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Originally Posted by Mootilda
The Sims 2™ (or Sims 2 Deluxe, Sims 2 Double Deluxe or Sims 2 Holiday Edition, whichever you have)
University (or University Life Collection)
Nightlife (disregard if you have Sims 2 Deluxe or Double Deluxe)
Christmas Party Pack (US) OR Holiday Party Pack (UK)
Open for Business or Best of Business Collection
Family Fun Stuff or Fun with Pets Collection
Glamour Life Stuff
Pets (disregard if you have Fun with Pets Collection)
Happy Holiday Stuff (Disregard if you have Sims 2 Holiday Edition)
Celebration Stuff (disregard if you have Double Deluxe)
H&M Fashion Stuff (disregard if you have Best of Business Collection)
Teen Style Stuff (disregard if you have University Life Collection)
Kitchen & Bath Interior Design Stuff (disregard if you have Best of Business Collection)
IKEA Home Stuff (disregard if you have University Life Collection)
Mansion & Garden Stuff (disregard if you have Fun with Pets Collection)
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Originally Posted by ttowntallyho
I just want to add that you should FIRST try and patch the EPs without grumpy loader. Some of the patches may work without GL and you won't have any errors. If the EP fails to patch, then use GL.
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Originally Posted by gizmoman49
I can't find autoplay on mine :L Do you mean autorun?
Originally Posted by CloudChaser0
I think he/she meant autorun.
Originally Posted by xtph
So if you're stating to "uninstall" the game... I'm guessing this applies also when upgrading your OS . If so, this is just the right tutorial for me! I recently decided to try win8 as it appears to work lightly on ram capacity. However, when I try to run TS2 it just lag! horrendously... I refuse to give up my game even if it means reinstalling it, re-pathching it... Installing clean templates again and fixes... uff, a long way to go... However, there seem to be hope at the sight and I wanted to thank you for it! Thank you for this tutorial! and your all your wonderful advice.
Originally Posted by Iavasechui
So what am I supposed to do if I only have one graphics card? I can't change it I don't know how and I don't have the means to buy a different one even if I did. 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 is convinced does not exist. But my new laptop which was a christmas present has Intel HD Graphics which this says is incompatible with sims 2 T_T I want to play my game so bad and while it will install fine it crashes every single time I try to create a sim or load a pre-made sim with the sole exception of Don Lothario, it loads his house but crashes whenever I try to make him cook.
Originally Posted by cmarie87
[QUOTE=Iavasechui]So what am I supposed to do if I only have one graphics card?QUOTE]
I am in the same situation. I followed the guide and installed as directed, and I still can't play because of my video card. It really makes me mad because I was looking at a different computer, and he was like... oh no get this one. Do you play games? Because it is perfect for gaming. Umm... NOT. Not the one particular game I play.
Originally Posted by cmarie87
See, that is so weird. Everything installs perfect... and I open TS2 and it runs until I go to CAS, which is why it leads me to believe it's not the HD graphics. I can build houses, play around, but as soon as I try to create a sim it crashes. I don't know, I guess I will try it again. I am to the point where I am going to trade someone else for an older laptop...
Originally Posted by Issie
Would it be better to stick to Windows 7 then? Seems like you need to jump through too many hoops if it causes a problem and I love my Sims...
Asking cause I have the option of going either Win 7 or 8 when I buy a new laptop.
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