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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 3693
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 6468
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 37648
Sticky: Can the original "The Sims" be installed on Windows XP? 8 Feb 2004, 19:34 21 3 Nov 2013, 02:12 54362
Sticky: In what order should I install The Sims and expansions? 1 Feb 2004, 01:00 21 12 Jul 2012, 05:29 71926
What is the password for installing The Sims Complete Edition 26 Jun 2006, 10:47 1 14 Oct 2006, 02:49 1620
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 1623
I have the original sims installed, Livin Large and House Party. When i start up the game where it says "The Sims" and under it "Livin Large". Should it say house party? 12 Jun 2005, 04:40 2 13 Jun 2005, 01:15 1624
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 1626
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 1626
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 1626
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 1627
How do I save my game so that when I reinstall my sims I will still have my previous games back as per normal? I had reformat my PC several times last month and kept losing my games. I don't wanna start everything from scratch again! 12 Sep 2004, 09:37 1 13 Sep 2004, 01:35 1627
I cannot get the sims deluxe to run, so i tried reinstalling it. At the end of it, it said "error setting version in registry aborting installation" how can i sort it out? 1 Jul 2005, 21:09 3 1 Aug 2005, 21:13 1627
is the sims delux edition an extra pack or a full game on its own. 3 Sep 2006, 22:09 1 7 Sep 2006, 03:09 1627
I tried re-installing my Sims and all the exp pack. But unfortunately when i tried to install Unleashes/Superstar/Makin Magic, they prompted that i do not have original sims installed and auto abort installation. I tried using sims eraser already. 30 Jan 2005, 06:46 2 23 Apr 2005, 11:11 1627
If I have to reinstall an expansion pack out of order will I loose everything I have done? Downloads, people, personalities etc. 21 Sep 2004, 09:04 1 21 Sep 2004, 18:58 1627
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 1628
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 1628
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 1628
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 1628
When I put my CD in to install SIMS it autoruns so I click INSTALL. But it opens up some sort of copy window asking my scanner to copy. I cannot get the installation to work. I tried adding it as a program but that did not work. It seems really odd. 4 Nov 2004, 12:46 4 7 Nov 2004, 19:31 1629
I am trying to uninstall Sims Delux from my computer so that I can reinstall it but every time I try to remove it it gose to a install prompt and askes for disk one, I give it disk one and it says finished installing Sims... 12 Dec 2004, 01:53 1 24 Jan 2005, 18:01 1629
I want to save my neighborhoods on disk so i can put them on another computer what files do i need to save? 3 Aug 2004, 03:08 1 21 Aug 2004, 01:33 1629
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 1629
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