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Why is Sims 3 crashing at the loading screen?

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Why is Sims 3 crashing at the loading screen?

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 So I wanted to install a patch, and I tried installing it, but forgot to remove my custom content. It kept crashing at the loading screen and I wondered why so I took out my custom content and it still crashed at loading screen. I even restarted my computer and tried launching it again, then I put the custom content back in and tried that, too. Nothing's working. What should I do? Confusedmileymad:

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Re: Why is Sims 3 crashing at the loading screen?

Hero

Did you ever install mods the 'old' way in programs or via the helper installer monkey ? If so. maybe something is still hiding there.

Good Luck and Happy Simmin
Crin

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Re: Why is Sims 3 crashing at the loading screen?

Hero

Crashing on loading is usually due to an incompatible scripting mod. Either you still have one hiding somewhere or you forgot to delete the cache files.


Best is to move the entire mods folder to the desktop and then delete the cache files.

 

Go to documents\ea\thesims3 and delete these files

  • CASPartCache.package
  • compositorCache.package
  • scriptCache.package
  • simCompositorCache.package
  • socialCache.package

Good Luck and Happy Simmin
Crin

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I don't work or have any association with EA. I give advice to the best of my knowledge and cannot be held responsible for any damage done to your computer/game.
Questions belong in the forums. I don't answer questions via PM.
Help us helpers to help you

Thinking of helping out ? Please check the Helper's Corner for Sims 4 or Sims 3 and The Academy


Bitte akzeptiere eine Lösung, wenn dein Problem gelöst ist und verteile XP an Beiträge, die du hilfreich findest.
Ich arbeite nicht für EA und habe sonst auch keinerlei Verbindung zu EA.
PNs werden nicht beantwortet. Probleme gehören ins Forum

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Re: Why is Sims 3 crashing at the loading screen?

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Thank you, I just did what you suggested, but it still wouldn't work. But thanks for the effort.

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Re: Why is Sims 3 crashing at the loading screen?

Hero

Did you ever install mods the 'old' way in programs or via the helper installer monkey ? If so. maybe something is still hiding there.

Good Luck and Happy Simmin
Crin

Trennlinie

I don't work or have any association with EA. I give advice to the best of my knowledge and cannot be held responsible for any damage done to your computer/game.
Questions belong in the forums. I don't answer questions via PM.
Help us helpers to help you

Thinking of helping out ? Please check the Helper's Corner for Sims 4 or Sims 3 and The Academy


Bitte akzeptiere eine Lösung, wenn dein Problem gelöst ist und verteile XP an Beiträge, die du hilfreich findest.
Ich arbeite nicht für EA und habe sonst auch keinerlei Verbindung zu EA.
PNs werden nicht beantwortet. Probleme gehören ins Forum

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Re: Why is Sims 3 crashing at the loading screen?

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Hmmm, well I just searched through folders again, and I found something. I removed it, I'm going to try Sims again. It worked! Thank you for the help. Confusedmileyhappy:

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Re: Why is Sims 3 crashing at the loading screen?

Hero

Great.


Thanks for the feedback and for accepting a solution Standard smile 

Good Luck and Happy Simmin
Crin

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I don't work or have any association with EA. I give advice to the best of my knowledge and cannot be held responsible for any damage done to your computer/game.
Questions belong in the forums. I don't answer questions via PM.
Help us helpers to help you

Thinking of helping out ? Please check the Helper's Corner for Sims 4 or Sims 3 and The Academy


Bitte akzeptiere eine Lösung, wenn dein Problem gelöst ist und verteile XP an Beiträge, die du hilfreich findest.
Ich arbeite nicht für EA und habe sonst auch keinerlei Verbindung zu EA.
PNs werden nicht beantwortet. Probleme gehören ins Forum

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Re: Why is Sims 3 crashing at the loading screen?

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Can you share what you did that made it work? I'm having this same problem.

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