Hi I am new here so I'm not sure if this is the right place but I am planning on buying this laptop mainly so my girlfriend can play the Sims 2 and because I might want to game on it on occasion. Mainly its going to be used for browsing and the Sims 2 (plus Expansion packs) because my current Toshiba Sattlite shuts off for no reason after about 20 minutes of Sims 2 play and the warranty I have is some bs "resellers" warranty and they think using a recovery disk is supposed to solve everything. My only concern is that I have read that Windows Vista has several problems when installing this game with some people such as "Insert disc" when the disc is already in. I have looked on google to see if anyone had made any posts regarding problems with this computer and the Sims and found nothing but I just wanted to post here first and ask you intelligent people if you thought that this computer should be fine running the Sims 2. Im trying to be as optimistic as possible so I tell myself that those posts I read were from last year and this computer is new so mayb they fixed the problem by now. Thanks for your help.