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I've built my new PC and installed windows, motherboard drivers, windows updates, CCC 13.3 Beta 3 drivers and Origin. When I click to play Crysis 3, the splash screen comes up, followed by the game in window mode, but it's blank. After 5 seconds, it just shuts off.
I do not have radeonpro or any other game manipulating software. Here is my program list.

I know C3 in not on that list because I had removed it to be reinstalled again, which did not help.
Thank you!
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I have had that problem with other games.

It can be cause by a direct X problem, licesning problem, or the problems with the games resolution.

If it is a direct -X problem, it's because you are have something wrong with your direct-X.

It could be a resolution problem. Here they suggest alt+ enter to force it to run in Windowed mode to see if it starts. This works for some people. --> http://answers.ea.com/t5/Crysis-3/Crysis-3-not-working-***/td-p/536510 I believe you can also edit a .ini somewhere to fix the screen resolution problem as well.

Here they suggest to delete the licensing folder, forcing it to re-load. This works for some people --> "http://answers.ea.com/t5/Crysis-3/Crysis-3-will-not-launch/td-p/673392".

This can also occur form a licensing problem if you pirated it, in that case I can't help you.
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I have had that problem with other games.

It can be cause by a direct X problem, licesning problem, or the problems with the games resolution.

If it is a direct -X problem, it's because you are have something wrong with your direct-X.

It could be a resolution problem. Here they suggest alt+ enter to force it to run in Windowed mode to see if it starts. This works for some people. --> http://answers.ea.com/t5/Crysis-3/Crysis-3-not-working-***/td-p/536510 I believe you can also edit a .ini somewhere to fix the screen resolution problem as well.

Here they suggest to delete the licensing folder, forcing it to re-load. This works for some people --> "http://answers.ea.com/t5/Crysis-3/Crysis-3-will-not-launch/td-p/673392".

This can also occur form a licensing problem if you pirated it, in that case I can't help you.

Thanks for the suggestions. I needed to redownload the game and now it works. It is a shame that the game is CPU heavy and it does not make full use of my cores.
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