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Post by cheekybits on Sat 22 Jun 2013, 07:26

When I go to install sims 3 content the sims 3 launcher installer stops working ( Not Responding) and i have to close it using task manger.

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Re: Cant Install any sim 3 content!

Post by Fields on Sat 22 Jun 2013, 07:27

Have you updated all mods and also updated the crack fixes?
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Re: Cant Install any sim 3 content!

Post by cheekybits on Sat 22 Jun 2013, 07:29

the mods im not sure the crack fixes yes i dont have many mods just the store fixes

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Re: Cant Install any sim 3 content!

Post by Fields on Sat 22 Jun 2013, 07:35

Ok move the mods folder to the desktop then start the game and see what happens, if it crashes again then it might not be a mod issue, if like I suspect that it will work fine then you need to check your mods are all up to date, a lot of common mods are the NRASS mods which need updating for 1.55,
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Re: Cant Install any sim 3 content!

Post by cheekybits on Sat 22 Jun 2013, 07:39

I put the mods folder on desktop still not working

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Re: Cant Install any sim 3 content!

Post by Fields on Sat 22 Jun 2013, 07:43

Mmm ok strange

Try moving the wholde Sims 3 folder over or rename it and then start the game, if again it don't work then simply remove the new one that is auto crated and rename that folder you renamed back again, let us know how you get on
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Re: Cant Install any sim 3 content!

Post by cheekybits on Sat 22 Jun 2013, 07:43

It will let me play the game just not install content everytime I try it crashes

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Post by Fields on Sat 22 Jun 2013, 07:45

Ok try renaming it still and then try install some content and run the game then go back try install a bit more
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Re: Cant Install any sim 3 content!

Post by The_gh0stm4n on Sat 22 Jun 2013, 07:47

@cheekybits wrote:It will let me play the game just not install content everytime I try it crashes

Hello,

Please have a look at this here: http://games4theworld.bestgoo.com/t3330-an-alternative-approach-to-managing-store-and-custom-contentupdated-the-sims-3

For this you have to google for a tool called "CCMagic"; this tool can help you install your ".sims3packs".

Good luck!

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Re: Cant Install any sim 3 content!

Post by cheekybits on Sat 22 Jun 2013, 07:52

I tried using that before but it made my sims turn to centaurs

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no renaming didnt work

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Re: Cant Install any sim 3 content!

Post by The_gh0stm4n on Sat 22 Jun 2013, 08:03

@cheekybits wrote:I tried using that before but it made my sims turn to centaurs

OK, then. While I can't directly tell you which of your .sims3packs is causing this, you might consider this: if you downloaded "store items", then this shouldn't cause any trouble. However, if you download "other things" (a.k.a sims3packs which were NOT made by EA), then you might get problems.

The thing that "turned your sims into centaurs" was most likely what is called "Bad custom content", and again, I can't tell which file is causing this.

You can recognise store items by their file name: (Name of store stuff)/(month of release)/(year of release).

If you are not sure, which of your files causes trouble, then you should only install the store stuff - and leave out everything else. Or you might install the "dubious" files one by one - and start the game every time you install an item.

And if you then see that you have any problems, then take out the item you previously installed.

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