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Origin won't launch

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LinuxScripter Tuesday 23 January 2018 at 23:21

I'm on ubuntu 17.10 x64, wine 3.0-rc1 32bit wineprefix (tried 2.21-staging and 3.0 with the same results) and when trying to run Origin to test my SimCity script this keeps looping in the debug window:

01b0:fixme:kernelbase:AppPolicyGetProcessTerminationMethod 0xfffffffa, 0x33fe44
01b6:fixme:msvcp:_Locinfo__Locinfo_ctor_cat_cstr (0x33e18c 1 C) semi-stub
01ba:fixme:msvcp:_Locinfo__Locinfo_ctor_cat_cstr (0xb2e2ec 1 C) semi-stub
01ba:fixme:msvcp:_Locinfo__Locinfo_ctor_cat_cstr (0xb2e0bc 1 C) semi-stub
01b8:fixme:kernelbase:AppPolicyGetProcessTerminationMethod 0xfffffffa, 0x33fe44
Starting ; Update System 2 ; UpdateTool v10.5.8.17910
Mutex acquired.
Registry operations
Finalizing self update.
Setting ProgramData permissions succeeded
C:\Program Files\Origin\OriginTMP.exe exists.
SUCCESFULLY Deleted: C:\Program Files\Origin\OriginTMP.exe
Creating backup process.
***** Ending

EDIT: I just tried it again with wine 2.21-staging and I managed to install Origin but two exe files crashed (OriginWebHelperService and  OriginClientService) and I've got the "Online connection is not possible" error on the login window.

Edited by LinuxScripter

booman Friday 9 February 2018 at 21:18

What is up with all the webhelper exe's?  Steam, and Origin all have them and Wine is still not able to support them... so frustrating.

With and Steam, these errors can be ignored and everything still runs.

The only way I've been able to run Origin is installing the Legacy (Windows XP) version and logging in checking "Remember password".  Then it forces us to download the newest version which only runs on Windows 7.  There are some dwrite problems, but as long as "Remember password" was previously checked it would automatically log in.  Then I was able to download my game and create a shortcut to it.

So when I wanted to play the game, I would launch Origin first (even offline if possible) and then launch the Game separately.

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