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Windows 7: Sims 2 compatability issue with Windows 7

05 Jul 2010   #11
ashie

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by severedsolo View Post
Hi Ashie,

Well first try installing the patch (a patch is just a "fix" for any issues the game may have, like the Windows updates you get every month) it is always recommended that you play with the latest patch.

If memory serves me correctly, Sims 2 should play full screen by default. If it doesn't here are a few things to check if you are still having issues after the patch:

1. Go into Graphic Options in the game (click the 3 dots at the bottom then Options, then the thing that looks like a PC screen) see if there is a "Play in Full Screen" option, if there is check it.
2. Right click the Sims 2 Icon, and click properties, check whether under "Path" it says -w or -win at the end, if it does then delete the -w or -win

by the way, you say you have borrowed Sims 2 from a friend. you know when you give it back you won't be able to play it right? because you will need the disk

thanks! I installed a patch and changed the resolution in the game and its full screen now
Everything is fixed!

I have 2 expansion packs though


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08 Jul 2010   #12
WalkerA WinTeam

Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) *** Windows XP SP3 (32-bit), OSX 10.6
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ashie View Post
thanks! I installed a patch and changed the resolution in the game and its full screen now
Everything is fixed!

I have 2 expansion packs though
Thanks for your help severedsolo

ashie, are your expansion packs not installing correctly?

Walker
Windows Outreach Team
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04 Aug 2010   #13
hime

windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ashie View Post
thanks! I installed a patch and changed the resolution in the game and its full screen now
Everything is fixed!

I have 2 expansion packs though


Could you please tell where you got the patch?? I have the same problem but when I check for solutions online, it doesn't take me anywhere
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04 Aug 2010   #14
WalkerA WinTeam

Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) *** Windows XP SP3 (32-bit), OSX 10.6
 
 

Probably right here: TheSims2.com - Updates

Walker
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