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The Sims 2 won't install. Keeps asking me to insert disk 2

By Becki
Oct 30, 2013
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  1. Hi Ive just joined this site so I hope ive posted in the right place :)!

    Ive had the same laptop for yonks now and I originally had the sims 2 installed on it with no problems.
    When the sims 3 came out I uninstalled the sims 2 and installed the sims 3.

    Now im trying to re-install the sims 2 and its having non of it!

    Ive uninstalled the sims 3 so I know there is plently of room for it.

    I put in disk 1 it loads fine and the installation starts then it gets to 23% and a message comes up asking me to insert disk 2. I put the disk in and it loads but every time I click ok on the message the "please insert disk 2" message constantly keeps popping up and I cant get any further!

    I thought it was maybe an error with the disk so I bought a replacement one and im still having the same issue!

    Ive also seen a tip on a forum of coping all the files from each disk to the computer and installing this way - Ive tried it does exactly the same!

    Can anyone help at all?
     
  2. Taycat

    Taycat TS Rookie Posts: 52

    Do you have a legit, legal copy of the game and not a copied disc from somebody?
    You cannot use a disc from a friend to play due to EA/Maxis putting disc protection on the discs.
     
  3. Becki

    Becki TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Hi
    Disks are legit I bought the game when it first came out, hasn't been copied.
     
  4. aaalice

    aaalice TS Rookie

    I'm having the same problem, how did you fix it? thanks
     
  5. John C Bell

    John C Bell TS Rookie Posts: 49   +17

    The simplest way is to have EA authorize the Sims 2 into your origin account for digital download.

    The process is pretty simple, contact EA Support, provide your Sims 2 CDKey and they'll add the game into your Origin account.

    https://help.ea.com/en/contact-us/new/
     


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