How to access Battlefield 3 PC early

Note: This is for Origin Preloaded Preorders only.

  1. In Control Panel, search "proxy"
  2. Under connections, select "LAN settings"
  3. Check "Use a proxy server for LAN"
  4. Input the IP: and Port: 8080
  5. Run Battlefield 3 in Origin, the release date checker should be enabled now.