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Sims 3 does not recognize NVIDIA Graphics Card

by jazzie_1718

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Sims 3 does not recognize NVIDIA Graphics Card

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So my issue is Sims 3 not recognizing my graphics card. I have already tried forcing the game to acknowledge the card via Nvidia control panel with TS3.exe and TS3W.exe files. In my DeviceConfig file, it says (Found: 0, Matched 0) which according to Sims Wiki  that means the game does not recognize the card. I have also been experiencing BOSD when I enter build/buy mode which could be related to the game not acknowledging my graphics card. I have also done the Data Execution Prevention. I will post the DxDiag and DeviceConfig in another comment below this one. I will also attach some screenshots.  The main issue is I am trying to find out what graphics card or previous generation is comparable to  Nvidia Geforce 840m. Click and skim over the Sims Wiki link to know what I am speaking about. Thank you for your help. 


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BSOD are usually hard ware related.


Have you run a hardware check ? Do you have any issues with other demanding games ?

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