I came across this error and tried many things. Once you have installed a digital version of the game you will no longer need a disc although you will instead have the potential hassle of using Origin. Like I might be confusing caches with cookies. And when i said sometimes i do genuinely mean sometimes: Hi, You can try re-installing the game and see if it fixes the problem. Disc Authorization Failure — we are unable to verify that your disc is a valid copy of The Sims 3. Once registered the games will be available to download.
What should I do next? Now start the game and let us know the result. If you get the error message in Origin that your product code has already been used make sure you haven't previously registered the code under a different account. I'm a newby at Sims, so question: Is there a way to change it from the University Life disc to another? Try popping the disc out and shut down your Mac. Open the topic here: This topic is closed now, since it's very old. Then, I will uninstall only the most recent of my expansion packs and reinstall using the online copy. Hi No, you always have to use the latest release disc in order to play the game.
I have the original The sim 3 Bought on Origin but, I can get Generations to work and such but it dont work for The pets. But tonight for some reason it cannot find the disc again. What should I do next? I would install it but I cant even find a folder to do that! If yes, please re-download the Ultimate Fix from step 3: Don't do anything else! You may aslo try performing full virus scan. If you cannot get it to work, then you may wish to consider uninstalling the disc version of the game, then registering the game code on Origin so that you can download and install the digital version. I downloaded some things and got stuff from exchange.
It said it was damaged or corrupted. If so maybe something corrupted in the install. Sorry, I have moderate learning difficulties. If it is scratched beyond repair follow the steps below for playing using Origin. These technical issues make my head hurt. I recently bought Sims 3 and the Pets expansion, but I'm having trouble with the Pets expansion. I have just bought the Sims 3 Showtime and i did the installation and it was working fine.
This happened last week, and i fixed it! And there is no where for me to type the code either! Finally I have no idea what happened, but I managed to get the digital download version to work. Like hi there, i have gone through all the steps an now have everything on origin but when i click to play the expansion pack it just reopens the usual screen. If you have you need to be logged in under that account. Leader Board Leading Today Pts Helpful 1. Sometimes the game is very temperamental.
What happens if I want to change the order again? If it still isn't working then and reinstall. You can try to carefully clean the disc and then try again. It updated the software with a patch and patched up the store content so I could use the store. Quit takes me back to the desktop and a message pops up saying the sims 3 had to close for unknown reasons. The patch is now downloaded on my main sims page. It is appreciated even through I know it can be frustrating.
Now, even though my university. My sims 3 game keeping on saying thats where no disk before it was working. If the disc is dirty or damaged it may stop functioning correctly. Right-click the most recent expansion for the game and click Send to desktop. Me and my friend swapped sims 3 expansions packs.
I recently updated my mac to El Capitan and am also having problems with my Sims 3 game and I have a quick question. You can have your laptop checked by an authorized service center. Mind you, this is the Disk Not Found — Please Insert Disc error, not an error with authentication of the code or anything. Please insert The Sims tm 3 University Life disc before proceeding. Mods will not run if you don't have the proper framework in place. I also uninstalled Origin using your tutorial and then reinstalled it again, but there was still a problem with the download button like you mentioned in your other post.
To create this article, volunteer authors worked to edit and improve it over time. . I clicked on the game to load it, the launcher pops up. Ensure that the disc is clean and undamaged. I teach mac classes to older people and I often want to pound my head into the table with some of their comments. Both Sims 3 and the expansion are hard copies.
I want to thank you for being so tolerant and patient while helping me, but also for being so specific with your tutorials and instructions! I'm rrrreally confused and hopeless with all this tech-y stuff, surprised I even managed to get this far, haha. This time I have no downloads or custom content installed. Iv tried the Fix for the sims on the site and i Did everything updated, the fix that was on the website. I just got Supernatural and Pets I thought it was just cause University was the last one I downloaded and I went to play,the Supernatural icon popped up, and then disappeared and University Life icon pops in its place and it says theres no disc, please help. Sometimes this message comes up again and again, even though the disc is in the drive and is genuine, and it is very frustrating. Because Im really Like a noob at this.