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Sticky: after installing University/Nightlife expansion pack the instalation starts a mandatory update, and then it crashes when patching *a file* or doesn't do anything. Why does this happen? 25 Aug 2005, 05:13 5 23 May 2012, 05:42 3670
Sticky: I just installed the sims 2, and when I opened it up to start the game an error came up saying "Failed to find any DirectX 9.0c compatible graphics adapters" (or something similar). I have already got DirectX 9.0c, so what's wrong? 21 Sep 2004, 05:02 6 8 Dec 2006, 16:11 74048
Please Help! i have installed the sims 2 with the e.p university, pets and business. when i go to create sims, a sim doesnt come up on the screen, or if it does the sims arms are stuck out to the side. i am confused please help! 29 May 2007, 22:59 2 10 Jun 2007, 21:35 1075
Is the Sims 2 disc needed for expanion install and game play? 7 Nov 2006, 02:26 1 27 Dec 2006, 09:59 1078
I BOUGHT Sims 2 a couple weeks ago for my wife. Shes been having NO TROUBLES at ALL with it until TODAY. BUY and BUILD MODE are SHADED OUT. She'll start a new house and it will be on for a few seconds, then go shaded again? HELP, Shes about to Kill me!!!! 3 Nov 2004, 02:46 4 3 Dec 2004, 07:39 1078
Do i have to Install the original first? 17 May 2006, 16:08 1 1 Jul 2006, 12:22 1079
okay so i posted earlier and i followed someones advice and deleted some stuff about the sims2 from my computer and then uninstalled it, I'm now trying to reinstall it but for some reason the D drive stopped reading disks! not only sims 2 but all of them. 21 Dec 2004, 07:45 1 20 Feb 2005, 06:34 1079
I have recieved The Sims 2, and it is going terribly slow .. All the enjoyment is basically gone .. I have updated my memory, but I still have no clue how to get it going faster. I've deleted many files, but it's still not running at normal speed. help !! 1 Jan 2005, 20:01 3 9 May 2005, 20:44 1080
i've just brought a dell inspiron 6000 laptop and was wondering if the sims2 will work on it? i havent brought the game yet so cant test it. 18 Aug 2005, 16:40 2 8 Jan 2006, 23:28 1080
I ve oredi installed The Sims,The Sims Unleashed and The Sims Makin' Magic.However when i click start,it asks me to put in the correct CD. 20 Dec 2004, 08:15 2 7 Jan 2005, 00:09 1080
I recently got Sims 2 pets.When trying to download it, it keeps stoping because it can't copy files. It gives you the opptions of canceling the installation or retrying.I can't seem to get all the way through the installation without a file not copying. 27 Dec 2006, 01:44 2 6 Jan 2007, 05:14 1080
i went to the directx website to download the direct x 9.0 and it started to install but then it said it didn't copy a file what does that mean? 12 Dec 2004, 21:16 1 12 Dec 2004, 21:25 1080
ive installed: deluxe, vacation, hotdate, superstar, making magic & unleashed.i needed making to play but its my friends. i reinstalled deluxe vacation hotdate unleashed but it still wont work 11 Nov 2005, 22:19 1 2 Mar 2006, 06:24 1081
Was wondering if i have the Sims2 DVD Edition, would it be possible for me to install the sims2 Nightlife expansion (CD version) and have it work properly? 22 Jan 2006, 04:02 1 5 Mar 2006, 12:16 1081
hi everyone. i'm having a problem with the walls on the sims life stories. they are flashing red and wont stop! i dont have any mods or downloads so it cant be that. HELP???????? 25 Feb 2007, 16:58 1 13 Mar 2007, 12:41 1081
Since installing Nightlife, some houses won't load. They'll almost load, then the game will crash. I've disabled all my hacked objects, since they may not work with Nightlife. Could this be the cause? If not, how can I fix it? 20 Jan 2006, 20:05 1 21 Jan 2006, 12:40 1081
ive installed sims2 but when i try to load game is just says its encountered a prob n needs to close. ive tried directX installing etc but nothings workin. bodyshop works fine. plz tell me wot i can do!! 30 Jun 2006, 14:46 1 13 Dec 2006, 07:30 1081
i installed sims 2 and when i try to install any expansion pack it installs fine but after its done tries to patch the game and says insert sims 2 cd 4 and when i put it in and hit okay it just keeps asking for the cd 4, i have tried everything i can 31 Dec 2006, 07:35 3 31 Dec 2006, 22:24 1081
Installed game, Win 98SE, Amd 800 Mhz, 384 Mb ram, 40 Gb hd space, DX9.0c, Nvidia Ti4400 graphic gard. When opening game and making character (about max 5 min of start) it just hangs up and must be resetted from reset button... Any ideas ? 9 Oct 2004, 22:11 2 10 Oct 2004, 02:20 1081
how do i start? 1 Apr 2006, 12:33 2 5 May 2006, 22:23 1081
I can't seem to be able to download the sims 2. My computer is new (not even a week old) and it was the best one they had on store. Yet at the first disk, there is a small window that said there was some thing wrong so the file Voice1 could not be copied! 5 Jul 2006, 03:45 1 6 Jul 2006, 04:56 1081
when i tried downloading DirectX9.0c it says 'ACabinet File Necessary for installation cannot be trusted' what does that mean 13 Jul 2005, 21:08 2 14 Jul 2005, 07:07 1081
I have installed nightlife and now there are no files in the EA GAMES folder in my documents where my downloads go. The folder is there but there is no Terrain, downloads, neighborhood, etc. what now? 8 Oct 2005, 19:45 1 6 Mar 2006, 15:30 1081
The sims2 ran fine on my computer but i bought the expansion pack university and had trouble installing it i did install it eventually but when i go to open it the white screen appears but it never loads? does anyone have any ideas? 17 Apr 2005, 02:16 1 25 Apr 2005, 18:54 1081
I have got nightlife installed on my computer and it works fine. But when i installed open for business, an error message pops up saying i have just uninstalled nightlife. Is there a way to play both expansions simultaneously? 12 Mar 2006, 06:10 1 11 Jul 2006, 03:29 1081
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