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Post by Jerkz on Sun 19 Aug 2012, 20:21

Service initialization failed (0x0175dcbb)

I got this error ever since I installed Pets and Showtime.
I installed Pets by mounting an iso image. However, with Showtime I clicked the install button in the withing the rar folder (hope that makes sense.)

I want to uninstall these last two expansion packs to figure out what's going on.

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Re: Unable to start game

Post by Webmaster on Sun 19 Aug 2012, 20:37

Hello,

Don't uninstall yet!
Please download CCleaner from www.ccleaner.com and "clean" your system and the Registry.

Now, follow these instructions: http://games4theworld.bestgoo.com/t1171-must-read-how-to-install-the-sims-3-correctly (RE-DO all the steps and DO NOT skip any steps!)

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Post by ldepass on Tue 21 Aug 2012, 22:38

I have always had problems with sims since installing, it use to crash a lot and then when i applied fixes it is just saying I have uninstalled unoffical game and then after I tried to fix that its asking me to insert showtime disc? can someone please help me

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Re: Unable to start game

Post by Webmaster on Wed 22 Aug 2012, 10:57

Hello,

To which folder did you copy the crack? Can you please post a screenshot of that folder?

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Re: Unable to start game

Post by ldepass on Wed 22 Aug 2012, 21:58



in this folder

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first part of the folder i just posted

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Re: Unable to start game

Post by ☠ ~ Aɳɳ ~ ☠ on Thu 23 Aug 2012, 10:59

Hello,

Those EP and SP exe's don't belong there, please remove the list of files starting with TS3EP01 to TS3SP03 (6 in total) and reapply the crack from the fix, which I'm not seeing there at all. It's located in the #crack folder and should be copied to the folder you're showing.

Also, if you ever have a problem again, please open a new topic, it'll be easier for us to keep track of everyone's problem and provide more personal support.

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Re: Unable to start game

Post by Jerkz on Sun 02 Sep 2012, 19:56

Admin wrote:Hello,

Don't uninstall yet!
Please download CCleaner from www.ccleaner.com and "clean" your system and the Registry.

Now, follow these instructions: http://games4theworld.bestgoo.com/t1171-must-read-how-to-install-the-sims-3-correctly (RE-DO all the steps and DO NOT skip any steps!)

Good luck!

Hi, after following those steps I'm still getting the message. I can't even open the launcher.

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Post by Webmaster on Sun 02 Sep 2012, 21:09

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Re: Unable to start game

Post by emiie10 on Fri 07 Sep 2012, 12:33

Delete your DCCcache file NOT the backup file. Worked for me.

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Re: Unable to start game

Post by Webmaster on Sat 08 Sep 2012, 22:54

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The TeamViewer session was closed and I couldn't reconnect when I came back.

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