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Can I get my Origin profile link?

I discovered this question just searching for the same as the OP looking for an way to get my origin profile's URL address. So I posted for those trying to find the same... First up: All information ...
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Find uplay, Origin, Battle.net game ID

Steam (just in case) You can enable "Display Steam URL address bar when available" on Steam > Settings > Interface: After that you will be able to see the game ID on the store page (in this case, ...
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I bought a physical copy of an EA game and was forced to sign in to Origin

Origin is used as a way of registering and maintaining EA's more recent games. The benefit for you is that it will patch your game for you and notify you of any new content. It also serves as a place ...
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I bought a physical copy of an EA game and was forced to sign in to Origin

Origin is required to play any EA game. Much like any Steam game, Steam is required to play them. This "environment" is required to download any new content or updates for games you play.
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Can I copy Battlefield 4 files to Steam Library?

Finally after trying so many times I've got it working. How I Did It Wrong: I posted this question here after trying several times and failing and this is how. I initiated the install in steam, it ...
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EA Origin Points use for dlc purchase

According to this question and also this thread on the official forums, you can't use Origin points to purchase anything. They are solely used to show off your skills in participating games. You are ...
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Way to get Titanfall 2 on Steam if you already own it on Origin?

Sadly, there is no way to transfer an Origin copy of any game to Steam. This was confirmed by an EA Community Manager on an Answer HQ thread: Hey all, it is not currently possible to move games from ...
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Cannot get Steam Controller to work with FIFA16 (Origin)

For this problem there is a workaround. In Origin-settings disable origin-ingame(the overlay) shut down origin add fifa16.exe from your installation directory to steam via "add a non-steam game to ...
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Does Origin have any built in screenshot functionality?

Although not provided by Origin itself, this shortcut works inside all Origin games: press Win+PrtScn This will not produce any sound nor visual effect and screenshots of all games are saved in the ...
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DirectX setup Internal Error when installing Battlefield 4

Disable or stop your antivirus then run the Directx setup, the setup should now run smoothly. Sometimes the Antivirus prevents important files from running.
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Are there any command-line arguments for Origin?

Launch the game with origin closed , wait for it to start, alt tab out. open powershell. (admin rights) type in : Get-WmiObject Win32_process -Filter "name = 'Origin.exe'" | Select CommandLine ...
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Find uplay, Origin, Battle.net game ID

Other method for origin Open to " installerdata.xml " in your game "G:\Origin Games\Need for Speed(TM) Most Wanted\ __Installer" for me and look contentIDs 71628 71530 71744 ...
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Download legit copy of Fifa 16 without activation key

Assuming by "Origin" you mean the EA digital distribution client, you can just right-click the icon in your task tray, select "redeem product code" and then activate the key in there. If you don't ...
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Cannot get Steam Controller to work with FIFA16 (Origin)

See this comment on Steam Community Forum. Basically what the poster suggests is to turn the steam controller desktop settings to an XBox controller. The settings the poster is talking about I ...
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Is gifting games on Origin region locked?

The answer is Yes,There is no way to gift games across regions.We tried it and it failed. He ended up making a new account, buying the game on it and then sending me the account login details. It ...
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Season Pass from Origin for a Ubisoft Game

Origin provided Key which I used to activate in Uplay.
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Installing Origin and/or Steam games automatically in an unattended manner

Steam Valve provides CLI : https://developer.valvesoftware.com/wiki/SteamCMD So it's possible to install games like this: steamcmd +login anonymous +force_install_dir ../csgo_ds +app_update 740 +quit ...
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Video Options Not Saving

I cannot check the solution myself, but few other users seems to have encountered the same error a while ago on reddit and on GOG. And PCGamingWiki lists it as a known bug too. According to these ...
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What's wrong with EA.com account and Polish tld?

Confirmed as a bug inside EA account support and Origin app for Windows 10 that Gaming Stack Exchange community cannot help with. Problem no 1 (cannot register EA Account with .pl email address) If ...
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Steam Family View won't allow Origin games

Some games that use 3rd Party DRM features like Origin, Ubisoft Connect (previously uPlay), Rockstar Games Launcher, etc can't be used via Family Mode or Family Sharing. Sadly the only solution is to ...
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Can I use Steam Family Sharing to play an Origin or Ubisoft game?

No. Steam Family Sharing is only useful for games on Steam, and even then only those where the publishers themselves decide to support it (more likely an opt-out than opt-in). SFS cannot allow you to ...
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Can I copy Battlefield 4 files to Steam Library?

As you probably know, BF4 is an Origin game either way. You merely bought it on Steam. Launching the game on Steam should bring up the Origin application. Because Steam doesn't know you have it on ...
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A single client to run games from different clients

There are some custom clients that try to solve this problem, for example this one: https://www.steamgriddb.com/manager (I'm not affiliated with it and not using it): Currently Supported Launchers: ...
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How can I set up the Origin Store version of Command & Conquer: Generals to run a full HD?

I know it's probably too late since you asked. But I know simple solution. Just download the patch that fixes problems with the game, such as setting the resolution, optimizing the game, repair ...
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Support for occasionally plugged hard drive for steam-like application?

Steam, GoG, Origin, Epic, Blizzard Battle.net, and UPlay all support using an external drive. Symbolic links (Wikipedia) would work no matter if the launcher supports external drives or not, but may ...
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How to change the download location of games through Origin?

You need to add the navigation pane back: Click on Organise -> Layout -> Navigation Pane You should get back all your drives/etc then. If that doesn't help - could you follow these ...
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Find uplay, Origin, Battle.net game ID

For anyone looking to find Uplay IDs of installed games. I have created a gist here : uPlay IDs
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Purchasing Sims 3 expansions on Steam without owning Sims 3 base game on steam

I have bought several Sims games and expansions recently on Origin, Disks, and Steam. At this point I've purchased about 10 Steam versions of the Sims games and expansions (since I'm buying for 2 ...
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How do I play the Euro 12 expansion in FIFA '12?

Do you have Fifa 12? You need it to run the expansion. Assuming you DO have Fifa 12, did you had it installed before downloading UEFA EURO 2012? According to this: Note: User must already have ...
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