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benaiahnl89
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Registered: ‎11-01-2013

Problems bf4 install

Hey guys,

 

for some reasons I cannot install BF4 on my PC. I put in the CD's, and for some reason it gives disk read errors. when i try to download the game, i get the infamous jump to 20%, then 28% then 34% and it stops at 40%. sometimes i get the DX error.  when i try to reinstall it just happens again. i tried to uninstall BF3, everything associated with origin, and run from the start, no fix. i tried moving the DX files as shown in another post, no fix. can anyone help? getting really frustrated now, downloaded it like 3 times, 4th time downloading now. 

 

its really annoying, since i payed good money to get this game, and all it gives me at the moment, are headaches :smileysad:

EA_Bastian
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Re: Problems bf4 install

Please check the version of Origin installed on your PC. A version later than 3.x is required.


To rectify:

  1. Try to run the client as administrator.
  2. Go to www.origin.com/download
  3. Download and install the latest version of Origin (and make sure you have your Origin account ready as well)
  4. Then add Origin into windows firewall and anti-virus software's white list, direct to folder C:\Program Files\Origin Games
  5. Make BF4 folder writeable

If that doesn't help, you can try to use the Cloud storage function from Origin or reinstall the origin client and install the latest version as mentioned in point 2.

 

If you running on a Windows 7 64bit system, you can try to run the Client under the Windows 7 compatibility mode. The Windows 7 compatibility mode is running as x86, and helped in a few cases to solve this issue.

 

Please let us now, if this problem after this workaround still exist.

 

Cheers
Basti

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benaiahnl89
Posts: 4
Registered: ‎11-01-2013

Re: Problems bf4 install

Origin is already running as admin, Origin version 9.3.10.4710. after last reinstall i did an update it said that was necessary. should be full up to date. 

im running 64bit win7, so i'm running origin through compatibility mode,

 

I'll give it a shot, still need to download a good part of it, still takes 2.30 hours to download ;(  

 

if this workaround helps, i will sure post it here to help guys with the same problems :smileyhappy:

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benaiahnl89
Posts: 4
Registered: ‎11-01-2013

Re: Problems bf4 install

[ Edited ]

didnt work sadly enough :smileysad:

 

i do have the install log posted below

 

Install Date: 11/01/2013
18:46:42 Started logging
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18:46:42 Install Location: C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\Battlefield 4\
18:46:42 Install Locale: en_US
18:46:42 Initialized installation config.
18:46:42 CommandLine: install -locale en_US -installPath "C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\Battlefield 4\" -autologging -startmenuIcon=1 -desktopIcon=1
18:46:42 EAInstaller version: 3.06.04.00
18:46:42 Original System Version (6.1.7601)
18:46:42 Launching System Version (6.0)
18:46:42 Touchup running under compatibility mode
18:46:42 OS: Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise Edition
18:46:42 Data reader initialized.
18:46:42 Data reader config: LOCALE = en_US
18:46:42 Data reader config: INSTALL_LOCATION = C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\Battlefield 4\
18:46:42 Data reader config: INSTALL_LOCATION_DOUBLE_BACKSLASH = C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\Battlefield 4
18:46:42 Data reader config: CREATE_DESKTOP_ICON = 1
18:46:42 Data reader config: CREATE_STARTMENU_ICON = 1
18:46:42 Data reader config: 32BIT = 0
18:46:42 Data reader config: 64BIT = 1
18:46:42 Processing EAIN file 'C:\PROGRA~2\ORIGIN~1\BATTLE~1\__INST~1\Touchup.dat'.
18:46:42 Installation registry missing. Game not yet installed.
18:46:42 (Config)Studio: EA Games
18:46:42 (Config)Game Name: Battlefield 4
18:46:42 (Config)Display Game Name: Battlefield 4™
18:46:42 (Config)Updating ForceUninstallAllFiles to: 0
18:46:42 (Config)Updating ForceUninstallAllFiles to: 1
18:46:42 EAI data version: 3.06.04.00
18:46:42 Start redistributables install phase
18:46:44 Started DirectX Install Phase
18:46:44 Launching process:
Command: "C:\PROGRA~2\ORIGIN~1\BATTLE~1\__INST~1\directx\redist\dxsetup.exe" /silent
Working directory: C:\PROGRA~2\ORIGIN~1\BATTLE~1\__INST~1\directx\redist\
18:46:50 Process exited with exit code 0.
18:46:50 Successfully installed DirectX runtime.
18:46:50 Finished DirectX Install Phase
18:46:50 Started VC++ Runtime 11.0.60610.01 Install Phase
18:46:50 Installing VC2012 version: 11.0.60610.01
18:46:50 Installed VC2012 version: 11.0.60610.01
18:46:50 Newer VC++ Installed
18:46:50 Installing VC2012 version: 11.0.60610.01
18:46:50 Installed VC2010 version: 11.0.60610.01
18:46:50 Newer VC++ Installed
18:46:50 x86 11.0.60610.01 runtime already installed.
18:46:50 x64 11.0.60610.01 runtime already installed
18:46:50 Finished VC++ Runtime 11.0.60610.01 Install Phase
18:46:50 Not Installing PunkBuster
18:46:50 Started Custom Component Install Phase for: battlelog-web-plugins.exe
18:46:50 Launching process:
Command: "C:\PROGRA~2\ORIGIN~1\BATTLE~1\__INST~1\customcomponent\webplugin\battlelog-web-plugins.exe" /S
Working directory: C:\PROGRA~2\ORIGIN~1\BATTLE~1\__INST~1\customcomponent\webplugin\
18:46:53 Process exited with exit code 0.
18:46:53 Successfully installed battlelog-web-plugins.exe.
18:46:54 Finished Custom Component Install Phase for: battlelog-web-plugins.exe
18:46:54 End of redistributables install phase
18:46:54 Setting up uninstall data ...
18:46:54 Installing GDF ...
18:46:54 Installing C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\Battlefield 4\GDFBinary_en_US.dll ...
18:46:54 Alternate GDF game name Battlefield 4
18:46:54 IGameExplorer2 for windows 7
18:46:54 ERROR: Executing Windows API IGameExplorer2::InstallGame failed (80070003)
18:46:54 GameExplorerInstall returns 80070003
18:46:54 ERROR: Failed to install 'C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\Battlefield 4\GDFBinary_en_US.dll' for install path 'C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\Battlefield 4\'
18:46:54 Installing C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\Battlefield 4\GDFBinary_en_US_64.dll ...
18:46:54 Alternate GDF game name Battlefield 4
18:46:54 IGameExplorer2 for windows 7
18:46:54 ERROR: Executing Windows API IGameExplorer2::InstallGame failed (80070003)
18:46:55 GameExplorerInstall returns 80070003
18:46:55 ERROR: Failed to install 'C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\Battlefield 4\GDFBinary_en_US_64.dll' for install path 'C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\Battlefield 4\'
18:46:55 Failed to install GDF
18:46:55 Installer finished with exit code: 3
18:46:55 Shutting down data reader.

****************************************
18:46:55 Stopping install logging
****************************************

 

something to do with GDFBinary_en_US_64.dll

 

please help me out, I just want to play!

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benaiahnl89
Posts: 4
Registered: ‎11-01-2013

Re: Problems bf4 install

after some nosing around i found the solution was in the registers. what i did was add a line, to fake the install for origin. then did an repair install, and some how i got it working! playing the campaign for a few minutes, got a directx error, most likely to do with outdated driver software. installing the new software as we speak, now lets see...

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bangyerdeed
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎11-01-2013

Re: Problems bf4 install

Hi, Could you go into more detail about how you fixed this? I am also having this problem.

Thanks