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how to get 1920x1080 on the sims 1

the sims 1 locks you to either 800x600 or 1024x768. this guide will show you how to get proper 1920x1080 resolution. credit for fixed uigraphics here.

disclaimer: as the title of the page implies, this guide was made for people using 1920x1080. weird side-effects may happen if you run at a lower or higher resolution.

  • get a no-cd crack for the sims. you can get one here or you can download a pre-patched crack here to skip steps 2-6.
  • download a hex editor, hxd is a personal recommendation.
  • open the hex editor and open the no-cd crack.
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  • search for hex value 20 03 00 00 C7 45 E0 58 02 00 00 6A 01.
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  • change 20 03 to 80 07 and 58 02 to 38 04.
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  • save the changes you have made.
  • download the fixed uigraphics package here.
  • merge the uigraphics folder from the package with the uigraphics folder in your sims installation directory.

and that's everything you need to do! enjoy playing the sims 1 in a better resolution!

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