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Origin not running on Windows 8.1

  1. #1


    Posts : 1
    Win 8.1

    Origin not running on Windows 8.1


    Hello all, Im new to the forums,
    i'm having issues running Origin, installs ok but when try to run nothing happens, origin appears in task manager for a second then it goes away, i've tried many reinstalls still with the problem.
    anyone have a solution for Origin not running in Win 8.1?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 406
    W10 Pro X64


    sombr, try the link list here, the latest at the bottom

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  3. #3


    USA
    Posts : 689
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center


    FYI, Origin does run on Windows 8/8.1 as I've completely played Mass Effect 3 under the OS, plus a few rounds of Dragon Age 2 - Origin based games. In fact I'm about to reinstall the app since I recently did an OS reinstall.

    Don't know what's going on but there shouldn't be any issues under Windows 8/8.1.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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