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Windows 7: Sims 2 driver issues

27 Oct 2010   #21

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sygnus21 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by RiverDaughter View Post
I attempted to force Win7 to install an old version of DirectX in hopes that then I could install the newer versions over it (I honestly don't use my computer for gaming all that much, and I very much doubt OOo would have complained), but you simply can't do that.

I have read that it is an issue with DirectX11 not having all the proper dll libraries that DirectX 9.0c had, but the only way to get that fixed is fine tuning at a level I simply am not capable of on my own, and the nearest friend that I know who is capable of such programming feats is a three day drive away.
I don't know who told you you had to force a DirectX update, or fine tune it, but they are wrong.

You have been given to link to the DirectX updates a few times. All you have to do is download the files, click and install.

If you're uncomfortable with that, than Windows will do it for you by scanning your system (web installer) and installing the appropiate/updated files for you... automatically.

Again, here's the link for the web installer.... Download details: DirectX End-User Runtime Web Installer.

Just click on the link, click download, save the file to your desktop. Find the file on your desktop, click it, accept the agreement, click next, let it do its thing. That's it. After that, it's not required, but I'd restart the computer and try the game.

If the game still doesn't work, there may be an issue elsewhere. Let us know.
Did. Not. Work.

It did not work in June. Or any months after that. And it did not work when I tried it again the other night.

I still get the same error message, that I do not have DirectX 9.0c installed and cannot play the game without it.

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27 Oct 2010   #22

Windows 10 Pro

Sorry, but I have no further suggestions
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