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benpowerman
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎10-28-2012

sims 3 does not work with windows 8

i have windows 8 and sims 3 will not run plase fix with a update as soon as possiable

crinrict
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Re: sims 3 does not work with windows 8

Are you updated to the latest patch ? What symptoms are you seeing ? Have you tried compatibility mode ?



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Thunder-goose3
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Registered: ‎10-29-2012

Re: sims 3 does not work with windows 8

I have the same problem - it won't allow me to open Origin or Sims Launcher, so I can't update it. Please help

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niicthatcher
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎10-28-2012

Re: sims 3 does not work with windows 8

im having the same issue. i ended up uninstalling my base game and reinstalling and that fixed my game launcher not opening issue. (otherwise download a manual patch online) but now im having problems inside the launcher itself. it will not install my custom content and when i click the play button it closes the launcher like its opening the game but the game never opens. im shattered about it! i hope someone finds a solution.

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stephenrigg
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Registered: ‎11-14-2012

Re: sims 3 does not work with windows 8

I'm having a different problem. 

Just bought a new computer with windows 8 Pro 64bit version. installed all the games and patched to 1.42, 

the game loads into a world, but as soon as i try to enter into gameplay of a family it shuts down. I ve tried with compatibility mode on or off and it STILL DOESNT WORK. ive got all exp packs up to supernatural.

crinrict
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Re: sims 3 does not work with windows 8

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Could you post here: http://forum.thesims3.com/jforum/posts/list/607825.page ?

 

Please answer the questions on the first page.



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scottishusa
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Registered: ‎09-08-2013

Re: sims 3 does not work with windows 8

I got the Sims 3 just in the last few weeks with the Humble Origin bundle.  It does not work on windows 8 at all.  EA needs to fix this.  The game immediately crashes as soon as a family is chosen and the gameplay is about to begin.  Every time.  This is with the latest version, latest drivers etc.

 

My PC:

 

i5 3470k

16 GB Corsair Vengeance 1866 ram

120 GB SSD

2 x 1 TB HDDs

GTX 760 OC edition (EVGA)

Windows 8 64 bit

 

crinrict
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Re: sims 3 does not work with windows 8

Have you tried all the stuff here: http://answers.ea.com/t5/The-Sims-3/FAQ-Game-Crashes-CTD/td-p/656/ ?

 



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lovelyboosa
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Registered: ‎09-09-2013

Re: sims 3 does not work with windows 8

I have windows 8 and mine works fine it may be your internet, or your processor my other computer did have one problem where it would freeze and the rain would keep going like I paused it but I hadn't though...