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I can't save my sims 3 game!

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I can't save my sims 3 game!

★★ Newbie

I have the sims 3 on my macbook and saving has never been a problem before but these last couple of days when I click save or save as, the saving sceen stays there forever like its frozen so I have to turn my computer off.  It would be awesome if someone could help me out thanks.

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Re: I can't save my sims 3 game!

Hero

Can you try if you have this issue in all your save games or only in one ? Start a new one to see if it happens there too.

Good Luck and Happy Simmin
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★★★★ Newbie

I've had the exact same problem as well and it's starting to grate on my nerves a bit.  Any tips or advice on how to remedy this would be most helpful!

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★★★ Newbie

Im  having the exact same problem. I wait for 5 min and then I have to reset it. Frozen. 
Now I cant play with the sims anymore Confusedmileysad:  Please help?

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★★★★ Novice

I play on a macook to and my game does this when I try to save.

What I do is that I let it be there for a while, and when I´m tired of looking at it I press "CMD+SHIFT" and it minimizes the game so that you get back to your screensaver.

Then I "force quit" and most of the times when I go back to play the game it has saved.

 

I recommend you start up your game and changes the hairstyle of a sim or just do a minor change in your active game and then try to use "CMD+SHIFT"

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★★★★ Newbie

Is there a similar trick for a Windows-based computer?

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★★★★ Newbie

I just had this same problem. I fixed it by deleting my cache files and reloading the game. There is a step by step on the SimsWiki.

 

 

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★★★★ Newbie

I've found that on windows if you have any cheats other than the cash cheats, the saving screen will be forever. But my issue is, is there a way to stop the saving process so that i can undo the cheats???

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