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Sims 3 Will Not Launch

by lebennettiii
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Sims 3 Will Not Launch

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I have a MacBook and downloaded The Sims 3 from "GameTreeMac" via digital download. I played the game for about a week, but now it won't launch. I click on it and the icon shows up for 5 seconds then disappears. How do I solve this issue?

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Re: Sims 3 Will Not Launch

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Are you getting any error messages? 

 

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Re: Sims 3 Will Not Launch

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No...I have tried bypassing the launcher, but that does not work either. 

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I'm sorry to hear that, because there are links for what to do if you get an error message Confusedmileysad: I've actually got no idea - I hope everything works out!!!

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If your problem wasn't solved and no one has gotten back to you - please either post again (or bump up your problem) or contact EA.

I cannot guarantee that my suggestions will help or solve your problem.

I don't work for EA or have any association with them. I also help in my own free time - so please be considerate.

If your problem was solved - please accept a solution! XP is also appreciated.

Happy Gaming!!
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Re: Sims 3 Will Not Launch

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So are you saying I wasted $30 purchasing the game because I cannot play it?

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