Hello people ! i have a issueand have spent about 8 hours on it now , i have installed sims 3, world adventures, ambitions, fast lane stuff, and late night, i updated the base sims 3 game to 1.22.9, and when i do i get this error message when i try to launch the game : "unable to start game service initialization failed (0x175dcbb)"
pls help i want to play sims soooo badly love the genre.
Updated to 1.22 from what version? Why patch to 1.22? The current version is 1.33.
That error usually means your Registry is messed up during installation, patching and/or uninstallation. You can use CCleaner to clean things up to see if that helps. If not, you need to do a clean, full uninstall. Follow the Uninstall FAQ.
And then make sure to patch as shown in these guides: