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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 3456
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 6074
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 33894
Sticky: Can the original "The Sims" be installed on Windows XP? 8 Feb 2004, 19:34 21 3 Nov 2013, 02:12 49639
Sticky: In what order should I install The Sims and expansions? 1 Feb 2004, 01:00 21 12 Jul 2012, 05:29 68008
What is the password for installing The Sims Complete Edition 26 Jun 2006, 10:47 1 14 Oct 2006, 02:49 1417
The sims1 installs and stops at c:\program files\maxis\the sims\gamedata\objects\objects\objects.far! what do i do now? 16 Aug 2004, 16:24 1 24 Aug 2004, 00:37 1420
I downloaded the original sims. And it wrked. so i downloaded house party. It wrked by downloadin it. But me pc doesn't have enough free space to play it. So i want to delete it all to a fresh start. But it wont let me delete the house party or the sims. 2 Jan 2005, 17:26 3 27 Mar 2005, 06:15 1421
i installed the sims and wen i clik on play it Comes up with please insert correct cd wen it already is in and iv re-installed it 3times 15 Sep 2005, 01:03 1 15 Sep 2005, 01:55 1421
I have XP and have the sims 1 installed, when I try to install the expansion packs it tells me that the original sims cannot be found on my system and to re-install, however it is there and it plays. All original discs. Help! 24 May 2006, 17:02 2 5 Jun 2006, 16:05 1422
I got Deluxe Edition for Christmas and after playing with it a little I have decided to get the Complete Edition. Is there a way I can load just the exapnsion packs from Complete edition so that it doesn't overwite the game I have done so far? 5 Jan 2007, 01:05 1 18 Mar 2007, 20:58 1422
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 1422
I INSTULED THE SIMS UNLESHED AND WHAN THE GAME IS GOING ON ,ITS RETURN TO THE WINDOWS....) 31 Aug 2004, 21:53 3 1 Sep 2004, 15:26 1422
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 like what file wasn't copied? 12 Dec 2004, 21:28 4 2 Mar 2012, 08:29 1422
I installed all the extension packs till SS but when i play the game, options such as throw a party and going on vacation dont appear.wat should i do? 14 Nov 2004, 20:22 1 7 Jun 2005, 22:39 1423
I have The Sims Deluxe installed butwhen I go to install Hot Date it says I need Livin' Large to copy some things. is there any way I can get around it? 6 Apr 2005, 02:10 1 7 Apr 2005, 01:36 1423
Just bought Sims Deluxe Ed. When it asks to put in 2nd CD it freezes. I have stopped ALL other apps, I have a new computer, I even took the game back and got another one still freezes. What now? 29 Sep 2005, 07:02 1 29 Sep 2005, 11:52 1423
I have re-installed The Sims. I have imported all my old families and houses with The Neighbourhood Handler. When I want to enter a house, the games crashes! I've tried everything. I've done everything properly in TNHH. 23 Jun 2004, 15:44 3 6 Jul 2004, 01:17 1423
How do you get Directx 9.0c? 19 Nov 2006, 09:50 1 28 Nov 2006, 20:24 1423
When I try to install The Sims Deluxe Edition, when it asks for the second disk, I put it in and it comes up with an error "file transfer error" or something like that. How can I install the game? 8 Jul 2005, 09:37 1 9 Jul 2005, 00:18 1423
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 1424
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 1424
i Have The Sims,Livin'Large and House Party,and game is working.But when i install Hot Date my sims are not movin,and the time is stop. 11 Dec 2004, 15:34 1 1 Jan 2005, 03:59 1424
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 1424
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 1424
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