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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 4383
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 76241
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 1371
help i hve downloaded the directX 9.0 so why isnt it working? 11 Dec 2004, 23:39 1 12 Dec 2004, 01:29 1373
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 1373
Is the Sims 2 disc needed for expanion install and game play? 7 Nov 2006, 02:26 1 27 Dec 2006, 09:59 1374
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 1374
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 1375
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 1375
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 1375
Do i have to Install the original first? 17 May 2006, 16:08 1 1 Jul 2006, 12:22 1375
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 1376
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 1376
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 1376
hi.i have ts2 and the season expansion pack.if i install the pets will i be able to play the pets and the seasons keep changing?? 2 Apr 2007, 16:09 1 14 Apr 2007, 18:09 1376
Ok my video card or whatever is a rage pro and i wanted to update it and i downloaded it but where was i suppose to download it to?? 26 Sep 2005, 08:00 2 28 Sep 2005, 07:15 1376
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 1376
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 1376
had a problem with game playing properly.copied ea games folder to desktop.reinstalled sims 2 and uni.paste ea games folder back.now i have no neighbourhoods. i spent ages on sims i cant just restart evryting! 18 Sep 2005, 14:26 1 18 Sep 2005, 19:41 1377
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 1377
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 1377
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 1377
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 1377
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 1377
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 1377
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