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Post by minniemoo on Wed 19 Sep 2018, 23:52

I am using Windows 10 Home.  64bit OS, 8GB RAM, 2.7GHz Intel, and ~30GB memory free.

I downloaded The Sims 3 Complete Collection.rar into a folder in C drive (not Program Files, but another folder I created for my games)

I opened it up using Winrar.

Everything seems to be there.

I go straight to the folder called The Sims 3.

I double-click Sims3Setup.exe.

It begins to install.

20 minutes later, it gets to 99%.

Then I get the following error: Cannot execute

**UPDATE**

I moved the whole thing over to Program Files (x86) just in case, but same error.
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Post by The_gh0stm4n on Fri 21 Sep 2018, 21:02

Hello and welcome to the Forum,

One thing you can try is go under 
C:\Users\(your Windows account username)\AppData\Local\Temp. Delete ALL items inside the Temp folder, but not the actual folder itself.

You also need to mark the option that un-hides hidden folders here:

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After that, try un-packing with WinRAR again.

Also, it's an idea to remove files or uninstall programs that you do not want or need anymore, from your C:\ drive.

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Post by minniemoo on Sat 22 Sep 2018, 23:40

That worked!  Thank you!  But now I am having a slew of other issues.  I made another post for those.



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