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Post by lienne11 on Fri 28 Mar 2014, 20:26

Sometimes when I get on edit town (does not matter what town) it freezes for a bit and crashes. I'm not even using mods or cc right now..

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Re: Crashing at edit town

Post by The_gh0stm4n on Sun 30 Mar 2014, 00:29

lienne11 wrote:Sometimes when I get on edit town (does not matter what town) it freezes for a bit and crashes. I'm not even using mods or cc right now..

Hello,

Just to make sure: have another look at this here and (re-)do the steps from #2 to #4: http://games4theworld.bestgoo.com/t1171-must-read-how-to-install-the-sims-3-correctly

Now, have a look at this other topic here and do all steps: http://games4theworld.bestgoo.com/t857-the-sims-3-crashes-freezes-to-desktop-fix-updated-on-7-01-2014

If your Windows is a 64-bit version AND if your computer has 4 GB of RAM or more, then focus on step #3 in particular. 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 your computer has fewer than 4 GB of RAM. After doing that, go on with the rest of the steps. These instructions should be pretty self-explanatory.

Now go to My Documents/Electronic Arts/The Sims 3 and delete all contents inside the Currentgame.sims3 folder. Also, in My Documents/Electronic Arts/The Sims 3, delete the following stuff:


-CASPartCache.package
-compositorCache.package
-scriptCache.package
-simCompositorCache.package
-socialCache.package
-plus the contents of the folders "WorldCaches" & "Thumbnails"


Re-start the game then and see if anything improved. You may even turn off your anti-virus program completely before playing The Sims 3.

Good luck !

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Post by lienne11 on Sun 30 Mar 2014, 05:16

Okay, we'll thank you!

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Post by The_gh0stm4n on Tue 01 Apr 2014, 05:45

lienne11 wrote:Okay, we'll thank you!

You are very welcome. Smile  If you have any other questions, feel free to ask. I'll leave this topic open - for now.

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