3 via program file.
Use ATI Uninstaller
Use CCcleaner
Reinstall 12.3

it solve the issues for me.
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mine has done this every single time since i've gotten the game, and this is what i do for it to work:
Launch the game
Immidiatly Alt+Tab out of the game so that i can still see the window
Do something else until the EA symbol comes up
Click Back into game
Game now works flawlessly
i really don't know why this works, but it did for me, goodluck thumb.gif
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post #5 of 7
Assuming old drivers are causing this issue:

1. Unintsall AMDs CCC + Drivers.
2. Run "driver sweeper" to clear all AMD related left overs out.
3. Reinstall 12.3 ...


This should sort lockups problem with BF3.
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I'm having a similar issue. Is it safe to use Driver Sweeper vs. manually deleting registry keys? I've heard horror stories regarding Driver Sweeper where users ended up having to reinstall their OS. Do any of the negative comments regarding Driver Sweeper hold any water or were they isolated incidents?
 
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post #7 of 7
Never had an issue with Driver Sweeper .. it will prompt you to which vendor drivers to uninstall ... no issue at all, at least for me.
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