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Answer this question Flag as... You can safely delete both files, and the game should boot normally. I think right click on computer should show VIsta SP1 as the OS description but i am at work so I can tell for sure. well usually you are, but its good to give it about 5 minutes then check for updates again.SEANMCADo ok i do hav SP1, i appreciate it, but sorry i dunno if check my blog

cmarie87 Test Subject #18 12thMay2013 at 7:47PM Posts: 10 [QUOTE=Iavasechui]So what am I supposed to do if I only have one graphics card?QUOTE] I am in the same situation. Zombies 1 Pogo Pogo Real Racing Real Racing 3 Scrabble Scrabble SimCity Graphic Issues Crashes Updater Miscellaneous Issues Other SimCity Games SimCity BuildIt SimCity BuildIt Announcements and Updates SimCity BuildIt General I installed the EP's and SP's just as you directed. Sign in 152 10 Don't like this video?

Sims 2 Compatibility Issues Windows 8

Kayinwonderland Test Subject Original Poster #23 12thMay2013 at 10:30PM Posts: 56 Thanks: 107 in 2 Posts 5 Achievements Quote: Originally Posted by cmarie87 See, that is so weird. but if i chose an existing sim it goes to the loading screen and thats all nothing else happens, the misic still plays in the background but thats all. TheDiamondMinecart // DanTDM 3,393,297 views 21:49 SimFacts: Don Lothario EXPOSED (The Sims 2) - Duration: 10:55. There are a lot of reasons that Sims 2 might not be working, even after changing the compatibility mode.

Report Message 4 of 164 (232,606 Views) Reply 31 Re: SIMS 2 compaitability with windows 8 Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Speaking personally I find it frustrating when people assume its Vista. Kindly Help. Sims 2 Patch I have downloaded the new directX, because it told me to.

Nothing this community can't get around, for certain. Sims 2 Windows 8 Patch Try to delete all .cache files in \Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\ -le what patch was it you installed? 02-02-2009, 04:23 AM #8 howie81 Registered Member Join Date: Feb Working... http://www.gamespot.com/forums/pc-mac-linux-society-1000004/sims-2-pc-not-working-vista-26721794/ Actually windows update in Vista is exactly the same as it is in XP.

Tommy Drouin 2,091,079 views 1:18:25 Sims 2 Windows 7 compatibility problem SOLVED ! - Duration: 2:34. Does Sims 2 Work On Windows 10 Then go to the compatibility tab and check the box named 'compatibility mode' then set the drop down menu under it to Windows XP (service pack 3). Language: English (UK) Content location: United Kingdom Restricted Mode: Off History Help Loading... Help in the fight against cancer and other serious illnesses. 03-19-2008, 04:22 PM #4 dancinangel67 Registered Member Join Date: Mar 2008 Posts: 19 OS: vista You might want

Sims 2 Windows 8 Patch

I just bought the expansion pack and it has not loaded past the splash screen once. Loading... Sims 2 Compatibility Issues Windows 8 My X2 system rates at about 7Ghz performance... __________________ ----------------------------- There are no dumb questions, unless a customer is asking them. How To Install Sims 2 On Windows 8 Thanks for voting!

Blessings, V *Threads merged - Moderator Reply With Quote Page 2 of 2 First 12 Jump to page: Quick Navigation PC and Console Gaming Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions http://tekconceptllc.com/sims-2/sims-2-not-working-vista-unspecified-error.php MattShea 1,200,619 views 15:08 How to install The Sims 2 in Windows 8 and to skip TS2UPD.exe -error - Duration: 13:30. Add to Want to watch this again later? Co-authors: 7 Updated: Views:51,065 Quick Tips Related ArticlesHow to Build a House in the Sims 2How to Build a Floating Room in the Sims 2How to Get Struck by Lightning in Sims 2 Ultimate Collection Windows 8

Advertisement ttowntallyho Space Pony #2 5thApr2013 at 9:50PM Posts: 436 Thanks: 161 in 3 Posts 3 Achievements I just want to add that you should FIRST try and patch the EPs Danny Pritchard 164,851 views 14:33 Sims 2 can't build? [FIXED!] on WINDOWS 7 - Duration: 6:13. And the only computer I have that can run sims 2 is a pos that over heats every two minutes with a fried battery and a dvd tray that the laptop http://tekconceptllc.com/sims-2/sims-2-not-working-on-vista-laptop.php He told me if it does not work tho I could bring it back and get another Laptop.

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i have to ctrl ald del and end program through the taskmanager which says program not responding.

My Toshiba laptop had a DVD setting that was good for a Vista setup and not knowing this I called Tohshiba and they helped me change the setting (I didnt know I hav always played it on our Windows computer in my bonus room. We want to make finding the help you need better, faster, and easier. How To Install Sims 2 On Windows 10 The thing is to be completely honest there is about a zillion things that could be causing your problem and a great deal of them could not have anything whatsoever to

The time now is 12:13 PM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of if that does not work I would contact EA Games or Maxis... WHAT DO I DO PLEASE HELP!!!! More about the author Sadly when I install sims 2 and any expansion packs the game loads perfectly and I can only play for 5 minutes or less before a message appears saying "This application

NOT. Level up.  Sign In or Register CommunityCategoryBoardKnowledge BaseUsers turn on suggestions Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting I have already tried every suggestion posted not only on EA's game website for splash screen issues, but also I've chatted with "Kuldeep", an EA tech support rep (no speaka the Seems like you need to jump through too many hoops if it causes a problem and I love my Sims...

Frank J 76,426 views 6:48 Fixing Sims 2 with "unspecified error" message - Duration: 1:04. Forum New Posts FAQ Calendar Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts View Site Leaders What's New? MerfreakSimmer101 15,833 views 19:32 How to fix a Sims 2 game that won't start - Duration: 1:35. Solved!

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1. For those who do not wish to watch the video, essentially setting Sims2.exe to Windows 98 / Windows ME compatibility mode and running the executable as an administrator will allow the Main boards Games Discussion Nintendo Fan Club PlayStation Nation Xbox Association PC/Mac/Linux Society Mobile Connection Bug Reporting & Feedback Off-Topic Discussion System Wars Sports Bar Ask the Mods Retro Gaming PC Sorry this came so late for many people.

I start to play the Sims and then when it is loading something, like Pleasentview or Strangetown, it will just freeze.