Battlefield 3 crashing on server join

Discussion in 'Computer Games and General Discussion' started by Sop, Jul 1, 2013.

  1. Sop
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    Hey everybody. I've been trying to play BF3. Everytime I join a server I got the error "Game disconnected: could not join server." After repairing the install it has worked twice on seperate occasions, breaking again after each game finishes and I try to join another. I deleted my browser temp files today and that seemed to fix it again for one game. I really can't play this till I fix the problem.

    please help, members of the temp

    I have tried doing the following to fix it:

    disabling aero
    repairing install
    deleting browser temp files
    running as admin
    reinstalling the plugin
    disabling av and firewall
    disabling origin in game interface
    updating drivers (they were up to date so it didn't do anything)
    updating game
     
  2. PityOnU

    PityOnU GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    While this may be more of a question for the EA BF3 support forums, here is my suggestion:

    Since it connects fine once but not after, and since you have already tried disabling your firewall, it may be your DNS caching that is the problem (not sure how they secure BF3 stuff but... maybe?).

    Anyway, after a match, try running this from an administrator command prompt:

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    ipconfig /flushdns
    This will force your computer to forget all server names it knows and have to manually go out and locate them. Let us know if this helps any.
     
  3. Sop
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    I tried that. Didn't work. I am going to try and contact EA again.
     
  4. PityOnU

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    Okay. Please post the solution here when you are done for posterity.
     
  5. Satangel

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    I get this sometimes too! I usually just click the reconnect button, or I pick another server. No other solution really :/
    And of course, make sure your Battlelog addon for your browser is uptodate!