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How To Bypass the Now Disabled Sims 2 Launcher

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CindaLove

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For those who plays the Sims 2 having problems launching your game, the solution is bypassing the launcher altogether now. EA recently had a "brainstorm" and decided to connect the launcher to the server at the new Sims 4 site, The Sims.Com.The problem with that is The Sims 2 Launcher only recognizes the server at the now deceased The Sims 2.Com, so unless EA decides to somehow send out a patch or make a patch available, there is no way the launcher will properly work and it will prevent the startup of your game. How many of ya'll remember the days before EA came up with that lousy launcher? It was so much easier. Creating a new start icon that goes around the launcher altogether is the answer so here goes:

Go to> My Computer>C:>Program Files (x86)>EA Games>The Sims 2>your startup EP/SP>EP/SP code.

Here is a step-by-step example below:
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My startup EP/SP is Mansion & Gardens, so I'm using that in this example.


1. Click on your My computer or Computer icon.

2. Click on the C drive as shown.




3. Click on Program Files (x86)




4. Click on EA Games>The Sims 2>your startup disk. (M&G here)




5. Click on TSBin.




6. Select Sims2[yourstartupdisknumber] (Sims2EP9 here).




7. Now right-click on it and select Send to>desktop from the dropdown menu.




8. Your new startup icon will now be on your desktop for use.





If you're still having trouble starting your game, then you will need to run your game in Compatibility Mode. To do this, right-click on the icon and then Properties> Compatibility . Check the box next to Run this program in compatibility mode for: and select Windows XP(Service Pack 3). Select Apply then OK. Your game is now ready to play.

It's very simple and starts your game fast!

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BBdoll3

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Now will this effect me downloading lots, cuz I can't get any lots now. It says there were install successfully, but when I go into my game I don't see anything. That's not just with other peeps that include my own personal lots. groan 

I am not happy right bout now. unhappydance 


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CindaLove

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BBdoll3 wrote:Now will this effect me downloading lots, cuz I can't get any lots now.  It says there were install successfully, but when I go into my game I don't see anything.  That's not just with other peeps that include my own personal lots.  groan 

I am not happy right bout now. unhappydance 

No, the startup icon has nothing to do with the downloading and installation of your lots, hun. You've been having issues with your lots lately, and it's obvious you have some bad cc somewhere. If the tips members have given you on how to resolve the problem with your lots hasn't worked, then probably the best solution would be to scrap your Downloads folder and just start your downloads over, as Neff and I have both suggested.
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Pierre1

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thank you for posting this cinda and to add to your post I have read on the sims 4 forum that since the sims4 website is using the old sims2 website domain that it can affect the sims2 launcher if I fine the thread again I will had the link


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Pierre1

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BBdoll3 wrote:Now will this effect me downloading lots, cuz I can't get any lots now.  It says there were install successfully, but when I go into my game I don't see anything.  That's not just with other peeps that include my own personal lots.  groan 

I am not happy right bout now. unhappydance 
bbdoll when you install your sims2 cc do you install via the sims2 pack directly or are you using the sims2 clean installer?


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Please note that until i get my new computer and have install my sims3 game i will not be taking any request until i have my new computer and have everything set up and my game install thank you for your patiance
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Simmer's Garden

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Thanx for posting this Cinda. this will be very helpful to simmers who do not know about this issue.

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BBdoll3

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Morning Guys!

bbdoll when you install your sims2 cc do you install via the sims2 pack directly or are you using the sims2 clean installer?
I am installing my cc's via the sims2 pack directly. Now everything is extremely blurry with no detail at all, and that just started yesterday afternoon. Was fine early more cuz I was taking pics to share. Came back and went into a lot and it's like everything defaulted to something from another planet. My colors and dull and faded looking. Some of my cc's have been removed and something else put in it's place.

My game is working off (2) maybe (3) Sims 2 files. When I look down, I got stuff going into a Public Folder! pacman cool No  scaredy  It's a mess, and all this started when all of this other issue started. groan  T


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BBdoll3

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Ohhh, I think I've fixed the burry stuff. I changed my Detail settings to the Max. Much, Much better. I was looking at my folders. I think I must work and concentrate of the "Plublic Documents" now.


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