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Origin not running on Windows 8.1


sombr

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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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Dude

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

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sygnus21

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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.
 

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