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SIMS 2 AND ZONE ALARM SECURITY SUITE will not work together for some reason... anybody have any clue why?... i have put sims 2 as a trusted program...but it still won't work.. game comes on but then gets stuck after the ea games screen comes on..thanks 29 Dec 2005, 02:14 1 24 Apr 2006, 23:26 1458
dose it work on Win98? 26 Sep 2004, 21:02 4 23 Mar 2007, 05:42 1460
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 1460
everytime i wan to start da game sim2 university,there's always a box poppin out sayin dat i muz insert da right cd and restart da application..can any1 solve dis? 22 Nov 2006, 05:25 1 29 Dec 2006, 09:13 1474
My operating system is Xp,graphics card sis and i have been trying to load the sims 2 Dvd edition for the past few days.But whenever it is about to load,it says that it cannot locate e cd rom and to disable cd/dvd emulation software.It won't load! 26 Dec 2004, 06:18 1 5 Jan 2005, 15:30 1477
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 1480
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 1481
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 1494
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 1500
I have installed sims 2 perfectaly fine but it says my comp dsn't have directx 9.0c compatible graphics adapters... jsut wondering wat i have to do to make it work? 29 Sep 2004, 09:24 1 29 Sep 2004, 12:45 1509
help! I have completly installed sims 2 but when i try and open it i can see the screen but bout 2 seconds after it says "Sims 2 has encounter a problem and will now close" It does this everytime! why? 11 Nov 2004, 20:46 1 11 Nov 2004, 23:55 1512
I keep on trying to install Sims 2 Holiday expansion pack...first disc works and it asks for disc 2..i put it in, but when it reaches 32% it freezes up and stops responding..i have a dell inspiron 1300, can i fix this:? on another try, it stops at disc 4 6 Apr 2006, 06:34 5 2 Mar 2012, 08:29 1514
I have problems with the sims 2 installation. The installation goes fine until it reaches near 25% wich , i guess , is the end of the cd 1. But instead of asking for cd 2 , a window prompts and says: Installation sucessful. 25 Mar 2005, 15:47 1 27 Mar 2005, 00:25 1533
i cant find the answer to this on here anywhere the exact message im getting when i try to start the game is "failed to intialize Direct3d. Please make sure directx 9.0c has been installed on this system. the application will now terminate what do i do 30 Sep 2004, 02:43 6 11 Feb 2005, 01:25 1543
I have the sims 2 and it will not load at all. I have XP but I cannot find anything wrong I tried setup.exe on run, but it tells me to goto my control panel, which it cannot read the disk when I add/remove programs. 16 Oct 2004, 18:55 1 24 Dec 2004, 06:34 1546
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 1566
hi.I just bought ts2 and i try to install it.When it starts to say the % of the installation it stops at 1% saying that a problm occured in transfering the D:\Support\es\Leeme.txt.Retry or cancel?i retry but it keeps asking ma 9 Mar 2007, 00:12 2 23 Mar 2007, 12:09 1573
Installed the game fine. I have all the requirements needed. Manage to play the game. Save and quit the game as per normal but when I wanna start the game again it says "The application has crashed. The application will now terminate." Why?? 15 Jul 2005, 04:33 1 22 Jul 2005, 00:29 1574
My sims2 game was working fine on my xp computer until we moved it upstairs,everytime it trys to load up it now says unspecified error and stops loading,could this be due to firewalls or virus software on my computer,if so how can i fix it please? 17 Jan 2005, 20:56 1 18 Jan 2005, 01:19 1575
I tried installing sims 2. a screen came up but then a sign came up saying "the application has crashed,the application will now terminate". i followed the instructions and have installed direck x.My video card is ok so why isn't it working? 2 Jan 2006, 15:09 1 6 Mar 2006, 15:27 1577
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 1610
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 1623
If I buy Sims 2, University and Nightlife expansion packs which disk do I need to run the program 30 Nov 2005, 01:19 1 12 Jan 2006, 22:38 1626
I installed the sims onto my new hard drive (it is connected via firewire if it helps), and then i tried to install university. then whenever i try to play with the university disc it says i need the original disc.. what is wrong? 2 Aug 2006, 06:53 2 17 Feb 2012, 03:54 1629
okay so i posted earlier and i followed someones advice and deleted some stuff about the sims2 from my computer and then uninstalled it, I'm now trying to reinstall it but for some reason the D drive stopped reading disks! not only sims 2 but all of them. 21 Dec 2004, 07:45 1 20 Feb 2005, 06:34 1637
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