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Sticky: after installing University/Nightlife expansion pack the instalation starts a mandatory update, and then it crashes when patching *a file* or doesn't do anything. Why does this happen? 25 Aug 2005, 05:13 5 23 May 2012, 05:42 4323
Sticky: I just installed the sims 2, and when I opened it up to start the game an error came up saying "Failed to find any DirectX 9.0c compatible graphics adapters" (or something similar). I have already got DirectX 9.0c, so what's wrong? 21 Sep 2004, 05:02 6 8 Dec 2006, 16:11 75953
I installed the sims 2 in the correct way. I made a downloads folder in the map MY Documents/ EA Games/The Sims 2/Downloads, Downloaded the CEP thing, but still my downloads don't show up in the game. Anyone that can help me? 28 Feb 2007, 12:29 2 30 Mar 2007, 07:44 1337
I just bought the Sims 2 University and when I tried to install it, it got to 65% and a box popped up that sayed TSData\Res\userData\Thumbnails\CasThumbnails from the media. And it says retry or cancel. 26 Jan 2006, 00:08 1 28 Apr 2006, 21:55 1340
Was wondering if i have the Sims2 DVD Edition, would it be possible for me to install the sims2 Nightlife expansion (CD version) and have it work properly? 22 Jan 2006, 04:02 1 5 Mar 2006, 12:16 1341
Do i have to Install the original first? 17 May 2006, 16:08 1 1 Jul 2006, 12:22 1341
i installed sims 2 and when i try to install any expansion pack it installs fine but after its done tries to patch the game and says insert sims 2 cd 4 and when i put it in and hit okay it just keeps asking for the cd 4, i have tried everything i can 31 Dec 2006, 07:35 3 31 Dec 2006, 22:24 1341
i av a mac sims2 game (1st one) and i av downloaded stuff for it online but i went on it it didn't load up but it went out of the game and siad unexpected error i tried again and it did the same! 9 Apr 2006, 19:15 1 29 Dec 2006, 09:07 1341
hi everyone. i'm having a problem with the walls on the sims life stories. they are flashing red and wont stop! i dont have any mods or downloads so it cant be that. HELP???????? 25 Feb 2007, 16:58 1 13 Mar 2007, 12:41 1342
Not only do I get an error while updating with Sims 2 Disc 4, I had the same probl;em while installing Sims 2 patches! What's going on? I just bought my Sims University and I'm sooooo psyche to play and now this happen! 2 Feb 2006, 04:22 2 24 Apr 2006, 01:47 1342
I downloaded Sims 2 but can't run setup.exe or autorun.exe. It says "The Program is too big to fit in memory". First it complained about autoexec.nt, I fixed it, and now this question. What to do??? :( 8 Oct 2005, 00:39 3 8 Oct 2005, 12:46 1342
ive lost my game disk and my game has stoped working, it says to put in game disk but i dont want to waste my money on a new game disk. is there anything elce i can do? 25 Nov 2005, 14:15 2 8 Dec 2005, 09:22 1342
How do I change the viewpoint of the game?? When it loads it isnt 800x600 (my screen size) It is a REALLY small size. I did it the first time but i re-installed it! Now i cant remember 4 the life of me! Please b quick 4 Jan 2005, 21:19 1 4 Jan 2005, 23:52 1342
Why is there a long wait time between EA Games animation and the Maxis logo? (approx. 1 min ++) 22 Mar 2005, 08:35 1 28 Mar 2005, 18:30 1342
I have updated latest drivers runningan FX5200 graphics card. The children and babies in the Sims 2 are all in white with letters and symbols on them. I have noticed on other peoples systems the kids are displayed in normal colour. Any ideas how can fix? 12 Oct 2005, 21:46 1 1 Feb 2006, 09:19 1342
Recently installed Sims 2, and when I tried to load the Goth family, it started loading for five minutes, and froze. Help? 25 Dec 2004, 06:31 3 18 Jan 2005, 23:26 1342
ive installed: deluxe, vacation, hotdate, superstar, making magic & unleashed.i needed making to play but its my friends. i reinstalled deluxe vacation hotdate unleashed but it still wont work 11 Nov 2005, 22:19 1 2 Mar 2006, 06:24 1343
My computers graphics card does not meet the system specs so is there any way i can play the sims 2 or will i have to buy a knew graphics card? 30 Dec 2006, 20:48 4 3 Jan 2007, 00:49 1343
I hope I won't sound dumb but how do you install the add ons we download from this website? (ie clothes, terrain, genetics etc) 21 Jun 2005, 04:55 4 26 Sep 2005, 01:12 1343
Solution to all whose game freezes on 23%, 77% or similar! 16 Aug 2006, 22:51 2 23 Mar 2007, 05:34 1343
ive installed sims2 but when i try to load game is just says its encountered a prob n needs to close. ive tried directX installing etc but nothings workin. bodyshop works fine. plz tell me wot i can do!! 30 Jun 2006, 14:46 1 13 Dec 2006, 07:30 1343
I hav a problem. My Sims2 installed perfectly, it works smooth, but Build Mode doesn't work. 28 Mar 2005, 16:07 2 10 Apr 2005, 14:21 1343
I keep getting the error message 32791:5 when trying to install the sims 2 holiday party pack. I've tried reinstalling both the ea downloader and the holiday party pack, but I'm still getting the same error message. So now what? 21 Nov 2005, 07:27 1 25 Nov 2005, 01:02 1343
I want to uninstall my sims game when the university expansion comes out, but I would like to keep my houses. Is there a way of saving a neighbourhood to a folder, reinstalling and getting them back in the game?? Thanks xx 8 Mar 2005, 22:10 1 11 Mar 2005, 20:45 1343
How will I install the SIMS II? 7 Jan 2006, 05:38 1 25 Jan 2006, 17:43 1343
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