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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 1409
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 1409
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 1411
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 1412
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 1413
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 1413
when i try to install sims deluxe edition an error pops up.other answers say that it could be that my computer is to old or slow , how can i tell if this is so ? 30 Dec 2004, 01:59 4 23 Apr 2005, 21:14 1414
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 1414
i have istalled the sims deluxe edition that contains 'the sims' ,the sims livin it up,the sims creator,and exclusive deluxe content and i have also sims unleashed....i want to install new skins and stuff but i don t know how??? 15 Jan 2006, 17:18 5 2 Mar 2012, 08:22 1414
How do I save my game so that when I reinstall my sims I will still have my previous games back as per normal? I had reformat my PC several times last month and kept losing my games. I don't wanna start everything from scratch again! 12 Sep 2004, 09:37 1 13 Sep 2004, 01:35 1414
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 1416
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 1417
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 1419
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 1420
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 1423
i downloaded a house from the sims exchange. Now, when i go to the neighbourhood the lot is totally empty, no mailbox or trashcan ether and i can't click on the lot because my game crashes, i tried to download and ad a new house but that won't work,! 28 Sep 2004, 10:19 1 24 Jan 2005, 18:04 1424
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 1425
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 1427
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 1440
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 1446
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 1449
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 1450
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 1454
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 1458
I tried to install hot dat over makin magic but they had me insert livin large which i could not find so i put in the regular sims...now when i press to play they say i have to install mm over hot date but it keeps coming up IKernal.exe error what do i do 23 Feb 2004, 22:29 1 25 Feb 2004, 01:33 1460
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