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Post by lydiapydia on Fri 03 Aug 2012, 17:58

Hey again...
I have just started my sims 3 after several problems. Now it seemed to be working perfectly until i wanted to buy something. First, I couldn't see the "buy square (where all of the funiture is)" and when i went over to the build mode i saw the "build square" but it was still loading, you know with that little circle circulating and all. I can't click on anything.
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Re: Sims 3 game not loading during buy and build mode

Post by ☠ ~ Aɳɳ ~ ☠ on Fri 03 Aug 2012, 19:06

Hello,

Is your game up to date? Are you getting an error at all during start up? Are you using mods/cc?


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Post by lydiapydia on Fri 03 Aug 2012, 19:11

Yes, no and yes. But only mods. None of them seem to be working though. And now I face other problems, like when I went to the change town mode, I was stuck there.

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Post by ☠ ~ Aɳɳ ~ ☠ on Fri 03 Aug 2012, 19:29

Hello,

For now, remove the mods folder from Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3 and see if everything works as it should.
If it does, use Delphy's Dashboard on the mods\packages folder to see which one is causing trouble.

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Re: Sims 3 game not loading during buy and build mode

Post by lydiapydia on Fri 03 Aug 2012, 20:48

Well, now "sims 3 stopped working..." It also said something ( i can't remember that well...) about how my sims game would get bugs and such if i continued and that it had some sort of problem. Help again?
PS. I still have the buy + build mode problems...


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Post by ☠ ~ Aɳɳ ~ ☠ on Fri 03 Aug 2012, 21:35

Hello,

Is that before or after you remove the mods folder? Because it could mean you have an outdated crack.

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Post by lydiapydia on Fri 03 Aug 2012, 23:48

I did. Why is that so?

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Post by invalidusername on Sat 04 Aug 2012, 04:34

It just means that either you've misplaced the crack, so it's not being read, or you updated the game, but didn't get the newest fix to go with the patch.
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Post by lydiapydia on Sat 04 Aug 2012, 10:55

I got the newest crack for 1.36 and placed it in the bin like i should have. I think i did everything right on that point. What could be wrong then, did I ruin something when I deleted the Mods folder?

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Post by defimed on Sat 04 Aug 2012, 10:59

I have the sims 3 (1.34), generations, town life stuff and pets. before i installed pets the game's working fine. But when i copied the sims 3 pets crack in the sims 3/game/bin and i start the game it says that "unofficial game modifications" but i have no mods. i"ve tried the ultimate fix but it doesn't work
Then i deleted the crack and played the game with virtual drive of the sims 3 pets. The game's working fine for a while. But then there's a window says "the game stopped working". please help me

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Post by invalidusername on Sat 04 Aug 2012, 15:21

Well, what types of mods were you using? Some mods can cause different effects if you just straight up delete them without following special removal instructions.
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Re: Sims 3 game not loading during buy and build mode

Post by Adwomin on Sat 04 Aug 2012, 16:53

Hello,

In order for the Fix to work, you must install the latest version of the game.
Please re-do step 2 to 5: http://games4theworld.bestgoo.com/t1171-must-read-how-to-install-the-sims-3-correctly

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Re: Sims 3 game not loading during buy and build mode

Post by lydiapydia on Sun 05 Aug 2012, 21:51

well, i used the no sparkles, no intro and overwatch...

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and to Admin, I had already done those steps correctly, are you sure i have to redo them...?
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Post by ☠ ~ Aɳɳ ~ ☠ on Sun 05 Aug 2012, 22:08

Hello,

Can you post a detailed screenshot of the folder you copied the crack to? With file types etc. showing in the picture. Particularly of the TS3W.exe and TSLHost.dll.

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Re: Sims 3 game not loading during buy and build mode

Post by lydiapydia on Sun 05 Aug 2012, 22:48

yeah:

It talks about how my game is a modified something now too D:


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Post by ☠ ~ Aɳɳ ~ ☠ on Sun 05 Aug 2012, 23:07

Hello,

That's not what I was hoping for lol. I was hoping for this:


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Post by lydiapydia on Sun 05 Aug 2012, 23:10

haha, whoops, I read your post a LITTLE to fast :p

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Post by ☠ ~ Aɳɳ ~ ☠ on Sun 05 Aug 2012, 23:14

Hello,

Ok, I can see a number of files that don't belong, TS3EP03 and TS3EP02. Those 2 should be deleted from that folder.
And can you tell or show me the "date modified" on TS3W.exe and TSLHost.dll?

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Post by lydiapydia on Sun 05 Aug 2012, 23:19

they both were modified 2012-6-19. Does that mean that they are outdated, cause then I have TOTALLY wasted you precious time... :/

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Post by ☠ ~ Aɳɳ ~ ☠ on Sun 05 Aug 2012, 23:24

Hello,

Looks like it's the 1.34 version crack, so if you redownload the fix and apply the crack, the problem is probably fixed.

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Post by lydiapydia on Sun 05 Aug 2012, 23:34

I did that, but the date is still the same. gosh, i must be a pain in the a** right now, sorry, but i have no idea why.

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Post by invalidusername on Mon 06 Aug 2012, 05:20

Something I noticed from your first screenshot, of your mods folder, is that Overwatch should be in the package folder, not just chillin where it is. Smile

I don't think that'll help you with anything other than getting overwatch to work, but you never know.
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