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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 4487
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 76641
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 1437
I hope I won't sound dumb but how do you install the add ons we download from this website? (ie clothes, terrain, genetics etc) 21 Jun 2005, 04:55 4 26 Sep 2005, 01:12 1439
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 1442
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 1442
Do i have to Install the original first? 17 May 2006, 16:08 1 1 Jul 2006, 12:22 1442
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 1443
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 1443
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 1443
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 1444
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 1444
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 1444
I hav a problem. My Sims2 installed perfectly, it works smooth, but Build Mode doesn't work. 28 Mar 2005, 16:07 2 10 Apr 2005, 14:21 1444
I have Sims 2 and the University exp. pack. They used to work, but now no longer do, I have tried reinstalling a couple of times, but when I try to run Sims 2, I get the first splash picture then nothing. 26 Jun 2005, 02:54 2 26 Jun 2005, 13:12 1444
I keep getting the error message 32791:5 when trying to install the sims 2 holiday party pack. I've tried reinstalling both the ea downloader and the holiday party pack, but I'm still getting the same error message. So now what? 21 Nov 2005, 07:27 1 25 Nov 2005, 01:02 1444
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 1445
I just bought the Sims 2 University and when I tried to install it, it got to 65% and a box popped up that sayed TSData\Res\userData\Thumbnails\CasThumbnails from the media. And it says retry or cancel. 26 Jan 2006, 00:08 1 28 Apr 2006, 21:55 1445
i av a mac sims2 game (1st one) and i av downloaded stuff for it online but i went on it it didn't load up but it went out of the game and siad unexpected error i tried again and it did the same! 9 Apr 2006, 19:15 1 29 Dec 2006, 09:07 1445
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 1445
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 1445
ive insatlled the sims2 and in need the directX 9.0c thing wat do i do? 12 Dec 2004, 09:38 1 24 Jan 2005, 18:35 1445
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 1445
How will I install the SIMS II? 7 Jan 2006, 05:38 1 25 Jan 2006, 17:43 1445
how can i spped up my game play cos its goin reli slow but i have the rite graphics card and everything? 19 Aug 2005, 16:08 1 20 Aug 2005, 02:47 1446
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