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Post by stuartewen on Sun 09 Feb 2014, 23:24

Hey everytime I try to save it says error code 12 I have attached picture.


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Post by The_gh0stm4n on Sun 09 Feb 2014, 23:50

@stuartewen wrote:Hey everytime I try to save it says error code 12 I have attached picture.


There is a nice topic on here dealing with these "save errors". Read up on this here:

Also, if your Windows is 64-bit AND if your computer has 4 GB of RAM or more, then download the "4 GB patch" from here. After downloading, double-click on that 4 GB patch and in the next prompt, choose the TS3W.exe in your base game location. Usually, that's C:\Program files(x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin. Wait for the message "executable successfully patched" - and close the 4 GB patch.

Note that this method will not work if your Windows is a 32-bit version and/or if you have less than 4 GB of RAM on your computer.

Also, as another step before re-starting the game, go to My Documents/Electronic Arts/The Sims 3 and delete the contents of the folder Currentgame.sims3.

Now, re-start the game. Generally, I recommend that you SHORTEN your playing sessions and save in short intervals. And after playing for about ~45 minutes of real-time, exit the game for a while, before re-starting it.

Good luck - and do give us feedback on oyur progress ! Smile


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