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Re: Sims 3 Launcher -- Not Opening

Post by mistwalker on Tue 04 Feb 2014, 20:43

I installed Sims three from the torrent and followed the install guide the i did the manual patch followed by copying and pasting the ultimate fix in the core game bin file please help

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Re: Re: Sims 3 Launcher -- Not Opening

Post by Shamrock on Tue 04 Feb 2014, 20:55

Hello,
You need certain expansions installed (at least one from the list) to make the game work with the Ultimate Fix.

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Post by The_gh0stm4n on Tue 04 Feb 2014, 21:36

@mistwalker wrote:I installed Sims three from the torrent and followed the install guide the i did the manual patch followed by copying and pasting the ultimate fix in the core game bin file please help

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Hello,

In addition, forget the launcher for now, it's heavily glitched. And unless EA releases another patch to fix it, the launcher will stay glitched.

Here, read up on this guide here: http://games4theworld.bestgoo.com/t1171-must-read-how-to-install-the-sims-3-correctly

And at the end, start the game with the TS3W.exe in your base game location, which is usually in C:\Program files(x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin. You can/should even make a shortcut to the desktop from that TS3W.exe file.


Good luck and keep us updated !

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Re: Re: Sims 3 Launcher -- Not Opening

Post by mistwalker on Wed 05 Feb 2014, 03:28

i tried the ts3.exe and got the error "unable to start game service initialization failed (0x0175dcbb)

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Re: Re: Sims 3 Launcher -- Not Opening

Post by Shamrock on Wed 05 Feb 2014, 13:39

Oh, that is bad. Broken registry...
Please try this video.
Otherwise, you need to uninstall everything using YourUninstallerPro...

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Re: Re: Sims 3 Launcher -- Not Opening

Post by mistwalker on Wed 05 Feb 2014, 14:32

Thanks that totally worked the game stared up and is loading now

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Re: Re: Sims 3 Launcher -- Not Opening

Post by Shamrock on Wed 05 Feb 2014, 17:01

Great!
Anything else we can help you with?

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