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Post by ula_q44 on Sat 22 Feb 2014, 06:52

Hello everyone, I have recently downloaded sims 3 and the pets one using the pirate bay and torrent and powerISO. 


Everything was working fine until I downloaded items and sims from thesimsresource.com and I downloaded all kinds of things which probably was alot for the program to handle and when i was launching the game it took for ever to load and then worked fine, but when I tried to open the house hold creator it won't load and i tried restarting the game and even deleting some of the items that i downloaded it still won't work. So i tried restarting my laptop, which lead to a bigger issue. Now the whole game won't work (i have not turned off my laptop since i downloaded the game). Now the sims 3 would tell me  “Disc Authorization Failure. We are unable to verify that your disc is a valid copy of The Sims 3. Please contact customer support.” 




I need a solution for both problem ASAP !  The Sims Plumbob 1 
Your help is much appreciated <3  Help 




Thanks in advance. 

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Re: Sims 3 loading issues

Post by The_gh0stm4n on Wed 26 Feb 2014, 18:48

@ula_q44 wrote:Hello everyone, I have recently downloaded sims 3 and the pets one using the pirate bay and torrent and powerISO. 


Everything was working fine until I downloaded items and sims from thesimsresource.com and I downloaded all kinds of things which probably was alot for the program to handle and when i was launching the game it took for ever to load and then worked fine, but when I tried to open the house hold creator it won't load and i tried restarting the game and even deleting some of the items that i downloaded it still won't work. So i tried restarting my laptop, which lead to a bigger issue. Now the whole game won't work (i have not turned off my laptop since i downloaded the game). Now the sims 3 would tell me  “Disc Authorization Failure. We are unable to verify that your disc is a valid copy of The Sims 3. Please contact customer support.” 




I need a solution for both problem ASAP !  The Sims Plumbob 1 
Your help is much appreciated <3  Help 




Thanks in advance. 


Hello,

Looks like an interesting problem, but first of all, please (re-) do the steps from #2 to #4 from this little guide here (do these steps as precisely as possible and don't skip anything !)

http://games4theworld.bestgoo.com/t1171-must-read-how-to-install-the-sims-3-correctly


After you've done that, don't start the game with the launcher. Instead, go to your base game location, which is usually in C:\Program files(x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin. Or when your base game was bought from Origin, then
C:\Program files(x86)\Origin games\The Sims 3\Game\Bin.

Look for the TS3W.exe file and make a shortcut to the desktop from it. Use that shortcut then to start the game.

Let me know if this worked for you ! Smile  Good luck.



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