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Can't uninstall or reinstall anything as origin will says can't because battlefield 3 is running.
Yes have restarted computer but process still is running.
Only shows BF3.EXE running in the details part not the Process part.
Happens on all servers.
It use to work, rebooting use to stop the process but now it runs 24/7.
Could be an error with Windows 8?
It did work for awhile with Windows 8.
INB4> Rants of Windows 8.
Thanks in Advance to any help that is given or anything that is recommended to try, had this problem for a month or so now, and tried various things with no avail so thought to turn to mpgh forums for help