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Post by reper123666 on Fri 21 Jun 2013, 06:22

Okay, I followed all of the steps to download the Sims 3. I am trying to run Sims 3 with the expansions (Generations, Supernatural, University) I have downloaded the manual patch 1.50 and the fix. The fix guide said i had to let it update but the launcher would not work(there was an error during startup) I use the TS3w.exe and the game does not start at all i get a message saying (Sims3 has stopped working) I have ran it in administrator and i have allowed all the .exe files in the (DEP) advanced system settings. Also i try running it using TS3.exe and it does nothing at all no message just a brief mouse load animation then nothing. I hope it is no trouble i have tried the fix and all the steps.
Please help.

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(UPDATE) I have the right update downloaded i used the manual patch. I use the right crack which is located in (# crack) But when run the cracked exe(yes i did replace correctly) TS3.exe still does nothing and the TS3W.exe now says "can not start game... Service initialize failed(0x0175dcbb) I did the advanced system stuff and unblocked the .exe.

Helper edit: Topic moved to "The Sims (3) in-game problems".

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Post by The_gh0stm4n on Fri 21 Jun 2013, 08:03

@reper123666 wrote:Okay, I followed all of the steps to download the Sims 3. I am trying to run Sims 3 with the expansions (Generations, Supernatural, University) I have downloaded the manual patch 1.50 and the fix. The fix guide said i had to let it update but the launcher would not work(there was an error during startup) I use the TS3w.exe and the game does not start at all i get a message saying (Sims3 has stopped working) I have ran it in administrator and i have allowed all the .exe files in the (DEP) advanced system settings. Also i try running it using TS3.exe and it does nothing at all no message just a brief mouse load animation then nothing. I hope it is no trouble i have tried the fix and all the steps.
Please help.

//EDIT

(UPDATE) I have the right update downloaded i used the manual patch. I use the right crack which is located in (# crack) But when run the cracked exe(yes i did replace correctly) TS3.exe still does nothing and the TS3W.exe now says "can not start game... Service initialize failed(0x0175dcbb) I did the advanced system stuff and unblocked the .exe.

Hello,

Please do a CLEAN un-install of all your Sims 3 games; for a start you could follow these guidelines here: http://simswiki.info/wiki.php?title=Game_Help:TS3_Uninstall

After un-installing, you may restart your computer, and then go on re-installing everything.

By the way, I suggest you delete the registry keys manually, instead of using the "CCleaner" or similar tools.

I know this will take some time, but you should give it a try.

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Re: Sims 3 has stopped working

Post by reper123666 on Fri 21 Jun 2013, 10:20

Carlos G. wrote:
@reper123666 wrote:Okay, I followed all of the steps to download the Sims 3. I am trying to run Sims 3 with the expansions (Generations, Supernatural, University) I have downloaded the manual patch 1.50 and the fix. The fix guide said i had to let it update but the launcher would not work(there was an error during startup) I use the TS3w.exe and the game does not start at all i get a message saying (Sims3 has stopped working) I have ran it in administrator and i have allowed all the .exe files in the (DEP) advanced system settings. Also i try running it using TS3.exe and it does nothing at all no message just a brief mouse load animation then nothing. I hope it is no trouble i have tried the fix and all the steps.
Please help.

//EDIT

(UPDATE) I have the right update downloaded i used the manual patch. I use the right crack which is located in (# crack) But when run the cracked exe(yes i did replace correctly) TS3.exe still does nothing and the TS3W.exe now says "can not start game... Service initialize failed(0x0175dcbb) I did the advanced system stuff and unblocked the .exe.

Hello,

Please do a CLEAN un-install of all your Sims 3 games; for a start you could follow these guidelines here: ?title=Game_Help:TS3_Uninstall

After un-installing, you may restart your computer, and then go on re-installing everything.

By the way, I suggest you delete the registry keys manually, instead of using the "CCleaner" or similar tools.

I know this will take some time, but you should give it a try.
Thank you very much. I did what you said but i thought about the registry keys so i went straight to doing that before uninstalling and it fixed it with no uninstall needed. Thank you for the reply tho.

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Post by The_gh0stm4n on Fri 21 Jun 2013, 10:29

Do you mean you can play your game now with no problems ?

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