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Post by nesssyxo on Wed 11 Jun 2014, 16:59

Help 

I have just downloaded and unzipped the package and went to try and install it as I was told on the video. However, once I try to open 'Setup_English' (which I already use on compatibility mode Windows XP) this message pops up: 

"Setup is having trouble shutting down the autoplay program. Please restart your computer and try again." 

Now I re-started my laptop and it still pops up. 

My laptop runs on Windows 8.
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Re: Issues installing The Sims 1: Complete Collection

Post by The_gh0stm4n on Thu 12 Jun 2014, 01:16

@nesssyxo wrote:Help 

I have just downloaded and unzipped the package and went to try and install it as I was told on the video. However, once I try to open 'Setup_English' (which I already use on compatibility mode Windows XP) this message pops up: 

"Setup is having trouble shutting down the autoplay program. Please restart your computer and try again." 

Now I re-started my laptop and it still pops up. 

My laptop runs on Windows 8.

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Hello,

Did you extract with WinRAR ? Please re-extract with WinRAR, if you used another program. Also, in the extracted package, there is a "start.exe". Can you try that one for installing The Sims 1 ? (maybe even in compatibility mode ?).

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Re: Issues installing The Sims 1: Complete Collection

Post by nesssyxo on Thu 12 Jun 2014, 09:11

Yes, extracted it with WinRar and the start.exe won't work. Not even with the compatibility mode.
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Post by The_gh0stm4n on Fri 13 Jun 2014, 22:18

@nesssyxo wrote:Yes, extracted it with WinRar and the start.exe won't work. Not even with the compatibility mode.


What about right-clicking on the start.exe and choosing "run as Administrator" ?

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