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Solved: Cannot Install SimCity

Discussion in 'Games' started by jcdf, Jul 12, 2007.

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  1. jcdf

    jcdf Thread Starter

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    I installed SIM CITY 3000 on my computer some time ago and later uninstalled it. I tried to reinstall it recently but was unable to. When autorun from the CD the following appears in a dialogue box:

    When I double click on "Setup.exe" on the SIM CITY CD the Installation Program starts and I click next, the following is displayed in a dialogue box:

    This is incorrect, Simcity 3000 is not already installed on my computer.
    I click "Yes", the following is displayed in a new dialogue box:

    I click "Ok" and setup ends.I have far more than 33444 bytes of free hard disk and I ran the disk defragmentor to clear even more. When I try again I keep getting the same result.
    I access the "Add/Remove Programs" in "Control Panel" and see that Simcity 3000 is listed there (along with mountains of other applications I have long since deleted). I highlight it and select the "Add/Remove" button. Uninstall shield runs. Afterward SimCity 3000 is still in the Add/Remove Programs List.
    Could you suggest how I might fix this?
     
  2. gamerbyron

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    Have you deleted the Simcity folder in the hard disk. Usually the folder will not automatically being deteted it when you uninstall your game.
     
  3. jcdf

    jcdf Thread Starter

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    I have deleted the SimCity folder on the hard disk. But the problem persists.
     
  4. ACA529

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    You may need to run a registry cleaner.......
     
  5. jcdf

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    You mean like RegCure or Registry Mechanic that are advertised in this forum above? I have tried those. They will not do it unless I register with them. Can you suggest anouther registry cleaner ACA529?
     
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  7. jcdf

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    Ccleaner(crap cleaner) did the job. Thanks coolboy0286 :)
     
  8. coolboy0286

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    NP, glad to help, please mark thread as solved.
     
  9. jcdf

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    How do I mark as solved?
     
  10. coolboy0286

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    Top right corner, thread tools, mark as solved.
     
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