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Re: Error during installation

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Error during installation

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In the middle of Sims 3 installing a error message pops up saying

 

File:E:\GameData\Shared\NonPackaged\Worlds\Sunset Valley.world

Error:Data error (cyclic redundancy check)

 

  what do i doooo :'(

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Re: Error during installation

Hero

Some info on this error

 

 

Problem


I'm getting a CRC error when installing

 

Cause


This problem can have many different causes.

  • Problem with the DVD
  • Problem with the DVD Drive
  • Conflicting Software 
    • Paragon NTFS
    • Metakine DVD Remaster 
    • Roxio Creator
    • CD emulation software like Alcohol 120%, Nero Image Drive, Clone CD or Daemon Tools 
  • Pausing the download of the game while getting it trough the Origin

Solution


  • Update your DVD drive firmware
  • Exchange your DVD 
  • Clean your Registry with CCleaner
  • Defrag your Computer
  • Turn off your AntiVirus program
  • Copy the contents of the DVD to your desktop and install it from there
  • Download a copy of the game through the Origin and install that. You don't need to rebuy the game, just enter the serial code of the DVD Version
  • Remove conflicting Software from your Computer 
  • If you have problems with the download version, try the following
    • Log in to the Origin
    • Click on the red x in the upper right part of the Sims 3 download to clear the Origin cache. 
    • Redownload The Sims 3; do not pause the download.

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Happy Gaming
Crin


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Please only contact me via PM when asked to do so.


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Re: Error during installation

Hero

Some info on this error

 

 

Problem


I'm getting a CRC error when installing

 

Cause


This problem can have many different causes.

  • Problem with the DVD
  • Problem with the DVD Drive
  • Conflicting Software 
    • Paragon NTFS
    • Metakine DVD Remaster 
    • Roxio Creator
    • CD emulation software like Alcohol 120%, Nero Image Drive, Clone CD or Daemon Tools 
  • Pausing the download of the game while getting it trough the Origin

Solution


  • Update your DVD drive firmware
  • Exchange your DVD 
  • Clean your Registry with CCleaner
  • Defrag your Computer
  • Turn off your AntiVirus program
  • Copy the contents of the DVD to your desktop and install it from there
  • Download a copy of the game through the Origin and install that. You don't need to rebuy the game, just enter the serial code of the DVD Version
  • Remove conflicting Software from your Computer 
  • If you have problems with the download version, try the following
    • Log in to the Origin
    • Click on the red x in the upper right part of the Sims 3 download to clear the Origin cache. 
    • Redownload The Sims 3; do not pause the download.

Further Reading


Happy Gaming
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.

Please only contact me via PM when asked to do so.


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