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Re: Can't Update The Sims 3 Ambitions from 4.00.87 to 4.2.32 ("Invalid file found")

Post by slothsminion62 on Fri 10 Sep 2010, 15:33

I've decided to buy a retail base game and I have some questions in this thread about that.

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Re: Can't Update The Sims 3 Ambitions from 4.00.87 to 4.2.32 ("Invalid file found")

Post by Adwomin on Fri 10 Sep 2010, 16:27

Hello,

First, Mount both Images. When the Installation asks for Disk 1, click 'Browse' and select óne of the two Mounted Images. If you get an error, just click the other Image you Mounted. When the Installation asks for Disk 2, do the same. The Installation should go on now.

If you don't really understand the above, watch our Installation Video on Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eWNCFdqqNIg

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Re: Can't Update The Sims 3 Ambitions from 4.00.87 to 4.2.32 ("Invalid file found")

Post by slothsminion62 on Fri 10 Sep 2010, 22:40

I got a retail base game and installed it. The games updated, but when I try to install custom content or play, it still has the same message as above. I clicked "continue" for both and they seem to work fine, but most of the custom content does not stay installed, but resets everytime I open the launcher.
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Re: Can't Update The Sims 3 Ambitions from 4.00.87 to 4.2.32 ("Invalid file found")

Post by Adwomin on Sat 11 Sep 2010, 20:57

Hello,

Is it official custom content?

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Re: Can't Update The Sims 3 Ambitions from 4.00.87 to 4.2.32 ("Invalid file found")

Post by slothsminion62 on Sun 12 Sep 2010, 03:53

No. I got it off thepiratebay.org.
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Post by Adwomin on Sun 12 Sep 2010, 10:51

Hello,

Well, if you have a retail version of The Sims 3, why don't you Download the CC legally?

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Re: Can't Update The Sims 3 Ambitions from 4.00.87 to 4.2.32 ("Invalid file found")

Post by Gin520 on Sun 12 Sep 2010, 13:12

are you guys working on the new expansion "fast lane stuff"?
i guess you will have the update problems fix soon as you work on the fast lane stuff

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Re: Can't Update The Sims 3 Ambitions from 4.00.87 to 4.2.32 ("Invalid file found")

Post by Adwomin on Sun 12 Sep 2010, 14:35

Gin520 wrote:are you guys working on the new expansion "fast lane stuff"?
i guess you will have the update problems fix soon as you work on the fast lane stuff

Hello,

Please read this:

Yusifer wrote:Good to see it up; does that mean we'll see the new Stuff Pack for the Sims 3 available soon? Very Happy

Admin wrote:Hello,

Of course! In fact I'm working on that one at the moment.

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Re: Can't Update The Sims 3 Ambitions from 4.00.87 to 4.2.32 ("Invalid file found")

Post by slothsminion62 on Sun 12 Sep 2010, 16:42

Admin wrote:Hello,

Well, if you have a retail version of The Sims 3, why don't you Download the CC legally?

I just bought the retail version yesterday. I deleted the cc that didn't work.
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Re: Can't Update The Sims 3 Ambitions from 4.00.87 to 4.2.32 ("Invalid file found")

Post by Adwomin on Mon 13 Sep 2010, 20:16

Hello,

So, now try the official content and see if it works. Wink

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Post by slothsminion62 on Tue 14 Sep 2010, 04:33

CC I download directly from thesims3.com works fine, than you, but I can't access shop mode for CC. I went to the website and saw where the button is supposed to be, but when I play my game, the button does not exist.
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Re: Can't Update The Sims 3 Ambitions from 4.00.87 to 4.2.32 ("Invalid file found")

Post by Adwomin on Tue 14 Sep 2010, 15:29

Hello,

I don't understand what you mean. Can you make a screenshot for us?

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Re: Can't Update The Sims 3 Ambitions from 4.00.87 to 4.2.32 ("Invalid file found")

Post by slothsminion62 on Tue 14 Sep 2010, 22:34

This page shows where the shop mode icons should be. Look at the third one from Create-A-Sim.


This is from my game. The button just is not there.
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Re: Can't Update The Sims 3 Ambitions from 4.00.87 to 4.2.32 ("Invalid file found")

Post by Adwomin on Wed 15 Sep 2010, 13:15

Hello,

Owh I see. reinstall Ambitions should fix this problem;

1. Uninstall The Sims 3: Ambitions.
2. Restart your PC.
3. Reinstall the Game.
4. Apply this fix: http://games4theworld.bestgoo.com/fixes-f18/the-sims-3-error-0x039e8474-fix-t451.htm
5. See if it works now.

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Re: Can't Update The Sims 3 Ambitions from 4.00.87 to 4.2.32 ("Invalid file found")

Post by slothsminion62 on Thu 16 Sep 2010, 00:50

I did the above and it still has this message:

"It looks like you have installed an unofficial game modification that does not match your current version of The Sims 3. We recommend that you either uninstall these game modification or get updated versions of them - otherwise you may experience crashes or significant bugs.

Do you want to quit?"

The game plays, but the Shop Mode buttons are still absent, so no change overall.
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Post by Adwomin on Thu 16 Sep 2010, 17:52

slothsminion62 wrote:I did the above and it still has this message:

"It looks like you have installed an unofficial game modification that does not match your current version of The Sims 3. We recommend that you either uninstall these game modification or get updated versions of them - otherwise you may experience crashes or significant bugs.

Do you want to quit?"

The game plays, but the Shop Mode buttons are still absent, so no change overall.

Hello,

That error can be fixed by applying our FIX: http://games4theworld.bestgoo.com/fixes-f18/the-sims-3-error-0x039e8474-fix-t451.htm

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Re: Can't Update The Sims 3 Ambitions from 4.00.87 to 4.2.32 ("Invalid file found")

Post by slothsminion62 on Thu 16 Sep 2010, 22:35

I applied the fix, and the message is still there
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Re: Can't Update The Sims 3 Ambitions from 4.00.87 to 4.2.32 ("Invalid file found")

Post by Adwomin on Fri 17 Sep 2010, 16:19

Hi,

Well, this could mean two things; Or you placed the Cracks in the wrong folder(s) ór you should consider Installing our new Fast Lane Stuff release to see if it'll fix the problem(s).

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Post by Tamstarqueen on Mon 20 Sep 2010, 02:57

I'm also getting this same problem but i can also play the game but can't update but im happy to just play the game. But would love to update it eventually

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Post by slothsminion62 on Mon 20 Sep 2010, 13:03

I will get Fast Lane Stuff and see if that fixes it.
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Re: Can't Update The Sims 3 Ambitions from 4.00.87 to 4.2.32 ("Invalid file found")

Post by Adwomin on Tue 21 Sep 2010, 16:29

Tamstarqueen wrote:I'm also getting this same problem but i can also play the game but can't update but im happy to just play the game. But would love to update it eventually

Hello,

Install our Fast Lane Stuff release and see if it still asks for Update after that.

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