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Sims Won't Install

By larswebb
Dec 18, 2003
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  1. My daughter unistalled the Sims from her PC. Now she decided she wants it back. My problem is when I try to install it I get a error message about half way through the process.

    an error occured during the move data process:-106
    component : game content
    file group :game content
    file :sound data.far

    Can anyone help me with this?

    Thanks,

    Larry
  2. bluescreenNoob

    bluescreenNoob TS Rookie Posts: 43

    It sounds like the disk is damaged. You usually get that messege when you have a faulty disk.
  3. MurphySG

    MurphySG TS Rookie

    Sims

    I had exactly this problem. There was no problem with the disc. You can find a registry cleaner specifically for the sims (http://thesims.ea.com/us/getcool/utilities/) I think I got that from the sims website. I ran that & defragged the disc as a first step, but no joy. Then I did some research on the net, which suggested it might be a problem with the speed the cd drive was running (it is a fairly old pc). I was somewhat sceptical however... We have a network so I downloaded clonecd & used my cd drive to make a mirror of the sims cd on her hard drive over the network. I installed sims on her drive from this mirror using daemon tools & lo & behold it works. She has been told NEVER to uninstall the damn game again lol.

    This is the thread from my bike club relating to it:http://pub32.ezboard.com/ffazerownersfrm29.showMessage?topicID=49.topic
  4. jeff227

    jeff227 TS Rookie

    I have the same problem. At first it installed to about 18 to 24 percent. But now it won't install. I've tried numerous things and they all dont work.

    PLEASE HELP ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  5. larswebb

    larswebb TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 34

    Hi Jeff227,

    I never did get that to work, I just gave up. Maybe you could try what MurphySG suggested. Good Luck!


    Larry
  6. jeff227

    jeff227 TS Rookie

    I did try that too. I think I have a few solutions I found on the internet. I will post them as soon as I find the pages that have them.
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