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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 2410
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 4557
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 17478
Sticky: Can the original "The Sims" be installed on Windows XP? 8 Feb 2004, 19:34 21 3 Nov 2013, 02:12 26882
Sticky: In what order should I install The Sims and expansions? 1 Feb 2004, 01:00 21 12 Jul 2012, 05:29 41144
I have Sims Deluxe, hot date, vacation, unleashed, and superstar. Lately every time I've tried to play with Superstar, it tells me I've added another expansion pack since then and makes me uninstall/reinstall everything, but I haven't. Why/Help?? 13 May 2013, 06:38 0 --- 385
The Sims 1 autorun (on eps too) does not contain any text, just blue buttons and icons. What should I do and will this affect anything? 10 Apr 2012, 14:20 1 30 Jun 2014, 15:32 420
NEED HELP 17 Apr 2011, 21:37 1 17 Apr 2011, 21:39 589
I have the ultimate collection CD of the sims all in the same CD, when installing the sims hot date it asks for the sims house party cd, but it already inserted (G:/) !! and is still asking for it. 11 Jul 2011, 02:32 1 21 Jun 2014, 08:02 628
Double Deluxe (Sims 1)--After I install the bonus disc, I can't play the game. When I start the program, it says "It has come to our attention that you have installed an expansion..." BUT then it asks to uninstall the game! What to do?? 13 Mar 2011, 21:59 2 6 Jan 2012, 02:23 815
where can i download sims1 22 Apr 2011, 04:52 1 21 Jun 2014, 08:03 835
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, 18:05 848
I got The Sims & Livin Large & I'm just starting so I have like only 6 houses from the very start of the game when it was installed. & I want to have neighborhood so I downloaded houses, but I don't know how to install them & how can I do it successfully. 23 Aug 2004, 14:22 1 23 Aug 2004, 23:02 861
my game keeps on freezing when i put it in how do i stop that 1 Aug 2004, 00:59 1 8 Aug 2004, 16:57 862
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, 21:39 862
is the sims delux edition an extra pack or a full game on its own. 3 Sep 2006, 22:09 1 7 Sep 2006, 03:09 862
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, 15:46 862
I have a Superstar CD-s and I installed previous CD-s. My problem here is when I'm ending Superstar installation error comes up.I'm sorry I forgot what it says but it ends my installation and mess up my whole game. What to do? 27 Nov 2005, 21:48 1 9 Apr 2006, 13:27 862
I want to install sims 2 but i never registered my sims 1 expansion pack, will that matter when I want to install the new game or register it? 18 Nov 2006, 09:38 1 25 Jan 2007, 00:29 862
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, 20:04 862
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, 02:43 862
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, 15:13 862
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, 12:36 862
When i try to play the sims hot date i get this message that says The sims hot date has encountered a problem and needs to close! If u can tell me why or how to fix it tell me PLEASE 2 Apr 2005, 23:46 1 3 Apr 2005, 02:33 862
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, 02:10 862
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