• Error
    Technical Issues

    Base Game Worlds have disappeared

    Problem I can’t find any of the base game worlds in my game Cause The issue usually occurs after a patch. It seems that the installation of the patch didn’t run smoothly and left the game in an incomplete state. Solution Repair the game via Origin

  • Error
    Technical Issues

    Camera is spinning uncontrollably fast

    Problem My Sim starts to uncontrollably spin as soon as I click on him. This happens mostly in CAS but also in Live Mode https://sims4.crinrict.com/files/glitch.mp4 Cause This issue seems to be connected to the Windows Update 1903 from June 14th 2019. ReShade seems to have issues with this update since the problem was solved for people by uninstalling/closing the program. Gaming Mouse with high sensitivity Incompatible Mods. Other Overlays (Discord, Nvidia, ..) Solution Roll Back to an earlier version of Windows. Uninstall/Turn off ReShade. Turn off Origin in Game. Turn off Discord Overlay If this doesn’t help you, try a…

  • Error
    Technical Issues

    Cheat Console doesn’t open

    Problem I try to open the cheat console but nothing happens I try to open the cheat console but the game only takes a screenshot The cheat console opens in fullscreen and windowed fullscreen mode but not in windowed mode. Things to try Make sure you use the correct key combination (CTL-SHIFT-C). Mac uses the same combination. Make sure that no screenshot or other program is running in the back that uses the same key combination like Gyazo. Especially HP computers tend to have pre-installed software that conflict with the cheat shortcut. Make sure to disable those background programs. If…

  • Error
    Technical Issues

    Insufficient Memory

    Issue I get the following Error Message when trying to start my game Your computer has insufficient memory to run The Sims 4 with your currently installed pack(s). This may lead to poor game stability. Cause This message has nothing to do with the available disc space on your computer, it’s about your RAM. The newer expansion packs (after 2017) require 4 GB of RAM to function properly. If you do not fulfill this requirement, you will get the above warning. On certain systems, you will get this message although you do have 4 GB of RAM installed. Especially integrated…

  • Bad CC
    Incompatible Mods,  Technical Issues

    CAS UI Distortions or not loading at all

    Problem My CAS UI is completely distorted Sims and UI doesn’t load at all My Sim is full of question marks Cause This issue can have several causes Incompatible Mods. Typically, outdated versions of UI Mods can be the cause for these issues. Patches almost always break tese type of mods. Make sure you only use the current verison. More Columns in CAS UI Cheats Extension CC Wrench Icon Overrides (not updated. Please don’t use anymore) Faulty instillation Solution Remove any incompatible mods or update them. Repair the game Rename your user folder (aka Factory Reset) Reinstall the game Further…

  • Error
    Technical Issues

    Origin not running (d3382ced:984c6a38:00000000)

    Problem When I try to start the game, I get the following error message: Unable to Start: Origin is not running, make sure that it is running before attempting to play the Sims 4 [d3382ced:984c6a38:00000000] Cause The Sims 4 needs the latest version of Origin installed. This message is very common if you upgraded to Windows 10 (or if you run an illegal version in which case you’re out of luck) Solution Uninstall your current version of Origin and download the newest one from here: https://origin.com/download. Then install that. If you’re still having issues, do a manual, clean uninstall of Origin…

  • Error
    Technical Issues

    My Game constantly crashes

    Problem My game constantly crashes. No error, no warning My game closes and I get the message: Sims 4 has stopped working My computer restarts on it’s own Causes and Suggestions There are many causes for crashing. Below a few things you can try. Do make sure to save often and keep backups. Play in Windowed Mode Keep your graphics drivers updated Make sure the game and Windows are updated Conflicts with other software (especially with pre-installed audio software like Nahimic): Turn off the programs and make sure they are updated. Turn off Origin in Game If you have many…

  • Error
    Technical Issues

    Game Data Incomplete

    Problem When starting the game I get the following error message Game Data Incomplete Not all game data could be loaded. The save game references neighborhoods that have been uninstalled or otherwise are no longer available. If you continue, you will encounter missing data and may have unexpected results. If you save the game, there will be no way to recover the missing data. Cause This message usually occurs if the data from an expansion or game pack is no longer present in the game, mostly when you uninstall the packs and try to play a save game that was…

  • Error
    Technical Issues

    Codes instead of Text/ Empty Bubbles

    Problem After patching/installing a pack all new interactions have numbers/codes instead of text are empty without texts. Cause This issue is caused by a problem where the language file does not get updated properly when patching. The language file can be found here: <Installation Path>\The Sims 4\Data\Client\Strings_ENG_US.package (ENG_US may differ depending on your language). Check on the date. It should have a date around the time of the latest patch release. If that file is not current, the strings to be displayed are missing, hence the codes. If your file has the correct date, this issue can also be caused by mods.…