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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 2805
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 5038
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 24438
Sticky: Can the original "The Sims" be installed on Windows XP? 8 Feb 2004, 19:34 21 3 Nov 2013, 02:12 38753
Sticky: In what order should I install The Sims and expansions? 1 Feb 2004, 01:00 21 12 Jul 2012, 05:29 59291
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 --- 1026
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 1039
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 1044
I was trying to dload LL, and autoplay would come up, so i dloaded it from the setup folder, but only parts of LL are installed when i run it now. Like there is only 1 neighborhood and only certain items, no new skins, only old jobs, etc. What can I do? 20 Feb 2006, 23:03 1 5 Aug 2006, 18:27 1045
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 1045
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 1046
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 1046
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 1046
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 1046
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 1046
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 1046
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 1046
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 1047
How do you get Directx 9.0c? 19 Nov 2006, 09:50 1 28 Nov 2006, 20:24 1047
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 1047
Hi! I have most the sims, but i recently lost the mm disc and i need that one to play on it so i tried reinstallin ss (so that would be the disc needed to go on it) and it did fine but when i went 2 play it sed plz insert the correct disc. 28 Aug 2004, 18:58 3 30 Aug 2004, 20:10 1047
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 1047
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 1047
Do you have to install the expansion packs in a certain order? As the last expansion pack i added was 'makin magic' and whenever i click on it now it says i have installed another expansion pack after that (which i haven't) and i must click ok to... 23 Aug 2009, 00:49 1 23 Aug 2009, 00:50 1047
SS wont install over all other e-packs..why??..I have all e-packs installed up to mm.when i try to add SS the start up screen comes up i click install and nothing happens as if i didnt click install. anyone know why all the other buttons work . 1 Mar 2004, 05:32 1 1 Mar 2004, 18:41 1047
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