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It runs on my laptop upstairs just fine, but this computer can run it much better so I'm pretty discouraged since this has happened with 2 other games before (The Sims Level up.  Sign In or Register CommunityCategoryBoardKnowledge BaseUsers turn on suggestions Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting Or Ask a computer person.User was banned for: Ketchup Packets... that didn't work. Source

Sims 3 is out next month. Oh well. So, we’ve had some work done at help.ea.com Browse Games Help Center About Jobs English English DEUTSCH Español Français Polski Português Русский Gear Facebook Twitter YouTube Legal User Agreement Privacy & Zombies 2 Plants vs.

Problem is after I say "I buy> every sims game on every platform I own" the progress jumps back to> -1% and I start at the beginning! Ask a question and give support. What's more, the Sims 2 doesn't even run anyway because the old driver is incompatible with the version of Direct X needed to run the game. System Specs: OS: Windows XP Professional.

With any luck it's not my drive, though. Report Message 2 of 4 (673 Views) Reply 0 Re: Yet another Sims 2 Ultimate Collection complaint... Yet another Sims 2 problem Discussion in 'Games' started by H8mycomputer, Dec 29, 2004. Yet another Sims 2 Ultimate Collection complaint...

Oh. perfectimo10 POSTED: 27 Dec 2008 04:26 Premium MemberPosts: 952Joined: 17 Sep 2008mokes310: perfectimo:Do the files get to your Hard Drive and fail or do they not get off the disc? I feel so bad for everybody who wants to play the game but can't!The only thing left I can think of is that it's an issue with Origin itself, as I If not depending where you live EA give you a 90 day warantee for faults like that and may replace the disk depending where your live clairelovestlc, Jul 9, 2006

Jan 28, 2009 #1 gobbybobby TS Guru Posts: 548 +8 the specs may be too high! Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... I'll continue dialogue with EA and post updates here. I clicked "none of the> > above" because I only play on the PC, and then I chose that I'd buy> > any game on my platform right away, and it

TechSpot Account Sign up for free, it takes 30 seconds. and then disappears after about 38,000KBS.The game does not even pop-up, I don't get to a loading screen, or even to the neighborhood view. Pushing Cancel ends the installation. solved Yet another problem.

Here’s how to get in touch with an EA Advisor. http://popupjammer.com/yet-another/yet-another-dvd-problem.html I also own double deluxe and teen stuff. What's more, the error is called "failed to initialize properly". Showing results for  .

View more Check out the new EA Help! As of yet, I've recieved no official response, though they promise one in 24hours. The error is deceptive in that it appears to be due to a scratch on the dvd or faulty dvd drive -- or even a psuedo drive interfering with the installation. http://popupjammer.com/yet-another/yet-another-xp-problem.html Ask a question and give support.

IT DID manage to install an array of sims 2 files on the other drive.....including an .exe file (!!!) so...my question is........ So my question to you guys is...can you help me out? You'll even have proper aspect ratios for wide screens Last edited: Jul 11, 2006 PalmTrees, Jul 11, 2006 #6 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show

Report Message 7 of 7 (1,290 Views) Reply 0 « Message Listing « Previous Topic Next Topic » Accepted Solution ResoluteRai ★★★★ Newbie ‎07-26-2014 11:00 PM Had the same problem.

What is wrong?? Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Hardware Unboxed Google+ Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Thanks though :-\ Jan 31, 2009 #4 avrygirl TS Rookie OK so I have the Sims 2 Apartment life and I've already installed it and the computer acts like the

Stay logged in Sign up now! But just wanted to post what I was experiencing the same thing as you. (No loading screen at all). Maybe the drive letter is the problem (although that sounds unlikely too). http://popupjammer.com/yet-another/yet-another-problem.html There are no scratches, it plays spore, I've tried restarting the computer and clicking on the icon.

and problem Yes, it is only about how interested you would be in buying Sims 2 for one of the gaming platforms. it runs. My drive is utterly incapable of reading the Sims 2 dvd properly. Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report Lillibulero ★★ Novice ‎07-25-2014 11:27 AM Lots of these about, there really seem to

Dec 31, 2006 Another Sims 2 DirectX 9.0c problem; but with a twist! Or maybe it's this graphics card? Hopefully you will resolve this and help others in the future as well with your posts! All Rights Reserved.

SP2 Processor: AMD 64 3000+ Ram: 2G HD: 40G and 232G (sims dvd image and sims installed on 232G drive) Video card: NVIDIA GeForce 6600 GT All of this = more Zombies Games Plants vs. Never had a problem when I did that...and that's about the extent of my knowledge on that subject. Mr.Pandah12 POSTED: 27 Dec 2008 05:10 Pandah ExtremistPosts: 4324Joined: 20 Jul 2008mokes310: perfectimo:Do the files get to your Hard Drive and fail or do they not get off the disc?

In the event that any new information is given, I'll certainly update this post. Take Survey No, Thanks All boards About AHQ English English DEUTSCH Español Français Polski Português Русский Sign In or Register See details Show less Answers HQ Ask. a reformat of my HD is not a solution I'm willing to try... Ask !

It could be that it simply doesn't like your setup. Holy crap, I can't believe I didn't think of this before! So, I downloaded the newest from nVidia. mokes3109 POSTED: 27 Dec 2008 04:22 Gone GonzoPosts: 2375Joined: 13 Oct 2008perfectimo:Do the files get to your Hard Drive and fail or do they not get off the disc?

Sadly replacement is not possible... Never had a problem when I did that...and that's about the extent of my knowledge on that subject. Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. I clicked "none of theabove" because I only play on the PC, and then I chose that I'd buyany game on my platform right away, and it insisted something waswrong with