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#1 Old 20th May 2021 at 1:20 PM Last edited by BobSmythe : 22nd May 2021 at 3:09 PM.
Default Wrong OS listed in crash report - SOLVED
So I'm looking at my crash report and I see this:

OS name: Windows Vista
OS version number: 6.2.9200
OS service pack:

I'm running Windows 10 on a NEW system I bought at Best Buy four years ago. Why does it say Vista?
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#2 Old 20th May 2021 at 4:33 PM
That's because Sims 3 doesn't recognize any OS past Windows Vista. The same can be seen in Sims 2 where the highest recognized OS is Windows NT. It's a limitation due to the game being made prior to Windows 10. So it defaults to the highest OS it has been programmed to recognize.
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#3 Old 21st May 2021 at 11:34 PM
I got the same but personally I do not think it's a huge problem. And hear so Windows Vista,7,8 and 10 got the same kernel. Windows 10 is just an improved version .

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#4 Old 22nd May 2021 at 2:53 PM
Good to hear. Guess I was paranoid because I thought maybe Best Buy pulled something shady like installing Vista then doing a free upgrade lol. Thanks guys!
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