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by Catney12
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Game not Launching

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I downloaded sims 4 last night on Origin and it doesn't matter if I launch it through the desktop icon or try through Origin the mouse cursor shows a loading icon and then nothing happens. Origin says the game is open and I get the warning that if I should close the sims 4 before exiting out of origin. Now when I do exit out of origin about 15 to 20 minutes later the game tries to launch but says it cannot because Origin is no longer open. Even if I reopen origin right away. Anybody have any ideas or tips?

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@Catney12

Check if your antivirus program or Windows Defender isn't blocking Origin and TS4 If yes - you could turn it off or add Sims as exception:
https://crinrict.com/blog/2019/03/windows-10-defender-controlled-folder-access.html
If you have it - disable the Rivatuner overlay

I don't work for EA
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So I've shut down my antivirus and I do no have Rivatuner. But I am still having the same issue

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@Catney12

Uninstall Origin by using Revo (free version) - it will be clean all traces of Origin from your computer
https://www.revouninstaller.com/revo-uninstaller-free-download/
and install again
http://origin.com/download

If it will not work could you post your Computer's DxDiag?
To gather a DxDiag on your computer, please follow the steps here: https://help.ea.com/en-us/help/pc/how-to-gather-dxdiag-information/
You can attach the text file to your post directly in option "Reply" - not Quick Reply
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@kreatora 

 

I will try with Revo and then let you know

 

Cheers

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Still no luck. Ran the diag.

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@kreatora 

 

Forgot to tag you sorry

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@kreatora 

 

I also downloaded simcity to try it out and see if it was just an issue with the sims but simcity started to launch and is now just hanging. It's just frozen.

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@Catney12




Your card graphics drivers are up to date but you have many reported errors
Run an SFC/scannow to repair your system
https://support.microsoft.com/help/929833/use-the-system-file-checker-tool-to-repair-missing-or-corr...
Check if your Windows is up to date
https://support.microsoft.com/help/4027667/windows-10-update

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@Catney12

Sorry. I studied your DXdiag a little too long. I have a question besides what I wrote above. Do you have a phone connected to the PC?
Because there is a Fastboot option error reported many times?
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