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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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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Are there any downsides to ignoring your friends in GTA 4?

Are there any tangible, genuine downsides to ignoring your "friends" in GTA 4? I found the whole friend/girlfriend system to be somewhat annoying and detracting from the game itself, and if I decide ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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“Under the Radar” achievement in GTA4?

Under which bridges do I have to fly to get the "Under the Radar" achievement in GTA4?
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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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Pause during cutscenes

Is it possible to pause GTA IV (PC version, via Steam) during cutscenes? And if so, how?
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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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Does the mission order matter?

Does the order in which I do the missions in GTA IV matter? And more specifically, is it possible that a mission will become no longer available just because of another mission I perform before it? ...
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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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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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GTA IV - Out of Commission - Helicopter bug

I am on the last mission of GTA 4 - Out of Commission (PC) and cannot finish due to the bug with getting on the helicopter. I have read some terrible hacks to get it to work e.g. use Fraps, but that ...
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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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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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Who plays Jermaine Andrews in Grand Theft Auto IV?

In Grand Theft Auto IV, Jermaine Andrews’ voice sounds to me like Tracy Morgan. But I can’t find any credits stating who played him. Anyone know of a source to confirm?
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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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commandline.txt for GTA 4 doesn't work on Steam

I have GTA 4 on Steam and I use commandline.txt but it doesn't work. When I launch it, Rockstar Social Club just pops up asking me to log in and after I click Play or Play Offline, the game starts and ...
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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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Where can I see my GTA: IV achievements

I can't seem to find a list of my GTA:IV achievements anywhere. They are not visible in my steam client, nor can I find them from inside the game.
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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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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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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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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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How do I take down fast driving cars in GTA 4?

There are some fast driving cars I need to take down in GTA 4. For instance the first mission after and a most wanted list from the police computer. The problem is those cars drive and turn so ...
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GTA IV on Core i3

Is Core i3 530/540 enough to run GTA IV smoothly? What is the range of fps that I can expect? The graphics card is probably immaterial, since I already have MSI 5770 Hawk which will pretty easily ...
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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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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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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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When I go to play Grand Theft Auto 4, it signs me out of Xbox Live and I can't log back in. Why is this happening?

I go to play GTA 4 and it signs me out when I play and can't get back in, any suggestions?
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Can't get the Key To The City achievement (100% completion) in GTA IV

I'm trying to get 100% on GTA IV to get the Keys To The City achievement but I'm stuck at 95%. http://wikicheats.gametrailers.com/Grand_Theft_Auto_IV_-_PS3_XB360/Achievements I saw that some people ...
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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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Mods for GTA IV

I recently discovered Garry's Mod for Source and it seems really cool. Then I saw some youtube videos of people playing around with GTA IV's gravity and friction settings (for the PC presumably). This ...
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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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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
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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 select which expansion to play?

I downloaded and installed both the Lost and Gay Tony expansions. When I started GTA4 it asked me if I wanted to play Gay Tony, I said no, and Lost loaded. Now it doesn't ask me anymore, it just loads ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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, ...