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The Sims won't launch

by IMIVY92
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The Sims won't launch

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So.. I've just bought the sims 4 on my laptop like a week ago or something and I haven't been able to actually play the game because it just won't launch. The first problem I had was not the game itself but I couldn't download origin. I don't know why, but it just opened a white screen saying: "sorry, the webpage can't load" or something. Fine, so I googled a lot and found an older version of origin and it worked! But then I came across another problem and that is that I can't launch the sims 4 Frown I don't know why but maybe it's because origin is an older version. The game has a hard time loading and when it does it just opens and close again with a black screen and then I'm on my desktop again where an error pops up saying that origin isn't running, which it is. I've logged in and out. Uninstall and reinstall again and again. Did that with origin too. Contacted support but they said stuff that I had already done. No firewall or anti virus is blocking anything, I've turned them all off, including turned them off in configurations and restarted my laptop. Did a cccleaner scan too. There's just no luck for me and I just want to play :'(
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Today I had a problem as well, it´s the first time since I got the game in 2014. I started searching and it seems like a lot of us have the same trouble after the updated patch on Sep/12/2017 I tried to repair the game but it doesn´t work, the problem occurs with the base game. I made a report from Origin so I hope they answer. Don´t quit on The sims, things like these happen.  

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Really? Why ain't they responding to the complaint :o well I've had the problem since last week so the problem must have been there for a while :/
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Note I also never had problems with the sims on my other laptops and they were older and slow and they ran 3-4 pretty fine, even with expansions packs. This laptop I have now is an Alienware with a lot of disk place. So it's pretty odd that the game somehow won't work 😔
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Hi @IMIVY92 and  @katica_323

 

are you both on outdated Origin version ? 

Are you still getting errors on the newest one: https://www.origin.com/deu/de-de/store/download ?

 

What OS are you both using ?

Happy Gaming
Crin


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Hi @crinrict

My origin is always updated but it seems like the firewall didn´t let me install the updated files from the sims. All I did was deactivated the firewall while I click on "Repair" on sims and it worked!!

 

Thank you!

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I uninstalled origin and followed you link. It's still the same problem :/
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Glad that worked

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Crin


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