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Sims 4- I can't bring up the cheat window/console

by Rosebunse
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Re: Sims 4- I can't bring up the cheat window/console

★★ Novice

As I mentioned, I have a Systemax SYX CPU. (Sytemax is a North American computer manufacturer.)  I have no other active applications, but probably a fairly ordinary suite of background processes, ranging from Amazon Music Helper.exe to WRSA.exe (Webroot Secure Anywhere).

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Re: Sims 4- I can't bring up the cheat window/console

★★ Apprentice
Do you have another keyboard to try the shortcuts on?
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Re: Sims 4- I can't bring up the cheat window/console

Hero

Sorry. Didn't know what was a computer manufacturer.

 

Anyways, it could be any program so try without any background programs at all to make sure that's not it

Happy Gaming
Crin


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Re: Sims 4- I can't bring up the cheat window/console

★★ Novice

Thank you both for your persistence. Standard smile

 

The keyboard didn't resolve the issue, but I was able to identify the background process that was disrupting the cheat console - in case it's helpful to others in the future, it was evidently the program Skitch, which is a screenshot editing utility. Disabling it has reenabled the cheat console for me, so I can craft houses to my heart's content.

 

I appreciate the help.

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Re: Sims 4- I can't bring up the cheat window/console

★★ Apprentice
So, Skitch uses CTRL+Shift+C/Something to... Do something? Probably taking screenshots, or does it only edit?
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Re: Sims 4- I can't bring up the cheat window/console

Hero

Great to hear. Thanks for the feedback

Happy Gaming
Crin


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Re: Sims 4- I can't bring up the cheat window/console

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Yes, it takes screenshots as well as editing them, which I guess causes confusion in the command even when the program is not deliberately called to open.

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Re: Sims 4- I can't bring up the cheat window/console

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Hi Crin

I'm having this problem as well. The speed buttons work fine- 1 2 3 0. But when I hit CTRL+SHIFT+C the cheat console appears as normal but then it disappears immediately so you can't type any cheats in it.

Any suggestions?

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Re: Sims 4- I can't bring up the cheat window/console

Hero
  • Did you try the tips to see if anything is interfering ?
  • Does it matter what key you hit/what cheat you use ?

Happy Gaming
Crin


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Re: Sims 4- I can't bring up the cheat window/console

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I opened task manager to check what programmes were running in the background but I could not find anything. Now I didn't disable all the programmes that were running either I just checked to see if skitch was running and found nothing.
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