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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 4358
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
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
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
I have installed Sims 2 but when I go to launch the game it says I don't have the correct disk or disk not found. How do I get it to work? 3 Aug 2005, 05:24 2 3 Aug 2005, 16:00 1362
My computers graphics card does not meet the system specs so is there any way i can play the sims 2 or will i have to buy a knew graphics card? 30 Dec 2006, 20:48 4 3 Jan 2007, 00:49 1363
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 1363
I installed the sims 2 in the correct way. I made a downloads folder in the map MY Documents/ EA Games/The Sims 2/Downloads, Downloaded the CEP thing, but still my downloads don't show up in the game. Anyone that can help me? 28 Feb 2007, 12:29 2 30 Mar 2007, 07:44 1363
Is the Sims 2 disc needed for expanion install and game play? 7 Nov 2006, 02:26 1 27 Dec 2006, 09:59 1363
I jus got a new laptop and i recently installed the sims 2 i played it for a couple of minutes....and then when i exit a screen appears saying windows has experiened a problem and then it crashes and my computer restarts can someone help me?? 30 Jul 2006, 06:47 1 3 Jul 2007, 02:27 1363
I've owned Sims 2 for over a year, and now my disc 1 of the game broke, where can I get an individual one, besides eBay, for cheap or free? 28 Jan 2007, 19:17 2 25 Aug 2007, 10:17 1363
hi all, iv finally got sims2 installed but every time i put the disk in it says an error with direct draw, iv installed dx 9.0, what do i do???? 26 Jan 2005, 19:57 1 13 Aug 2005, 07:37 1364
Do i have to Install the original first? 17 May 2006, 16:08 1 1 Jul 2006, 12:22 1364
How do I change the viewpoint of the game?? When it loads it isnt 800x600 (my screen size) It is a REALLY small size. I did it the first time but i re-installed it! Now i cant remember 4 the life of me! Please b quick 4 Jan 2005, 21:19 1 4 Jan 2005, 23:52 1364
help i hve downloaded the directX 9.0 so why isnt it working? 11 Dec 2004, 23:39 1 12 Dec 2004, 01:29 1364
I have updated latest drivers runningan FX5200 graphics card. The children and babies in the Sims 2 are all in white with letters and symbols on them. I have noticed on other peoples systems the kids are displayed in normal colour. Any ideas how can fix? 12 Oct 2005, 21:46 1 1 Feb 2006, 09:19 1365
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 1365
hi.i have ts2 and the season expansion pack.if i install the pets will i be able to play the pets and the seasons keep changing?? 2 Apr 2007, 16:09 1 14 Apr 2007, 18:09 1365
i have been playing TS2 and TS2U for quite sometime now, and everything was fine. now, every time i enter a lot to play, the game crashes. Why? 18 Apr 2005, 09:57 2 23 Apr 2005, 20:18 1365
I have no idea where to post this. If I wanna reformat my PC and I wanna save my game, which folder should I copy? 20 Jun 2005, 05:59 3 5 Sep 2006, 20:03 1365
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 1365
How do I download directx 9.0c onto a cd? Do I have to have a cd burner? I don't have the internet so I'm getting it from another computer. My computer is windows xp. I'm not sure how to burn cds either. 1 Feb 2006, 18:08 1 3 Feb 2006, 02:13 1365
ive installed sims2 but when i try to load game is just says its encountered a prob n needs to close. ive tried directX installing etc but nothings workin. bodyshop works fine. plz tell me wot i can do!! 30 Jun 2006, 14:46 1 13 Dec 2006, 07:30 1365
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 1365
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 1365
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