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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 2897
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 5125
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 24621
Sticky: Can the original "The Sims" be installed on Windows XP? 8 Feb 2004, 19:34 21 3 Nov 2013, 02:12 39112
Sticky: In what order should I install The Sims and expansions? 1 Feb 2004, 01:00 21 12 Jul 2012, 05:29 60626
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 1081
I keep getting the error "the sims has encountered an error and needs to close" when i reinstall. I've run sim eraser and it doesn't help. It worked fine before I uninstalled it. What can I do? 24 Mar 2005, 08:24 1 27 Mar 2005, 06:07 1083
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 1083
I have The Sims Deluxe installed butwhen I go to install Hot Date it says I need Livin' Large to copy some things. is there any way I can get around it? 6 Apr 2005, 02:10 1 7 Apr 2005, 01:36 1084
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 1085
how do you create a sim ? because i am new and dont understand really. I love sims2!! but i dont no how 2 create a sim. 22 Dec 2005, 06:25 1 21 Jan 2006, 20:58 1085
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 1085
I had to unstall my sims games. now i have to re-install the game but i don't have the CD case code any more. does any on ehave a code i could use? 12 Oct 2005, 04:24 1 13 Oct 2005, 00:04 1085
How much objects can you have in your game when you have ts,living large, superdeluxe(with houseparty) vacation and making magic? 9 Oct 2004, 00:03 3 9 Oct 2004, 20:04 1085
I have EPs installed, and then I bought Deluxe, can I install deluxe without uninstalling everything. Will my game crash if I just install it without uninstalling? 2 Jul 2004, 23:47 2 5 Jul 2004, 00:49 1085
I want to save my neighborhoods on disk so i can put them on another computer what files do i need to save? 3 Aug 2004, 03:08 1 21 Aug 2004, 01:33 1085
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 1085
Remodelling second storey, it was impossible to move the windows and doors in buy mode. The glass in the windows wasn't clear and sims couldn't use the door. they couldn't be deleted WHY!!! 1 Oct 2004, 15:45 2 27 Mar 2005, 06:18 1085
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 1085
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 1085
I installed Sims and House party onto my daughters PC it worked then crashed and I reinstalled however, having done this when I select play it fails with a Microsoft error “that the program has encounted a problem and needs to close. 26 Feb 2005, 14:57 1 1 Aug 2005, 20:59 1086
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 1086
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 1086
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 1086
Hotdate When installing it's saying: "Plaats diskette 0 met bestand 22085792" (it's in dutch) (Pad R:\setup)Meaning "Put in floppydisk 0 with file 22085792 (Path R:\setup)It's running on W98se CDrom drive name is R:It"s also saying ..GuineaPG.far at 33% 8 Jun 2004, 23:40 1 10 Oct 2004, 11:42 1086
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