Problem DVD Win10 : Sims 2 crashing very often.
But who knows, maybe Kiri does still pull some magical rabbit out of her hat. She's in the habit of performing miracles.
Your Graphic Rules is fine. The Video Cards.sgr needs to be set up though. Windows 10 needs the Video Cards set up.
Also if you are having problems with crashing in Bodyshop - make sure that you this to both folders:
\Program Files (x86)\EA\The Sims 2 - Apartment Life\TSData\Res\Config\
\Program Files (x86)\EA\The Sims 2 - Apartment Life\TSData\Res\CSConfig\
Also how much space do you have free on your system? Looking at specs, it says you've got 553Mb - is that all?
Okay. First question. What do you mean exactly by Windows 10 needs the video cards set up?
Also body shop isn't CAS is it? I've never actually known what the heck body shop was. And i've been playing sims for ten years or longer. Tehe.
Oh! And the space I have left on my system? It says on my C-Drive that I have 146GB
Sorry if some of my questions seem dumb.
The card that I've linked you too - that's the video cards.sgr download. Before Windows 10, it didn't really matter whether that was set up with the details of your graphics card in it. With Windows 10, that has become important.
You don't have to do anything with your actual graphics card. What we're doing here is linking up your graphics card, to the rules in the graphic rules database.
Body shop works like CAS but outside of the game, and it only does the creation of the physical appearance - not the aspirations, or the personality. It's very useful for making sims to add to your game because it has more sliders than CAS. It's also customisable and you can download extra faces and so on.
Bodyshop and CAS actually operate through a different graphic rules.sgr - the one in the CSCONFIG folder. Not entirely sure why, and Sims 3 doesn't differentiate between the two, but Sims 2 does, and so if you don't update the CSCONFIG folder as well as the CONFIG folder, you can have problems with CAS and Bodyshop when you don't have problems with the main game.
You should find Bodyshop in
\Program Files (x86)\EA\The Sims - Apartment Life\CSBin\TS2BodyShop.exe
I do have one problem though. This is probably all my fault haha. But there is this thing called Graphics Rules maker, that i had tried. My game was able to load up and such before I tried this. And now I'm having that: Failed to find any DirectX 9.0c compatible graphics adapters in this system. Is there any possible way to go back a step? To where it was before I used the Graphics Rules Maker? I'd used this thing before, and I forgot how it pretty much did the same to my game before. -face palm-
Before you post requesting help
Information we need
-config-log.txt from the Logs folder in the My Documents\EA\The Sims2\ Click "full editor" below to attach a text file.
- Your operating System.
- What the problem actually is - that will be a picture to show the problem (optional), and accompanying text files that turn up (optional), and a detailed description of what happened, and what you expected to happen.