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Click Control Panel. I thought updating might help, as I have never been able to update before (I have version 1.38.151, it wouldn't work because of the following error.) Then, the following error appeared The Windows Update dialog box will appear. That file is the only one still in the folder and am my wits end.

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Privacy & Cookie Policy © 2016 Electronic Arts Inc. This widget could not be displayed. I give advice to the best of my knowledge and cannot be held responsible for any damage done to your computer/game.Questions belong in the forums. Your cache administrator is webmaster. Please make sure you have finished any previous setup and closed other applications If the errir still occurs, please contact your vendor: Electronic Arts (http://wwwTheSims3.com) |Report| |Detail<<| |OK| Error Code: -5005

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DO NOT hit ENTER yet! Even if you are experienced at finding, downloading, and manually updating drivers, the process can still be very time consuming and extremely irritating. or related manufacturer's website. Please Note: Click the [ ] image to expand the troubleshooting instructions for each step below.

Please make sure you have finished any previous setup and closed other applications If the error still occurs, please contact your vendor: Electronic Arts (http://wwwTheSims3.com) So I ran the game, and http://www.solvusoft.com/en/errors/runtime-errors/flexera-software-inc/installshield/5005-installshield-error-5005-0x8000ffff/ Help please... View more Check out the new EA Help! Locate Installshield Error 5005 0X8000Ffff-associated program (eg.

This setup installs an earlier version of The Sims3(1.0.631) You will have to uninstall the previous version before installing this version. It doesn't explain what the specific error code is and how to resolve it. 0 tnvol123 Posts: 7 August 2009 edited August 2009 I'm hoping you've actually looked at the whole Installshield), reinstall the program according to the Flexera Software, Inc. Select the Electronic Arts folder. 3.

If you continue to cause errors, you will be blocked again for an indefinite period. Report Message 5 of 6 (848 Views) Reply 0 Re: An error (-5005 : 0x8000ffff) has occurred while running the setup Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed How to run Disk Cleanup (cleanmgr) (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10): Click the Start button. There is one in there if you're doing a manual uninstall.

Step 4: Update Your PC Device Drivers 5005 errors can be related to corrupt or outdated device drivers. General Discussion Forum R.U.S.E. A black box will open with a blinking cursor.

Select the Local Disk (C:) drive folder. 3.

This is just shameful. 0 hallucinoJEN2000 Posts: 51 New Member August 2009 edited August 2009 As far as I know I have deleted all instances of TS3 in the registry. Caution: Unless you an advanced PC user, we DO NOT recommend editing the Windows registry manually. System File Checker will begin scanning for Error 5005 and other system file problems (be patient - the system scan may take a while). We do not guarantee that problems resulting from the incorrect use of Registry Editor can be solved.

Expand the SOFTWARE folder. 3. Select the Electronic Arts folder. 3. EDIT: There is a section of how to manually uninstall the games with there respective links in the Master Help Thread posted by Nich at the top of this forum. 0 Installshield): Click the Start button.

Follow the on-screen directions to complete the uninstallation of your Error 5005-associated program. Follow the on-screen directions to complete the uninstallation of your Error 5005-associated program. Click on the Installshield-associated entry. All rights reserved.

Click the Start button and select My Computer. 2. programs). Backup the registry: 1. DriverDoc updates all of your PC device drivers, not just those associated with your 5005 error.

i swear i looked EVERYWHERE iand ive already pre-ordered the sims 3 pets and will be devistaded if its not working by then please help.... :thumbdown: If you're running Windows you Instructions for Windows 8: Hover the cursor in the bottom left of the screen to produce the Start Menu image. Reply Reply With Quote 01-13-2013,02:48 PM #2 Viragoxv535 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Far Cry 3 Elite Member Join Date Jan 2012 Location Italy Posts 2,828 1. In most cases, the "Temporary Files" category will occupy the most disk space.

Delete the game files (in the default location): 1. Backup the save data in Windows Vista: 1. Open the pogram once you're finnished, and find sims 3 (i had problem with the base game, when i got errors all the time so i take that as an example Probleme gehören ins Forum Report Message 6 of 6 (835 Views) Reply 0 « Message Listing « Previous Topic Next Topic » New post Want more Sims?

I was on my way to explode when i had this problem! Enter any administrator passwords (if prompted). GameFAQs Answers Boards Community Contribute Games What’s New Blocked IP Address Your IP address has been temporarily blocked due to a large number of HTTP requests. Type "update" into the search box and hit ENTER.