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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 76037
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
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 12918
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 11064
"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 9507
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 8747
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 --- 7307
During installation, right after I specify what type of user I am (i.e.C:\Program Files\The Sims 2) I click "Next" and a box pops up asking me if I really want to quit installation. I can't go to the next step, what can I do? 11 Jan 2006, 06:23 0 --- 6468
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 --- 6275
I have Sims 2, a brand new Dell 2.6+ and the game freezes at 23%? I have tried everything available to me from sims support, read everything available. Assistance would be great! Thanks. 6 Jun 2005, 01:21 2 30 Oct 2005, 01:02 5874
"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 --- 5814
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 5685
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 --- 4863
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 4861
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 4796
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 4617
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 4506
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 4264
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 4038
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 --- 3941
I just got Sims 2 and when I'm installing it, it says: A problem occured when trying to transfer the file "something something Sims09.package" from the media... 7 Oct 2004, 02:54 3 29 Dec 2005, 18:54 3919
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 3630
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 --- 3554
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 --- 3357
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 --- 3352
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