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Post by xllmtx on Fri 23 Mar 2012, 16:34

My cats on the sims 3 pets look like monsters! They are huge, their fur is all jagged and messed up and they have big googly eyes. Their tails are bent and when they walk their body is all disformed and half is un-attached. Really annoying as it happens in create a family and when I adopt a cat and try to edit it.


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Re: SIMS 3 PETS CAT GLITCH. [SOLVED]

Post by Aɾყα on Fri 23 Mar 2012, 17:07

Hello,

Do they look like this?



Have a look at this page to see if you graphics card in particular supports The Sims 3 pets.

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Re: SIMS 3 PETS CAT GLITCH. [SOLVED]

Post by xllmtx on Fri 23 Mar 2012, 19:16

Hi thanks for the reply, yes that's how they look :/ ... I can run the game too which is why I'm confused/annoyed
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Re: SIMS 3 PETS CAT GLITCH. [SOLVED]

Post by Aɾყα on Fri 23 Mar 2012, 19:46

Hello,

Are your drivers up to date? Any mods/cc?
What kind of graphicscard are you using?

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Re: SIMS 3 PETS CAT GLITCH. [SOLVED]

Post by xllmtx on Fri 23 Mar 2012, 23:38

Umm everythings up to date, I have like 5 cc items but I've run it without and I have the same problem :/ The graphics card I have is the NVIDIA Geforce 6800
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Re: SIMS 3 PETS CAT GLITCH. [SOLVED]

Post by Aɾყα on Sat 24 Mar 2012, 08:04

Hello,

That card is officially supported. I used to have a whole list of cards that were actually having problems with Pets but after reinstalling my pc I lost that bookmark since I forgot to back them up Facepalm.
It says here to try turning on advanced rendering.

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Re: SIMS 3 PETS CAT GLITCH. [SOLVED]

Post by xllmtx on Sat 24 Mar 2012, 15:23

Umm it looks like I have that turned on already, is there anything else I can do? Sad
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Re: SIMS 3 PETS CAT GLITCH. [SOLVED]

Post by Aɾყα on Sat 24 Mar 2012, 17:15

Hello,

I'm not sure, maybe you can tweak your graphics card options.

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Re: SIMS 3 PETS CAT GLITCH. [SOLVED]

Post by Adwomin on Sat 24 Mar 2012, 18:49

Lady ElDi wrote:Hello,

Do they look like this?



Have a look at this page to see if you graphics card in particular supports The Sims 3 pets.
Harry, what did you do to him!?

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Re: SIMS 3 PETS CAT GLITCH. [SOLVED]

Post by xllmtx on Sat 24 Mar 2012, 20:02

How can I do that please?
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Re: SIMS 3 PETS CAT GLITCH. [SOLVED]

Post by Aɾყα on Sat 24 Mar 2012, 20:07



Hello,

The control panel can be brought up by right clicking on your desktop, from the menu that comes up.
But I have no idea what to tweak there to be honest everything works fine with my geforce 7600 and I'm afraid to touch it!


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Lady ElDi wrote:Hello,

Do they look like this?



Have a look at this page to see if you graphics card in particular supports The Sims 3 pets.
Harry, what did you do to him!?

Isn't that the cutest little critter you've ever seen? What a Face

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Re: SIMS 3 PETS CAT GLITCH. [SOLVED]

Post by Adwomin on Sat 24 Mar 2012, 23:31

Lady ElDi wrote:
Isn't that the cutest little critter you've ever seen? What a Face
I was actually referring to Dobby;

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Re: SIMS 3 PETS CAT GLITCH. [SOLVED]

Post by Aɾყα on Sun 25 Mar 2012, 08:38

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Isn't that the cutest little critter you've ever seen? What a Face
I was actually referring to Dobby;

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Yes now that you mention it this cat does resemble Dobby a lot.

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Re: SIMS 3 PETS CAT GLITCH. [SOLVED]

Post by xllmtx on Sun 25 Mar 2012, 14:43

.......
It's happening with dogs now too. If I adopt them from the shelter they're ok as puppies, but when they turn in to adults they look like the above
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Post by Adwomin on Sun 25 Mar 2012, 14:47

Hello,

Which operating system do you have? And is it 32 or 64 bit?

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Post by xllmtx on Sun 25 Mar 2012, 18:10

How do I check those lol?
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Post by Aɾყα on Sun 25 Mar 2012, 18:31

Hello,

You can find out by going to control panel > system a small window is displayed, look at the general tab, this displays your OS.

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Post by xllmtx on Sun 25 Mar 2012, 18:49

Umm it's windows xp home edition how do I know what bit it is?
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Post by Aɾყα on Sun 25 Mar 2012, 18:52

Hello,

Probably 32-bit unless stated otherwise.

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Re: SIMS 3 PETS CAT GLITCH. [SOLVED]

Post by Adwomin on Sun 25 Mar 2012, 21:22

Hello,

Download and apply this driver, please: http://www.nvidia.co.uk/object/winxp-296.10-whql-driver-uk.html

Restart your PC afterwards.

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During the wizard, choose "Clean installation".

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Re: SIMS 3 PETS CAT GLITCH. [SOLVED]

Post by xllmtx on Sun 25 Mar 2012, 21:30

The last time I downloaded a driver from there it made all the fonts on my computer go small Shocked will this do the same thing?
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Re: SIMS 3 PETS CAT GLITCH. [SOLVED]

Post by Adwomin on Sun 25 Mar 2012, 22:08

Hello,

When was the last time? I remember the update being a real big hassle, but they changed the way it updates everything, which is great!
In the past, all your Desktop icons would get messed up after the updating. That's gone now, everything will (read: should) stay the same now.

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Re: SIMS 3 PETS CAT GLITCH. [SOLVED]

Post by xllmtx on Mon 26 Mar 2012, 17:42

I downloaded it and it hasn't changed any of my desktop items/ fonts luckily Smile The sims 3 is now telling me I have game updates and asking me to update to version:

Sims3_1.33.2.015002_from1.29.55.014002.exe

Should I apply this update before trying my game again to see if the problem's been fixed?
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Re: SIMS 3 PETS CAT GLITCH. [SOLVED]

Post by Adwomin on Tue 27 Mar 2012, 17:02

Hello,

That's good so far.
Download and apply this manual patch instead: http://games4theworld.bestgoo.com/t1870-can-t-update-the-sims-3-to-v133-fix-manual-patch-updated

Now, after updating, re-download and re-apply the latest version of the Ultimate Fix here: http://games4theworld.bestgoo.com/t752-the-sims-3-ultimate-fix-should-fix-most-of-your-problems

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Re: SIMS 3 PETS CAT GLITCH. [SOLVED]

Post by xllmtx on Tue 27 Mar 2012, 18:26

I tried the game before reading the above message you sent and it's working!! Smile Do I still need to do what you've said above? Or just leave it? Should I update my game like it's asking me to or could that cause problems? Thanks!
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