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Hallo

A friend of mine has a NVIDIA 7300 GO AGP and wants to run SimCity 4 on his machine. During installation SimCity doesn't create the necessary files under the "My Documents" folder. After installation SimCity doesn't want to run at all.

Please Help!

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    Using a good operating system? (XP or later)

    Rest if system fit these specs (from the website for SimCity 4)

    S: Windows Vista/XP/ME/2000/98 (Windows 95/NT not supported)
    Processor: 1 GHz or faster
    Memory: 256 MB or more
    HDD: 1 gig plus space for saved games
    Video Card: 32 MB or greater supported Direct 3D video card
    CD/DVD-Rom Speed: 8X
    Sound Card: DirectX 7.0 compatible
    DirectX version: DirectX 7.0
    Input: Mouse,Keyboard

    Does your freind have enough free Hard Disk space?

    Is he using up-to-date drivers?

    I usually go though the downloads section of this site to get drivers:

    http://nzone.com

    Up to date DirectX.......?
  2. I have one game that installs files in 'my documents' folder, namely civilization4 'beyond the sword'. However as the previous poster says, all games should also install necessary files in 'programs' and/or 'games' folders.

    Incidentally, despite playing civ4 for most of the last 6 months, I have yet to win a game against it. currently taking a short break from it while playing il2 online. certainly beats world of warcraft anyway.
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