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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 4355
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 76119
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 1357
Is the Sims 2 disc needed for expanion install and game play? 7 Nov 2006, 02:26 1 27 Dec 2006, 09:59 1359
When installing directX 9.0 what folder are you suppose to install it in? 15 Aug 2005, 22:35 5 2 Mar 2012, 08:29 1360
Do i have to Install the original first? 17 May 2006, 16:08 1 1 Jul 2006, 12:22 1360
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 1360
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 1361
I've owned Sims 2 for over a year, and now my disc 1 of the game broke, where can I get an individual one, besides eBay, for cheap or free? 28 Jan 2007, 19:17 2 25 Aug 2007, 10:17 1361
I have installed Sims 2 but when I go to launch the game it says I don't have the correct disk or disk not found. How do I get it to work? 3 Aug 2005, 05:24 2 3 Aug 2005, 16:00 1361
I jus got a new laptop and i recently installed the sims 2 i played it for a couple of minutes....and then when i exit a screen appears saying windows has experiened a problem and then it crashes and my computer restarts can someone help me?? 30 Jul 2006, 06:47 1 3 Jul 2007, 02:27 1362
help i hve downloaded the directX 9.0 so why isnt it working? 11 Dec 2004, 23:39 1 12 Dec 2004, 01:29 1362
hi all, iv finally got sims2 installed but every time i put the disk in it says an error with direct draw, iv installed dx 9.0, what do i do???? 26 Jan 2005, 19:57 1 13 Aug 2005, 07:37 1362
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 1362
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 1362
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 1362
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 1363
I have Sims 2, So im not asking for a crack/serial, but my 4th disk is very badly damage so on 99% (not joking) It stops the installation and comes up with an error. Does anyone know where I can download Sims 2? 28 Sep 2006, 10:51 1 6 Oct 2006, 13:52 1363
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 1363
I have no idea where to post this. If I wanna reformat my PC and I wanna save my game, which folder should I copy? 20 Jun 2005, 05:59 3 5 Sep 2006, 20:03 1363
I bought The Sims 2 recently this year and when I tried to play it, it gave me this error"Graphics Adapter has Experienced a Internal Error" my computer is only 2 years old and can run the old sims and every one of its expansion packs so what should I do? 8 Dec 2006, 01:58 1 13 Dec 2006, 08:09 1363
How do I download directx 9.0c onto a cd? Do I have to have a cd burner? I don't have the internet so I'm getting it from another computer. My computer is windows xp. I'm not sure how to burn cds either. 1 Feb 2006, 18:08 1 3 Feb 2006, 02:13 1363
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 1363
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 1363
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 1363
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