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Post by The_gh0stm4n on Sun 23 Jun 2013, 01:07

@Keelii wrote:Nope still the same, so i guess there's not much to do but reinstall everything?

I suggest you wait for a while, until you really un-install all that. I will think about your problem Wink, but right now, it's getting a bit late (where I am at least).

I will come back to you though later in the day or tomorrow; or maybe another Helper will have a look at this.

Until then, I'm afraid you have to be a bit patient. Wat.


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Re: Installing the patch. [SOLVED]

Post by Keelii on Sun 23 Jun 2013, 01:11

No problem, take your time :)I'm already very grateful for all the help I have gotten so far!

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Re: Installing the patch. [SOLVED]

Post by macymagiska112 on Sun 23 Jun 2013, 11:56

I'll try it out.
If it doesn't work i'll come back.

AND F*CKING YELL. Just kidding. What a Face


//EDIT

I think i found a solution.

You know the sims 3 fix thing you download from here.

Take the exe file from the base game folder and put it in: C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin (something like that. Where you installed sims 3. This is the folder by default)


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Re: Installing the patch. [SOLVED]

Post by Shamrock on Sun 23 Jun 2013, 12:19

I already suggested this (see page 1), but it apparently didn't work...

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Re: Installing the patch. [SOLVED]

Post by The_gh0stm4n on Mon 24 Jun 2013, 16:19

@Keelii wrote:No problem, take your time :)I'm already very grateful for all the help I have gotten so far!

OK, then. Sorry for the delay Keelii, but I also have some slight troubles in real-life; still I have not forgotten you. Smile


A few things that come to my mind:

-Have you downloaded manual patches in the past ? If yes, did you ever have similar problems ?

-Have you tried downloading that patch with another internet browser ? Did you pause the download at some point ? (basically you should NOT pause downloads).

-It might be possible that your whole game is somehow screwed up, which means we could also try a clean un-install. But I would like to avoid that for now, so please try downloading with another internet browser.

Good luck ! But I'm afraid that I have said - almost - everything about this problem Crying or Very sad.



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Re: Installing the patch. [SOLVED]

Post by Keelii on Mon 24 Jun 2013, 17:31

This is the first time my game wont update through the game client so yes it's my first time with the manual patch

I'll try downloading the patch through a different browser and see if I get a different result, but no when I am downloading I don't pause it.

So I'll give this a try! Smile

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It's working!!

I downloaded the patch with chrome but it was still giving me problems so I ran it as an administrator and then it worked!

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Post by Shamrock on Mon 24 Jun 2013, 23:57

Glad to hear it. Anything else we can help you with?

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Re: Installing the patch. [SOLVED]

Post by Keelii on Tue 25 Jun 2013, 02:17

Nope that would be all :)huge thanks to you all!

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Re: Installing the patch. [SOLVED]

Post by Shamrock on Tue 25 Jun 2013, 10:01

Problem solved, topic locked!

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