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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 2714
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 4934
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 24195
Sticky: Can the original "The Sims" be installed on Windows XP? 8 Feb 2004, 19:34 21 3 Nov 2013, 02:12 38285
Sticky: In what order should I install The Sims and expansions? 1 Feb 2004, 01:00 21 12 Jul 2012, 05:29 57492
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 --- 919
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, 15:32 923
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 1000
How do you get Directx 9.0c? 19 Nov 2006, 09:50 1 28 Nov 2006, 20:24 1000
i put in the disk and started installation. Then i quit installation when it was installing. Now when i try to install it does it really quickly and doesn't let me play the game!! What should i do???? 28 Feb 2004, 16:36 2 21 Mar 2004, 14:17 1000
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 1000
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 1000
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 1000
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 1001
I can't install the Sims2... I have the game since last year! and I can't install it. I tried in my computer and I got an error on ActiveX or something like that, and my lap doesn't even read it. WHY? 28 May 2006, 18:32 1 1 Aug 2006, 08:10 1001
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 1001
ive downloaded a couple of things, including windows and a bunch of staircases, but when i try to place a staircase of any kind in the houses, it shows up as a window or part of a window. I cant add a second story to any of my houses cuz i cant put stair 26 Dec 2004, 03:31 4 7 Jan 2005, 03:36 1001
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 1001
All my sims have frozen what to do ?This happem when they all got home from work and school.So now all are standing still and non can move at all.Even the houskeeper are frozen.I can built and do everyting else but not move my sims,What can i do to fix it 6 Nov 2006, 11:37 5 2 Mar 2012, 08:08 1001
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 1001
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 1002
I was installing The Sims Makin Magic on my pc and I had the sims 1, livin large and house party but in the installation said that it needed the sims house party cd to copy some files, and i have lost it. Do I have to buy the sims house party again? 25 Jul 2006, 20:58 1 27 Jul 2006, 17:42 1002
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 1002
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 1002
I borrowed the sims 2 from my friend because she hasnt been playing it much, and I was just wondering, if the sims 2 has already been installed and has families etc on it, can you install it on another computer without it wiping all past information etc?? 22 Dec 2004, 04:49 4 24 Dec 2004, 03:26 1002
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