Unclickable screen areas/ Mouse cursor doesn’t change

Problem

  • 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.

Cause

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

Solution

Turn these programs off while you play

The following programs are known to cause issues

Further Reading