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I BOUGHT Sims 2 a couple weeks ago for my wife. Shes been having NO TROUBLES at ALL with it until TODAY. BUY and BUILD MODE are SHADED OUT. She'll start a new house and it will be on for a few seconds, then go shaded again? HELP, Shes about to Kill me!!!! 3 Nov 2004, 02:46 4 3 Dec 2004, 07:39 1508
When I try and install Sims 2 and some expansion packs (Festive Edition, University, Pets + Glamor Life), nothing will start. Is there an order in which to install them? 28 Dec 2006, 15:59 2 30 Dec 2006, 13:25 1510
Got Sims 2 from Thailand was told it payed English but there is no option for English Please how do I get it to have English. 9 Nov 2004, 06:03 1 24 Nov 2004, 19:16 1511
i went to the directx website to download the direct x 9.0 and it started to install but then it said it didn't copy a file what does that mean? 12 Dec 2004, 21:16 1 12 Dec 2004, 21:25 1512
I'm looking at buying a Celeron 2Ghz processor with 256Mb RAM. Will this be OK to run Sims2 or should it be a Pentium? 4 May 2005, 15:39 1 5 May 2005, 01:34 1512
HELP! I have been trying to install sims original but the autoplay pops up, i chose english, click install and it gets up to 96% then just goes off and the only thing left up is the autoplay! what do i do??????????? 19 Jun 2006, 00:49 1 5 Sep 2006, 19:56 1512
I have Sims 2 DVD version. Nothing happens when I put the game in the drive it does not recognise it, EA games cannot help. My system meets requirements and I have tried loads of stuff suggested from EA nothing works. The game will work on other machines 26 Nov 2005, 17:06 2 27 Nov 2005, 11:09 1515
Since i installed direct x 9 iv found some of my direct x files r missin, how do i get these files cuz it wont let me start sims2????????? 18 Jan 2005, 19:16 2 19 Jan 2005, 19:51 1516
how do i start? 1 Apr 2006, 12:33 2 5 May 2006, 22:23 1520
I downloaded Maxis' Sims 2 Content Manager, but it is not working at all. It just keeps saying "Error!", when trying to start it. I have tried all the tricks I have found, now I'm getting desperate here! 26 Dec 2006, 21:03 1 29 Dec 2006, 08:53 1520
The sims2 ran fine on my computer but i bought the expansion pack university and had trouble installing it i did install it eventually but when i go to open it the white screen appears but it never loads? does anyone have any ideas? 17 Apr 2005, 02:16 1 25 Apr 2005, 18:54 1520
Okay, it says I have a "ATI RAGE128 VR AGP" video card. What does that mean? Is it compatible, because I know other ATI cards are. I wish my computer would stop talking to me in acronyms. 30 Sep 2004, 06:02 1 5 Nov 2004, 08:41 1521
when i tried downloading DirectX9.0c it says 'ACabinet File Necessary for installation cannot be trusted' what does that mean 13 Jul 2005, 21:08 2 14 Jul 2005, 07:07 1521
I am trying to install sims2 but this message that says DirectX9.0c compatible graphics adapters pops up and I really just want a direct down load because i have been looking all night! please help me 9 Oct 2004, 08:42 1 9 Oct 2004, 12:21 1522
My comp has directx9.0b so i upgraded with the TS2 CD &it says the installation's succesful but TS2 wont run saying that c is not installed (dxdiag still says b).I tried extracting d3d9.dll into system32 MANY TIMES but the replacing file refuses to stick! 22 May 2006, 10:34 2 3 Jun 2006, 07:50 1524
After playing Sims2,I am having problems with Internet Explorer.It will connect to the Internet,but it comes up with 'page cannot be displayed' each time, & only solution I have found is using sys restore. 5 Jun 2006, 19:25 1 9 Jun 2006, 00:19 1525
Does it matter which order you install the EPs? I have OFB but I want NL, will I have to unistall anything? And which disk would i use to play? 25 Aug 2006, 13:35 2 25 Aug 2006, 17:13 1527
dose it work on Win98? 26 Sep 2004, 21:02 4 23 Mar 2007, 05:42 1527
Does the Patch slow the game down? coz wen i installed it, the whole game ran like it was on Nvidia Geforce 4200 - my old graphics card - and i didnt know why! Do any programmes affect game play? Norton Antivirus Didnt before, It ran fine!? im puzzled! 4 Dec 2004, 20:53 4 5 Dec 2004, 17:44 1528
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 1528
I have an installation problem. I get a pop-up window which says; "PLease Enter Disk #1", and that it. Even though disk #1 is in the DVD it still asks for Disk #1. I'm at a loss here, anyone?? 6 Dec 2005, 02:40 1 29 Jan 2006, 04:20 1530
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 1531
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 1532
When I install more than 3 expansion packs the walls in sims houses and create a family start to flash red and I can't do anything about it! Please tell me whats wrong! Its so frustrating! 27 Dec 2006, 10:03 2 30 Dec 2006, 01:18 1532
I just got the sims 2 today and when i put it in to install it, my computer ejects it right away. I have a mac and I have never had this problem before, does anyone know how to fix it? 30 Jul 2005, 02:19 2 16 Sep 2006, 08:20 1533
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