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Re: why do i have to download sims every time

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why do i have to download sims every time

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i just really want to play once in a while. I moved my game to my external HDD and everytime i want to play, Origin asks me to download the game again. I have done it 3 times already. Using my HDD is the only way I can play because it takes too much space on my laptop. is this hell? 

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The path to the Game Library location in Origin is correct? If you are running Catalina have you enabled Full Disk Access for Origin in System Preferences > Security & Privacy > Privacy?

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Re: why do i have to download sims every time

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You need to have the HDD connected before trying to start the game and you must make sure that Windows assigned the same driveletter to it.

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yes the hdd is correctly plugged in. I have a mac and the path to the library is also set correctly

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@RoxyPolemica

The path to the Game Library location in Origin is correct? If you are running Catalina have you enabled Full Disk Access for Origin in System Preferences > Security & Privacy > Privacy?

The Sims 3 Mac Help Thread - | - The Sims 4 Mac Help Thread -
- The Sims 3 Mac super patch 1.67 - | - Origin Reset Tool for Mac -
- I am not affiliated with EA in anyway -
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Please do not PM me unless I ask you to
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YES! I have finally solved the problem! thank you thank you!! <3333<3333<333<3

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i am playinngggg

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