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I have nightlife installed on my computer. But when i just installed open for business, an message pops up saying "you have just uninstalled nightlife, if you continue, your... will be deleted". Is there a way to not make it uninstall? 17 Feb 2007, 22:48 2 30 Oct 2007, 15:28 1577
hi, when i install the sims 2 it doesn't ask for cd 3, it tries to copy the control2.dat file which is on the third cd, how can i get it to ask for the third cd before copying that file 23 Dec 2005, 01:14 1 16 Apr 2006, 12:24 1580
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 1580
I am TRYING to install the Sims 2. It stays at 23% on the 2nd Disc everytime...I have waited about 2 hours. Is this normal? I have Windows XP so it should work. 1 Aug 2006, 03:08 2 17 Feb 2012, 03:54 1584
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 1600
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 1604
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 1607
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 1609
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 1611
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 1619
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 1621
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 1643
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 1646
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 1649
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 1659
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 1675
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 1681
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 1681
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 1688
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 1712
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 1728
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 1747
I have bought a brand new Dell 2400 Computer. I'm trying to install TS2 and it stops at 23% over and over. The game then ceases to respond. I've seen other people with this problem but no one has said what a solution is.. 31 May 2005, 01:48 4 27 Jul 2005, 20:15 1753
i have sims 1 can i install any of the sims 2 expansion packs 22 Jan 2006, 15:58 2 18 Apr 2006, 16:46 1759
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 1765
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