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PC Game Sims Stopped Working

I purchased the sims life stories from best buy to play on my laptop. it installed and played fine for about a week. Then stopped working all of a sudden. Id get an error message that read please insert correct disc. The correct disc is in the computer. i tried searching for an answer and couldnt find anything i decided to try and exchange the game for a new one. the new one worked fine for a couple days and now I am having the same problem. It wont open from the start menu. the desk top. my computer. when I search for it. Just Nothing. I scanned for virus's and updates and defragged my computer. went through and got rid of all the unnecassary stuff and all. It plays other CD's and DVD's fine but others it wont. Please help me I am SO frustrated! I am not very computer savy but Im not illiterate. So if you could break it down please that would be great!! I just dont want to have to spend awhole bunch of money. its a newer laptop and i just bought it... THANK YOU SO MUCH!!! ~**~Britney~**~

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  • meg4help Apr 07, 2008

    I bought the sims life stories my system meets all requiremnets but riley's story won't work but I can play in free mode?

  • rissagirl6 Jul 14, 2008

    my pc game the sims deluxe

    has stopped working, when i

    tried to play it windows said their

    was an error and it closed

    it i have been playing it for a while

    before but now it just wont start

  • Zeecakes Aug 08, 2008

    well im using my dads brand new computer and it installed fine and worked for like 5 days now it wont read it at all and it says that there isnt even a disc in the drive but it reads all the other games fine i want to play the game cuz i barely get to and idk what to do ive tried everything and i dont have the money to go buy another game help me

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Hello, I bought the Sims 2 and some of the extensions (Sims 2 teen style, Sims 2 H&M) for my lap top. It worked fine and i was able to play for a few months and then all of the sudden i would play and my lap top would freeze up. And it kept freezing up in the first 5-10 minutes of playing. I have no idea why. Please help me step by step in what you think needs to be done. My lap top is very new and I would love to be able to play on The Sims again soon! Please and Thank you! -Lauren

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Try to check computer memory RAM

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