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Thread: Sims 2: Apartment Life

  1. #1
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    Default Sims 2: Apartment Life

    I'm having a problem with Apartment Life as well. I get the following message: Please insert the original disc instead of a backup (1000).

    Some answers and the log file:
    # What version of Game Jackal are you running?
    3.1.1.4
    # What operating system are you using? 64 bit? service pack?
    Vista 64 bit w/ with windows auto update on (latest update and the service pack)
    # If you have virtual drives, disable them while profiling and playing profiles.
    Don't have any running. Star Burn is installed, but off.
    # Remove packet writing software from your system
    None that was on the list or I know about.
    # What protection does your game use?
    According to posts here and Gamejackal it is using securROM.
    # What is the name of the game you're trying to run?
    Sims 2: Apartment Life
    # What is the version of the game?
    The original DVD from launch day w/ no updates...
    # Is it cd or dvd version?
    DVD
    # What region or country is the original disc from?
    US
    # What cpu are you running?
    Intel core DUO... 3GHz
    # What optical drives (dvd-rom,cd-rom, burners) are you using to create profiles with? What firmware version is installed on your reader?
    LG supper multi. Version 1.06
    # What security software (firewall, antivirus) are you using? Please provide version numbers.
    AVG free version - 8.0.175 with the latest anti-virus files as of yesterday
    # Describe your problem, provide full error messages, and please state clearly what you were doing when you received those error messages.
    Program ran fine when creating the profile, but gives the following error message when launched: "Please insert the original disc instead of a backup (1000)."
    # Turn on Advanced logging.
    Attached
    # Getting a list of installed class filter drivers.
    ===============================================
    Filter Driver Load Order - ImgBurn v2.4.2.0
    ===============================================

    Upper Device Filter: [None Found]
    Upper Class Filter: maplom
    Upper Class Filter: GEARAspiWDM
    Device: CD/DVD-ROM Device
    Lower Class Filter: maploml
    Lower Device Filter: [None Found]

    Filter Name: maplom
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    File Description:
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    Copyright:

    Filter Name: GEARAspiWDM
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    Filter Name: maploml
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  2. #2
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    I ran the game a bunch of times with the DVD in the drive and pushed all the buttons in the performance wizard a few times... and it appears to be launching. No idea what did it or why but it's up for now. I guess this is closed unless I post again. I just wish I knew which form of user error this was (or how to avoid it again - frustrating ).

    Is that kind of thing common with most games or should I be expecting it to be smoother in general?

  3. #3
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    My responses 1) presume you own the original retail disc you are attempting to backup, 2) tend to represent myself only, and 3) do not necessarily represent the views of SlySoft nor its developers. I do not work for SlySoft.

    Please post all technical support questions on the forums instead of private messaging me. Technical support requests sent to me will be ignored. Private message me only for moderation issues, please. Thank you.

    Please read the SlySoft Forum Etiquette before posting.

  4. #4
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    The error message you described indicates that the timing data within the profile is not good enough. Try recapturing with a minimum number of processes running.
    Matthew

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