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Cd drive doesn't see sims 2 double deluxe

I installed "The Sims 2 Double Deluxe" on my PC. My operating system is XP. I have 2 @ 3GHz CPUs, 1, 6Gb RAM, disc drive 8x or faster CD/DVD drive, plenty of free space and a Sapphire Radeon X1600 Pro graphics card. Once I found out how much space it took up (4.5 GB) I uninstalled it.
Since then I have changed my mind and have tried to reinstall the game, but to no avail. My CD/DVD drive does not respond upon inserting the sims 2 game. The light of my drive comes on and even after waiting for more than 15 minutes still no logo or any information. Right clicking on the drive doesn't work either. When I insert the bonus cd I have no problem; all works fine, just the sims 2 cd gives the problem.

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  • locsound Nov 20, 2008

    I tried the sims 2 game on another computer, which has vista home
    premium OS. The same problem occurred on that computer. I wonder if the
    game changed the registry and prevents the game from being reinstalled.

  • tooth_paste3 Jan 08, 2009

    i no ryte

  • sydrocks12 Feb 25, 2009

    Ok, it was my birthday and Christmas so my grandma took me out to buy me a few gifts i picked Sims games because there my favorite i got Sims 2 Double Deluxe,Sims 2 Glamour Life Stuff,Sims 2 Mansion & Garden stuff, AND Sims 2 Nightlife!!! I put it in the CD drive and nothing popped up so i looked at the instructions then i pressed run and tryped the letter they said to type in either way it didn't work what the heck happened? Oh ya now i can't return it because the store i got from went out of businnes!!!!!! WHAT DO I DOOO?????!!!!!!! PLEASE HELP ME!!!

  • everfrost23
    everfrost23 May 11, 2010

    Do you have another computer you could try the cd in? if you do have another, give the game a try in that pc let me know what happens, also does the cd appear to be damaged in any way?

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I tried the sims 2 game on another computer, which has vista home premium OS. The same problem occurred on that computer. I wonder if the game changed the registry and prevents the game from being reinstalled.

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