Technical Issues

Unclickable screen areas/ Mouse cursor doesn’t change


  • Certain areas in my game don’t react anymore. For example I can’t load an existing game or changes in CAS are not possible anymore
  • The mouse cursor in my game stays a windows cursor and doesn’t change to a Sims cursor
  • Der Mauszeiger in meinem Spiel bleibt ein Windows-Zeiger und ändert sich nicht in den Sims-Zeiger.


This issue is often caused by background programs that cause an overlay.


Turn these programs off while you play

The following programs are known to cause issues

Further Reading