Having problems with your EA - Electronic Arts Sims: Complete Collection for Windows ?

I have the sims 3 and lost he manual and disk. I want to uninstall and reinstall with download manager but i dont have the serial number that came with it. what do i do??????? is there a way to get it from a file on my computer so i can do it myself

Answers :

Try looking for it in your registry.

At your Start Menu click on Run, type regedit and hit OK

In the registry window that appears click on...

Computer > HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE >\015\012Electronic Arts > Sims > Sims 3 > ergc > under "Data" in\015\012the column that shows up, search for your key...it should be there.

Needless to say, don't delete anything while in registry unless you know what you're doing
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