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Post by Kanji on Thu 27 Jul 2017, 18:25

The Sims 3 Please reinstall base game.

So I was able to play sims 3 w/ all expansions (I always followed the fix) and I have done a brief search of the forum. It hasn't worked since re-installing windows on another drive because of spyware issues which can't have affected the game since I haven't seen any of the stuff the spyware was putting up on my pc since the reinstallation. I haven't played the sims 3 for quite a while but I was certain it was working beforehand. I am running Windows 10 pro 64 bit before and after the reinstallation, and I want a way to play the game without spending 4 hours re-installing and testing. At the very least  I can probably reinstall the base game.
I wish you guys all the best
-Kanji

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Now I have a service initialisation error at startup

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Post by The_gh0stm4n on Sat 29 Jul 2017, 15:38

@Kanji wrote:
The Sims 3 Please reinstall base game.

So I was able to play sims 3 w/ all expansions (I always followed the fix) and I have done a brief search of the forum. It hasn't worked since re-installing windows on another drive because of spyware issues which can't have affected the game since I haven't seen any of the stuff the spyware was putting up on my pc since the reinstallation. I haven't played the sims 3 for quite a while but I was certain it was working beforehand. I am running Windows 10 pro 64 bit before and after the reinstallation, and I want a way to play the game without spending 4 hours re-installing and testing. At the very least  I can probably reinstall the base game.
I wish you guys all the best
-Kanji

//EDIT

Now I have a service initialisation error at startup


Hello,

You re-installed Windows on another drive; did you do anything specific with the Sims 3 installation (on the old drive)? Like, did you maybe MOVE the folder of the installation, to the new drive?

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Post by Kanji on Sat 29 Jul 2017, 15:41

IDK I've just uninstalled and reinstalled and it works.

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Post by The_gh0stm4n on Sat 29 Jul 2017, 15:45

@Kanji wrote:IDK I've just uninstalled and reinstalled and it works.


Yes, when you re-install Windows, then the old registry entries (of the game) will be gone as well. Good to hear you figured it out! Was there anything else you needed help with, for the moment?

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Post by Kanji on Sat 29 Jul 2017, 17:24

No, eveythings fine. Thanks mods for the assistance here!




Mod edit: problem solved, topic closed. Feel free to open a new topic anytime again you need support! Smile

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