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Old 09-11-2004, 23:12
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The Sims with Expansion Packs - No-CD

I bought the Sims and all these expansion packs, but I have trouble running the game. What happens is, I install the Sims Deluxe Edition, then apply the NoCD and it works fine. However when I add expansion packs, i run the Sims and it comes up with the message "The sims needs to update your game as we have seen u added expansion packs" or something to that effect. Should I try installing the game and then the expansion packs and then applying the NoCD patch?

Also, I bought a new computer recently and want to install the sims and the expansion packs without having to insert all the CD's (its a pain inserting serials for like 5 expansion packs). Would copying the Maxis folder onto a DVD and then pasting this folder on the new computer work?

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Old 09-11-2004, 23:17
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You use the no cd AFTER you have installed The Sims and the addons, in the order they were released.
You then use the crack for the LAST addon installed.
The addons will not install correctly if you attempt to install on a cracked version.
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...its a pain inserting serials for like 5 expansion packs). Would copying the Maxis folder onto a DVD and then pasting this folder on the new computer work?...
WILL NOT WORK !!!
You have to use the "real" install of each expansion pack. And also each time entering the serial-key !!!
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OK, well I have the following expansion packs, so could you tell me which order to install them in?

Vacation
house Party
Unleashed
Superstar
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The cd volume labels indicate the expansion number.
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OK, well I have the following expansion packs, so could you tell me which order to install them in?

Vacation
house Party
Unleashed
Superstar
1. Living Large
2. House Party
3. Hot Date
4. Vacation
5. Unleashed
6. Superstar
7. Makin' Magic
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Seven expansion packs for one game? Thats some overkill there. Nobody does it better then Electronic Arts
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Wonder how much expansion packs are waithed for Sims 2.
Electronics Arts are an official milker that's wanna milk out every penny of the cows!
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