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Post by vharvey87 on Sat 03 Nov 2012, 16:14

Everytime i download a sims3pack for thesims3.com, i get an error saying download failed. make sure u have the latest patch. HELP!

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Re: Downloading sims3pack trouble

Post by Dracos66 on Sat 03 Nov 2012, 16:31

Instead of downloading them with the game launcher, you should see a link that says "save file" below the "download to game" link, click on it instead and save the download to a place you will remember like the desktop or to the downloads folder (my documents/electronic arts/the sims 3/downloads)

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Re: Downloading sims3pack trouble

Post by vharvey87 on Sat 03 Nov 2012, 16:38

I save them to my desktop but i get the error message when installing them.

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Re: Downloading sims3pack trouble

Post by Dracos66 on Sat 03 Nov 2012, 16:45

A lot of the downloads from thesims3.com are recolors and such which need the base item in order to work, so if you dont have that base item installed in your game you will get that error. (i.e. a rose colored version of the sani-toilet will only work if you have the actual sani-toilet installed in your game)

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Post by vharvey87 on Sat 03 Nov 2012, 17:49

It mainly happens when I try to download custom sims

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Re: Downloading sims3pack trouble

Post by Dracos66 on Sat 03 Nov 2012, 17:57

If you want good custom Sims try HERE and HERE. Sims from the Sims 3 exchange tend to be weird by either not installing or by installing and breaking the game. TSR and MTS, the two links above, usually have very good sims to download. Just be sure to read the comments on them to see if you need/want any of the extra CC/mods that sometimes are used to make them.

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Re: Downloading sims3pack trouble

Post by vharvey87 on Sat 03 Nov 2012, 18:15

Ok. Thanks for your help

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Re: Downloading sims3pack trouble

Post by Adwomin on Sat 03 Nov 2012, 23:13

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