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Re: How do I install from disc without download?

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Re: How do I install from disc without download?

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@zacedmonds wrote:

I've got the same problem except im trying to install Crysis 3, will this work using the same method that sundance31us used?


Dunno... But you'd have a better chance of getting an answer if you posted this question in the Crysis 3 forums.

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Every time I go and install the game it works fine, then im doi g the updates thats fine too, I install everything and go to launch the game and thats when the error comes up. Im so fustrated right now, I need help

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hello, i have this same problem with sims3 and origin. i paid for the game now it is asking me to download the game file and its 6GB which is my total monthly download cap and i cant imagine that i really have to download it if i have the disc which is also 6GB, what is on the disc then? di you solve this problem? please let me know how

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@mimi_mzk;  No idea.  You'll probably get better help by posting your query in the appropriate SIMS forum, rather than the ME3 one.

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yeah yeah the same as you ,so it meas our DVD is useless ?we can just download the whole game instead of DVD,both ok but download is too slow,use dvd is more convenient.especially without internet connected

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Download WinRAR (I used: free) or something like it. Click on CD setup for Mass Effect 1,2,3, w/e. It will make you open an Origin account, and then show you your games once you have entered the code. It will give you an option to download the ~30gigs.

If you do not have a great internet connection and want to use the CD/DVD, do what people have posted before: start to download with Origin, then exit after it has prepped the folders in the Origin Games folder. Delete the contents of the Mass Effect, Mass Effect 2, or Mass Effect 3 folder within the Origin Games folder, depending on which one you are installing at the time. Pop in disk 1 for the game you are trying to install, save the ME_RTP.z01 to the Origin Games folder, when it is completely done put in your second disk (if you have more than one, as I did), take the ME_RTP file from that disk and copy to the same location as the first file from disk 1. When that is complete select both files and right click to pull up windows menu on your unzipping program of choice, extract the TWO selected files to the proper folder in Origin Games (so Mass Effect 1 stuff goes into Mass Effect folder, ME2 stuff to Mass Effect 2 folder etc).

Make sure in WinRAR you have "Keep broken files" selected: you want to basically put as much onto your computer from the CD as you can, not have a perfect copy waiting for you, so skip what errors you can, and install what you can. Open Origin back up, resume download, download updates. Repeat for other 2 games, play. This is really what the other people were saying... I just did not realize that you had to unzip BOTH files from each disk for a given game at once to extract, and I spent 4 hours trying to figure out what was wrong. Hope this is helpful. (Windows 8.1).

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@Sundance31us

 

Specifically, not "stop" the download, but actually right-click and "Cancel Download"

 

But yeah, lifesaver. Same thing with DA:I

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I've got the same problem with ME3. These tossers told me online adviser that they are aware of the problem and their specialists are working on a solution. I signed off chat thinking a few days wait. Then googled and found that these twats have been BSing since 2012 about fixing it!

Fk EA, Fk Origin. I will boycott these disrespectful mofos for life. 3 tracking years?!!! The EA and Origin execs are smoking crack!
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And reading the amount if problems of various games on Origin like this? These guys are taking the *! How are they still in business?! Typical of the worst arrogant yank business models of giving their customers the finger while dining out 3 meals a day and turning up drunk for 15 minutes a day to collect their excessive salaries and bonuses.

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And I'm still pissed off at this BS! 3 * years of bull * and lies!
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