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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 4354
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 76109
HELP!!! almost every time i am moving my family into a new house a box pops up and says that the action has crashed and that it has terminated- something like that- and then it shuts down the game and goes to windows! 10 Nov 2004, 16:35 10 1 Sep 2016, 04:03 5895
I dont kno if u can answer this but i cannot upload my homes to the sims2.ea.com because it sayd error6 has occured and that the time has ran out. 8 Jan 2005, 00:22 3 1 Sep 2016, 03:49 4788
After I installed the sims 2, when i click it just says "please put in the correct disc". I've tried cd1-4, it still does'nt work... My comp is vista... Does this have anything to do with computer compability? I tried installing in xp, it doesn't install 10 Mar 2008, 04:40 3 15 Oct 2014, 09:52 3676
Cannot locate the CD-ROM: I installed the game no prob. at all, when I start it it says "Please insert the correct CD-ROM, select OK and restart application 28 Oct 2004, 00:29 6 12 Jul 2014, 09:06 11242
Okay, I have TS2 and university loaded and I've played it many times no prob for a couple months now. But now whenever i insert university disc 1 my computer acts like it was never installed(and i have this asian version so its hard to reload) 3 Dec 2005, 21:09 3 12 Jul 2014, 08:58 2476
Quitting sims 2 restarts my pc. i'm using windows XP.help 26 Sep 2004, 08:19 2 8 May 2014, 03:17 1753
"TSData\Res\Sound\Voice1.package" keeps popping up when i try to download the Sims 2.. 30 Jan 2006, 20:04 6 19 Mar 2014, 08:49 9568
I can't installed the sims 2 i have an xp computer and it won't install at all.It does not automatically start playing i already installed the directx 9.0 21 Sep 2004, 13:53 9 7 Mar 2014, 04:07 2684
I have a compaq presario computer. I have been trying to figure this out since I got TS2 a week after it came out. I can't seem to find a video card that will fit into my computer. If anyone knows which one I should buy, please tell me. Thanks!! 14 Oct 2004, 13:57 10 14 Oct 2013, 03:45 4551
I just installed The Sims2 Megapack Platinum Edition in my laptop.It worked fine when i fist play it but after i restart my laptop i get an error saying"Please disable all CD/DVD emulation software"i hav tried but still gettin the same error.wht to do?? 14 Sep 2006, 16:59 4 12 Jul 2012, 05:29 4869
the sims 2 keeps crashing randomly throughout gameplay. i can play for 1-10mins before it freezes, and i cant do anythin - i am forced to push the button on the hard drive to turn it off. My computer is a Win XP, MD Athlon XP 2100+, 1.74GHz, 512MB of RAM. 11 Aug 2005, 16:44 18 22 May 2012, 04:33 8756
I keep on trying to install Sims 2 Holiday expansion pack...first disc works and it asks for disc 2..i put it in, but when it reaches 32% it freezes up and stops responding..i have a dell inspiron 1300, can i fix this:? on another try, it stops at disc 4 6 Apr 2006, 06:34 5 2 Mar 2012, 08:29 1464
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 you need directx3d acceleration and agp texture acceleeation to play the sims 2 andif you need it where can you get it 27 Sep 2004, 03:03 4 2 Mar 2012, 08:04 2333
can i install the sims 2 on my computer, my other specs are fine, but what about with this as my graphics card-SiS 650_651_M650_740 26 Dec 2004, 00:26 4 2 Mar 2012, 08:04 1380
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...why? 19 Mar 2006, 19:58 8 2 Mar 2012, 03:33 2295
I installed the sims onto my new hard drive (it is connected via firewire if it helps), and then i tried to install university. then whenever i try to play with the university disc it says i need the original disc.. what is wrong? 2 Aug 2006, 06:53 2 17 Feb 2012, 03:54 1517
I am TRYING to install the Sims 2. It stays at 23% on the 2nd Disc everytime...I have waited about 2 hours. Is this normal? I have Windows XP so it should work. 1 Aug 2006, 03:08 2 17 Feb 2012, 03:54 1394
I am getting the error "Cannot Locate the CD-ROM: Please insert the correct CD-ROM, select OK and restart the application", Using Win XP, with much more than the min spec. there is no answer at EA knowledge base - any ideas? 26 Sep 2004, 21:45 8 17 Feb 2012, 03:34 12931
i cant istall the game i have the sims 2 peths dvd rom but i have the sims 2 pc cd rom edition is this why the sims 2 pets doesn't work 21 Oct 2006, 15:14 2 28 Jul 2009, 05:56 2316
Sims 2 has worked without problems for ages, and now suddenly, it doesn't start! 2 Sep 2008, 12:16 1 3 Sep 2008, 15:12 1395
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 1364
I have nightlife installed on my computer. But when i just installed open for business, an message pops up saying "you have just uninstalled nightlife, if you continue, your... will be deleted". Is there a way to not make it uninstall? 17 Feb 2007, 22:48 2 30 Oct 2007, 15:28 1401
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