Grand Theft Auto IV is the eleventh title in the Grand Theft Auto series, released on April 29, 2008. It is a sandbox adventure game by Rockstar for PC, Xbox and Playstation 3

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Does GTA 4 retail activate with Steam?

I am thinking of buying a new copy of GTA 4. It says at the top of the box, "Games for windows Live". Does this game come with a code that activates/connects it with my steam account so I can connect ...
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Grand Theft Auto IV - In game Settings cannot be modified

The in game settings in gta are stuck at the minimal, (Resource use is 202MB) But my computer runs a 4GB ATI GPU. So, i tried the Commandline.txt method however this didn't affect the game in any way ...
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GTA IV not using my Nvidia GPU

I just got gta iv for my asus n550jk-ds71t. Now here's the problem. I can launch the game. Start it up. But the game is using my integrated GPU. And I've tried almost everything. The nvidia control ...
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Where can I get an Infernus early in the game (before unlocking third island)

It's all in the title really. I'd like to know where/if I can find an Infernus rather early in the game. I have unlocked the second (middle) island. Is there a place more likely to spawn them or a ...
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How do I install the Paramedic mod?

I am trying to install the Paramedic mod by Team NeO. I've downloaded the files and placed them in the games directory. I have an ASI launcher and xliveless but now when I try to play GTA IV it does ...
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Can you play GTA 4 on PC?

One time, I went to my friend's house and saw him playing Grand Theft Auto 4 on PC. Can you do that? I tried downloading it on PC but they said on Google that Grand Theft Auto 4 can be only played on ...
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Is it possible to lose a friend in GTAIV [duplicate]

Can the friendship be lost in GTAIV? What if the "Like" percentage will be very low? Will I have a chance to restore a relationship?
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Why can't I run some of my games well (whether on low or high settings) with my AMD 7850 with AMD FX-8120? [closed]

My desktop is currently running the following: GPU: Sapphire HD 7850 CPU: AMD FX-8120 Motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-970A-UD3 RAM: 8GB PSU: Thermaltake TR2 TR-500 500W (I used to have the Cooler Master ...
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How to disable minimap rotation in GTAIV?

I want to disable the rotation of the minimap in the GTAIV, so the north is always at the top. There seems to be no such option, but is there any mod or may be some config file option?
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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 – Live then it worked and it showed the 2 episodes: The Lost and Damned, and ...
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GTA IV lag on powerful laptop

I get about 15-20 FPS in GTA IV. I should be able to run it on the highest setting with over 60 FPS. I have tried to lower all the settings to low, but it doesn't improve my performance at all, not ...
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Is it possible to run the Steam version of GTA 4 on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Is it possible to run GTA4 from Steam on Ubuntu? How would I go about installing it from my Steam client? Do I need to use some sort of Windows application wrapper like Wine? And can I play ...
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GTAIV window unresponsive if minimized

using Windows 7 x64 4GB Ram, GTAIV often won't restore after being minimized. sometimes it will,but most of the time it sits at about 25% cpu usage and the window won't come up again when clicked or ...
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Installing ultimate textures 2.0 for GTA 4

I found this mod for GTA 4 that I'd like to install, but the instructions on how to install it are non-existent. ...
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Fastest way to get rich in Grand Theft Auto 4 - Episodes of Liberty city: The ballad of Gay Tony Singleplayer

What is the fastest way to get rich in GTA IV: TBOG SingleplayerT? What I do now, is betting on Cage matches. Is there perhaps another way?
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How can I avoid killing people?

I hate to get murder jobs in the game (what should I tell Michelle?) Until now I basically played the missions as usual, but as the game is "open-world" (well, is it?) I thought I could maybe play it ...
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Plot doesn't continue after killing Darko in GTA IV

A couple days ago, I finished the mission called That Special Someone and I decided to kill Darko but with a weapon other than a pistol. What do I do? I didn't get a call from Pegorino like the wiki ...
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GTA 4 will not progress past loading on Steam

I have had the game for awhile, I can get it started up, and I can see the main menu, but, when I hit play it just scrolls through the characters endlessly. Is there any way to fix this problem? ...
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Flying helicopters in GTA IV using the keyboard

Short of buying a gamepad, what can I do to improve my control of helicopters using the keyboard in GTA IV - The Ballad of Gay Tony? I am stuck on a mission where I have to blow up a yacht and then ...
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GTA IV Multiplayer cheats - How to use and avoid?

I play GTA IV on XBox Live and recently, and I have seen several people somehow using cheats in the game. Some cars are extremely fast, there's no way that it's possible in game (sometimes it's a bus ...
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Can I play GTA IV's multiplayer with a different disc (DLC / original game) than my friend?

Let's say I have GTA IV (the original game) and my friend has a copy of The Ballad of Gay Tony or The Lost and the Damned. Can we play multiplayer together? Or what if I have one of the DLC discs, ...
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How do I get rid of the “log in to social club” window?

Whenever I launch GTA-IV (via Steam), I'm prompted to "log in to Social Club". I'm not interested in multiplayer or video uploading features, at least at the moment; how can I stop this window from ...
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Steam version of Dark Souls and GTA 4 crash on Windows 8

Is there a way to play Dark Souls on Windows 8 RTM? Think it crushes because of games for windows live client.. UPD: found the answer here. see Q. Dark Souls crashes and has a reference to XLive.dll, ...
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DirectX error when loading GTA4

I'm getting the following error when trying to load Grand Theft Auto 4. DD3D50 D3D Error - DirectX 9 video card required My PC specs: Core 2 Duo Intel 4 GB RAM 500 Hard drive But NO GRAPHICS ...
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Driving a boat: Pull back or forward to go faster?

What is the way to drive fastest a boat? I'm stuck in a mission where I have to follow an helicopter using a boat and never reach it. I've tried both ways but I'm not sure if there is a trick or ...
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Is there a way to kill the pigeons (or rats) without attracting the cops?

I'm currently going around and "collecting" all the pigeons, or flying rats as the game calls them (they don't look like rats), and it seems that 1 in 2 times when I shoot one I get a 1-star wanted ...
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How can I force anti-aliasing in GTA IV?

My GTA IV version is 1.0.7.0 and I am trying to enable anti-aliasing but I am unable to find a setting in the game to do this. The image preview below looks fine but if you click on the image and see ...
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Can I play GTA IV TBOGT with a standard GTA IV?

My episodes of Liberty City on Xbox doesn't load because of a reading error, I was wondering if I could install the Niko Bellic GTA onto my hard drive and play The Ballad Of Gay Tony? I still have ...
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How can I fix a loading screen crash in Grand Theft Auto IV?

I have a copy of Grand Theft Auto IV on Steam. When I start it, everything is fine: it loads and I can press "Play". However, the game crashes straight to the desktop—without any error message—about 5 ...
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Can't access Xbox LIVE in GTA IV

I have an xbox360 and every time I play Grand Theft Auto IV and the go to multiplayer, it says "your gamer profile does not have the correct permissions to access Xbox LIVE functionality". I have ...
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Lag and stutter when pressing keys or moving the mouse

So, I have all the recommended specs for GTA IV: Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit AMD FX-4100 Quad core at 3.6GHz 8GB of RAM Radeon HD6450 512MB More than enough to run the game, but whenever I load ...
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Does it matter how long I stay at the strip club with a friend?

Sometimes when hanging out with friends, like Brucie and Jacob, I take them to the strip club. However, I'm rather impatient with the whole standing around a strip club doing nothing thing so I only ...
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Are there any benefits of helping “friends” other than a little extra cash?

While playing GTA4, I sometimes run across these blue person icons that the game refers to as a "friend" which is like a small side mission. Sometimes I accidentally walk into them without noticing ...
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GTA IV will not start

Last Year, I bought Grand Theft Auto IV on Steam (PC). After I installed it I played it for less that an hour, then I had to go out. The next day the game would not launch. The Launcher would appear, ...
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Is it possible to increase cash reward doing Roman's job?

When I'm doing a job for Roman, is there a way to increase the amount of cash earned? Will customer give me more cash : If I arrive quickly to him ? If I bring him to his destination quickly ? If ...
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Random character in TBOGT Massionet9 not found

I'm playing The Ballad Of Gay Tony and I've completed all of the main story missions. However, there's a random "female" icon on the map on (or very, very close to) Massionet9 I've been inside, out, ...
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How to time travel with a game GTA IV EFLC mod

How do I time travel in the GTA IV EFLC mod that I have downloaded from moddb.com. I don't know the assigned keys. Thanks in advance.
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What are the girlfriend quests I need to complete in order to achieve 100% completion?

I am trying to 100% GTA IV, but I'm currently stuck at 97.50% completion. The only section I haven't completed 100% is girlfriends. What are the girlfriend quests I need to complete in order to ...
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What are the effects of Wanted Stars, and what tactics do you use to escape them?

What are the differences between the Wanted Star levels in GTA 4? What are some tactics for escaping the police when you have 3+ Wanted Stars?
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Friends with benefits?

Which of the friends available in GTA4 has benefits? What are they? What is the best way to maintain that relationship in good standing?
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Fast travel in GTA IV

I often have to travel to missions on the other side of the city, and driving back and forth is getting tedious, even with my full-throttle, one-way-ignoring, traffic-light-ignoring driving style. I ...
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What's the excuse in GTA IV to close some parts of city?

In GTA 3 the excuse to close the bridge was a bomb. In GTA IV, what's the excuse? I just don't understand why they should kill me The radio said something about it, but I was busy and did not listen ...
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How to change the driving side in GTA 4?

Is is possible to change the driving side in GTA-4? In the game you drive on the right side, but in my country, India, we drive on the left side of the road. And in the game it becomes a lot harder ...
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Plot doesn't continue after killing Darko

After finishing That Special Someone by killing Darko, I didn't receive a call by Pegorino, as the wiki says I should. But this means that I can't continue to the following story missions. I did a ...
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Is there any way to change characters in GTA IV?

I remember in GTA: Vice City you could change characters with cheat codes. Do any such cheat codes exist for GTA IV?
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Is Grand Theft Auto IV - Episodes from Liberty City different from GTA IV?

Is Grand Theft Auto IV - Episodes from Liberty City different from GTA IV or is it GTA IV + Ballad of Gay Tony + Lost & Damned? Are the expansion packs separate from the main game? Direct2Drive ...
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Fastest way to make money in GTA IV multiplayer?

I've been reading a lot about money-making schemes in GTA IV multiplayer, and everyone seems to believe something different works best. What is the one mathematically fastest way to make money? ...
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Why did Niko Bellic join the army?

During the course of the game, Niko talks about his experiences in the army, but what army is he speaking of? Why did he have to join?
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Are there any cheat sheets listing all the cars in GTA 4, with images?

Does anyone have a list with images of all cars in GTA IV (commenly called a cheat-sheet). I saw one once, but that was 2 computers ago, and I can't find it.
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Will I still be able to call Roman to have a taxi pick me up after I finish the game with the 'Revenge' ending?

Will I still be able to call Roman to have a taxi pick me up if I choose the 'Revenge' ending? More info on the two GTA IV endings here: http://gta.wikia.com/Endings_in_GTA_IV