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Game won't start

by crymorepanda

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Game won't start

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I purchased Medal of Honor Warfighter from Gamefly last night, October 25th. I got the game successfully installed but when I try to start the game it loops infinitely between User Account Control asking for permission and Origin saying "Launching from External Application". I tried deactivating my Anti-virus, Firewall, and UAC but now it simply starts the game and I get a black screen for about a minute before getting a "Medal of Honor has stopped working" pop up. I have updated all my drivers, checked origin updates, check punkbuster updates, tried reinstalling, and double-checked system requirements. I have tried running the game through Battlelog and the game manager just gets stuck on "Initializing" for a few minutes before disappearing all together without ever launching the game. At this point I am beyond frustrated and seriously considering pursuing a refund. I would prefer to just be able to play so any and all advice would be greatly appreciated.

System Specs


OS: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

Processor: Intel Core i7 @ 3.4GHz

Ram: 8192mb

Display: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 (3816mb)

Sound: built-in HD card

DirectX Version: DirectX 11

Misc Info: Have over 800GB free on harddrive and have had no issues playing other games



Reinstalling AMD Catalyst seems to have fixed the problem

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Re: Game won't start

★★★★ Newbie

same thing here, and it does the same thing with battlefield. nobeody ever explain to me. I spend 160 $ and more. 


i will never buy again the game with origin.....


my old medal of honor limited edition work origin.....



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Re: Game won't start

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I'm having the exact same problem with the same specs (playing on an ASUS G73)


I'm willing to reinstall the catalyst control center thing, but tell me, do you know where I can find the right version for this


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Re: Game won't start

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same thing here too, Uplay for Far Cry 3 works great, and every game i have on steam works but Origin-games doesn't seem to work at all

hope someone finds an answer to this problem soon 

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Re: Game won't start

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Same here.  BF3 has similar problems.  EA has their money.  I'm out about $80 b ucks for two games that don't perform.  Is is Origin?  Whatever...I have a zillion Steam games without a single problem.

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