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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 3788
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 6578
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 38457
Sticky: Can the original "The Sims" be installed on Windows XP? 8 Feb 2004, 19:34 21 3 Nov 2013, 02:12 55137
Sticky: In what order should I install The Sims and expansions? 1 Feb 2004, 01:00 21 12 Jul 2012, 05:29 72747
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 1706
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 1707
What is the password for installing The Sims Complete Edition 26 Jun 2006, 10:47 1 14 Oct 2006, 02:49 1710
I have only disc 2 from the deluxe edition cause they stole my disc 1. So, I bought disc 1 again, and installed it. Now I put disc 2 and it doesn´t opens. It has only 4 files, two .zip and two .iff- Do I need the disc 1 from the Deluxe edition? 5 Nov 2004, 20:44 2 7 Nov 2004, 01:11 1711
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 1711
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 1711
The sims deluxe cant find solution on any forum. This prob is too long to fit on here so this is a page on my website of the problem thanks! http://www.freewebs.com/circuk/simsdeluxeprobs.htm 27 Dec 2004, 20:59 1 24 Jan 2005, 18:15 1711
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 1712
I am running Windows XP SP2 and I have the Sims Complete Collection. When I click on Install, it gives me an EPSON Scan dialog box for some reason. Is there any way I can fix this and get it to install? 25 Dec 2005, 21:00 1 19 Jan 2006, 20:13 1712
I got the Sims Double Deluxe about a year ago...as well as the Sims unleashed. I uninstalled them because our hard drive got full, but now we have a new computer. I've misplaced the instructions on how to install the Sims Double Deluxe. 24 Jul 2005, 20:10 1 24 Jul 2005, 21:39 1713
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 1713
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 1713
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 1714
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 1714
I have all the expansion packs, but just want the Deluxe edition and SS loaded. I loaded SS, and it begins, but right when it gets to the part where the neighborhood should show up, the computer takes me back to my desktop 20 May 2005, 06:25 1 28 May 2005, 03:20 1714
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 1714
I am trying to uninstall Sims Delux from my computer so that I can reinstall it but every time I try to remove it it gose to a install prompt and askes for disk one, I give it disk one and it says finished installing Sims... 12 Dec 2004, 01:53 1 24 Jan 2005, 18:01 1715
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 1715
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 1715
I borrowed the sims 2 from my friend because she hasnt been playing it much, and I was just wondering, if the sims 2 has already been installed and has families etc on it, can you install it on another computer without it wiping all past information etc?? 22 Dec 2004, 04:49 4 24 Dec 2004, 03:26 1715
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