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Originally Posted by Gamerface;12833672 
omg.. more crysis problems. Hey am stuck at the avg has found a virus when i attempt to run the game. Cant get past that. Got up earlier today to go & pick up crysis 2 & aint been able to play all day..

Tisk tisk tisk.. they want us to go buy it on console.. Cant u see

AVG is terrible and has far to many false positives... get a better A/V.

Microsoft Security Essentials is the best free one, imo.
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I agree but that still doesn't solve the issue with "Serial Code is already in use." Error. Kinda ANNOYING. Bullocks eh?
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2 Steps to make sure you don't run into issues when trying to play Multiplayer:

1. Make sure when you initially install Crysis 2 and launch it that a dialog box pops up that downloads the 1.1 patch and prompts you to confirm the installation of that patch.

The first time I installed Crysis 2, I did not get any sort of prompts to patch the game; so I uninstalled and went ahead and let it also install EA Download Manager on my second install of the game.

Had EADM running, then launched Crysis 2 right after the second install was finished and it prompted me to patch the game. Not sure if you have to install EADM for the game to auto-patch, but since it didn't do it for me on the first launch during the first install I made sure to install EADM and have it running during first launch of the second install.

2. After you're patched, at the initial sign-in screen where you have the option to input a key with the word "Modify" next to it, make sure you put your key in all lower-case letters and WITHOUT dashes.

This should fix any issues with getting into multiplayer; I found this out the hard way after 3 hours of messing around with the game tonight. Wasn't too pleased with that at all, but i am having a lot of fun with the game thus far. Hope this helps!
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post #14 of 25
im having this same problem with batman arkham asylum.

also bought it off steam since it's on sale, won't let me validate it because the "serial is wrong"
post #15 of 25
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Originally Posted by jcde7ago;12835029 
2 Steps to make sure you don't run into issues when trying to play Multiplayer:

1. Make sure when you initially install Crysis 2 and launch it that a dialog box pops up that downloads the 1.1 patch and prompts you to confirm the installation of that patch.

The first time I installed Crysis 2, I did not get any sort of prompts to patch the game; so I uninstalled and went ahead and let it also install EA Download Manager on my second install of the game.

Had EADM running, then launched Crysis 2 right after the second install was finished and it prompted me to patch the game. Not sure if you have to install EADM for the game to auto-patch, but since it didn't do it for me on the first launch during the first install I made sure to install EADM and have it running during first launch of the second install.

2. After you're patched, at the initial sign-in screen where you have the option to input a key with the word "Modify" next to it, make sure you put your key in all lower-case letters and WITHOUT dashes.

This should fix any issues with getting into multiplayer; I found this out the hard way after 3 hours of messing around with the game tonight. Wasn't too pleased with that at all, but i am having a lot of fun with the game thus far. Hope this helps!

didnt help at all still spitting out the in use error
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having the same exact issue lol i created a thread too on accident without checking to see for urs
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having the same exact issue lol i created a thread too on accident without checking to see for urs

im about to chat with ea in the live chat i'll post what they say about this
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im about to chat with ea in the live chat i'll post what they say about this

k thank you please let us know
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Did you guys clear cookies within your browser, then type out the cd key in all lowercase ?
    
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you have to goto mycrysis.com/limitededition and enter the LE keycode there to activate.
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