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When I try to launch The Sims 3, I get a dialogue saying, "Unable to start game; Service initialization failed (0x0175dcbb)."

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When I try to launch The Sims 3, I get a dialogue saying, "Unable to start game; Service initialization failed (0x0175dcbb)."

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When I try to launch The Sims 3 by running TS3W.exe, I get a dialogue saying, "Unable to start game; Service initialization failed (0x0175dcbb)." If I try and run the launcher, I get an error saying, "There was an error during startup. Please see the Log for more details. I have The Sims 3 base game installed as well ass the following expansion and stuff packs:
Ambitions

Diesel Stuff

Fast Lane Stuff
Generations
High-End Loft Stuff
Late Night
Master Suite Stuff
Outdoor Living Stuff
Pets
Seasons
Showtime
Town Life Stuff
World Adventures

I have tried uninstalling all the games and using CCleaner to erase all registry entries remaining, then reinstalling, and it didn't help. I have tried uninstalling all mods and clearing the cache, and I am still unable to play. I also believe I have tried a manual uninstall.

 

I can't think of anything else to try, and I have no idea what the problem is in the first place. Any help would be appreciated.

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Look through the fix in this link and see if it can help you Standard smile

 

Click http://games4theworld.bestgoo.com/t5457-the-sims-3-unable-to-start-game-service-initialization-faile...

 

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Re: When I try to launch The Sims 3, I get a dialogue saying, "Unable to start game; Service initialization failed (0x0175dcbb)."

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Look through the fix in this link and see if it can help you Standard smile

 

Click http://games4theworld.bestgoo.com/t5457-the-sims-3-unable-to-start-game-service-initialization-faile...

 

Hope this helps!

 

 

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Re: When I try to launch The Sims 3, I get a dialogue saying, "Unable to start game; Service initialization failed (0x0175dcbb)."

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It was this video in particular that helped: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IyKMnpKHGg8

 

Thanks.

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how to fix this problem?

 

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Re: When I try to launch The Sims 3, I get a dialogue saying, "Unable to st

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Try full scan your pc/laptop with Advanced SystemCare Ultimate, and try install again your sims 3.. I have try in my laptop n' it work..

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Re: When I try to launch The Sims 3, I get a dialogue saying, "Unable to st

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This video seems to be deleted...does anybody else know how to fix this problem?? Mine started saying this after I put some content on

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Re: When I try to launch The Sims 3, I get a dialogue saying, "Unable to st

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Exactly the same thing happend to me too, I installed some content from a site and i got this dialogue. And i know it's not from the site, because I installed from it many times on my old PC and it worked perfectly.

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this video is no longer available

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Re: When I try to launch The Sims 3, I get a dialogue saying, "Unable to st

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 I also tried the link and it said video unavailible any other suggestions?

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