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The game is stuck loading up a family

At some point last night I uploaded open for Business, I already had sims 2 Deluxe. I played a few minutes then wasn't able to click on anything. I started the game over and now it is stuck loading up a family and hasn't done anything for several hours

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Vista is the issue.
Very few games run well on Vista.
Have you defragmented your computer this month?
How much free space remains on your Hard Drive? It needs to be above 15%.
Go to your control panel, then display and see what video card is showing.I
If it is an nVidia card, go to their web page and update the drivers.
Then go to DirectX at Microsoft and get the 9.0C or above update.

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your problem may be a graphics card issue. Did it work with the expansion packs or start problems when you installed the expansions?

maybe this link will be helpful if the above does not work.

http://thesims2.ea.com/help/detail.php?help_id=281

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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...


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

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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 :

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