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No more autonomous computer use (1.67)

by SaladWithKoRn Posted 20th Mar 2019 at 5:19 PM - Updated 14th Apr 2020 at 3:52 PM by SaladWithKoRn
11 Comments / replies (Who?) - 5 Feedback Posts, 5 Thanks Posts
Don't you just hate it when your sims prioritize their computer over everything? Ironic as it may be, it's a huge annoyance. I couldn't find a version for 1.67, so I decided to make one myself.

So, everything is pretty straightforward. This mod disables autonomous interactions on the computer, such as playing chess, browsing the web, playing computer games, and chatting with random strangers on the internet. Disabled interactions for the holo computer is included as well but Into the Future is not required to use this mod.

This mod will conflict with any mod that changes the following ITUN files:
BrowseWeb_Computer 0x00000000 0x7F021F33E943C9CD
BrowseWeb_HoloComputer 0x00000000 0x8857847F01AC9401
PlayChess_HoloComputer 0x00000000 0xFDF62EA67B39952F
PlayChess_Computer 0x00000000 0xA00FDB1F9C6B17E3
PlayComputerGames_Computer 0x00000000 0x2B06944E08188CAF
PlayComputerGames_ComputerCheap 0x00000000 0x6B8DC77EF2E02C08
PlayComputerGames_HoloComputer 0x00000000 0x3138B8C0C7C5EC73
ChatRandom_Computer 0x00000000 0xAA843DDB79130ECE
ChatRandom_HoloComputer 0x00000000 0x500DF878FD79C202

This mod may conflict with NRaas Retuner, as it also changes tuning.

Additional Credits:

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

Sims 3
Built with Game Version: 1.67
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Size: 4.2 KB · Downloads: 5,427 · 20th Mar 2019
4.2 KB 5,427 20th Mar 2019
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Basic Download and Install Instructions:

See: Game Help:TS3 CC Basicswiki for a full guide!
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#2 Old 20th Mar 2019 at 6:31 PM
Thank you for this! You don't have to worry about a Basegame-compatible version though, because the resource will simply not be used if the person doesn't have ITF (I don't have it)
Mad Poster
#3 Old 21st Mar 2019 at 5:24 PM
Interesting, I got a mod with this exact functionality off SimsAsylum not a week ago. Does that mod not function properly on 1.67? Also @sweetdevil I'm surprised you don't have ITF, I could definitely see you have a field day with the wacky outfits in it.
Field Researcher
#4 Old 22nd Mar 2019 at 12:17 AM
Thank you for this! It's super annoying when sims do this all the time.
#5 Old 22nd Mar 2019 at 3:18 PM
Does this work for real life v.22.0 too?

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#6 Old 23rd Mar 2019 at 4:38 AM
Originally Posted by Johnny_Bravo
Does this work for real life v.22.0 too?

Only up to v.21
Lab Assistant
#7 Old 4th May 2019 at 11:06 PM
Does this also works with the portable laptop? I always make my sims carry a laptop everywhere (easier to use NRaas cheats) so when they aren't doing anything they'll always pull it out :/
Lab Assistant
31st May 2019 at 11:28 AM
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Lab Assistant
#8 Old 31st May 2019 at 11:29 AM
I wouldn't mind sims using the computer automatically if they would actually choose something that improves their skills, but nope. Gotta "play computer games" and "chat with someone." So glad this was made. Thank you for this mod!
Test Subject
#9 Old 12th Jul 2019 at 3:44 PM
It doesn't work...
Test Subject
#10 Old 28th Feb 2020 at 7:34 PM
HALLALLUYAH!!! Drives me nuts, much needed, Thanks !
Test Subject
#11 Old 11th Feb 2021 at 9:41 PM
I've used this mod for a year or two, and this is really my favorite next to Nraas.