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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 76135
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 4358
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 1365
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 1369
When installing the sims 2 i get to 49% where its asks to insert cd3, it the freezes on "TSData\Control\control2.dat" and goes no further?? Any ideas anyone ??? :o) 27 Dec 2004, 17:22 2 21 Sep 2005, 12:52 4052
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 1362
When I try to start the sims 2 it will be perfectly fine, and right before it gets to the neighborhood it would say "Application has Crashed" and so I have to click ok and It wont let me play the game...Please help, thank you.. 17 Apr 2006, 09:04 1 22 Feb 2007, 23:40 1819
When I try to install directx 9.0c off the sims 2 disk it says "a cabinet file necessary for installation cannot be trusted". then i download it from microsoft and i get the same message. what do i have to do to sort this out? 13 Jan 2006, 12:49 1 5 Mar 2006, 16:07 1555
When I try to download the sims 2 University Expansion Pack the installation process stops at the file "TSBin/Sims2EPI.exe, by this point it is at 65% progress...it won't go any further ...I have windows xp and a brand new computer 5 Sep 2005, 11:20 4 6 Sep 2005, 02:13 1557
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 1402
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 1365
When i tried to install sims 2 it asks for disc 2 and it goes in fine, but as soon as progress reaches 23% the installation freezes. What shoud I do? 24 Sep 2005, 03:09 1 24 Sep 2005, 12:39 1692
when i tried downloading DirectX9.0c it says 'ACabinet File Necessary for installation cannot be trusted' what does that mean 13 Jul 2005, 21:08 2 14 Jul 2005, 07:07 1397
When i play Sims2, the loading screen(s) take forever, & when i play i can play fine for about 5 maybe 10 mins then everything gets slower & freezes for a few mins[max was like 7mins]. So can someone play tell me how to fix this? 18 Aug 2005, 06:32 9 23 Aug 2005, 22:00 1616
When I load the Sims 2 onto my laptop the screen display has either "slipped" so I can't see the control panels etc, or they're just not there. All I can see is current sims actions at the top. I'm guessing screen res issues but how do I fix it? Thanks 5 Jun 2006, 16:03 1 6 Jun 2006, 15:36 1456
when i installing the sims 2,i get an error that saying "the program error to transferring the files,do u want 2 retry or exit the installation".My disc is properly new and din't scratched. 5 Oct 2004, 15:01 3 17 Jul 2005, 20:07 2287
When I install more than 3 expansion packs the walls in sims houses and create a family start to flash red and I can't do anything about it! Please tell me whats wrong! Its so frustrating! 27 Dec 2006, 10:03 2 30 Dec 2006, 01:18 1393
When i insert disk one of the sims 2, after a few seconds of installation, a error comes up saying ' a problem occurred whentrying to transfer the file 'TSData\Res\Sims3D\Sims0.8package' from the media.' then when i try to retry it happens again!HELP ME!! 18 Apr 2006, 16:44 1 27 Jul 2006, 03:24 1525
When i downloaded the house it said clik on a package file or something like that but i cannot not find it, i dont kno wat 2 do! and where do i go 1st? 28 Nov 2004, 22:29 2 29 Nov 2004, 23:11 1395
When I download Sims 2 it comes up with a error message at the end saying the File .DLL is missing. Does anyone know what this is? 11 Oct 2004, 14:53 2 11 Oct 2004, 20:43 1435
When I am installing the Sims2 it freezes on 49% but when I did it again I got it as far as 76%, any ideas how to get it to make is stop freezing? 31 Dec 2004, 18:57 2 21 May 2005, 22:36 1759
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 --- 3179
what are all the drivers i need to download to play the sims to. i downloade directX 9.0c many times and yet theres nothing that says what drivers your supposed to download or upgrade... 23 Sep 2004, 23:07 2 28 Sep 2004, 02:35 1616
Wen i tried installing sims 2 it says i need directx 9.0 so i tried installing directx 9.0 from microsoft.com and it said it was going to take 16 hours, is there any faster site.. so it wont take so long to download directx 9.0??? 13 Aug 2005, 06:22 2 14 Aug 2005, 08:32 1426
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 1358
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