Hello, sims 3 was working then it said that i didnt have a video graphics card but i obviously did if it was working beforehand
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Reinstall drivers for the card. If that fails, try reinstalling the game.
What type of video card do you have? I know there have been issues in sims 3 with specific nvidia drivers. I had to roll back the drivers on my wife's computer. I'm not sure if the new drivers they just released work or not.