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Sticky: Install error: "The instruction 0x(big number) referenced memory at 0x(another big number). The memory could not be read." 16 Nov 2004, 01:57 1 21 Jan 2005, 23:37 3649
Sticky: I'm trying to reinstall the game but it says it's already installed or I need to uninstall it first! 1 Feb 2004, 01:00 2 29 Jun 2008, 16:27 6425
Sticky: When I try and install sims1 on Windows XP this comes up: 'C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\AUTOEXEC.NT. The system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows applications' 24 Apr 2005, 03:14 23 14 Oct 2013, 03:50 37065
Sticky: Can the original "The Sims" be installed on Windows XP? 8 Feb 2004, 19:34 21 3 Nov 2013, 02:12 53710
Sticky: In what order should I install The Sims and expansions? 1 Feb 2004, 01:00 21 12 Jul 2012, 05:29 71314
What is the password for installing The Sims Complete Edition 26 Jun 2006, 10:47 1 14 Oct 2006, 02:49 1583
I downloaded the original sims. And it wrked. so i downloaded house party. It wrked by downloadin it. But me pc doesn't have enough free space to play it. So i want to delete it all to a fresh start. But it wont let me delete the house party or the sims. 2 Jan 2005, 17:26 3 27 Mar 2005, 06:15 1585
i installed the sims and wen i clik on play it Comes up with please insert correct cd wen it already is in and iv re-installed it 3times 15 Sep 2005, 01:03 1 15 Sep 2005, 01:55 1587
The sims1 installs and stops at c:\program files\maxis\the sims\gamedata\objects\objects\objects.far! what do i do now? 16 Aug 2004, 16:24 1 24 Aug 2004, 00:37 1588
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 like what file wasn't copied? 12 Dec 2004, 21:28 4 2 Mar 2012, 08:29 1590
I can't install the Sims2... I have the game since last year! and I can't install it. I tried in my computer and I got an error on ActiveX or something like that, and my lap doesn't even read it. WHY? 28 May 2006, 18:32 1 1 Aug 2006, 08:10 1591
I want to save my neighborhoods on disk so i can put them on another computer what files do i need to save? 3 Aug 2004, 03:08 1 21 Aug 2004, 01:33 1591
When I try to install The Sims Deluxe Edition, when it asks for the second disk, I put it in and it comes up with an error "file transfer error" or something like that. How can I install the game? 8 Jul 2005, 09:37 1 9 Jul 2005, 00:18 1591
I used to have original sims, livin large, and house party on one system (98). I reinstalled everything on my new CPU. which has more than the requirementes but also XP. Everything is fine until i try to transfer all my oldskins/neighborhoods.What's wrong 12 Oct 2005, 06:59 1 3 Feb 2006, 02:19 1591
I tried re-installing my Sims and all the exp pack. But unfortunately when i tried to install Unleashes/Superstar/Makin Magic, they prompted that i do not have original sims installed and auto abort installation. I tried using sims eraser already. 30 Jan 2005, 06:46 2 23 Apr 2005, 11:11 1591
I have the original sims installed, Livin Large and House Party. When i start up the game where it says "The Sims" and under it "Livin Large". Should it say house party? 12 Jun 2005, 04:40 2 13 Jun 2005, 01:15 1592
I had to reinstall for EPs, and imported my families back in. But after I did this, all the relationships (family friends) were gone. The only ppl left in the relationship bars were people from their own family. Is there a file I forgot to copy? 3 Apr 2004, 15:31 1 30 Apr 2004, 01:28 1592
I lost my installation code and i have no idea what to do I went to maxis and no one would help me... 6 Dec 2006, 23:56 1 20 Dec 2006, 02:47 1592
my game keeps on freezing when i put it in how do i stop that 1 Aug 2004, 00:59 1 8 Aug 2004, 16:57 1593
i Have The Sims,Livin'Large and House Party,and game is working.But when i install Hot Date my sims are not movin,and the time is stop. 11 Dec 2004, 15:34 1 1 Jan 2005, 03:59 1593
I was trying to dload LL, and autoplay would come up, so i dloaded it from the setup folder, but only parts of LL are installed when i run it now. Like there is only 1 neighborhood and only certain items, no new skins, only old jobs, etc. What can I do? 20 Feb 2006, 23:03 1 5 Aug 2006, 18:27 1593
I installed all the extension packs till SS but when i play the game, options such as throw a party and going on vacation dont appear.wat should i do? 14 Nov 2004, 20:22 1 7 Jun 2005, 22:39 1593
i'v got a problem with getting objects and skins from websites i click on download and it always says that there's a problem with the map the download is from, till a few days ago this never happend to me, i haven't change my virus thing or anyting else! 6 Jul 2004, 14:22 1 12 Jul 2004, 21:20 1594
If I have to reinstall an expansion pack out of order will I loose everything I have done? Downloads, people, personalities etc. 21 Sep 2004, 09:04 1 21 Sep 2004, 18:58 1594
Just bought Sims Deluxe Ed. When it asks to put in 2nd CD it freezes. I have stopped ALL other apps, I have a new computer, I even took the game back and got another one still freezes. What now? 29 Sep 2005, 07:02 1 29 Sep 2005, 11:52 1594
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