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Re: Sims 4 - Unable to start Initialization error at startup

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Re: Sims 4 - Unable to start

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Steps for refund:

Go into origin client click Help

Scroll down to Order History and click that

Click on The Sims 4 + tab and then click on the request refund

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Re: Sims 4 - Unable to start

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^^Just tried it sir & still not working...

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Re: Sims 4 - Unable to start

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Thank you sir Jasap!

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Re: Sims 4 - Unable to start Initialization error at startup

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I'll uninstall & dl again, if it still has the same issue I'm going to have it refunded.

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Re: Sims 4 - Unable to start Initialization error at startup

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FIXED!

 

I had to uninstall Origin completely and delete the folders. Once I reinstalled the game worked.

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Re: Sims 4 - Unable to start Initialization error at startup

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Trying on my tower now, This might almost make sense since I had to do a fresh install of Origin on my laptop and it works there.

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Re: Sims 4 - Unable to start Initialization error at startup

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SO if you have more than one hard drive and origin is not actually installed in windows the game has a shitfit.......ffs EA

 

Just reinstall the origin client on top of the old install and it should work

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Re: Sims 4 - Unable to start Initialization error at startup

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Yeah. The only way I could get it to work was to install like 3 copies of origin all over the place. I was having the same error, and this was the only thing that allowed mine to run. My desktop looks like an abomination, but the game finally works. Uh... success, I guess.

 

 

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Confirmed this fixed it. To be safe I reinstalled Origins on the same hardrive as windows and the game on my storage drive.

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Confirmed that uninstalling Origin and reinstalling fresh and then installing TS4 fixed this error. 

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