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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 3605
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 6377
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 36531
Sticky: Can the original "The Sims" be installed on Windows XP? 8 Feb 2004, 19:34 21 3 Nov 2013, 02:12 52969
Sticky: In what order should I install The Sims and expansions? 1 Feb 2004, 01:00 21 12 Jul 2012, 05:29 70649
What is the password for installing The Sims Complete Edition 26 Jun 2006, 10:47 1 14 Oct 2006, 02:49 1546
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 1546
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 1550
I have The Sims Deluxe installed butwhen I go to install Hot Date it says I need Livin' Large to copy some things. is there any way I can get around it? 6 Apr 2005, 02:10 1 7 Apr 2005, 01:36 1551
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 1553
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 1554
I have re-installed The Sims. I have imported all my old families and houses with The Neighbourhood Handler. When I want to enter a house, the games crashes! I've tried everything. I've done everything properly in TNHH. 23 Jun 2004, 15:44 3 6 Jul 2004, 01:17 1554
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 1554
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 1554
I INSTULED THE SIMS UNLESHED AND WHAN THE GAME IS GOING ON ,ITS RETURN TO THE WINDOWS....) 31 Aug 2004, 21:53 3 1 Sep 2004, 15:26 1554
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 1554
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 1554
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 1555
I want to install sims 2 but i never registered my sims 1 expansion pack, will that matter when I want to install the new game or register it? 18 Nov 2006, 09:38 1 25 Jan 2007, 00:29 1555
I cannot get the sims deluxe to run, so i tried reinstalling it. At the end of it, it said "error setting version in registry aborting installation" how can i sort it out? 1 Jul 2005, 21:09 3 1 Aug 2005, 21:13 1555
is the sims delux edition an extra pack or a full game on its own. 3 Sep 2006, 22:09 1 7 Sep 2006, 03:09 1555
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 1555
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 1555
I have XP and have the sims 1 installed, when I try to install the expansion packs it tells me that the original sims cannot be found on my system and to re-install, however it is there and it plays. All original discs. Help! 24 May 2006, 17:02 2 5 Jun 2006, 16:05 1555
I got Deluxe Edition for Christmas and after playing with it a little I have decided to get the Complete Edition. Is there a way I can load just the exapnsion packs from Complete edition so that it doesn't overwite the game I have done so far? 5 Jan 2007, 01:05 1 18 Mar 2007, 20:58 1555
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