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missing Sims3launcher.exe after seasons install

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missing Sims3launcher.exe after seasons install

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  • I bought my wife seasons.
  • She installed it
  • When she clicks the icon it gives her "searching for sims3launcher.exe" but doesnt find it.
  • She played the game a few moments before I gave her the expansion..
  • I would just reinstall the game but she has Generations on her laptop, which thanks to my kids, i cant find the serial key

.Please help, I went from being and awesome husband (she wanted the expansion badly) to being the tool bag who ruined her game.

 

Thanks,

Randal

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Re: missing Sims3launcher.exe after seasons install

Hero

Here's instructions how to recover the missing serial code from the registry: http://answers.ea.com/t5/The-Sims-3/FAQ-Lost-and-broken-DVDs-and-missing-serial-codes-What-to-do/td-...

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What's your operating system (32 or 64 bit) and did you get the download or disk version ?

Good Luck and Happy Simmin
Crin

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Operating system: windows 7 64bit

I got the serial and after uninstalling and reinstalling several times via origin i am able to use Sims3 with no expansions, i tried to install the expansions but it wants me to use the launcher to update before it will allow me. The launcher gives me a "not a valid win32 application" error

 

when i try to launch through origin, i get nothing...looks like it will launch but never does.

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so the sims3launcher.exe file in my C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin folder was named "sims3launcher.ex_" i changed the _ to an E and that did the trick, the game is now updating.

 

I have had nothing but issues with this game so far, which makes me sad because my wife loves this game. Thanks for your assistance crinrict

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Hero

You're welcome. Glad you were able to solve it.

Good Luck and Happy Simmin
Crin

Trennlinie

I don't work or have any association with EA. I give advice to the best of my knowledge and cannot be held responsible for any damage done to your computer/game.
Questions belong in the forums. I don't answer questions via PM.
Help us helpers to help you

Thinking of helping out ? Please check the Helper's Corner for Sims 4 or Sims 3 and The Acadamy


Bitte akzeptiere eine Lösung, wenn dein Problem gelöst ist und verteile XP an Beiträge, die du hilfreich findest.
Ich arbeite nicht für EA und habe sonst auch keinerlei Verbindung zu EA.
PNs werden nicht beantwortet. Probleme gehören ins Forum

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Hero

Here's instructions how to recover the missing serial code from the registry: http://answers.ea.com/t5/The-Sims-3/FAQ-Lost-and-broken-DVDs-and-missing-serial-codes-What-to-do/td-p/14230/

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