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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 2838
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 5071
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 24482
Sticky: Can the original "The Sims" be installed on Windows XP? 8 Feb 2004, 19:34 21 3 Nov 2013, 02:12 38880
Sticky: In what order should I install The Sims and expansions? 1 Feb 2004, 01:00 21 12 Jul 2012, 05:29 59724
if i have to reinstall my sims, do i have to reinstall all expantion packs too? 7 Aug 2004, 17:45 1 7 Aug 2004, 21:45 1061
When i try to install the Sims Deluxe edition it says it cannot find the language files and that the installation will be aborted. It then quits the installation. How can i prevent this? 24 Jul 2004, 20:43 1 10 Sep 2004, 21:51 1061
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 1061
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 1062
I got Deluxe Edition for Christmas and after playing with it a little I have decided to get the Complete Edition. Is there a way I can load just the exapnsion packs from Complete edition so that it doesn't overwite the game I have done so far? 5 Jan 2007, 01:05 1 18 Mar 2007, 20:58 1062
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 1062
i reinstalled the sims 2day. every time i enter a house, the same popup messages pop up. the cab ones. i leave the house and save, but when i re-enter it, the same messages keep popping up. how do i get them 2 stop? i reinstalled it four times!! 23 Sep 2004, 00:41 1 30 Jan 2005, 20:00 1062
I tried to instal The Sims deluxe Edition, but when I click instal, it just starts installing on a random hard disc without asking! 10 Sep 2004, 19:08 1 16 Oct 2004, 02:43 1062
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 1063
I have two hard drives, and my main (C:\) is nearly full. If I move the 'Maxis' folder containing my original Sims & the expansions to my other hard drive, will the game still work? 6 Aug 2009, 01:04 1 1 Oct 2010, 18:05 1063
i'v got a problem with getting objects and skins from websites i click on download and it always says that there's a problem with the map the download is from, till a few days ago this never happend to me, i haven't change my virus thing or anyting else! 6 Jul 2004, 14:22 1 12 Jul 2004, 21:20 1063
If I have to reinstall an expansion pack out of order will I loose everything I have done? Downloads, people, personalities etc. 21 Sep 2004, 09:04 1 21 Sep 2004, 18:58 1063
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 1063
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 1063
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 1063
I lost my installation code and i have no idea what to do I went to maxis and no one would help me... 6 Dec 2006, 23:56 1 20 Dec 2006, 02:47 1063
I uninstalled the Sims and all the expanision packs from my computer a while ago, and now when i try to install the same deluxe edition on the same computer it installs ok but wont load up. What shall i do? 5 Nov 2006, 17:51 1 28 Nov 2006, 20:26 1063
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 1063
I have installed on my computer the sims and makin magic, I wanted to install deluxe, so i started to do that, then I cancelled it, and uninstalled makin magic. When I try and install deluxe again the desktop freezes before it even loads the disk, why? 11 Dec 2005, 16:57 1 19 Feb 2006, 06:07 1063
Can't remove tiles in the Sims 2. I decided to tear apart the complete house. On the second story, there are a few tiles that can't be deleted. There is nothing on them whatsoever and no stairs are connected to them. Why can't they be deleted? 6 Jun 2005, 21:21 3 5 Oct 2005, 02:33 1063
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