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Post by jssxjqu on Sun 22 Mar 2015, 01:12

Originally had legal version of Sims 3 and attempted to add specific expansions, was running into problems, uninstalled everything and reinstalled pack of Sims 3 and all expansions, installed most (not all) expansions. Followed all the directions, including getting the update and switching out the .exe & .dll files into the BASE game. Looked into the youtube video regarding the registry and deleting folders that shouldn't be there: all the folders there are the ones that should be there. My game is saved in C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts as per usual, all the expansions are also saved there. Not sure what to do...attempted to find log to see if I could figure out the error from that and I have no idea where the log is.

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Re: Sims 3 "There was an error during startup. Please see the Log for more details."

Post by Sim Architect on Wed 25 Mar 2015, 22:42

Hello, and welcome to our Forum!

Please, take a look on the video below (it shows how to install the game, all expansions and stuff packs, updates and Ultimate Fix) and let's know if you got your issue solved, or if you need further assistance.

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Re: Sims 3 "There was an error during startup. Please see the Log for more details."

Post by The_gh0stm4n on Thu 26 Mar 2015, 01:10

@jssxjqu wrote:Originally had legal version of Sims 3 and attempted to add specific expansions, was running into problems, uninstalled everything and reinstalled pack of Sims 3 and all expansions, installed most (not all) expansions. Followed all the directions, including getting the update and switching out the .exe & .dll files into the BASE game. Looked into the youtube video regarding the registry and deleting folders that shouldn't be there: all the folders there are the ones that should be there. My game is saved in C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts as per usual, all the expansions are also saved there. Not sure what to do...attempted to find log to see if I could figure out the error from that and I have no idea where the log is.

Alernatively, just repeat the steps from #2 to #5 here:
http://games4theworld.bestgoo.com/t1171-must-read-how-to-install-the-sims-3-correctly



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