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A while ago I bought SIM City 4, and although my laptop had sufficient spec and the correct graphics cards etc I got the 'blue screen of death' and had to return it. I'm reluctant by buy Sims 2 until I know it will work on my laptop. Any suggestions? 21 Sep 2004, 16:07 1 22 Oct 2004, 01:55 1712
When i play Sims2, the loading screen(s) take forever, & when i play i can play fine for about 5 maybe 10 mins then everything gets slower & freezes for a few mins[max was like 7mins]. So can someone play tell me how to fix this? 18 Aug 2005, 06:32 9 23 Aug 2005, 22:00 1716
I just bought the sims 2 yesterday and the installation went fine and everything, but when I tried to open it up, an error message came up and said that I needed "DirectX 9.0c compatible grphics adapter"... I have windows ME, can someone help? 9 Nov 2004, 20:56 2 10 Nov 2004, 00:16 1721
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 1727
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 1737
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 1742
i can't install my new game! the problem is that my second cd don't work. my cd-rom can't read the disk at all. i'm almost sure that it's not the cd, because i went to the store and got it changed. i can't be that unlucky. so what could be wrong? 13 Oct 2004, 13:50 3 13 Oct 2004, 15:35 1743
my game froze. i can't make the sims do anything.. i can't even cancel their actions. anyone know what i can do? 28 Dec 2004, 21:32 1 10 Jan 2005, 21:47 1744
If i turn off the auto restart in system failure i would also have to restart the pc everytime i quit sims 2. is there another way to shut down the pc? 11 Nov 2004, 06:09 1 11 Nov 2004, 19:12 1756
everytime i try to install the sims 2 holiday edition and says please insert disc number 1 and then thats all, what do i need to do to install it? 19 Nov 2005, 17:16 2 6 Dec 2005, 02:35 1764
I can't find the code in the white box I need for installing the game! Any help? 5 Sep 2005, 16:43 2 27 Sep 2005, 19:06 1766
I downloaded the nude patch for Mac file "adult-censor.cmx" but I don't know where to place it on my Mac 10.4.6. Where do I place this file? I am running OS X. 13 Jun 2006, 23:09 1 16 Sep 2006, 08:26 1773
Ok i was installing the sims 2 when a transfer error at 71% it is not even touced to! 21 Apr 2006, 00:59 2 5 Sep 2006, 20:10 1775
I recently got sims 2 but am having problems with installing it i have all the stuff thats needed but when i insert disk 3 it freezes up n sometimes freezes when i insert disk 2 so i took it back and got it replaced but the same thing keeps happening 11 Oct 2004, 08:50 1 21 Nov 2004, 17:54 1775
Okay I really wish i can install all expansion packs even the pets, but when i installed the pets there is a error onthe game. I need someone to tell me how can all my games can work. Please? 23 Oct 2006, 03:43 2 26 Dec 2006, 04:14 1776
I downloaded the content manager tool form EA Games - but where do I install it and how do I then access my custom content? 15 Jan 2006, 09:19 1 31 Mar 2006, 15:18 1782
I can't seem to be able to download the sims 2. My computer is new (not even a week old) and it was the best one they had on store. Yet at the first disk, there is a small window that said there was some thing wrong so the file Voice1 could not be copied! 5 Jul 2006, 03:45 1 6 Jul 2006, 04:56 1785
how do i install Directx 9.0 22 Sep 2004, 21:49 5 23 Sep 2004, 13:33 1788
i've just brought a dell inspiron 6000 laptop and was wondering if the sims2 will work on it? i havent brought the game yet so cant test it. 18 Aug 2005, 16:40 2 8 Jan 2006, 23:28 1789
When i tried to install sims 2 it asks for disc 2 and it goes in fine, but as soon as progress reaches 23% the installation freezes. What shoud I do? 24 Sep 2005, 03:09 1 24 Sep 2005, 12:39 1790
The Ctrl + Shift + C does not work for me, I'm runnin the Sims 2 and The Sims 2 University. It did not work in any of them. Any one know why? or how to change the keys for opening the cheat box? 27 Dec 2005, 14:34 2 21 Feb 2007, 08:38 1796
When I try to install directx 9.0c off the sims 2 disk it says "a cabinet file necessary for installation cannot be trusted". then i download it from microsoft and i get the same message. what do i have to do to sort this out? 13 Jan 2006, 12:49 1 5 Mar 2006, 16:07 1799
I am trying to load Sims 2 on a new PC but have lost the original instruction manual with the code - how else can I get started? 26 Jan 2006, 21:39 2 8 May 2006, 23:21 1805
I have Sims 2 DVD edition, the computer doesn't autorun it. tried going start, run, D://Autorun or whatever, still doesn't work. So returned it,still doesn't run it. is it my computer, the disk, or what? is there another way to fix it? 3 Oct 2004, 02:36 3 12 Oct 2004, 02:31 1816
My new computer is on its way (a Compaq Presario M2105US Notebook) and I'm wondering if the sims 2 will run smoothly on it. All the other specs are good but I'm wondering about the graphics card. It's an ATI Radeon Xpress 200M IGP. 30 Aug 2005, 22:44 1 31 Aug 2005, 00:48 1823
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