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Sticky: after installing University/Nightlife expansion pack the instalation starts a mandatory update, and then it crashes when patching *a file* or doesn't do anything. Why does this happen? 25 Aug 2005, 05:13 5 23 May 2012, 05:42 3587
Sticky: I just installed the sims 2, and when I opened it up to start the game an error came up saying "Failed to find any DirectX 9.0c compatible graphics adapters" (or something similar). I have already got DirectX 9.0c, so what's wrong? 21 Sep 2004, 05:02 6 8 Dec 2006, 16:11 73367
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? 12 Dec 2004, 21:16 1 12 Dec 2004, 21:25 1043
Help! I have TS2 and it worked properly until I downloaded University Crack from internet and it messed my game up. I erased the University because it didn't work. But when I tried to play Sims 2 the window pop up saying that run latest sim2 EP Installed 2 Jul 2006, 13:52 3 3 Jan 2007, 10:29 1043
i installed sims 2 and when i try to install any expansion pack it installs fine but after its done tries to patch the game and says insert sims 2 cd 4 and when i put it in and hit okay it just keeps asking for the cd 4, i have tried everything i can 31 Dec 2006, 07:35 3 31 Dec 2006, 22:24 1044
i have been playing TS2 and TS2U for quite sometime now, and everything was fine. now, every time i enter a lot to play, the game crashes. Why? 18 Apr 2005, 09:57 2 23 Apr 2005, 20:18 1044
Please Help! i have installed the sims 2 with the e.p university, pets and business. when i go to create sims, a sim doesnt come up on the screen, or if it does the sims arms are stuck out to the side. i am confused please help! 29 May 2007, 22:59 2 10 Jun 2007, 21:35 1044
I have had the Sims2 on my computer for awhile and it has been working perfectly. I received the University expansion pack for Christmas and loaded it, but I can't get it to work. The main menu loads fine. The neighbourhood view is fine. However when I... 13 Jan 2006, 00:22 2 1 Aug 2006, 15:43 1044
I successfully installed the sims 2, but when I try to start it up, a white screen appears with the sims 2 logo. After about 3-5 minutes, i get this. The Sims 2 has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience. Why? 13 Feb 2007, 01:18 1 14 Feb 2007, 20:09 1044
Installed game, Win 98SE, Amd 800 Mhz, 384 Mb ram, 40 Gb hd space, DX9.0c, Nvidia Ti4400 graphic gard. When opening game and making character (about max 5 min of start) it just hangs up and must be resetted from reset button... Any ideas ? 9 Oct 2004, 22:11 2 10 Oct 2004, 02:20 1045
I am trying to install sims2 and it loads fine then it tries to run ok but the screen flickers between normal and bright red which makes it impossible to play, I have a duron 1200+ and geoforce 5200. Any suggestions please!!! 12 Aug 2005, 10:26 1 12 Aug 2005, 12:02 1045
Is the Sims 2 disc needed for expanion install and game play? 7 Nov 2006, 02:26 1 27 Dec 2006, 09:59 1045
Do i have to Install the original first? 17 May 2006, 16:08 1 1 Jul 2006, 12:22 1045
How will I install the SIMS II? 7 Jan 2006, 05:38 1 25 Jan 2006, 17:43 1045
okay so i posted earlier and i followed someones advice and deleted some stuff about the sims2 from my computer and then uninstalled it, I'm now trying to reinstall it but for some reason the D drive stopped reading disks! not only sims 2 but all of them. 21 Dec 2004, 07:45 1 20 Feb 2005, 06:34 1045
when you want to download something for the sims 2 from www.thesims2.com you need to be registrated? 10 Jan 2005, 21:44 1 24 Jan 2005, 18:38 1045
I have an installation problem. I get a pop-up window which says; "PLease Enter Disk #1", and that it. Even though disk #1 is in the DVD it still asks for Disk #1. I'm at a loss here, anyone?? 6 Dec 2005, 02:40 1 29 Jan 2006, 04:20 1045
Recently installed Sims 2, and when I tried to load the Goth family, it started loading for five minutes, and froze. Help? 25 Dec 2004, 06:31 3 18 Jan 2005, 23:26 1045
Ok my video card or whatever is a rage pro and i wanted to update it and i downloaded it but where was i suppose to download it to?? 26 Sep 2005, 08:00 2 28 Sep 2005, 07:15 1045
when i tried downloading DirectX9.0c it says 'ACabinet File Necessary for installation cannot be trusted' what does that mean 13 Jul 2005, 21:08 2 14 Jul 2005, 07:07 1045
How do I download directx 9.0c onto a cd? Do I have to have a cd burner? I don't have the internet so I'm getting it from another computer. My computer is windows xp. I'm not sure how to burn cds either. 1 Feb 2006, 18:08 1 3 Feb 2006, 02:13 1045
I bought The Sims 2 recently this year and when I tried to play it, it gave me this error"Graphics Adapter has Experienced a Internal Error" my computer is only 2 years old and can run the old sims and every one of its expansion packs so what should I do? 8 Dec 2006, 01:58 1 13 Dec 2006, 08:09 1045
I BOUGHT Sims 2 a couple weeks ago for my wife. Shes been having NO TROUBLES at ALL with it until TODAY. BUY and BUILD MODE are SHADED OUT. She'll start a new house and it will be on for a few seconds, then go shaded again? HELP, Shes about to Kill me!!!! 3 Nov 2004, 02:46 4 3 Dec 2004, 07:39 1045
I re-installed Sims 2, and now when i load a family it wont work! It gets as far as lighting up all the squares then it stays on the same screen 4 ages, and a popup appears saying "the system has crashed" 5 Jan 2005, 20:59 3 4 Mar 2006, 23:07 1045
I can't find the code in the white box I need for installing the game! Any help? 5 Sep 2005, 16:43 2 27 Sep 2005, 19:06 1045
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