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Mass Effect 3 DLCs not authorizing

by Gravetide

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Re: Question about the DLC issue



They work offline because you downloaded the "binkwxx.dlls".

You applied both DLLs to the ">drive<:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\Mass Effect 3\Binaries\Win32" folder and did overwrite the existing DLL?


The save games however should work nevertheless unless they where created without a DLC that is now available again
(As the DLCs could not get registered.)



Lets try a different approche.


    • Repair the game. (in Origin > Game Library > right click ME3 > Repair)

Then clear your Origin cache after the this guide:
All settings in Origin (only in Origin not in the games) are back to default settings after this.)


    • Close Origin completely.
      (right click on the Origin symbol in the task bar > close)
    • Press the Windows key and "R" at the same time.
    • Type or copy and paste "%ProgramData%/Origin" (without quotes) into the new window > hit ENTER
    • Delete all the files and folders in the Origin folder, except for the "LocalContent" folder.
      (The "LocalContent" folder must remain untouched.)
    • Move the "Mass Effect 3" folder from the "LocalContent" folder to your Desktop.
    • Press the Windows key and "R" at the same time.
    • Type or copy and paste "%AppData%" (without quotes) into the new window > hit ENTER
    • Now your Windows explorer should have brought you to your "C:\Users\>your user name<\AppData\Roaming" folder.
    • Delete the "Origin"  folder inside the "Roaming" folder.
    • In the address bar of your Windows explorer click on "AppData".
    • Open the "Local" folder.
    • Delete the "Origin"  folder inside the  "Local" folder.
    • Restart your PC. > test

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