There are many people who complain about having problems with the launcher
as you should have noticed in the Kioskea forum. There are many who start having problems with the launcher while registry entries are corrupted. You should be thinking of getting the Registry entries corrected by repairing your system with your installation cd but there is far more simpler way than that to get the matter settled down.
You can easily run the game without the use of the launcher
, it is perfectly possible. You should try it to see whether you get playing the game then.
The default install path for the game is C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\The Sims3\Game\Bin
from where you will find a file; TS3.exe
. In the situation that you do not find the Electronics Art folder
there, please consider carrying a search over your system for reaching it out.
Now that you have reached the TS3.exe file, simply run it
. It will directly run the game without making use of the launcher that is causing so much trouble to you. If however, you see that you cannot run the file, then you will be compelled to get the game removed and installed back. Good luck!
You still have the possibility to restore your system
back to a restore point before the updates. Still if it does not settle the matter, it will be compulsory for you to uninstall the game.