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When i first installed the sims 1 it worked alrite. But then i restarted and now when i try to play the mouse disappears when i hover over a sign... 26 Sep 2004, 03:11 2 8 Jan 2005, 21:59 1494
I uninstalled Sims double deluxe about a month ago. Now I want to reinstall it so I followed the procedure and when it is downloading it will go up to 4% and then just stops and wont fdownload past 4%, I have newer computer and it is usually very fast???? 28 Dec 2004, 07:19 3 27 Feb 2005, 19:58 1494
I uninstalled the sims and all of the expansion packs because it was loading fine and before it went on the neighborhood the screen goes black and takes me back to desktop i tried reinstalling it and the same thing happened 18 Aug 2005, 17:15 4 25 Jan 2006, 14:20 1494
Moving to another Hard Drive...? Can I move all of my Sims stuff including the game to the second Hard Drive on my PC so I can keep my current Sims and their Status? 11 Jun 2005, 06:17 1 12 Jun 2005, 01:31 1494
My "The Sims Superstar" worked good on my WinXP with GeForce2 till I have upgrade my videocard to ATI Radeon 9200 (Catalyst 4.6 drivers). Now "The Sims" just exits at the moment of the initial loading. When I reinstall old GeForce2 it plays well again. 15 Oct 2004, 10:12 3 24 Nov 2004, 18:56 1495
I had to reformat my comp last wk & therefore had to reinstall TS1 double deluxe but now it gets as far as the neighbourhood then kicks me back to my desktop - as far as i know everything is up to date so i'm narked that i cant play now :( any ideas?? Thx 4 May 2006, 17:02 1 4 May 2006, 23:31 1495
When installing MM, the installation locks when it gets to the "patching previous expansion packs". I've re-installed them in the order suggested by EA. What other problems could be happening? Do I need to re-install differently? 26 Jul 2004, 20:04 2 2 Aug 2004, 20:01 1498
when i install house party the objects don't show up in the game. what's should i do? 14 Feb 2004, 17:27 1 18 Feb 2004, 16:41 1500
I had to unistall and reinstall everything last night. I cant reinstall houseparty, unleashed, and superstar cause i lost my users manual and I dont have the installation codes. Will EA Tech support help me? 1 Mar 2006, 14:47 1 4 Mar 2006, 15:13 1501
when the sims makin magic loading page comes up it shuts off 24 Jun 2005, 03:56 1 16 Jul 2005, 07:51 1501
DELUXE: it installs fine but when I try to start it desktop.Strange thing:afterwards when I try to start it again I can only click install (just like I've never installed it before).Nor can I uninstall it.Patching doesn't work.DirectX is installed. SO?? 5 Aug 2005, 19:56 1 6 Aug 2005, 02:10 1502
Ok, I have reinstalled the sims 1, house party, vacation, unleashed and superstar...which all installed fine. I'll select a house, play a bit and want to save and i crash to my desktop everytime. I have all requirments and programs shut while playing 15 Aug 2005, 19:08 1 15 Aug 2005, 19:10 1506
While trying to install Makin' Magic (all other exp packs installed in order) It goes along fine until it gets to the second disc where it says "Now patching previous version of the sims," where it freezes. 21 Aug 2004, 21:01 1 7 Sep 2004, 07:03 1507
can makin majic override vacation LL HD if downtown aint working and vacation? plz help 17 Jan 2007, 05:30 2 25 Jan 2007, 02:19 1508
I have a dell computer, i tried installing the sims 2 university but it stops at 51%. i saw that it was something with the dell drive but when i was going to download it, it said to have a floppy disk, but our computer doesnt have a floppy disk drive.help 14 Jun 2006, 06:55 1 25 Jun 2006, 12:36 1512
I lost the first cd of the simes deluxe edition, i have the second cd and the code.. is there anyway i can avoid rebuying the game? 26 Oct 2005, 12:10 1 27 Oct 2005, 00:44 1514
I have The Sims Deluxe installed and all the expansion packs in order. I tried to have a party but when I bought items for the party(dance cage, buffet tables, disco ball, dj booth) they dissappear when I go to live mode. 21 Sep 2004, 09:03 1 5 Jan 2005, 15:20 1518
Hi ever1! OK i got the new sims 2 pets but i dont have the regular sims 2(only at my dads where it is loaded on his computer)?! Is there any possible way i can load the game without loading the sims 2?? please help me and thanks sooo much :) 19 Jun 2007, 20:07 2 10 Aug 2007, 16:41 1519
I have deluxe ed and downloaded some objects. When I tried 2 play the game it got to the loading sequence and stopped loading. I tried to reinstall and it gets to 24% (25% if im lucky) and stops! 20 Jul 2004, 18:30 4 23 Mar 2006, 23:44 1521
I installed sims 1 on my computer(windows xp) and after autoplay a black screen pops up and then returns to the desktop, the error report says 'The following files will be included in the report C:\DOCUME~1\Mom\LOCALS~1\Temp\646a_appcompat.txt 6 Feb 2007, 10:08 1 11 Feb 2007, 18:29 1522
I just bough the sims 2 pets but i can get it to work! it tells me to insert the sims 2 cd 4 to do an actualization!but then it gives an error and uninstalls everything!can you please help me?? 16 Jan 2007, 20:53 1 10 Feb 2007, 15:46 1523
I installed The Sims Deluxe on my laptop, with Hot Date and Unleashed. Now, when I try to uninstall all of it, it won't let me. 20 Dec 2005, 02:57 1 19 Jan 2006, 20:16 1537
Yesterday the game froze so i tried to close it, when i did it asked to save so i saved it, when i tried to go back and play again, right when its supposed to show the neighborhoods, it closes the sims game,what can i do about this? 18 Jul 2004, 01:21 1 18 Jul 2004, 13:50 1541
ok. i have just got sims vacation. when i put the cd in the drive, and the installshield wizard comes up, an error message comes up that says- The install shield engine(ikernal.exe) cannot be installed.Data error (cyclic redundency check)how can i fix it? 30 Nov 2005, 06:08 1 9 Apr 2006, 23:22 1544
What is the step-by-step way to install a house already made, i can't seem to get mine to work, or the game crashes when i click the house inside of the game. Thank you!. 12 Feb 2004, 22:03 1 13 Feb 2004, 20:48 1551
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