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wont install on windows 8

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wont install on windows 8

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I've been trying to install it on my new windows 8 and the Origin window just pops up and asks if I want to install.  When I hit install it just starts to install but never stops. I just want to install to my computer and play but I always have to go through Origin which doesn't work.  I would return the game if I could just to not have to go through the trouble anymore.

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Re: wont install on windows 8

Hero

Did you buy the disc or download version ? Do you have a working Internet connection ?

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Re: wont install on windows 8

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I bought the disc.  When I click Run Autorun it goes to a "click to install" screen, opens origin and never stops installing.  I've tried reinstalling many time but just get the same response.  I do have an internet connection, and the origin program works fine, just wont install game.  Cant I just do a normal install without origin?

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Re: wont install on windows 8

Hero

It depends a bit when you bought the base game. 

I have all disc version, bough the base game back in 2009 and don't even have Origin installed on my computer. Except the not being able to connect to Origin message, I have no issues.

 

I do hear that newer base game versions require Origin though. 

Good Luck and Happy Simmin
Crin

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Bitte akzeptiere eine Lösung, wenn dein Problem gelöst ist und verteile XP an Beiträge, die du hilfreich findest.
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PNs werden nicht beantwortet. Probleme gehören ins Forum

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Re: wont install on windows 8

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my one is exactly the same. I can not get the game to install after the origin is installed. its really annoying. I've downloaded the patch but it will only help if sims 3 is installed but it can not install


rhannon86 wrote:

I've been trying to install it on my new windows 8 and the Origin window just pops up and asks if I want to install.  When I hit install it just starts to install but never stops. I just want to install to my computer and play but I always have to go through Origin which doesn't work.  I would return the game if I could just to not have to go through the trouble anymore.


 

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Hero

What error are you getting ? What is your operating system ?

Good Luck and Happy Simmin
Crin

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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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