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Origin Update broke Origin.exe help???

Discussion in 'Gaming (Software and Graphics Cards)' started by Diablo, Mar 15, 2012.

  1. Diablo

    Diablo Metalhead

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    so...after updating origin to the latest, during the update installation, I get two errors while trying to update origin. 'Cannot write to file origin.exe' or something along those lines.

    tried uninstalling it, rebooting, then reinstalling origin completely. that part works fine...but again, first thing it tells me when i start up origin is that there is an update. I run the update and then the same problems occur. After ignoring the errors, I can't run origin at all. Help?

    found a similar thread here relating to the problem, but their suggested fix does not work either.

    please help as Im really heated right now trying to get origin to work after purchasing crysis 2 due to the origin 50% off spring sale.
     
  2. Baka

    Baka (・ω・)

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    Baka suggests trying to reinstall and making sure it's ran as administrator this time ._.

    Otherwise, retry what they say and using the old installer?

    If all else fails

    GRAWR (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻

    Then throw cakes at EA's headquarters
     
  3. ViciousXUSMC

    ViciousXUSMC Master Viking NBR Reviewer

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    But if the cake is a lie,
    does that mean throw lies at EA's headquaters?

    ┻━┻ ︵╯(°□°╯)

    ...And we throw broodlings at Baka's headquarters
     
  4. Diablo

    Diablo Metalhead

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    did that baka. ran it in administrator a few times over, to no avail.
     
  5. Diablo

    Diablo Metalhead

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    i swear...origin is the most useless pile of crap. after 5 hours of uninstalling and reinstalling it and other troubleshooting...it FINALLY decides to work, only to receive 'The origin network could not be reached blah blah blah' upon trying to log in. -_-

    edit: and NOW it finally works after yet another 5 uninstall/reinstalls. ffs EA fix your pile of poo.
     
  6. Baka

    Baka (・ω・)

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    ._.

    Baka is not pleased on most new EA games not being available on steam anymore :mad:
     
  7. Diablo

    Diablo Metalhead

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    Diablo is also not pleased with this. I have over 40 games on steam and it works (near) perfectly...
     
  8. s2odin

    s2odin Merrica!

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    Quick question: I receive the same error. When you uninstall and reinstall, I'm assuming it keeps all your games? I haven't tried to fix this problem as I don't want to download and reinstall everything...
     
  9. TheBluePill

    TheBluePill Notebook Nobel Laureate

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    Origin < Steam.

    I really.. really hate having two providers here. I liked steam just fine.. Greed Sucks.
     
  10. saturnotaku

    saturnotaku Notebook Prophet

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    Says the owner of a notebook with $3000+ worth of hardware...
     
  11. maxheap

    maxheap caparison horus :)

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    what he meant was > $1million kinda greed (a.k.a. corporate greed), I am pretty sure you are also owning expensive stuff, maybe not the lappy...

    EDIT: I just saw your sig... *facepalm* x 2
     
  12. TheBluePill

    TheBluePill Notebook Nobel Laureate

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    What is your problem? Thats twice you have been snotty with me. Back off troll.
     
  13. Diablo

    Diablo Metalhead

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    only game i had through origin was mass effect 2 and through all the uninstalls and reinstalls, I didnt have to re-download ME2 at all.
     

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