Sims 2 dirextx error please help

Electronic arts The sims 2
April 20, 2010 at 17:09:42
Specs: Windows 7 64 bit
ok, i cant figure out what to do. ive searched everywhere and cant find a single thing. when i try to run sims 2 double deluxe it tells me that it cant find a directx 9.0c compatible video card.
Here is my dxdiag info:

Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600.win7_gdr.100226-1909)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Dell Inc.
System Model: OptiPlex 745
BIOS: Phoenix ROM BIOS PLUS Version 1.10 2.3.1
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6300 @ 1.86GHz (2 CPUs), ~1.9GHz
Memory: 2048MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 2046MB RAM
Page File: 1390MB used, 3709MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11

dxdiag video info:

Card name: NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS
Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip type: GeForce 8400 GS
DAC type: Integrated RAMDAC
Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_06E4&SUBSYS_06E4196E&REV_A1
Display Memory: 1266 MB
Dedicated Memory: 499 MB
Shared Memory: 766 MB
Current Mode: 1366 x 768 (32 bit) (60Hz)
Monitor Name: Dell IN1910N(Analog)
Monitor Model: DELL IN1910N
Monitor Id: DELA04C
Native Mode: 1366 x 768(p) (59.790Hz)
Output Type: HD15
D3D9 Overlay: Supported
DXVA-HD: Supported
DDraw Status: Enabled
D3D Status: Enabled
AGP Status: Enabled

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April 21, 2010 at 15:32:13
Try posting on a Sims centric forum where there are bound to be others with the same problem as you.

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April 21, 2010 at 20:22:31
would you mind showing me a site like that? i kind of have no idea what that is >.<

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