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Dragon Age Inquisition Origin Won’t Launch Fix

Having trouble launching Dragon Age Inquisition on Origin? Here’s a quick fix to get you back into the game.

Running a Clean Boot

To run a clean boot on your computer, follow these steps:

– Press Ctrl + Shift + Esc to open Task Manager.
– Go to the Startup tab and disable all unnecessary programs.
– Run a full scan for malware using your antivirus software.
– Check for any corrupted files by running a Command Prompt with admin privileges and entering sfc /scannow.
– Disable any unnecessary services by opening MSConfig and unchecking items under the Services tab.
– Restart your computer and try launching Dragon Age Inquisition in Origin again.

Verifying Game Files

Dragon Age Inquisition game files verification process.

  • Open Origin and go to My Game Library
  • Right-click on Dragon Age Inquisition and select Repair Game
  • Wait for the process to complete
  • Launch the game to see if the issue is resolved
    Wait for the process to complete
Launch the game to see if the issue is resolved

Reinstalling DirectX and VC Redistributables

DirectX and VC Redistributables installation window

To fix the issue of Dragon Age Inquisition not launching on Origin, you may need to reinstall DirectX and VC Redistributables. Start by navigating to the installation directory of the game. Locate the DirectX and VC Redist folders. Open each folder and run the installation executable files. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation. Once both DirectX and VC Redistributables are reinstalled, try launching the game again to see if the issue is resolved.

If the problem persists, you may need to check for any malware or antivirus software that could be interfering with the game’s launch. Consider disabling them temporarily or adding an exception for the game in your security software. Additionally, ensure that your computer files and directories are not corrupted and that your system meets the game’s requirements.

Troubleshooting Compatibility

If you are experiencing compatibility issues with Dragon Age Inquisition on Origin, there are a few troubleshooting steps you can take to try and fix the problem. First, make sure your computer meets the minimum system requirements for the game.

If your computer meets the requirements, try running Origin and Dragon Age Inquisition as an administrator to see if that resolves the issue. You can also try disabling any antivirus software temporarily to rule out any conflicts.

Another option is to verify the game files through Origin to ensure they are not corrupted. If none of these steps work, you may need to reinstall the game completely to fix any potential installation issues.

Disabling Full-Screen Optimizations

To disable Full-Screen Optimizations for Dragon Age Inquisition on Origin, follow these steps. First, right-click on the game’s executable file in the installation directory. Then, select Properties from the context menu. Next, navigate to the Compatibility tab and check the box next to “Disable Full-Screen Optimizations. ” Finally, click Apply and OK to save the changes. This should help resolve the issue of the game not launching properly on Windows 10.

If the problem persists, consider checking for any conflicting software or updating Microsoft Visual C++ redistributables.

Granting Administrative Privileges

Dragon Age Inquisition administrative privileges grant screen.

To grant administrative privileges for Dragon Age Inquisition on Origin, right-click on the Origin shortcut in the Start Menu or on your desktop. Select “Run as administrator” from the context menu. If that doesn’t work, navigate to the Origin installation directory on your computer. Right-click on the Origin. exe file, go to Properties, then Compatibility, and check the box for “Run this program as an administrator.

” Click Apply and OK to save the changes. You may also need to adjust your User Account Control (UAC) settings by typing “msconfig” in the Windows search bar, going to the Tools tab, selecting Change UAC Settings, and moving the slider to the lowest level. Restart your computer for the changes to take effect.


Why isn’t Dragon Age: Inquisition starting?

Dragon Age: Inquisition may not be starting due to an issue with Origin’s in-game overlay. Try disabling Origin in Game for this specific game by right-clicking on DA: Inquisition from Origin, selecting game properties, and clicking ‘disable Origin in Game for this game.’ This solution has helped resolve launch issues for others in the past.

Can you play Inquisition without Origin?

You can play Inquisition without Origin, as long as you own the game.

What went wrong with Dragon Age: Inquisition?

What went wrong with Dragon Age: Inquisition? The game suffered from an overload of choices, missions, and demands from characters like Leliana. The issue wasn’t necessarily the amount of content, but rather how it was presented and managed.

Why is Dragon Age: Inquisition crashing?

Dragon Age: Inquisition may be crashing due to issues with Vsync and Tesselation settings conflicting with GPU settings when upgrading characters.

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