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Offline HugeLunatic

Making Homecrafter Work
« on: February 20, 2009, 10:58:05 PM »
Homecrafter is the custom wall and floor application from EA.  Sometime in the latter half of the EP's being released, they conflicted and Homecrafter would no longer start.  I personally do not have issues with Homecrafter, since I don't have the later EP's, but I hang out in a lot of different help forums.  This seems to work for 99% of the issues.

Tips to make Homecrafter run:

  • 1. Right click the icon shortcut and choose run as...choose the current user or administrator.  Sometimes it's just a permissions issue.
  • 2. Clean out folders in C:\Documents and Settings\Lunie\My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Projects\HomeCrafter Plus .  This will also speed up the opening time of the program since any images in those folders need to be loaded.
  • 3. Replace your exe file with the attached one in C:\Program Files\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 HomeCrafter Plus\HCBin

v.2006 executable file
« Last Edit: February 20, 2009, 11:16:02 PM by HugeLunatic »
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Re: Making Homecrafter Work
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2009, 12:55:30 PM »
Wish I had read this yesterday before spending an hour trying to coax homecrafter to work - I got there in the end but via the long route :blush


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Re: Making Homecrafter Work
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2009, 10:56:58 PM »
Thanks. My Homecrafter stopped working ever since I had to do a system restore, and has never worked on the new computer. I'm hoping the replacement .exe file will fix it.


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