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My sims 3 won't open

by HockeySimmer17
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My sims 3 won't open

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I went to the launcher to start my game. I hit the play button, I've had no problems with it until now. if hit play,it would give me a black screen with a loading symbol in the middle of my screen. Once I hit the Windows button, it gives me a notification saying "unable to start game, Service initialization failed (0x065d0274)

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Re: My sims 3 won't open

Hero (Retired)

@HockeySimmer17 take a look here: http://answers.ea.com/t5/The-Sims-3/FAQ-Service-initialization-failed/td-p/65394

 

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