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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 2728
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 4948
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 24224
Sticky: Can the original "The Sims" be installed on Windows XP? 8 Feb 2004, 19:34 21 3 Nov 2013, 02:12 38354
Sticky: In what order should I install The Sims and expansions? 1 Feb 2004, 01:00 21 12 Jul 2012, 05:29 57765
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, 15:32 932
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 --- 935
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 1007
I had Unleashed, reinstalled everything for HotDate, copied UserData dir to the new game, but the Downtown was dead empty for my neighbourhood! The extra neighbourhoods that came w/ the game seemed normal. How do I fix the Downtown for my own neighbourhd? 3 Apr 2004, 15:25 2 13 Apr 2004, 13:34 1007
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 1007
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 1007
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 1007
i have XP but when i try to install the sims 1 it gets to 30% and gets stuck even thugh i've got 120 GB space. 31 Jul 2006, 00:48 1 29 Dec 2006, 09:11 1007
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 1007
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 1008
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 1008
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 1008
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 1008
I've got the sims Super deluxe. There's also the sims creator included. I istalled the sims creater but when i start it asks for a cd. I tryed all of the 4 cd's none works which cd do i need to use? or what 22 Jul 2004, 21:11 1 11 Aug 2004, 00:16 1008
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 1008
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 1008
How do you get Directx 9.0c? 19 Nov 2006, 09:50 1 28 Nov 2006, 20:24 1008
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 1008
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 1009
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 1009
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