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Old 12-14-2012, 12:36 PM   #1
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I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this or not, but feel free to move it if it is not.

I have almost the entire collection of The Sims 3 games installed onto my Toshiba external hard drive. It worked for about three weeks, but now the computer claims to not be able to find the game. I made sure the hard drive was plugged in, but it still won't work. Any ideas?
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Old 12-14-2012, 12:58 PM   #2
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Are the shortcuts linked to the right place, Have you moved the games into a different folder? Try opening the games from the .exe in the install folder on your external hdd.
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Old 12-15-2012, 05:58 PM   #3
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Yes try launching the sims from the exe in the folder where it was installed, otherwise it you may have to reinstall all of the games..
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Maybe if you unplugged the drive and plugged it back in the drive letter changed and the shortcut is broken. So like everyone else said try the exe.
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The .exe file will not work. I'm uninstalling the games. Will this happen all the time if I reinstall the games on the same hard drive?
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Old 12-18-2012, 11:11 PM   #6
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It will only happen if you unplug the external HDD, do you have enough space on your HDD in your pc to install the games again?
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