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Post by Beatoften on Thu 29 Dec 2016, 17:55

Downloaded City Living and gave these instructions a read: http://games4theworld.bestgoo.com/t21806-must-read-how-to-install-the-sims-4-correctly#146695

I realized I have my game in the Programs(x86) folder instead of the normal Program folder. Is the difference really that simple? I get 32-bit because of file location? If so, would moving the game into the 64bit folder be as simple as copying it over?

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Re: 64 bit vs 32 bit?

Post by The_gh0stm4n on Thu 29 Dec 2016, 18:11

@Beatoften wrote:Downloaded City Living and gave these instructions a read: http://games4theworld.bestgoo.com/t21806-must-read-how-to-install-the-sims-4-correctly#146695

I realized I have my game in the Programs(x86) folder instead of the normal Program folder. Is the difference really that simple? I get 32-bit because of file location? If so, would moving the game into the 64bit folder be as simple as copying it over?


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Yes, file location is the key here. If you want to use the 64-bit version of the game, move the entire "The Sims 4" (!!!)-folder from C:\Program files (x86), under C:\Program files instead. And then use the TS4_x64.exe to run the game...

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