vista and the sims help

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Games' started by Erin Graham, Feb 24, 2007.

  1. Erin Graham

    Erin Graham Guest

    i resently found a old copy of the sims and i wanted to show my GF how much
    better it is for the pc than the ps2.
    When i instal the sims it works fine and no problems, i run the game when
    i'm done, that when i go play it the second time it starts to load then
    crashes and goes back to the desktop.
    I know it's a long shot but does anyone know how to fix it?

    Erin Graham, Feb 24, 2007
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  2. Erin, I sims2 games and I had to get the patches for all of the games. I am
    not sure which version of sims you have, but if you have sims2 go to, and then to help for the patches. I hope this will
    tenderwolf1968, Feb 25, 2007
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  3. Erin Graham

    Erin Graham Guest

    i have a copy of the original sims from 2000
    Erin Graham, Feb 25, 2007
  4. Erin Graham

    Skeats Guest

    I also installed it ok but it won't work even trying in in XP mode. So I
    would also like someone to give me some advice on this. (should it be Win98
    mode even?

    I can load and get the neighbourhood screens ok and can access the houses
    etc. but I create Sims and try to place them but they then disappear

    Is the problem that the "My Documents" folder is no longer named that in
    Vista and all the connections and folders are misdirected?

    They seemed to be in some type of "roaming" folder, not the usual ones I am
    used to.

    Skeats, Feb 25, 2007
  5. Erin Graham

    rockonzombie Guest

    If you find an answer about the Sims please share I bought my new computer to
    play the sims and I can't get any of them to work right!
    rockonzombie, Mar 28, 2007
  6. I also have the same problem when i play sims deluxe edition with maki
    magic it gets to the first loaing screen then (It has come to ou
    attention that you have installed another sims expantion pack after Th
    Sims Makin' Magic. For this to work properly, The Sims Makin' Magi
    installer will now update your installation. Select OK to proceed) the
    it unistalles deluxe and makin magic and i installed deluxe b4
    installed makin magic, called geek quad thay recommended i download th
    sevice pack 2 since xp was a service pack 2did that and no diffrenc
    thatonedude77, May 14, 2010
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