Question about Ubi Soft Petz: Dogz 5 and Catz 5 Compilation (008888682295) for PC

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I just bought a copy of Dogz5 with Catz5 attached

I have tried multiple times to install the game on my computer & I keep getting the same error. The game fully loads onto my computer & when I double-click on the exe icon I get an error message saying the exe file has been renamed to Petz5~1 & to rename it back to Petz5 for it to work - yet the exe file name has not changed. I have searched my computer to check the name has not changed & it has not. I have even tried copying everything onto a folder on my computer & installing from there, but I get different error message saying not enough hard disk space. Does anyone have suggestions of how to get the game to load up? Do I need to buy another copy of Petz????

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Re: I just bought a copy of Dogz5 with Catz5 attached

Our dogz5 loads and when we click on the icon the little box opens, loads and then we get an error message that wants us to report or not report to microsoft. The program used to work then the sound quit and now the program won't open at alll Help

Posted on Apr 24, 2008

Re: I just bought a copy of Dogz5 with Catz5 attached

The exe name message comes up when the compatibility options are set incorrectly. Right click the desktop icon, select the compatibility tab and check what options you have set.

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Re: I just bought a copy of Dogz5 with Catz5 attached

Dogz and Catz 5 both seem to have alot of problems! Disk space means you dont have enough room to copy it onto your computer, I would suggest deleting some downloaded things (nothing important though, you dont want to mess up your computer, lol)

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Stuck Pregnancy

Hi Amanda,

I did some research as well. Apparently the game counts days not only using the time/date on your computer, but also only when you close down and restart the program. For example, if you leave the game on for two days, the game thinks it is that same day. I would try to close the game down completely and then reopen it. Hopefully that will put the kittens in your nursery.

Nov 14, 2013 | Ubi Soft Catz 5 (Windows) (680901) for PC

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I can install my Dogz5 game on my vista ok, but..................

Just Download this software and install it..
After instalation completed just restart the computer and drag the icon of which in the program that u want to uninstall IT.

Sep 13, 2009 | Ubi Soft Catz 5 (Windows) (680901) for PC

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Petz5 won't play or uninstall Plz help!!

Im not sure what you could do about the first half of your problem, but i think i know a way that might fix the second bit.
Uninstall, and click no, i dont want to save my petz, and then continue w/ the uninstalling (and hope it works :p)
when thats finished, install again, and play the game from My Computor, Petz, and play.
hope it workz

Mar 22, 2009 | Ubi Soft Petz: Dogz 5 and Catz 5...

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When I put in my Catz5 CD, the installation window doesnt pop up?
download revo uninstaller then install form here.
then uninstall with this software your dogz 5.
moderate and dellete all key which it say.
then install again.

Nov 19, 2008 | Ubi Soft Catz 5 (Windows) (680901) for PC

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My catz5 game won't lauch!

Try to reinstall the game and get windows vista....although mine says the same thing XD

Nov 05, 2008 | Ubi Soft Catz 5 (Windows) (680901) for PC

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This strange error

it sounds like the laptop has a few issues with the game, security may be high on the computer to help protect information, but in that process, the things that are harmless, like games, simple attachments in emails - get rejected. Refer to the security settings to be sure before going any further

Aug 10, 2008 | Ubi Soft Petz: Dogz 5 and Catz 5...

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Missing Toys and South Seas Island Problem

you need to delete the registery for it, i had the same problem, every item i tryed puting in my carying case would disapear and not show up tell i restarted the game, these are the steps:

go to start click Run

type REGEDIT in the run box and hit OK

now you need to find the Catz 5 or Dogz 5 folder and delete it, dont worry your game will still play, you will still have your pets, just all the toys will be reset

hope this helped

Jun 03, 2008 | Ubi Soft Catz 5 (Windows) (680901) for PC

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Petz5 trouble.

If you Install it again you don't lose your stuff all you got to do is save your stuff in saved petz when you unstalling petz.

Apr 20, 2008 | Ubi Soft Petz: Dogz 5 and Catz 5...

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It doesn't load all the way

This has happened to me too. Okay what you need to do is go into Program Files > Ubi Soft > Petz 5 > Adopted Petz. There is probably a file in there with the name of a Petz that hasn't left it's mother yet. Delete that file - don't worry, you will not lose the baby - and try reloading the game again. It works for me every time.

Feb 20, 2008 | Ubi Soft Catz 5 (Windows) (680901) for PC

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Petz5 won't play or uninstall Plz help!!

First check if the cd is dirty, scratched or damaged. If this is the case then you can try polishing the scratches out with a soft cloth and liquid metal polish (only polish the side away from the foil/label and try to only polish the scratched area) don't worry about removing scratches completely - start with the worst, then try the disk again - it might just work. If this doesn't help then try the disk in another machine or another disk drive. if it now seems to work then although your drive may seem to work on other things it is probably getting tired. I am assuming that you purchased the game and have a legal copy. If not then that is likely to be the problem as the software protection will not allow you to play the game without the correct CD. If you downloaded the file for the Dogz part, try burning it to CD as an image file (Check your burning software for details) and try running the game with that in the drive. If that doesn't work, then you are able to disable the CD protection file yourself if you have purchased the game so you don't have to have a CD in each time you want to play. go to: and search for dogz or petz and download the appropriate crack for your version. find the install directory where the game is installed(usually c:\program files\ubisoft\petz) and then copy the crack into this directory, and say yes when it asks if you wish to replace the slightly larger file - now the game should work. Please ask for more details if you are unsure how to proceed with this and I am happy to oblige.

Feb 24, 2007 | Ubi Soft Catz 5 (Windows) (680901) for PC

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