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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 4900
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 77709
ON the Sims Deluxe Edition, why can't i use the second disc? 18 Dec 2004, 02:02 1 18 Dec 2004, 13:20 1655
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 1657
I have recieved The Sims 2, and it is going terribly slow .. All the enjoyment is basically gone .. I have updated my memory, but I still have no clue how to get it going faster. I've deleted many files, but it's still not running at normal speed. help !! 1 Jan 2005, 20:01 3 9 May 2005, 20:44 1658
how can i spped up my game play cos its goin reli slow but i have the rite graphics card and everything? 19 Aug 2005, 16:08 1 20 Aug 2005, 02:47 1658
help i hve downloaded the directX 9.0 so why isnt it working? 11 Dec 2004, 23:39 1 12 Dec 2004, 01:29 1658
I ve oredi installed The Sims,The Sims Unleashed and The Sims Makin' Magic.However when i click start,it asks me to put in the correct CD. 20 Dec 2004, 08:15 2 7 Jan 2005, 00:09 1659
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 1659
I am trying to install sims2 and it loads fine then it tries to run ok but the screen flickers between normal and bright red which makes it impossible to play, I have a duron 1200+ and geoforce 5200. Any suggestions please!!! 12 Aug 2005, 10:26 1 12 Aug 2005, 12:02 1660
I successfully installed the sims 2, but when I try to start it up, a white screen appears with the sims 2 logo. After about 3-5 minutes, i get this. The Sims 2 has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience. Why? 13 Feb 2007, 01:18 1 14 Feb 2007, 20:09 1660
ive insatlled the sims2 and in need the directX 9.0c thing wat do i do? 12 Dec 2004, 09:38 1 24 Jan 2005, 18:35 1661
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 1661
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 1661
Installed game, Win 98SE, Amd 800 Mhz, 384 Mb ram, 40 Gb hd space, DX9.0c, Nvidia Ti4400 graphic gard. When opening game and making character (about max 5 min of start) it just hangs up and must be resetted from reset button... Any ideas ? 9 Oct 2004, 22:11 2 10 Oct 2004, 02:20 1661
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 1661
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 1661
when you want to download something for the sims 2 from www.thesims2.com you need to be registrated? 10 Jan 2005, 21:44 1 24 Jan 2005, 18:38 1662
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 1662
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 1662
When I tried to upload my story to thesims2.com, there was this msg: "Upload failed. Transfer timed out. Error code: 6 Transaction ID: 3719047311" The website says it could be a slow connection. But I am using 256K, is it still not fast enough? 27 Dec 2004, 15:44 4 22 Jan 2005, 16:59 1662
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 1662
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 1662
installed TS2 (DVD version) on my PC, and got 'please insert correct dvd rom, select ok and restart application'. running XP, have directx 9.0c, primary and secondary channels PIO only. think i'm up to min spec but not sure. what else can i try?! 29 Dec 2005, 23:07 1 9 Feb 2006, 02:45 1662
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 1663
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