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Re: Sims 3 Launcher Won't Open

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Sims 3 Launcher Won't Open

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I recently downloaded The Sims 3, as well as two expansion packs. I played the game fine for a few days, but I shut my laptop down and left it for a while. Now, after two days of not playing the game, the Sims launcher won't open. I've tried all three shortcuts as well as through Origin, but nothing works! Any advice?

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Did you change anything on your system ? Update to Windows 8.1 ? Install BitDefender ?

 

Try the factory reset described in this post: http://answers.ea.com/t5/The-Sims-3/FAQ-Troubleshooting-Steps/td-p/714/

Happy Gaming
Crin


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Re: Sims 3 Launcher Won't Open

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  • Do you get any error messages ?
  • What's your operating system ?
  • Did you patch to 1.63 ?

Happy Gaming
Crin


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-I didn't get any error messages

-I'm on Windows 8

-No, I didn't patch

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Hero

Did you change anything on your system ? Update to Windows 8.1 ? Install BitDefender ?

 

Try the factory reset described in this post: http://answers.ea.com/t5/The-Sims-3/FAQ-Troubleshooting-Steps/td-p/714/

Happy Gaming
Crin


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As far as I know, nothing has changed. Every time I try to fix or uninstall the games, it says I can't because the application is running. What can I do to fix that?

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I assume you have restarted your computer ?

Happy Gaming
Crin


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 I have, but I figured out a way to uninstall the game and reinstall it. I will definitely make sure to update the game as well. Thanks so much for all your help!

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My game wont start it was just working fine lastnight when i added the sims in to the future it told me to uninstall it and reinstall it on orgin i did that. Now it's not letting me launch the game at all Confusedmileymad: plz help me or somebody tell me what i can do to fix the problem.

 

So far i have uninstalled the game 3 times and now i am at a lost 

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DId you find an answer to this? Mine has done the exact same thing!

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mine is doing the same thing i really just want to play my game! lol

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