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Post by ryancklam on Sat 04 Aug 2012, 20:56

I followed the ultimate fix and received this message at the final stage:

"Unable to start game

Service initialization failed"

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Re: Unable to start game...

Post by Adwomin on Sun 05 Aug 2012, 13:30

Hello,

Please follow these steps: http://games4theworld.bestgoo.com/t1171-must-read-how-to-install-the-sims-3-correctly
If done correctly, there's a 90% chance that it fixes your problem.
DO NOT skip any steps!

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Re: Unable to start game...

Post by ryancklam on Sun 05 Aug 2012, 14:49

Unfortunately, I'm a mac user and cannot open .exe files.

I'll try to reinstall the base game then see if it works, because I used the .app patch of the base game.

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Re: Unable to start game...

Post by Adwomin on Sun 05 Aug 2012, 19:15

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Hello,

Please update your game using this manual patch first: http://games4theworld.bestgoo.com/t3597-can-t-update-the-sims-3-to-v136-fix-manual-patch
After doing so, re-download and re-apply only the "# Crack" of the latest version of the Ultimate Fix: http://games4theworld.bestgoo.com/t752-the-sims-3-ultimate-fix-should-fix-most-of-your-problems

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Re: Unable to start game...

Post by Aɾყα on Sun 05 Aug 2012, 21:06

Hello,

If that doesn't solve it, I'd be interested to know which numeric code you're getting with that error.

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