TSR Pets CC Bug Fixer


Latest Status: TSR RigFix has been updated to handle memory errors and reported issues
                           Batch conversion of downloads on TSR has not yet started!
                           Workshop updated (update from existing tool, download page will be updated soon)

TSR staff have been working hard to fix the problems caused by the Pets EP and the 1.26 game patch (1.27 for Mac) released by EA. To enable Pets animations, EA have changed the way many objects work. Without boring you with the technical details the result was that most CC fails to work in the game after applying the patch or Pets EP.

Workshop is now fixed and exports objects which work with Pets and the patch. We will run a batch process to fix all of our existing content "server side" which we hope to start on Friday. While this process is running we may suspend Sims 3 downloads so that users don't get a mix of patched and unpatched files. This process will take an estimated 10 hours.

The new tool, TSR Pets CC Bug Fixer (TSR RigFix) is now tested, documented and ready for you to use to fix your Sims 3 Custom Content after installing Pets or patching the game. Go to the Fix Your Game page to get the tool and follow the simple instructions. By including step by step screenshots we seem to have made the process look more complicated than it really is but this should make even the most nervous PC users feel comfortable fixing their content. That said, be sure to back your game files up and use this tool carefuly (and at your own risk).

Unfortunately this tool will not work for Mac users. Fixed sims3packs can be downloaded from the site and these will work on your Mac. You could also copy your Sims3pack files to a PC and fix them all in one batch to drop back onto your Mac, so there are ways to fix your game, but not as quick and easy I'm afraid.

We will try and offer as much support as we can for this tool to our users via the Support System here at the site. Please be aware though, we might get lots of requests and reports about a common bug so generic answers and fixes might mean that you don't get a personal reply. Please check back for updates if you have problems.


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#238ChrisnadkMar 14, 2012

\:wub\:Thank you so much for this Fix - it saved my Sims' life LOL!

#239AkanthaXApr 21, 2012

Alright. I've read the freaking tutorial 100 times, and I've tried a bunch of times, but I run into issues everytime I try and fix my CC on a PC. I have a mac, and I've put my Sims3Packs on a USB and I've got everything I need downloaded, but it. wont. work.
How am I suposed to fix the CC!?

#2402jacko5May 9, 2012

what is granny crowd scene demo, I can't seem to find it and I actually have no idea what that is? I downloaded granny2.dll file from 2009 and it doesn't seem to work, when I select .dbc files to convert and click ok nothing happens, files don't appear on the list of files to be converted, any help? Maybe I need another granny2.dll, I don't get it...

#241h11041225May 12, 2012

Thank you TSR\:D

#242xpod8May 15, 2012

I thought I was going crazy, life can continue, thank you so much TSR

#243shadow648Jul 16, 2012

I've seen other people post here with the same problem I'm having with the TSR RigFix. I install it, open it, and get the first popup box (although with the granny2.dll file for 09???? comes up with date that you download it on not the 09 version). I never get the next pop up, so I'm guessing it doesn't need it. Now moving on to selecting items. Nothing is coming up. the .dbc item locked up the rigfix then nothing showed up. the .package and .sims3pack files wont show either. Is it the rigfix or the .dll that is not working? or is it just not worth installing pets again? some help would be good, as this is getting worse with the sweet treats EP (sims now glitchy and jump around when using objects).

#244metisqueenVIPJul 26, 2012

I have done all the described instructions just as they put it and it simply does not work. I have tried taking the item and taking it through rigfix individually also, and it also just says it patched 0 of 0 items. The item does not show up in my game whatsoever. What am I doing wrong?????

#245psychosimmer86Aug 3, 2012

The dc cache and dc backup files won't even show up in the thing. Only sims 3 packs.

#246toolslaMar 16, 2013

I'm seeing a lot of questions but no one seems to be posting with answers, which concerns me, as there isn't much point in asking if there's no chance of an answer!

I downloaded Grant Hess' fix and used his granny2 but, since I didn't get that 2nd screen saying it was installed AND the program wouldn't load my .dbc file, I assumed there was a problem and spent the next few days downloading tons of granny2.dll files and a bunch of executables until I decided to try Grant Hess' fix to check the granny file. It worked with the .dbc file so I then knew the granny2.dll was fine. You need to change this in the tutorial because no one should be downloading and installing all the crap I did.

So...the .dbc didn't download (used Grant's) and the DCBackup said that most of the files were unusable and fixed about 10, which I had to manually check the box. I checked with s3PE and those files won't open with it (in either this file or the saved file so not a RigFix issue.)

I then went into my Mods file and selected a folder with about 350 package files in it. It seems like they all are listed but only about 30% (guessing) have a checkmark beside them. My question on this is, am I supposed to go through and select the items with no checkmark or is the lack of checkmark and indication that the file doesn't need to be run through RigRix?

I got S3 Pets when it came out but, as I've started doing since LN, I hold the EP for a few months to let the bugs get worked out. About that time I started having some issues with the memory on my computer and the hard drive crashed (which I can't seem to get working again) and I'd not saved most of my downloads. I got another HD and have been downloading every since, trying to get myself back to where I was (in essence). So, many of my downloads are newer and therefore fixed; however, I know there is plenty that isn't, as I've had to manually fix some beds. Anyway, this is an explanation as to why I'm late to the party.

So, it would be greatly appreciated if someone could get back to me on whether or not I need to select the files that aren't automatically selected...? I've got a lot to do! (Grant's fix is a 1-at-a-time thing which just isn't feasible...

#247Madz1992VIPAug 9, 2013

I cant convert anything! It wont open anything at all! Fml

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