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#1 Old 24th Jul 2009 at 7:46 PM
Sims 3 Game Launcher Problem
I apologize in advance if this is in the wrong section, but I need a solution to this problem before I lose it. I have had The Sims 3 since release day and have spent basically everyday trying to figure out why when I try to start the Sims 3 Game Launcher, a box pops up saying "Sims3Launcher has encountered a problem and needs to close". I have emailed and called EA with no solution... of course, I didn't expect them to figure it out though... they're idiots. I know other people have had this problem too. I know I can launch the game using TS3.exe, but that prevents me from installing official EA add-ons and patches. Has a solution been found for this problem yet or at least a workaround where I can install .sims3pack files without the launcher? Please... ANYONE who knows how to fix this... help me before I go postal at EA!

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#2 Old 24th Jul 2009 at 7:54 PM
I've had the exact same problem.
I was told I should try re-installing the game so I uninstalled it but now I can't install it again, hah. There's probably something wrong with my CD though so I suggest you try re-installing the game.
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#3 Old 24th Jul 2009 at 7:59 PM
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Originally Posted by GeneralOperationsDirector
Have you tried Delphy`s installer monkey?


On the description of the Installer monkey, it says that it doesn't install .sims3pack files... unless something has recently changed about it.

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#4 Old 25th Jul 2009 at 10:11 AM
I have the exact same problem and am still naively hopeful tha EA will come up with a solution. i continue to try to work with their Customer Support people to see if it is a problem with Vista or if it is just a general problem.

I have downloaded the Installer monkey but it doesn't work with the .sims3pack files that I have been wanting to install. It is all VERY frustrating.
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#5 Old 25th Jul 2009 at 10:19 PM
http://www.simlogical.com/Sims3Tool....php?topic=53.0 Delphy has a multi-installer for sims3packs. It is normally used for multiple installs, but it might work for you.

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#6 Old 27th Jul 2009 at 3:19 AM
Thanks... I'll try it out and let everyone know.

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