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Battlefield 3 can't start on windows XP.

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Battlefield 3 can't start on windows XP.

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Why I can't run Battlefield 3 on windows XP?

When I run Battlefield 3 on windows XP I get an error

The Error is:

"The Kernel32.dll could not be located in the dynamic link library"

I already have it in C:\Windows\System32

but the game didn't work

What can I do to make it run on Windows XP?

Thanks.

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Re: Battlefield 3 can't start on windows XP.

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Hi there.Confusedmileyhappy:

 

Battlefield 3 doesn't support Direct X 9. That means it is not supported on WIN XP.

The only suggestion I can give you is to upgrade your OS (Operating System).

 

Here are the official system requirements:

 

Minimum requirements for Battlefield 3

  • OS: Windows Vista or Windows 7
  • Processor: Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz or Althon X2 2.7 GHz
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Graphic card: DirectX 10 or 11 compatible Nvidia or AMD ATI card, ATI Radeon 3870 or higher, Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT or higher.
  • Graphics card memory: 512 MB
  • Sound card: Direct X compatible sound card
  • Hard drive: 15 GB for disc version or 10 GB for digital version

Recommended system requirements for Battlefield 3

  • OS: Windows 7 64-bit
  • Processor: Quad-core Intel or AMD CPU
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Graphics card: DirectX 11 Nvidia or AMD ATI card, Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 or ATI Radeon 6950.
  • Graphics card memory: 1 GB
  • Sound card: Direct X compatible sound card
  • Hard drive: 15 GB for disc version or 10 GB for digital version.

 

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If I downloaded direct x10 will it work of xp?

 

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Nop

https://help.ea.com/article/why-cant-i-play-battlefield-3-on-winxp

this will explian it all

and sorry for that Frown

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OK thanks

Can you please,answer my Second question?

Thanks.

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i googled alot of sites and found only these 2 are most useful

"you won't be able to utilize DX11 without upgrading your OS."

and this

"Windwos XP doesnt support dx10 Or dx11."

so i guess no

sorry mateConfusedmileysad:

 

EDIT:1 more i saw after i post this

 

"As it was said before, XP is DirectX9.0c maximum. It's the reason I got myself a Win7"

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Ok.Thanks

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