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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 3478
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 6129
Sticky: In what order should I install The Sims and expansions? 1 Feb 2004, 01:00 21 12 Jul 2012, 05:29 68704
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 34600
Sticky: Can the original "The Sims" be installed on Windows XP? 8 Feb 2004, 19:34 21 3 Nov 2013, 02:12 50485
I bought Sims Complete Collection. Evertime I try to start the game, it comes up with the error message that I have installed an expansion pack after Makin' Magic and need to insert disc one for Makin' Magic. What so I do? I don't have the actual MM EP. 8 Sep 2007, 20:23 0 --- 3077
I have all the sims except for Makin Magic. I used to play it all the time but now it doesnt even work. It loads but I never even get to see the neighborhood it just crashes while it loads. What should I do to fix this problem? 7 Apr 2006, 04:20 0 --- 3906
I just baught sims complete and it downloads but when it gets to the main screen it freezes i brought it to apple (MacBook Pro) and they said that it was that the game wasnt up dated enough for my comp. or something.. and ideas? fixes? 24 Feb 2007, 17:49 0 --- 3510
when i start the installation it loads the install shield and before it starts to upload infomation a box pops up and says "unknown error encountered, aborting setup..." 7 Aug 2008, 22:02 0 --- 3130
Every time i try to install sims1 in my windows xp appears sound error data. what should i do to install sims? 27 Jan 2008, 19:24 0 --- 2608
I installed Sims1 complete edition, and when I open sims.exe, game starts to load, and after few seconds it crashes. It happens all the time. My directX is 9, there shouldn't be any problems about that. What should I do to fix this? 23 Nov 2009, 22:56 0 --- 2251
i am trying to install an expansion three pack for the original games (with unleashed, house party and superstar) and every time I put it ANY game, it tries to install "HP: Photo and Imaging 3.0" what should i do? 14 Aug 2006, 04:08 0 --- 3395
I bought a new computer and before throwing out the old one I saved all the user data so I could keep my neighbourhoods, sims and houses. But they dont work. Its like a new game. How do I install my saved games? Help!! 24 Feb 2009, 04:36 0 --- 2487
I want to transfer my sims1 data (families, houses and objects) to another computer. I have sims 8 in 1. I copied the userdata and i didnt work, what should i do? 13 Mar 2008, 15:19 0 --- 2855
I have installed Deluxe Edition on my computer, but when I go to install another expansion pack, it says that its not compatible with deluxe. What do I do? 18 Nov 2006, 22:19 0 --- 3439
How can you start a new file on sims 1 deluxe edition?I've tried reinstalling it but it won't delete the file!Help? 25 Nov 2009, 20:25 0 --- 2137
I've been trying to install Unleashed (it's the only expansion pack I own) and after I click the "Install" button and the InstallShield Wizard loads, the "error getting version from registry" message pops up and I can't install it. 19 Aug 2006, 18:10 0 --- 4055
I Have the sims 2, University, Night Life and the Apartment Life. Now i just got Open for buisness, Do i have to install apartment lifa again? also what disk do i use? is it open for buissness or apartment? 8 Jul 2009, 16:03 0 --- 2239
for sims 2 bon voyage, there have been loads of complaints from people with NVidia graphics cards, but what about intel ones, because thats what i have and i want to know if its safe to install it... 22 Mar 2008, 10:54 0 --- 2888
I recently disinstalled the sims and deleted the files and I used the sims eraser. But when I try to reinstall House party it says 'game 1.2 is already installed'. What should I do? 14 Mar 2010, 13:39 0 --- 2217
installation 2 Jul 2007, 12:28 0 --- 3041
When I click install on The Sims 1 autorun nothing happens. I have a Dell XP Media Centre Edition. Does anybody know how I can get it to install? 19 Jul 2009, 18:54 0 --- 2336
When I click next in the install wizard in Sims complete, it tells me theres not enough disk space on . 3400required, 0 free. I can install the game on other comp, and my comp installs other games, I have a ton of Cdrive space. HELP? 25 Jan 2007, 01:28 0 --- 3489
heyy- when i play the game, (sims 1), when i bring up an 'action' box (e.g changing clothes or making a phone call)- i cant actually SEE my mouse! what can i do?? ASAP!!! 4 Apr 2008, 22:49 0 --- 2772
During gameplay the sims crashes and I loose everything that I had done before it but it is really annyoing now and I have to restart it each time! Please help or tell me if you have had the same problem! Thanx! 10 Aug 2007, 16:45 0 --- 3050
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