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Re: Mac Sims Love Hate Relationship

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Mac Sims Love Hate Relationship

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So I've recently downloaded the Sims 3 with no EP and I get "Unkown Error" message. In another thread, I came across a patch which installed without a hitch, but I continue to get the same message. I have done the full un-install re-install about three times now with no luck. Any gurus out there able to help me with my dilemma????

 

Thanks in advance

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Re: Mac Sims Love Hate Relationship

@Guymz93  It sounds like you need to edit the game's .sgr files to force recognition of your graphics card.  I can help you do that, if you want; just provide your specs, along with the device ID of your card.  Here's how to find that information:

 

https://bluebellflora.com/2018/07/24/sims-3-mac-players-i-need-your-help/#Information

 

Or, if you see your card on the lists on that page, you can download Bluebellflora's text and add it to the files yourself.

 

It's best to start though with a clean uninstall of everything TS3-related.  The uninstaller doesn't remove the game's hidden library files, so you'll need to delete them manually.  Here's a guide:

 

https://bluebellflora.com/how-to-do-a-clean-uninstall-and-reinstall-on-a-mac/

 

Once you've installed the base game, run the Super Patch (digital download version) again.  Hopefully that's what you already found, but in case not, here's another link to it:

 

https://bluebellflora.com/sims-3-manual-super-patch-for-mac-1-67/

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