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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 5212
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 78532
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 1847
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 1847
I have the directx compatibal adapter problem well this is my system info type thing....... Operating System:Microsoft Wndows 98, System Manufacturer:n/a, System model:n/a, BIOS:n/a, Processor:AMD-kg 3D processor, MMX, 3D now,~480 MHz, Memory:128 RAM 12 Sep 2005, 22:49 7 16 Sep 2005, 02:27 1847
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 1849
I had the DirectX 9 problem but eventually solved it. Only now the program works up until I try to actually play. NEIGHBORHOODS WON'T LOAD. At all. I've already uninstalled/reinstalled 4 times. What should I do? 26 Dec 2004, 22:52 1 20 May 2005, 20:41 1849
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 1849
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 1850
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 1850
When I try and install Sims 2 and some expansion packs (Festive Edition, University, Pets + Glamor Life), nothing will start. Is there an order in which to install them? 28 Dec 2006, 15:59 2 30 Dec 2006, 13:25 1850
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 1850
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 1850
How will I install the SIMS II? 7 Jan 2006, 05:38 1 25 Jan 2006, 17:43 1850
So wats the requirement for SIMS 2? I have 16 mb ATI Rage128 Ultra(16mb) for the video adapter and Ati rage128pro Agp 4x as its 3d accelerater. Will this work? I have bought too many game which dont work due to hardware and getting sick of it. 14 Apr 2005, 21:57 1 15 Apr 2005, 14:26 1850
My cousin just got Sims BonVoyage i have Sims Nightlife I want to be abled to Instal sims 2 bon voyage but use nightlifes disk so i can give her the game back i have tried instaling night life then bonvoyage and the other way around. But it dosnt work out 29 Dec 2007, 02:05 4 28 Feb 2008, 18:48 1850
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 1851
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 1851
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 1851
Please Help! i have installed the sims 2 with the e.p university, pets and business. when i go to create sims, a sim doesnt come up on the screen, or if it does the sims arms are stuck out to the side. i am confused please help! 29 May 2007, 22:59 2 10 Jun 2007, 21:35 1851
I have a windows 1998 and I downloaded all the Radeon and Catalyst stuff and the DX thingy. It still won't load! It says I don't have the adapters. When I went to clean out my graphics it says I don't have any (which I do)! Please help me! I need the TS2! 27 Nov 2004, 19:59 4 28 Nov 2004, 20:53 1851
I installed sims2 then when i try to play it i get this message "please instert the correct cd-rom,select ok and restart application" any ideas? 4 Aug 2005, 16:38 1 3 Sep 2005, 07:59 1851
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 1851
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 1851
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 1851
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