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Windows 7: can't intsall the sims2 back on

04 Apr 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600.win7_rtm.090713-1255)
 
 
can't intsall the sims2 back on

hi all.
as you have readin in the title in just cant get the game installed back on.

mij father wanted the games to be on the external harddisk, so my brother tryed tho do that.

it just gone totally wrong so we had to unstal the sims and now we cant get it back on.

can some one please help me?, i really want to play the game angain.

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04 Apr 2010   #2

Windows 7 Profesional x86, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
 
 

Hi and welcome to the forums, please can you be more specific about not being able to reinstall the Sims 2. Is there an error message or will it just not load? Could you also please fill in your System Specs in User CP.

Without knowing too much about what is wrong why not try a system restore to before it all went wrong and then try installing the Sims 2.

Oli
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04 Apr 2010   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600.win7_rtm.090713-1255)
 
 

hi, thx for your reaction.

well when i put te disk in mi pc it just does nothing.
no error, no window or what so ever.
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04 Apr 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

hi vanriel anne welcome to the forums, can you please fill out your system specs in the User CP so we know what we're working with please? also please put which version of windows you are using, and whether it is 32 bit or 64 bit

from your initial description of the problem it sounds like Autoplay isnt kicking in, have you tried running it by clicking Computer>D:\ (assuming your cd drive is D:\)>autorun.exe ? sorry if thats a tad obvious and you have already tried it, but im just trying to cover all the bases
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04 Apr 2010   #5

Windows 7 Profesional x86, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
 
 

Go to Computer and double click on drive D:\ if you haven't already done so.

Post back with any results.

Oli

Edit: Dang, severedsolo beet me too it, and we had the same advice :P
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04 Apr 2010   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600.win7_rtm.090713-1255)
 
 


nope doubble-klicking on te disk drive doesnt work either, i do get a win dow taht asks for permissoin to run te soft ware.

when i gave the permission the pc does what it normally does, spinning the disk, bud after 15 sec. it stops.

by the way, i have tryed to fill in as many forms as plauseble.
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04 Apr 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

ok well thats the basics out of the way, now lets get down to the serious work

next, i would recommend doing a system restore back to the point before your brother started messing with it, with a little bit of luck, that will undo whatever it is that he did
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04 Apr 2010   #8

Windows 7 Profesional x86, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by severedsolo View Post
ok well thats the basics out of the way, now lets get down to the serious work

next, i would recommend doing a system restore back to the point before your brother started messing with it, with a little bit of luck, that will undo whatever it is that he did
What he said, you're too quick for me!

Oli
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04 Apr 2010   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

the wonders of live posts

vanriel anne iv just had a thought, your anti virus may interfere with the restore, so if it doesnt work, try it in safe mode, (spam f5 when you switch your pc on until you get a screen asking which OS to boot then press f8 and select safe mode)
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05 Apr 2010   #10

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600.win7_rtm.090713-1255)
 
 

okay system restore, where can i find it?
my computer> hard drive> restore prevous versions?.
bud if i do this al the programs that hafe been installed and added after the problems haf begon stay the same or ...?
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