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The sims 2 and my laptop don't seem to be compatible.

I bought this blue gateway after being reasurred by Best Buy represenitives that this laptop would be more than powerful enough to run the sims 2. however, i installed the sims 2 and all of my expansion packs and found that the game simply will not run without crashing. To help solve the problem, I uninstalled all the sims 2 games and then tried to reinstall the sims 2 on my laptop, but instead of it going smoothly i recieved the saddest excuse for an error message: a dialog box displaing 'the sims 2' and an x mark beneath it.

I went to a website [Can You Run It?] and was dissapointed to see that my computer met all the requirements for the sims 2 to run smoothly! and yet it doesn't. I am very distressed now.

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  • blink_1994 Jul 29, 2008

    well, thanks, but i guess i was just dumb.

    i installed them in order and ran the game after I installed each inspansion pack and now it works fine.

    though you were right when you said more games slow it down, because my game constantly freezes but eventually gets over it self after i restart it, but i didn't get the sims 2 body shop with just a few expansion packs.



    so...thanks!

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Apparently if your graphics card is intergrated then it can cause problems because its shared and its not the same as a normal graphics card.

Also when you install more and more expansion packs the game gradually slows down possibly crashing.

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