Games for Windows ā€“ Live is an online gaming service for Windows-branded PC titles. It enables Windows PCs to connect to the Microsoft Live service.

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GTA IV: EFLC crashes after loading screen

I've just installed GTA IV: EFLC and it was crashing just after the Rockstar blue logo. So I installed Games for Windows ā€“ Live then it worked and it showed the 2 episodes: The Lost and Damned, and ...
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Hackers on GFWL

I've met a couple of hackers with infinite health on Dark Souls PC, and filed complaints with Games for Windows Live. Is this effective at all? How and when are players sanctioned? Also, is there a ...
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Are there any tools available to convert game save files from the GFWL to the Steam version?

Due to the closure of the Games for Windows Live service this year, many games that previously weren't available on Steam have appeared on the service. For the game Batman: Arkham Asylum, users have ...
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how to play gfwl games without needing live?

I want to play some games that are GFWL enabled,but have no desire to log in or play multiplayer on those games(the games in question I know for a fact have a client-based singleplayer mode so nothing ...
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Dark Souls - cannot log in on GFWL without entering product key that is already registered

I have installed Dark Souls from Steam, and try to play it online, but is asked to log in on GFWL. I have an account, on which Dark Souls is registered, but in order to log in, it keeps asking me to ...
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How can I re-download games for Games for Windows Live?

I have in the past purchased Street fighter 4 AE; I think I used to own a hard copy, but not anymore. I logged into my Windows Live account on Xbox Live's website and I saw that I had Achievements ...
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How do I insert symbols in “Games for Windows Live” messages?

I want to add the insert coin symbol (see picture) to my messages in SSFIVAE for PC. The image shows the text message screen on Xbox, which is not available on PC. How can input the insert coin ...
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How do I play GFWL online with multiple computers on the LAN? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to circumvent the port-forwarding requirements for GFWL? According to GFWL, you need to forward various ports (like port 80) in order to play online; this ...
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Are copies of Shadowrun permanently tied to a single Windows Live ID?

Does anyone know if copies of Shadowrun are permanently tied to a single Windows Live ID? I've just found a copy in my drawer and wondering if it's worth taking to the local games exchange store or ...
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Can I go offline after starting a game that needs Games for Windows Live?

I am planing to play Batman Arkham City or Fable III on a trip by train on my laptop. Both are Games for Windows Live games. The games already have save games that I would like to continue playing. ...
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Is it possible to unlock achievements multiple times on your Windows Live account if you have multiple copies of the game?

I have two copies of Batman Arkham Aslyum. A windows live version I bought from WalMart, and a steam version. I've already unlocked all of the achievements with the version I bought from WalMart, but ...
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Star Wars: Republic Heroes does not save my game

I've purchased Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Republic Heroes for PC. I am facing an issue in the game play; once I play through the game, quit it and come back, there is no option to continue or load ...
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Wheres my saved profile in Dirt 3?

I have an online "Games for Windows" account and use it when playing Dirt 3. Recently, when I signed in in the game it welcomed me as if it was the the first time starting the game. Where did my ...
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Section 8 Prejudice does not start

I completed Section 8 Prejudice installation but when I run the game nothing happens. I uninstalled and re-installed Games for Windows Marketplace application and redistribution but the game still ...
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Does Brink use GFWL or Steamworks?

I heard in some previews that Brink would have used Steamworks but today I went on an online store and the PC cover shows the logo Game For Windows Live. Can you clarify which is the truth? I am ...
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Are achievements available for PC version of LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga?

I am looking to find out if there are Xbox Live (or Games for Windows Live) achievements for the PC version of LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga. Specifically, I'm interested in buying a copy of this ...
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Are Shadowrun stats saved on a server?

I just bought Shadowrun from Games for Windows, and I've had this game for Xbox 360 for a long time now. I'm trying to get the achievement for playing 100 matches as each class and I was wondering if ...
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Matchmaking in Dawn of War II

I have serious issues with match making algorithms in Dawn of War II: Why does it most often group the noobs together in a team and the pros together in the opposing team? Noobs can't win that way. ...
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In Batman: Arkham Asylum for Windows Live, how do I get back to offline profile?

I have been playing this game to around 50% when I got this stupid idea: why not create a GFWL account. Now all my save game slots are empty and I can't manage to get my previous save game. I've ...
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Is it possible to circumvent the port-forwarding requirements for GFWL?

We're trying to play Dead Rising 2 on the same LAN, only to learn that Games for Windows Live expects you to forward 4 ports from your firewall to the PC. Obviously this isn't going to work in our ...
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Achievements on Xbox 360 and Games for Windows Live

Say I play a game on the Xbox 360 and earn some achievements. If I later buy the same game through Games for Windows Live (under the same gamertag), will those achievements show up in both places, or ...
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Is there really any way to reserve saved games for Games for Windows Live platform?

My OS is Windows 7 Ultimate. Recently, I backed up my Games for Windows Live profile folder (I only use offline profile) and Street Fighter IV (a game for GFWL platform) save game folder. Then ...
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If I play Fallout 3 via Steam, will I still be able to obtain Live achievements?

Since Steam usually has it's own achievements system and there is no mention of it on the page of the game, is it still possible to obtain Live achievements, or are they not availble in the steam ...
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Is it possible to play a Games for Windows Live game and use Xbox Live at the same time?

I bought Dawn of War 2 for the PC I ran into a problem: When I play DoW2 it logs me into my Games for Windows/Xbox "Live" account, the same I use for my Xbox. This is normally just fine, but my wife ...