After updating Sims 3 many users have faced problems when launching the gaming software. Should you have any more issues, please open a new topic for them. You still have the possibility to restore your system back to a restore point before the updates. I even tried what you said to do and it still won't work. Expand for instructions on checking your region, downloading the super-patcher, and extracting and running it on your Mac. There are many who start having problems with the launcher while registry entries are corrupted.
For the first 2 months it worked normal and properly. I reinstalled my sims 3 base game and the launcher won't come up. Before I start up the Sims 3, I usually delete the cache files and delete the browsing history from my computer. It was a very good idea to have a backup of all your purchases so you can download again if the item did not download previously. The game runs fine as long as I do not play it very long and cause my laptop to get extremely hot. After you installed those other patches though, I would repeat the steps from 2 to 4 here, just to be safe: This means, re-apply the latest base game manual patch, and then re-apply the latest Sims 3 Ultimate fix too.
The update should not appear in the lower list. I've done the patch manually, I even waited for Island Paradise to come out and tried the installation of that in case that worked. It says 'Unable to start game - Service initialization failed 0x0175d824 ' The Sims support website is terrible as nobody is giving me useful replies : And I don't think I can remove the Windows 8. I am very confused as to what to do next, because I am tired of waiting 2 hours to update the game only to have to keep updating it repeatedly. The Automatic install does indeed work and the installs are being committed. It doesn't work and I cannot install any of my expansion and stuff packs.
Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. If this fails try right clicking your shortcut and click run as admin. Before that happens, I hopefully can save, then I go the the Main Menu and let my laptop cool down before going back in. It will directly run the game without making use of the launcher that is causing you so much trouble. After updating it, I attempted to launch the game, but a dialogue window popped up, saying that there was a problem with the launcher and the game could not start.
I ha ve tried reinstalling everything but none of my other expansion packs will install until I update through the launcher, which I can't do. Try this just for the heck of it: 1 Reinstall the latest driver for your video card 2 Download and run the DirectX updater for Dx 9. The launcher seems to be a problem for lots of people. I played it alot and then I stopped playing it for a while. If anyone can help i would truly appreciate it.
I bought both sims 3 and the pets expansion. Some of the worlds I already have installed so why they are showing up in the Downloads Dashboard with the install button next to it I do not know. There's also a fle called missingdeps. It keeps saying the launceher is not working and my Electronic arts folder is there, but I'm locked out of the folder. Note: Automatic install does work it runs the installers silently but I couldn't verify if it actually installs the updates because my version is already current. As you can see in this picture: I check the 'The Sims 3 Ultimate Fix! Yesterday, I tried to install the update to the newest version of the Sims.
Ive already Uninstalled then reinstalled but my game dose the same thing every time. There's lots of complaints across the interwebs about the inability to update The Sims 3, expansion packs, and stuff packs. Rerunning the program will show the updated version numbers. I was talking to someone at origin a week ago and again yesterday. Ironic how they provide to manual patches in the forums and there is zero protection on the downloads themselves. I received a message while playing the Sims 3 letting me know I have 6 items in the Downloads Dashboard.
Trademarks are the property of their respective owners. You need a patch to make compatible to the new expansion pack. It does also like to corrupt and mess up stuff. There is a glitch in the newest game version update. This did exactly all that, and wen off without a hitch. However, the intro videos began playing. If you already know which region version you have, skip to the next section.
I can launch the base game, but it will not allow me to log onto my account until I install the newest update of the Sims 3. After multiple tries, today I uninstalled every Sims 3 game and re-installed everything and still that did not work. I can also by pass the launcher but that doesn't allow me to use the Generation expansion that i have purchased for 30 bucks. System Name Perpetual Upgrade Rig Processor Intel Pentium Dual Core E5200 3. I know there are many others out there with the same problem. We recommend that you download and install your game through Origin, so that you get all the latest updates and have access to the most recent launcher and expansion manager.