I very recently purchased a new laptop and was very happy knowing I'd be able to play all my sims games (old computer couldn't hack it). However, after I installed just the original DVD edition sims 2 disc, I attempted to play it and within 2 minutes on the C-A-S screen the game crashed. I got a message saying "The application has crashed. The application will now terminate". I have attempted this like 15 times now and always the same result. I'm really frustrated about it considering this game works with my crappy old computer, but not my modern and expensive laptop lol. My specs are: Intel cores i5-3210 cpu @ 2.5ghz 6gb RAM 750GB Hard drive Windows 8 64-bit DirectX 11 Intel HD Graphics 4000 I would really appreciate any help, thanks.