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I need some help with my Sims 3 game.

Post by alice92705 on Sun 12 Mar 2017, 23:12

I downloaded my expansions through kickass and I finally got it all installed. When I go to run the game it will show a black screen and a spinning circle then after some time a message pops up saying 


Sims 3 has stopped working
A problem caused the program to stop working correctly



I'm running on windows 10 on an HP if that helps.... I don't know what to do....
Can someone help me please? Help The Sims Plumbob 1



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Post by Tarac on Mon 13 Mar 2017, 12:03

Check your graphics card.
If it is an Intel HD Graphics it's most probably not suited for the Sims 3 with all expansions.
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Post by alice92705 on Mon 13 Mar 2017, 14:14

I have an INTEL Q45/Q43 EXPRESS CHIPSET MICROSOFT CORPORATION WDDM 1.1
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Post by alice92705 on Mon 13 Mar 2017, 15:49


some of the expansions dont have a size...... what could that mean?
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Post by alice92705 on Mon 13 Mar 2017, 16:38

at first my region code wasnt matching so i followed this forums instructions to fix that. now its not working, so im going to start all over from scratch. where can i find the expansions for the sims 3 with united states region codes?
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Post by ☠ ~ Aɳɳ ~ ☠ on Mon 13 Mar 2017, 20:34

@alice92705 wrote:at first my region code wasnt matching so i followed this forums instructions to fix that. now its not working, so im going to start all over from scratch. where can i find the expansions for the sims 3 with united states region codes?

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That shouldn't matter, we've never heard of this particular thing being the problem. 


What @Tarac suggests might be it though, best to start at the bottom and work your way up to find out what your system can handle. More particularly in this case, your graphics. 

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Post by alice92705 on Mon 13 Mar 2017, 21:55

i uninstalled all expansions and tried running my base game again, it was the fact that i changed the region code cause even that wouldnt run.
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Post by The_gh0stm4n on Tue 14 Mar 2017, 02:54

@alice92705 wrote:i uninstalled all expansions and tried running my base game again, it was the fact that i changed the region code cause even that wouldnt run.


Is the base game-only working for you, then?

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Re: I need some help with my Sims 3 game.

Post by alice92705 on Tue 14 Mar 2017, 18:48

nope
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Post by ☠ ~ Aɳɳ ~ ☠ on Tue 14 Mar 2017, 20:28

Hello again,


Have a look at this website here, it'll allow you to run a test that will immediately make it clear whether your PC is up to the task of running a game. 
You will get clear results within minutes. That's not to say their recommendation is always 100% correct, but it will give you a general idea of the issue, should it be caused by your hardware.

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Post by alice92705 on Sun 19 Mar 2017, 17:37

the website that comes up only brings up a screenshot of the sims files in their folder
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Post by ☠ ~ Aɳɳ ~ ☠ on Sun 19 Mar 2017, 20:45

Apologies, that's the wrong link. It's this one here. 
You can skip to the part where it says "cleaning up leftover folders". Basically, what you're going to do is, you're going to delete the game folders, and run a registry cleaner to fix the rest.

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Post by Tarac on Sun 19 Mar 2017, 20:57

Ɛɗιη wrote:Apologies, that's the wrong link. It's this one here. 
You can skip to the part where it says "cleaning up leftover folders". Basically, what you're going to do is, you're going to delete the game folders, and run a registry cleaner to fix the rest.
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