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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 76022
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 4337
How do I get rid of a "Component Transfer" error during installation? 12 Sep 2004, 02:00 6 17 Jul 2005, 23:34 2531
Installation is very slow, and I'm already bored of the mini-games. Can I speed it up? 12 Sep 2004, 02:00 1 12 Sep 2004, 02:00 1561
I get an error saying I need to disable CD emulation software. How do I do that? 15 Sep 2004, 02:00 1 15 Sep 2004, 02:00 2090
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 2672
A while ago I bought SIM City 4, and although my laptop had sufficient spec and the correct graphics cards etc I got the 'blue screen of death' and had to return it. I'm reluctant by buy Sims 2 until I know it will work on my laptop. Any suggestions? 21 Sep 2004, 16:07 1 22 Oct 2004, 01:55 1618
I have XP home edition with 4 separate users. I have changed them all to admin accounts. BUT I still cannot SIMS2 unless it is on the original admin account. Any ideas 21 Sep 2004, 21:58 1 23 Sep 2004, 00:21 2666
Sims 2 installation keeps freezing. Sometimes it freezes during the second cd, third cd and once it made it to the 4th cd. It shows like its still running but progress bar doesnt move. 22 Sep 2004, 00:52 3 24 Nov 2004, 19:12 2323
My sims2 crashes whenever i load up a neighbourhood then move the mouse to scroll around the neighbourhood, or it will crash if i dont scroll then click on a house (comes up with the error "The application has crashed. The application will now terminate." 22 Sep 2004, 05:40 6 24 Mar 2005, 02:51 4795
how do i install Directx 9.0 22 Sep 2004, 21:49 5 23 Sep 2004, 13:33 1675
i just instaled the sims 2 a thing came upand it said that i needed directx9.0c compatible graphics adapters where can i get it so i can play it 23 Sep 2004, 03:03 3 9 Oct 2004, 02:07 1922
Failed tp find any DriectX 9.0c compatible graphics adapters in this system! Please make sure you have a DirectX9.0c compatitble graphics adapter and have installed the latest drivers provided by the manufacturer. The application will now terminate. Help? 23 Sep 2004, 12:46 2 23 Sep 2004, 16:18 2489
i cant install. After typing cd key, the pop up " are u sure u wan to exit the installation" pops up! what should i do? help!!! 23 Sep 2004, 17:52 1 28 Oct 2004, 23:22 4261
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 1599
Everytime I load the game it crashes during the opening animation&then displays vertical bars of colours.My comp meets the min spec,graphics card is All-In-Wonder Radeon 8500DV&i have over 60 gigs of free space&I've updated to the latest drivers.Help Plz! 24 Sep 2004, 10:51 2 26 Oct 2004, 11:01 1942
same problem here whenever i install the sims2 it says 9.c direct x althought i have it, but the problem is that im running windows 98 and intel graphics 810 and i want to update it i tried to go on the site but i cant update please help is there another 24 Sep 2004, 11:28 1 1 Nov 2004, 22:07 1447
i have 9.c direct x but the problem im running windows 98 intel 810 can i update it to what system requirments says because i really wanna play the game 24 Sep 2004, 11:56 2 24 Nov 2004, 19:15 1406
I have this problem: during installation, when it asks for the CD 4, it begins installing. On 94%, I get an error with the "N004_User00142.package" file. I need somebody to send it to nachin_007@msn.com please!!!!!! 24 Sep 2004, 16:47 1 27 Sep 2004, 23:23 1826
I have Windows XP and my computer fits all of the system requirements. I can install the game in about 10 minutes and it will announce that it is fully installed. However, when I load the game to play it, it crashes and my PC restarts. How can I fix this? 25 Sep 2004, 03:06 8 19 Feb 2006, 18:37 2524
I installed Sims 2 but it runs way too slow. I have enough memory and my computer is less than a year old. What do I check/do? 25 Sep 2004, 05:24 1 25 Sep 2004, 08:34 1800
I can install my brand new game fine, until i get to the 2nd disk, it tells me it cannot install voice pack 6, retry? or cancel the installation. I pressed retry up to 16 times, and in the end i just had to cancel, why wont it let me copy the file? 25 Sep 2004, 12:12 3 5 Oct 2004, 16:14 1928
Quitting sims 2 restarts my pc. i'm using windows XP.help 26 Sep 2004, 08:19 2 8 May 2014, 03:17 1693
dose it work on Win98? 26 Sep 2004, 21:02 4 23 Mar 2007, 05:42 1406
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 12917
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