If you need more information on this, check this by Microsoft. Sometimes you can scroll for a while until the message appears. Go to the Updates tab in the Game Launcher and patch your game from there. Depending on the included item, if you do not own the stuff pack s noted below, you will either be able to download but receive a similar default item, or you will be blocked from downloading until you register the games below. Its annoying me so much. Ever since the update when Maxis came its been crashing.
So now I'm starting clean, backing things up and saving an extra backup of my installed content! To check which patch you're running, open your Launcher and look in the bottom left corner. I've tried almost everything but nothing is working. Do not reinstall them in one go but one by one. I keep a backup of all my downloads to make it easier to reinstall, but they never reinstall from there. You should only use it as a last resort when none of the above allowed for the proper world installation via the launcher. If the installation was successful, installed items will be grayed out and marked like in the example above.
Reinstall all houses you want to keep or try and find the guilty party by moving the files back one by one. They told me to delete some un-needed files but it didn't do anything. Last week when I tried again, I opened the Create page and It shuted itself again. I have to do a factory reset on my game and download everything fresh in order for it to work. I had bought Ambitions and it worked fine until now. You didn't post what error or crash message the game gave you.
When your account is created, log in to it. If you don't have that folder yet, follow the instructions below. A few months ago, my computer needed to be completely wiped and started clean. In place of the missing content you will receive a similar default item in its place, or, no item at all. Alex Hi Alex, you seem like you know about these problems so here's my problem. Origin also keeps your game updated for you.
Select the items you want to have in your game and click Install. These types of attacks can harm your programs and files. Anyway, don't just drag and drop your downloads folder to where Sims 3 stores it's files. Thanks again for your help! Not to worry, it's all still there in that backup folder. I plopped my downloads folder into the new Sims 3 folder, went to install. I never had this problem on my windows 7 laptop.
I spent 2 and a half hours on the chat with them with literally no answers. Have a great rest of the day. I did so with the help of my tech-savvy boyfriend. In the game you recognize the custom content by the shopping bag. And we all have the same laptops? I run a windows 7 computer, highly optimized for the Sims 3. For example; one set of default skintone replacement. Anyways, I'm always updated completely at least, I actively try to be.
If you have any questions, contribution to my guide or requests for other guides, feel free to ask, I will be glad to help. If it works, you need to reinstall all Store content. Make sure to put that back. Once you're there go to the compatibility tab and change the format that the game runs in. After extracting your file, you need to know which type of file it is. If anyone can help me with this, I would highly appreciate this.
Sims behaves the same either way. I'm running it on Windows 8. Please check the log for more details. Okay, I've searched far and wide and under every internet rock to no avail. Here's instructions: Try this Resetting the game to factory settings without reinstalling Many problems can be pinpointed on custom content or corruption in your user data. Plus they will regenerate when you start the game.