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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 76050
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 4342
Game exits to desktop. Comp is Sempron 3400 On Board SiS 761GX 128Mb, 1Gb RAM, XP Home. DirectX 9 tests ok. Computer meets specs for a non T & L capable card, but still won't play. Any ideas? Game works fine on other computer with ATI Radeon Sapphire. 4 Jan 2008, 18:59 0 --- 2808
Hi I installed Sims 2, and it worked great for 2 days. Then I had to do a system restore for another issue. now I can't launch Sims 2, even tho I undid the restore.My computer works for a few seconds, then a windows error box pops up with no text. Help? 21 Oct 2006, 00:10 0 --- 3363
I had bought the family life stuff expansion pack and there is no 20 number/letter code on the box anywhere, most of them are on the manual back cover but this one has nothing. I can't even install it!! Please help! Could someone give me a code ? 2 Jul 2007, 04:13 0 --- 3037
Hi i just installed the sims 2 on my pc today and ive followed instructions on how to update music onto the radio but when i go the the EA folder and sims 2 there is nothing within them folders do you think that it wasnt installed properly? Please help me 4 Jun 2007, 22:09 0 --- 3259
i installed university, and it seems to have installed just fine, but i cant get the game to open up/start. There is no error message or anything... just nothing happens. i even tried uninstalling and reinstalling it... same thing. what can i do? 25 Jan 2008, 01:00 0 --- 2741
I have the "component transfer error" message with sims 1 (advice did not work). now reinstalling sims 2 is fine but it wont open or play...why? Im installing it on xp and its always worked before! ive deleted both from my system each time. help anyone? 10 Jul 2007, 03:40 0 --- 6318
i had sims 2, nightlife,and holiday pack installed and then my computers inside burnt and we got new parts,now when i try to load the sims 2 it gets to like 4 % and says something like cannot download from the media and do i want to try again..whats wrong 27 May 2007, 08:10 0 --- 3157
When buying expansions am I going to need more memory? I bought something that provides just enough for the Sims 2 to run but in buying every expansion packs will they run as well? 21 Dec 2006, 03:48 0 --- 3158
everytime i try to install my sims2 a box pops up saying"A problem occurred when trying to transfer the file'TSData\Res\Sound\Voice5.package' from the media." why does this happen? can it be fixed? 7 Aug 2007, 02:06 0 --- 7330
ok, I have a problem, I installed sims 2 and nightlife and they worked great.. then I installed a patch and it quit working.. so it told me to install sims 2 again. I tried. I get an error about ssx_p1lose.movie, I'm using a mac 10.4.8 any ideas? 22 Dec 2006, 07:52 0 --- 3361
Can I install Sims 2 on a 2nd hard drive(not the hard drive with my OS on it)? 25 Oct 2006, 15:55 0 --- 3560
I just recently installed OFB, Pets and Seasons, plus the stuff packs. I want to know if I need to install all patches separately. Also, I installed No CD patches...will the patches install correctly? 7 Aug 2007, 11:09 0 --- 2888
After instaling University, message says that I must run Nightlife. Try to run Nightlife, message comes saying Nigtlife is already running but there's nothing happening 1 Jan 2007, 14:43 0 --- 3267
"The application has crashed. The application will now terminate". I dont get it, it was working fine 10 min before this and i did nothing but shutdown my computer. plz help me. 3 Jun 2007, 06:21 0 --- 5818
i have the duble beluxe 2 the game is installed and works fine but slow and when i try to make a family or go downtown or other random times it freezes, when i exit through the task manager it says sp4 is not responding whats wrong and what do i do? 17 Mar 2009, 22:19 0 --- 2468
I just got The Sims 2 Open for Business...for some reason when I tried to install it..a error message came up and said the problem occured with the tranfer file D:\TSBin\TS2UPD.exe to the media..the download got up to about 98% then stopped 11 Mar 2006, 02:56 0 --- 4869
HELP! i installed simz 2 but simz 1 isn't working anymore!!! i put disk in and stuff and it makes me install it, we typin the number and everything but it alwayz say error.wat should i do??plz plz if u have any ideas tell me! 24 Oct 2007, 19:23 0 --- 2849
I just bough the sims 2 pets but i can get it to work! it tells me to insert the sims 2 cd 4 to do an actualization!but then it gives an error and uninstalls everything!can you please help me?? 16 Jan 2007, 20:55 0 --- 3950
I play Sims 2 - Nightlife on a Mac Intel Core Duo and am having issues with my preferences being reset every time I start the game. 16 Sep 2006, 08:18 0 --- 3200
can you have to many skins for the sims 2? i downloaded many clothes, objects, lots, etc and my game does load poperly. Do i have to many or is one skin corrupted? 6 Jun 2007, 23:35 0 --- 2840
Everytime I tried downloading The Sims Deluxe Edition in the end I always receive a pop-up message saying "Component Transfer Error" something like that. Anyways is there a way to fix this problem I want to play Sims again. 17 May 2009, 22:42 0 --- 2312
Hello- I have the sims 2, and all the expansions except pets installed just fine. Pets installs everything, but when it asks for disk one again, it freezes. I even tried removing seasons because it was out after pets, didnt help. Help? :-) 13 Mar 2007, 01:46 0 --- 3015
My (game) screen size is 800x600. I want it to be 1024x768. But 800x600 is the only option. How do I fix it? 14 Jun 2007, 22:14 0 --- 2905
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