Origin Not Downloading? Your Download Has been Paused?

Origin Not Downloading? Won’t Download?

Some users are facing this issue and seeing a message on your screen saying:

“Your download has been paused”.

This is due to Origin Client Service and Origin Web Helper Service are not allowing the program to run properly.

Video Guide to Fix Origin Won’t Download Error

So How do I fix Origin not downloading?

All you need to do is follow the solutions given below.

Solution 1: Run Origin As an Administrator to Fix Origin Won’t Download

This surely will solve Origin Not Downloading.

Just follow the steps:

  1. Right-click on the Origin Shortcut on your desktop and click Properties.
  2. Click the Compatibility tab.
  3. Now check the box Run this program as an administrator.
  4. Then select OK and Apply.

Solution 2: Running a Clean Boot to Fix Origin Not Downloading

Mostly the processes running in the background can interfere leading to Origin Not Downloading.

So running a clean boot on your PC will fix your problem and here’s how

  1. Press Windows Key + R and type msconfig in the Run dialog box and press Enter.
  2. In the System Configuration window select the Services tab, check to Hide all Microsoft services.
  3. Look for Origin Client Service in the list and remove the mark by clicking on the box to disable it.
  4. Now do the same for Origin Web Helper Service.
  5. And click OK.
  6. Restart Your PC and your Origin Not Downloading will be solved.

I hope these quick solutions were helpful for you. Do let us know in the comment section.



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