The PC tag should be used for questions about PC-specific problems with a game, and the tweaking of a PC configuration to best accommodate gaming. Applies to all of Linux, Windows and OS X.

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Can I install a Steam game without having to use the internet?

So I finished building my computer and I got Steam on it by trying to install Skyrim. It gives me Steam but it says I have to have internet to continue. I'm pretty sure that I don't need online mode ...
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How can I fix Skyrim's bad shadows?

The standard blocky, scrolling shadows are unattractive and distracting. Several resources advocate INI changes, but with little or no explanation for what they do, and I haven't seen any change ...
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The sims 3 Plumbots

I installed an expansion pack onto The sims 3 called "Into the future" which allows me to build robots(plumbots). They have mastered their musical skill but seem unable to form a band. How can i form ...
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Farcry 3 randomly enters windowed mode

For starters, whenever I face a tiger, game goes windowed mode. After that, whenever I press Z to use the camera (or to take it off) it also changes to windowed mode. I've tried to set the camera key ...
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Is there a mod for Skyrim to have a easier skill menu? [closed]

I don't like the regular one, and I can't find one just a favorites menu and some other ones.
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Why games are lagging on my laptop?

I have a Dell laptop with these specifications: Intel B950 2.1 GHz 4 GB RAM Intel HD Graphics 2000 Windows 8.1 I know these specs are low but it run games for others. I have seen people with same ...
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Is there any way to use a controller with Feeding Frenzy 2 on PC?

I was surprised to not see this in the options anywhere. Is there a way to enable controller use in Feeding Frenzy 2?
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Mouse cursor always visible in game

I just started to play Dark Souls on PC and I noticed that the cursor remains visible during the game. Although I can play with it I find it really annoying to always have a white thingy jumping ...
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Castlevania Lords of Shadow Mirror of Fate HD: Black Screen / nvidia

Does anybody know a fix for Castlevania Lords of Shadow Mirror of Fate HD (Steam version)? After loading, the screen becomes all black and freezes. running Nvidia 9600.
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Run old games on screen that does not support lower resolutions

How can I run old games that insist on a lower resolution (say, 640x480 or 800x600) when my display refuses to run at those resolutions? Most such games will run windowed, with works, but is a bit of ...
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Using a Generic Gamepad for Batman Arkham Asylum (or PS3 controller)

I need some help setting up my PC to play Arkham Asylum. It was the one Arkham game I have yet to play (minus Knight but I'm no time traveller :P) and I got it on PC via a Steam Sale ($5 was a ...
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How can I play Diablo 3 with a gamepad? [duplicate]

I know it's not supported natively for some reason, but I'd really like to lay back on my couch and enjoy the game in a relaxed position instead of sitting straight up at the table with more keys than ...
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Arma 3 Death Valley, Finding and Deploying UAv

I am playing the first part of the Arma 3 single player campaign, "Survive" on the mission "Death Valley." I can complete the mission up to the point when the squad begins being mortared, and the ...
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How do I open the developer console?

Titanfall is a Source engine game, like Half-Life 2 or Portal, so there is a developer console (~ usually) in there somewhere. Is there a command line flag or something to enable it? Or is it hidden ...
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How do I quickly hide or minimize the game that I'm playing? [closed]

I don't want my family to find out that I play games on the PC. I need a way to minimize the game fast or hide the game screen. This is so when someone goes near the computer, I can quickly hide the ...
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Windows 8.1 cannot locate DVD-ROM

I've just installed Lord of the Rings: Battle for Middle Earth 2 on my laptop which is running windows 8.1. I have changed the compatibility settings, before which the program became none-responsive ...
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Can I install and run Titanfall without a disc?

I plan on buying Titanfall, but I'm not too keen on the humongous download size. If I were to buy the PC disc of the game, could I install the game and run it without a disc?
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No on-screen keyboard when using xbox 360 controller

I have an Xbox 360 controller for PC. I launched the game Dark Souls, and when I was asked to enter my character name, nothing would happen. The keyboard overlay didn't appear and I had to use my ...
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Is to possible to play multiplayer (mano-a-mano)?

I tired to play this good old game with my friends which are located in different places via network gaming ("Mano A Mano mode") But I couldn't connect it by using TCP / IP and IPX options also. I ...
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Can I use the mouse for walking?

In Ducktails Remastered for PC, can I use the mouse for direction (walking)?
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Super Street Fighter 4 for PC runs very slowly [closed]

I recently installed SSFIV on my new PC. It runs extremely slowly. What can I do to fix this? I don't believe that its a hardware problem as my PC is brand new and can play more resource-intensive ...
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Games slowing down with Xbox Wireless controller on PC

I have recently noticed that my games are very slow while using the Xbox Wireless controller with my computer. I originally thought my computer had slowed down but I also tried configuring my PS3 ...
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Can the Xbox One controller work on PC games? Does X Padder software help make the Xbox One controller usable in PC?

I recently purchased a Xbox One console, moving from the PC realm towards console gaming now, and was curious of support on the controller. Are we able to connect the controller via PC and be able to ...
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BF3 Platoon Emblems Copy and Paste in Console like BF4

Can you copy and paste emblems in the console like in BF4 in BF3 Platoon Emblems?
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I can't find any servers online, is it just me?

I tried finding some servers after finally installing it today (bought it a year ago during the Summer Sale). For some reason, when I tried random Matchmaking, I was entered into a completely empty ...
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Saving and progress

Even though the game continuously reports it's saving my progress, it is gone when I exit the game. Currently, I'm exploring the first town, Havana. Yesterday I did the first sequence, but when I ...
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Where are save games stored on my computer?

I want to transfer my saved game to my other computer, but I can't seem to find where the game puts saves. Google doesn't turn up anything relevant to my problem which figures since it released today. ...
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My save files are not located in my skyrim folder. where are they?

Recently i've been playing on my home pc and i was having a blast but due to some unforseen circumstances I had to go away for a couple of days so i copied my whole skyrim folder and put it in my hard ...
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Why can't I beatdown deadshot in batman arkham origins?

I'm doing the Deadshot side mission in Arkham Origins, and after I take out the first round of goons using stealth take downs, I drop behind Deadshot, throw a cape stun, and there is no prompt to ...
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Is it possible to enable Splitscreen for Campaign/Spec Ops on a PC?

My friend and I would like to run through the storyline together, as well as complete some Spec Ops missions (especially the 2-player ones). However, unlike its console counterpart, Modern Warfare 2 ...
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Diablo III Installation Size

What is the size of Diablo 3's files with patch 2.01 ? On my computer, the size of Diablo 3's installation (2.01) is about 30 GB (and I haven't download the full patch yet). Is it really so much ...
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Are there any known workarounds for the January 2014 “sound-loop” crash?

There's a nasty bug for BF4 affecting a lot of people right now, which causes the game to crash and loop the intro-sound when attempting to join a game. DICE has said they're working on a fix, but in ...
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Is my video game destroying my computer?

So I'm playing Deus Ex: Human Revolution, and every half hour or so the entire game freezes, usually accompanied by a message on Windows 7 helpfully telling me: Your video driver stopped working ...
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I keep getting kicked from bf4 games [closed]

Whenever i try to join a game it kicks me and even in a game with nobody in it.
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How to defeat the Stalker solo as a Rhino?

I'm a reactor'd level 30 Rhino with high shields, health, and around 1400 damage block on my Iron Skin. I use the Karak, Lex, and Galatine as weapons. The only other ability I use is Rhino Stomp. All ...
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Why can't I download Second Assault? [closed]

Second Assault came out right now as it says in the battlelog, so why can't I download it?
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Can I get a veteran battlepack in bf4 when I played bf3 on xbox 360 and bf4 on pc?

I haven't gotten a veteran battlepack yet, is it just an error or did I have to play bf4 on xbox 360 or bf3 on pc?
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How to change control from keyboard to Xbox controller on Batman Arkham City for PC

Do I have to change any property from "true" to "false" in game file, or the game will detect if the controller is connected?
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Does playing in the in-game offline mode unlock achievements?

In Borderlands 2, when playing in-game and hitting Esc, under Network Options there are several modes. Online Friends Only Online Invite Only Online Public LAN Offline Will Offline allow you to ...
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Chess Master 11 Font Problem

I have a problem with the font.In Post Game Analysis Window is used the proper font but in the Game Status a generic font is used , so I can't see the pieces' symbols for example as all of them ...
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Minecraft 1.7.4 Launcher/Download Problems

Today (2/13/2014), I logged onto Minecraft, and got on my favorite server, a few minutes in, my Minecraft crashed, and forced me to restart launcher. As soon as I loaded up the launcher, and It ...
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Do I need the unofficial patches with Skyrim from ES Anthology?

I recently purchased the Elder Scrolls Anthology box set which includes Skyrim (Legendary edition) along with its 3 DLCs for PC. My question is, despite Skyrim 1.9 version, do I still need to install ...
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How do I play as a Ro-Bro in all levels? ('Later Ro-bros!' achievement)

I'm playing the PC / Steam version of Double Dragon Neon. I searched cheat codes for it and learned that there is a cheat code where I could play as a Ro-Bro in any level, however the button ...
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Steam won't work

My computer was reformatted but the when I try to open Steam now it gives me this message Steam failed to load StartSteamEngine(0x1bf598) failed with error 1. Unable to write to the current ...
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After installing Minecraft, I cannot figure out how to start the game

I installed Minecraft 1.7.2 and after installation it showed the launcher, and I played the game successfully. But after I closed it, I realized there's no shortcut for Minecraft on the desktop, and ...
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Dead Space 3 Crashes Upon Load

Every time I try to load dead space 3 on my pc, the game will start, the screen goes black etc. But after about 2-3 seconds of loading, the game instantly crashes. I have searched around for a ...
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How do I get rid of these dark rectangles on the screen in Bioshock Infinite

I've already asked other people and looked all over and I can't find anyone else having this problem. And I don't have this problem on any other games. I already tried verifying the games cache ...
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Why is my League of Legends client crashing and experiencing multiple bugs?

Somehow, after upgrading my laptop to Windows 8, my League of Legends client tends to crash while the game is loading (after champion selection). I have to manually kill the client in Task Manager, ...
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“Unable to read data” error when installing Spec Ops: The Line? [closed]

While installing Spec Ops: The Line on my PC it keeps reaching 8.0% installation and then it stops and this messages pops up: An error occurred while unpacking: Unable to read ...
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Is is possible to connect more than 4 Wireless Xbox 360 controllers to a PC?

If I buy multiple Xbox 360 Wireless Gaming Receivers will I be able to use them at the same time? I know that each one should support 4 controllers, so if I buy 2 could I connect 8?