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Not responding? i bought the sims2 double deluxe game, this installed fine, and when loading the game up, again this works fine, i can even play round a little bit on the game, but when trying to create things (like families, whihc is the main part of game) it shows as loading, nothing crashes, you can still move the mouse and the music still plays but it doesnt move from the loading page and when looking at the task manager, its not responding. may this have something to do with the video card, the game states it needs a directx 9.0c and my laptop has a 10..will this affect it playing? i've tried uninstalling and reinstalling but this doesnt help!

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Hi,
         Ok best thing to try, which will quickly solve your problem would be to go here

http://www.systemrequirementslab.com/referrer/srl

Then Click where it says : "Find out if you can run
that game on your PC"

Look in the drop down list and select The Sims 2 Double Deluxe PC game. Then Click on the "Can You Run it" Button.

It wiil then Scan your System & Build a detailed profile of Hardware & Software installed, and will inform you of what software or hardware is/is not compatable with the game you want to play.

I have a Pentium 4 3ghz Processor, 1GB Ram, Direct X 9.0c, Win XP SP3 installed & after running a test to see if my Machine would handle The Sims 2 Double Deluxe, it passed on all areas except Video Card. & This is what it informed me :

Video Card
Minimum: A T&L-capable video card with at least 32 MB of video RAM. ATI Radeon series 8500 or better, NVIDIA GeForce series GeForce2 GTS and better

You Have: Intel(R) 82915G/GV/910GL Express Chipset Family (Intel(R) 82915G/GV/910GL Express Chipset)

 Video Card Features - Minimum attributes of your Video Card
 
 Video RAM: Required - 32 MB , You have - 128 MB
 Video Card 3D Acceleration: Required - Yes , You have - Yes
 Video HW Transform & Lighting: Required - Yes , You have - No

Posted on Dec 06, 2008

  • Gav Shaw Dec 06, 2008

    So it basically passed all Viideo Card Tests accept for the Video HW/Transform & Lighting Required - Which is quite sad really to say the least lol.


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