And you don't have any mods?
Try resetting your files to factory settings.
If putting back one of the folders was problematic and you did not work it out, please post a reply and we'll see if we can find what your problem is!
I took my Mods folder from my Sims 4 folder, and did what you said to do, but it won't let me open the game even if I put one folder back in. It comes up with the same error message.
I hope you can help me
So it works without the folders?
Does it matter which one you put in?
Like, only the tray folder, or only the saves-folder?
Or which folders are you talking about? Mods?
January 2018 - last edited January 2018
I mean, it dosen't work with OR without the folder, the error still comes up all the time.
Sorry if I was't clear enough!
Oh okay, even when you did the backup thing and let the game create a completely new folder?
Okay, try this:
I did exactly what you told me to do, I deleted the Sims 4 Folder that the Sims 4 generated, and repaired the game. After it was finished I clicked PLAY and it wouldn't work still. It came up with the SAME error message. "Unable to start: Cannot start because required game data is missing or damaged. Please repair or reinstall the game via origin."
I'm getting concerned now.. Hopefully there is another solution.
Please post a DxDiag:
Do you get any specific code or does it just say that?
Maybe you have to uninstall everything and redo it, I mean the game worked before?
have you tested without mods ?
Use the 50/50 method to find the culprit: http://modthesims.info/wiki.php?title=Game_Help:Finding_Problem_Custom_Content
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