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Does the ultimate fix, fix freezes? [SOLVED]

Post by jahinauditore on Thu 05 Jun 2014, 22:00

Hey,
umm...
I'm downloading the manual patch, but, just wanna know, does the ultimate fix, fix the freezes in the game?
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Re: Does the ultimate fix, fix freezes? [SOLVED]

Post by The_gh0stm4n on Thu 05 Jun 2014, 22:08

@jahinauditore wrote:Hey,
umm...
I'm downloading the manual patch, but, just wanna know, does the ultimate fix, fix the freezes in the game?

Hello,

The ONLY real purpose of the fix is that it allows you to play the game without having to insert a physical disc. That said, if you encounter freezes, have another look at this other topic here and re-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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Re: Does the ultimate fix, fix freezes? [SOLVED]

Post by jahinauditore on Sun 08 Jun 2014, 09:53

Thanks for your help :3 The 4GB patch fixed it >.>
Thanks a lot :3


Mod edit: if you have any other issue, feel free to open a new topic. I'll close this one now. Smile

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