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tl54

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#91905 22-Oct-2011 13:06
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All games in my origin library (not just BF3) will stuck at "prepare" when I click download.

Then after a few seconds the download will pause. If I click resume download, it will repeat the aforementioned steps.

I am using the latest Origin client. Also tried on a few different computers in my house (including couple of fresh installed virtual machines) with no luck.

BTW I was able to download BF3 beta without any issues a few weeks back.

So does anybody have similar issue? I am with Slingshot.

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rockzcm
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  #536602 22-Oct-2011 23:01
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I downloaded the game this morning and it works fine for me.

it takes a while to download this big baby.

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  #536623 23-Oct-2011 04:44
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I am having the exact same issue.  It just bounces back and forth from Prepairing to Paused.  Any new input on this?  I have over 100GB free on the C drive. 

 
 
 
 


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  #538011 27-Oct-2011 05:56
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Only the download version is available atm right? Went to dick smiths yesterday to get BF3 as I read BF3 can now be downloaded but was told the box version ain't out yet! So I ended up buying Starcraft II.




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  #538013 27-Oct-2011 06:07
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Is available now. Was released at midnight although apparently servers did not open until 2am. My copy is out with the courier now.







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  #538086 27-Oct-2011 11:10
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sgtstahlman: I am having the exact same issue.  It just bounces back and forth from Prepairing to Paused.  Any new input on this?  I have over 100GB free on the C drive. 


After extensive investigation, I found this is to do with me using Google's DNS (8.8.8.8 and 8.8.8.4).

Try to use your ISP's DNS, that should solve the problem. Apparently the new version of Origin doesn't play nice with some of the DNS servers.

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  #538652 28-Oct-2011 12:37
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I should have started installing last night - its running 154kb off the DVD (part 2) install. Reckons 7 hours to install.
Its a brand new fecking DVD and the first install disk ran at 3mb

I hate steam/origin/internetvalidators......

What ever happened to just a game on a disk. Install. Play. grrrr........

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  #538666 28-Oct-2011 12:53
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One issue installing I came across was I already had Punkbuster installed so it errored out saying cannot install as it's already there which made it roll back the whole installation, I had to uninstall Punkbuster, reboot and then install bf3 again. This was from Dvd install.

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