Hard drive for gaming?

By tramaapno35
May 14, 2009
  1. Today i bought a Seagate-FreeAgent Go 1TB External USB 2.0 Portable Hard Drive because an associate at best buy told me it would work well. when i got home i uninstalled my sims 2 game from my computer hard drive and installed it the external hard drive. the intruduction of the games plays and when it comes to start loading........it states " your application has crashed and will now terminate this program" what do i do?
  2. Ididmyc600

    Ididmyc600 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,415


    it seems that sims doesnt like being installed on an external drive, they are built for backups mainly.

    Try another app, it may be just that one that is fussy.
  3. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,138   +985

    hmm; really strange there. I would uninstall it again and then reboot.; then reinstall
    to the external device.

    the game really should not care or even know that it is external and access the device
    via a Drive Letter Assignment like everyone else -- if not, then the developer was plain nuts!
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