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Post by trickthegiant on Sun 23 Jul 2017, 03:21

I had all of the DLC installed, and didn't read carefully enough when I chose to update my game with the Ultimate Fix Update-Only download. Now the DLC aren't recognized.

Can I reinstall the DLC and have them concurrently with the update-only game?

If not, can I remove the update-only files and not affect my game?

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Re: Update-only version install mistake

Post by Tarac on Sun 23 Jul 2017, 11:21

You'll have to re-install the DLC's
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Re: Update-only version install mistake

Post by The_gh0stm4n on Sun 23 Jul 2017, 15:43

@trickthegiant wrote:I had all of the DLC installed, and didn't read carefully enough when I chose to update my game with the Ultimate Fix Update-Only download. Now the DLC aren't recognized.

Can I reinstall the DLC and have them concurrently with the update-only game?

If not, can I remove the update-only files and not affect my game?


I just wanted to add, that if you have the harddrive space available, you could do it similar to me. I have two "The Sims 4" folders, in two separate install locations. One is for TS4 + all DLC. The other one is just for the base game (and the folder name is "The Sims 4 BASE" to distinguish the folders better) plus that Update-Only patch.

If you want to test these update-only patches, apply them to your folder that has just the base game. The point of this exercise? I mostly do this for testing purposes, since I still also work on these update-only patches these days. It's also interesting to compare game performance between these two setups (the one with the base game + update-only fix runs much better).

Should you have no interest whatsoever though in a base game that has only the update, then you should indeed re-install all DLC. For the future, please ALWAYS follow the must-read guide here, which gets updated every time there is a new release.
https://games4theworld.forumotion.com/t21806-must-read-how-to-install-the-sims-4-correctly

You will notice that the Update-Only fix is NOT mentioned there; plus I also put a warning in the installation guide that is included in the update-only fix.

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Re: Update-only version install mistake

Post by trickthegiant on Sun 23 Jul 2017, 17:44

Thanks guys! Much appreciated.

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