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Re: Sims 4 Will NOT Install

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Sims 4 Will NOT Install

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I bought the Deluxe Edition, installed both disks per directions. But when I open up Origin folder and look at Installed Games in the Library, Sims 4 in not listed. When I go to All Games, Sims 4 is listed, but the only option I get is INSTALL which I've clicked about a million times now and it still is NOT installed. I've been trying to install this game for over 6 hours now. I'm so angry I could spit fire. I think I've just wasted $80 bucks.

 

I checked System Requirements and my PC passed.  I tried to connect with Origins and it said that I need the the Sims 2, WHAT, the Sims 2? So I obliged and reinstalled the Sims 2, but still no luck. Gee, are there any patches out yet?????

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I found a post and this fixed my problem. http://answers.ea.com/t5/The-Sims-4/Sims-4-won-t-install/m-p/3430723#U3430723

 

Thank you to the person who posted it. 

 

Here is the fix:

 

Try the following:

 

Click on your window button. In the search tab type regedit. This should prompt your for a UAC - click yes to authorize it. The Registry editor will load.

 

Now look for [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Maxis\The Sims 4

 

If its not there you should create the key there. Once created you will need to create the following string values:


“GDFBinary”=”C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\The Sims 4\__Installer\GDFBinary_en_US.dll”
“DisplayName”=”The Sims™ 4"
“Locale”=”en_US”
“Install Dir”=”C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\The Sims 4\”

 

 

If this work, make sure to give credit to the user who came up with this fix in the SimCity section:

http://answers.ea.com/t5/Miscellaneous-Issues/Inst​all-Loop/m-p/632798#M12450

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I found a post and this fixed my problem. http://answers.ea.com/t5/The-Sims-4/Sims-4-won-t-install/m-p/3430723#U3430723

 

Thank you to the person who posted it. 

 

Here is the fix:

 

Try the following:

 

Click on your window button. In the search tab type regedit. This should prompt your for a UAC - click yes to authorize it. The Registry editor will load.

 

Now look for [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Maxis\The Sims 4

 

If its not there you should create the key there. Once created you will need to create the following string values:


“GDFBinary”=”C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\The Sims 4\__Installer\GDFBinary_en_US.dll”
“DisplayName”=”The Sims™ 4"
“Locale”=”en_US”
“Install Dir”=”C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\The Sims 4\”

 

 

If this work, make sure to give credit to the user who came up with this fix in the SimCity section:

http://answers.ea.com/t5/Miscellaneous-Issues/Inst​all-Loop/m-p/632798#M12450

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