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problems ruuning game on win 7 and vista? hint for The Sims 2

problems ruuning game on win 7 and vista?

try changing the compatibility visual theme, right clicking on the game short cut on your desk top you want to play and click properties. the click the compatibility tab then choose dis able visual themes and maybe dis able desk top compositions as well and u might want to change your account to make it that you are the computer administrator. hope that helps some one

Added by: crazzy820010
Dec 4th 2010, ID#15609


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3 comments, latest first.
Sep 16th 2011 maddirulz99
what happens when you disable the 2 things what difference does it make?
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Jul 15th 2011 Guest
you can go to and download a dvd patch to make it compatible with windows vista! thats what i did and i can play it fine now! i think its much easier that way!
ID #58024
May 31st 2011 Guest
I tried the above option and it didn't work for me. However, I downloaded a new Graphics Driver for gaming. I went to NVIDIA's website and that seemed to solve my problem. Soo hyped that I can finally play the game again!
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