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I used to play Oblivion on my old HP Laptop and the console commands worked fine, but since I brought my new computer, suddenly the console doesn't open when I press the tilde key. (Next to the 1 key.) I have an MSI AE 2020 touchscreen computer with NVIDIA ION. My keyboard is a MSI StarTypeES500.

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You probably just haven't enabled the console in your new install uesp.net/wiki/Oblivion:Console –  Windos Sep 25 '11 at 19:32
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Make sure you have set bAllowConsole to 1 in your oblivion.ini file.

It's likely you had this set on your old PC and not on the new one.

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Additionaly: Check if disabling any infrared receiver in the Device Manager helps. Seriously - Oblivion has problems with that specific kind of HID, and Bethesda as usual never bothered to patch it ... –  Martin Sojka Sep 26 '11 at 7:56
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