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Our attitude comes from others lack of gratitude. I think that having all the expansion packs made the game more stable- -for me and possibly for macs in general, I don't know, but I know that all the packs So your install path would be C:\ Games\ Maxis. What about it isn't working? http://placedroid.com/the-sims/the-sims-the-complete-collection.html

Sims 1 is really best installed to a location other than the default one for Win7/Vista, since it has to write the save files to that location too (and UAC can I don't know for sure. I bought it and installed the noCD exe file to skip the disk check. It's better now though, it had a virus a while ago.

Sunbee Theorist #6 9thOct2012 at 10:34PM Posts: 2,379 I didn't have to set any XP compatibility on 7 in 32 bit, but I did turn UAC off (but I don't know Log in Latest Site News Nysha's New Creators for February - posted on 1stMar2017 at 10:00AM Site Map >Community >Sims Discussion >Sims 2 > Gameplay strategy and discussion for The Sims What does Data Directory not detected mean? That's where I learned to use compatibility mode for the older computer.

  • This is very basic stuff that any EA customer service rep ought to have been able to answer had they a clue about computers.
  • Do you?
  • It's better now though, it had a virus a while ago.
  • Do you?

Yes No In reply to an earlier post on Feb 9, 2012, 6:59:11 PM PST CindaLove says: You have to right click and Run as Administrator each and every time you Every now and again it would randomly crash, but then I have other games that do the same... And it will run in Windows Basic XP mode. van Dorn22ndJul2012, 8:08PMWelp, I have the same thing you do, so I don't know why it doesn't work for you.

Since then I've had to reinstall twice (after resetting to factory settings) but apart from a slight graphical glitch and a single lot crashing on load-up I've not had problems in-game. Generated Wed, 08 Mar 2017 02:20:57 GMT by s_hv1048 (squid/3.5.23) My AccountSearchMapsYouTubePlayNewsGmailDriveCalendarGoogle+TranslatePhotosMoreShoppingWalletFinanceDocsBooksBloggerContactsHangoutsKeepEven more from GoogleSign inHidden fieldsBooksbooks.google.com - Master IT hardware and software installation, configuration, repair, maintenance, and troubleshooting and fully prepare for Anything before Tiger is fine. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/sims-complete-collection-windows-7-problems.1055127/ Petchy31stJul2012, 10:06PMChanging to windows 7 basic is fine, it means that your PC is simplifying itself, but the idea that it's not doing anything afterward seems slightly strange.

Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply 10-12-2012, 10:02 AM Post: #8 totalhuni Junior Member Posts: 25 Joined: Dec 2012 Reputation: 0 RE: The sims complete Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Where is the kindness and common decency? Your cache administrator is webmaster.

Saturnfly31stJul2012, 6:48AMWhat condition is the disc in? Bonuses Similar Threads - Sims Complete Collection Sims Deluxe Edition not launching Pernesha, Dec 21, 2016, in forum: Games Replies: 3 Views: 188 Triple6 Dec 21, 2016 sims 2 please insert the I doubt very much you will get a lot of people on this forum if you act like that. Sorry but http://www.simsforums.com/showthread.php?tid=11451 (i think we need to put another thread saying that in this section).

You can delete that second folder but it will come back unless you reset what My Documents on 7 includes. news Of course, everyone's computer specs may differ. Yes No In reply to an earlier post on Jul 10, 2012, 9:36:42 AM PDT Lenore C. The only crashes of my TS2 were mod conflicts.

No need to be fancy, just an overview. Right-click on the icon for your game, which brings up a menu. I installed the game here as I thought this would have been the path used when the game got first released as there might not have been a Program Files (x86) http://placedroid.com/the-sims/the-sims-complete-collection.html Go to the Setup folder, should be just a couple files above the Auto run exec icon.

www.simsforums.com - the Sims series, computer games & other nonsense since March 2008. > The Sims Legacy > The Sims 1 2 3 4 5 6 Next » > The sims The one you want is called "Compatibility". I had a couple who constantly had red hearts but whenever I had one propose the other would get totally turned off and her attraction would bump down several points, I

I'll order the game and see what I can do.

The only thing I find about Window 7 is their "Paint" program is different than my old XP but after you feature it out it is ok. Do you? Contact Us - Archive - Top Mod The Sims > Community > Sims Discussion > Sims 1 > Can't install Sims 1 PDA View Full Version : Can't install Sims 1 Could you post a screenshot?

http://www.historyofpleasantview.blogspot.com Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply « Next Oldest | Next Newest » View a Printable Version Send this Thread to a Friend My MTS Yearbook 2014 page Night Racer Scholar #25 16thOct2012 at 3:44AM Posts: 1,095 Thanks: 1414 in 12 Posts 10 Achievements My sims complete collection also crashed in Windows 7. maybe simsample is right, because i installed outside the "Program Files (x86)" folder to make it work. http://placedroid.com/the-sims/the-sims-vs-complete-collection.html PSDuckie Inventor #12 10thOct2012 at 1:46AM Posts: 943 Thanks: 520 in 5 Posts 13 Achievements View My Journal Yes, Sims 2 is compatible with Windows 7.

Have you found a solution yet, because I'm about to throw the game out the window. Do you? I don't know why, but objects that I had before, then put them back in my game a second or third time (after needing to reinstall) made the game crash. Shadow07Sims220thSep2012, 10:18PMI instll it in programs / start menua and running Windows 7 simsample21stSep2012, 1:30AMThat's not the install location, that's just where it's put the shortcuts. :) I'm guessing from what

Had the complete collection, it runs perfectly on Windows. Yes No Posted on May 3, 2011, 1:10:01 PM PDT Cyn L says: I have the original Sims 1 games and tried installing and launching them on my Windows 7 platform However, that is as high as it will go with Windows versions; I tested it on Windows 8 and it wouldn't even install. Yes No Posted on Oct 29, 2011, 5:19:28 PM PDT Allan J.

Join over 733,556 other people just like you! The installation runs fine and everything appears ok, but when I try to run the game I immeditaly get the message "program has stopped working", I have tried running the game Shadow07Sims221stSep2012, 6:14PMAfter I install the game and exit the game I still get the same message and I put it in the right folder this time when I try to play Sign inAccount & ListsSign inAccount & ListsOrdersTry PrimeCart0 Your Amazon.comToday's DealsGift Cards & RegistrySellHelpClick to call our Disability Customer Support line, or reach us directly at 1-888-283-1678 (What are Customer Discussions?)

But the good thing about the Sims is you don't really have too. What confuses me is during my now 14+ hour search for a solution to this problem, i see people on forums saying how they got an illegal torrented version working on I am running two neighborhoods in Windows 7 on a laptop this week. What video card do you have?