Game Help:Windowed Mode

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How do I play in windowed mode?

"Windowed" mode allows you to run The Sims 2 in a window so you can easily switch to other applications/games that you are also running at the same time.

  • The only thing you have to do is add a -w at the end of your shortcut. You can do this with any of the expansion packs, too.

Detailed Instructions

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  • Right-click on the Sims 2 game icon and select properties.
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  • At the very end of the Target path (after the "), put in a space then -w and click OK.
  • If you want to have 2 separate icons (one for windowed mode, and one for regular), then just right-click on the game icon, select copy, then right-click again anywhere else on your desktop, select paste, and rename your shortcut and update the path accordingly.


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Thanks to daysies for the original article.


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