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Glowing Computer Fix

by Nopke Posted 1st Jun 2018 at 4:55 PM - Updated 2nd Sep 2020 at 7:52 PM by Nopke : links
14 Comments / replies (Who?) - 6 Feedback Posts, 8 Thanks Posts
With this mod, turned off computers don't glow as if they were turned on, each time you have loaded a lot, or taken them out of a Sim's inventory. Custom computers are also affected.

There are two versions of this mod. Get simNopke-glowingComputerFix-EP8 if you have Apartament Life or Mansion and Garden Stuff installed. Otherwise, use simNopke-glowingComputerFix-base.



Conflicts
None that I know of.

Overriden resources
Resource nameType nameTypeGroupInstanceInstance (high)
Function - LoadBehaviour Function0x424841560x7F4412940x000020260x00000000
Credits
Ciastko
PiotrekD
Creators of SimPe

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

Sims 2

This is a multi-part download:


Use only one version of this mod.
Get simNopke-glowingComputerFix-EP8 if you have Apartment Life or Mansion and Garden Stuff installed. Otherwise, get simNopke-glowingComputerFix-base.
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
simNopke-glowingComputerFix-EP8.zip

Size: 602 Bytes · Downloads: 4,087 · 1st Jun 2018
602 Bytes 4,087 1st Jun 2018
simNopke-glowingComputerFix-base.zip

Size: 429 Bytes · Downloads: 572 · 1st Jun 2018
429 Bytes 572 1st Jun 2018
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Basic Download and Install Instructions:

1. Download: Click the download link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.

2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file.

3. Place in Downloads Folder: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your Downloads folder:
  • Origin (Ultimate Collection): Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims™ 2 Ultimate Collection\Downloads\
  • Non-Origin, Windows Vista/7/8/10: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Non-Origin, Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Mac: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads
  • Mac x64: /Library/Containers/com.aspyr.sims2.appstore/Data/Library/Application Support/Aspyr/The Sims 2/Downloads
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Forum Resident
#2 Old 1st Jun 2018 at 5:47 PM
What changed in Apartment Life?
Field Researcher
Original Poster
#3 Old 1st Jun 2018 at 6:19 PM
@dharden The load function for some reason turns off computers inside the apartments that don't belong to the current family… If I understand that function correctly.

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Field Researcher
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#4 Old 2nd Jun 2018 at 1:13 AM
Oh great, I was confused why the study areas in my university dorms with the computers in it were always so bright. Thanks Nopke!
Lab Assistant
#5 Old 2nd Jun 2018 at 9:55 AM
Does one of does file works for Teen Style Stuff Pack or the computer in that pack has not got that glitch?
Mad Poster
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#6 Old 2nd Jun 2018 at 10:17 AM
Thank you, Nopke - I am very happy to see this one; mostly because of the computers in my dorms as well
Field Researcher
Original Poster
#7 Old 2nd Jun 2018 at 11:25 AM
@SIMple The TSS computer has got that glitch originally. Both files affect all computers, the TSS one too.

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Lab Assistant
#8 Old 2nd Jun 2018 at 4:13 PM
Is there a way to reduce the amount of glow as well as how big will it be? I don't mind the glow but it just too big.
Test Subject
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#9 Old 2nd Jun 2018 at 6:37 PM
This is awesome! I never realized how much I needed this until I saw it. Thank you!
Field Researcher
Original Poster
#10 Old 4th Jun 2018 at 4:39 PM
@SIMple There is a way to do it… but I guess you're not a modder and you may find it difficult to do it. You only need to find light resources (in [expansion or stuff pack]/TSData/Res/(Sims)3D/Objects01.package) and entries (in one of .nlo and .txt files from [expansion or stuff pack]/TSData/Res/Lights/) of a computer you want to change and edit them.

Trying to speak English well.
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Mad Poster
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#11 Old 5th Jun 2018 at 8:32 AM
This was something that has annoyed me for some time. Granted, it's not a huge deal, but I found it irritating. Thank you!
Field Researcher
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#12 Old 6th Jun 2018 at 12:04 AM
They may seem simple, but your fixes are always essential and game-changing. Thanks for this. (Huge fan of your shadow fixes, too)
Instructor
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#13 Old 11th Jun 2018 at 4:36 PM
Another great fix! thank you!
Test Subject
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#14 Old 23rd Feb 2019 at 3:08 AM
Thanks for making this! Not sure why they didn't do anything about this.
Test Subject
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#15 Old 11th May 2019 at 11:07 PM
Ahhhhh it never even occurred to me that this was something that could be fixed! THANK YOU!