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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Dishonored stopped working?

I have just bought Dishonored yesterday and it worked fine, but now sometimes when I open a door that goes to a different area a box pops up and says Dishonored has stopped working. The game then ...
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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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Blur crashes on Tokyo Shutoko loading screen under Win XP

So far Blur worked fine for me under Windows XP (SP3 32-bit), I managed to beat first boss and start chapter 2. However, just after trying to race on one of the Tokyo Shutoko tracks (presumably ...
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How to get the best gaming experience with 3D projector?

I've got a 3D projector, bought some DLP-link glasses, and finally got everything set up to run Black Ops 2 Zombies in 3D mode from a PC. The effect looks OK standing still, but while looking around ...
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PC Compatibility of MadCatz Rock Band 3 Wireless Pro-Drum and Pro-Cymbals Kit for Xbox 360

I would like to ask if there is anyone who tested Xbox 360 Rock Band 3 Pro Drums in a PC? I'm planning to buy one. Although I like Guitar Hero and Rock Band, I plan to use it in a Drummania-like ...
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NBA 2k14 PC - Are there any story based cutscenes like on the next gen consoles?

I don't have the game yet, and i read that the game graphics are current gen etc. but i couldn't really find any answers to this: Are there any story based cutscenes like on the next gen consoles? ...
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How do I fix performance issues in SSF4:AE on the PC?

So I have had the game for a while now, having a positive experience with it, my PC achieved an average of 60 FPS while playing it, but now, it just reaches an average of 13 FPS, making it unplayable, ...
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PC not recognizing gamecube controller with mayflash adapter

So I got Mayflash's gamecube to usb adapter a while ago, and when I plug in my controller it doesn't show up anywhere on the computer. It recognizes the adapter though. I have one of the black ...
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Watch dogs unusual crash. Requires hard-reboot. (PC)

I realize a lot of people are having problems with Watch Dog's on the PC, but this crash seems to be really unusual (I haven't seen anyone else report something like it), and their forums have been ...
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Incorrect Aspect Ratio for Games using nVidia Surround

I am trying to configure any game within Steam, either Call of Duty Black Ops, Modern Warfare 3, or Fallout New Vegas, to correctly use my surround setup of three monitors. Problem is, the ...
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Some menu screens have sides “cut off” on 4:3 screen resolutions in Mass Effect 1 (unreal engine 3)

Playing Mass Effect 1 on PC (v1.02 on steam). At 4:3 resolutions like 1200x1600 (useful for non-widescreen monitors and projectors), some menu screens display incorrectly: the left and right hand ...
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What effects does 'Post Processing' in the 'Visual > Custom Render settings' do?

Since Post Processing is pretty much a catch-all term for different kinds of visual or graphics effects, I'm wondering if I should disable it or not, depending on its effects specific to Dead Case 2. ...
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Playing Slenderman without sound card

I have just downloaded Slenderman but I am unable to play the game because it says "No soundcard detected. Sound might not play". I am trying to play the game on my work PC, which does not have a ...
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Skyrim “Summon Arniel Gane” casting technique?

So I just got the spell to Summon the shade of Arniel Gane. However, it seems very difficult to cast correctly. It always seems, that out of the heat of battle, I can get it to work if I aim very ...
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Problem with turning Postal Dude while using Postal Plus keyboard controls

I just started playing Postal Plus, a 2001 enhanced edition of a 1997 original, on PC Windows XP. It's a very interesting game, but I have certain problem while playing using keyboard controls. ...
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Change gamepad bindings on PC for dragon age inquisition

I know there have been similar postings regarding the location of the gamepad bindings...however, is there a way to change the gamepad bindings on PC? In the game options, I can only change the ...
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How to use the xbox button on xbox controllers to do some action with my pc?

I would like to use the xbox button to launch games or take screenshots on my pc. Is is possible to map the xbox button using a third party software for example?
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Bluetooth Audio Streaming from Mac/PC to DualShock 4

Is it possible to stream audio output from a PC/Mac (I myself use a Mac) to the speaker or headphone jack on a Sony DualShock 4 controller over Bluetooth? I have done some digging around the Web and ...
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Saints Row crashing on keypress

I'm having an issue with Saint's Row the Third where I can start the game, but as soon as I press any button on the keyboard, the game crashes and I get a windows dialogue box saying "this program has ...
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Why is FSX crashing on single player?

I got FSX for my birthday and I couldn't wait to start it up, when I did it worked fine but 2 days later- after 2 mins of gameplay below 16x speed, it crashed, I also have service packs one and two, I ...
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How can I make guests come in my second home?

I bought a second home for my sim and I can't figure out how to allow a guest in! She just stands in the front door talking on the cellphone. I tried actions that usually draw her attention such as ...
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Increasing uGridsToLoad in Fallout: New Vegas

What settings can I drop to load more grids without crashing? I can run 9 grids stable but 11 causes the game to crash to desktop. Exterior cell Buffer is at 48 (96=CTD). I want to be able to snipe as ...
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Watch dogs Crash on loading screen

Watch dogs crashes after clicking "New Game". I have the latest drivers from Nvidia, and have tried to verify files on Uplay ( i have done everything i could find on google). Crash report: "A program ...
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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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Can I use the mouse for walking?

In Ducktails Remastered for PC, can I use the mouse for direction (walking)?
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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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Can't Find Unlocked Characters

I have been playing sonic all stars racing transformed and I have unlocked many different characters throughout career mode but I can't seem to find them in character selection. I only have the ...
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How to change audio language whilst keeping English text?

How do you change the audio language of the PC version of Devil May Cry while keeping the English text? I've done this for Skyrim but I'm not sure how to do this for DmC. I know I can go into Steam ...
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Mass Effect (1) PC sound problem

First of all, before jumping here to pop a question, I've been all over the Net trying to find a solution to the problem. Apparently, loads of people were having a problem with sound in this game, ...
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Towns keeps crashing to desktop

I fell in love with the game Towns, except for one little thing: it keeps crashing for no apparent reason. There is no error message or warning, it just closes. I get my little people to build a town, ...
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In the command center in x-com enemy unknown the view is stuck. How to resolve that?

When I open the command center in enemy unknown, the view is stuck at always the same place. I cannot move the globe and generally don't see anything else than north america. This seems to be the case ...
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How do I get Braid to recognize my Xbox 360 controller?

Supposedly Braid has support for the Xbox 360 controller (as it's an XBLA port), but it refuses to recognize mine. The controller shows up among my Devices & Printers, and works perfectly in ...
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How can I stop getting BSoDs when using MotionInJoy?

I've been using MotionInJoy for quite a while in order to use my PS3's controller as a gamepad, but have never been able to overcome a very serious issue I'm having with this setup. I never shut my ...
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What interface-specific keyboard shortcuts are there?

I've noticed when in the menu, there are a few undocumented keyboard shortcuts. I've found the following so far: 1 appears to work the same as Enter 2 will compare items in the menu 3 will ...
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Problem while playing Devil May Cry 4

I am playing Devil May Cry 4. The problem is when I am at the 7th sequence, no map becomes open. Just everything is limited for a few rooms. No rooms are opening or not even power is working. I don't ...
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Can I play saints row 4 alternate ending after finishing the original ending?

I have completed the game before I did all my loyalty missions and now want to watch the cutscene of the other ending and even after I did all the missions, I can't seem to play the alternate ...
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Sniping places in Berlin?

Berlin has taken TDM by storm these days, and I see it frequently. Can someone please post where are the best shaft sniping places there? I am a M0 shaft that uses a M0 Viking and an M1 Mammoth, but ...
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Can be Kinectimals Unleashed actually won?

Does this game has an ending (scripted sequence when something happens) or is it a neverending earn-purchase-train-improve cycle? I have achieved maximum trainer experience level (lvl 50) and one of ...
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How to change the keybindings in Rayman 2

I've just bought Rayman 2 from GOG, and the controls are unintuitive, to say the least (e.g. a:=jump, space:=attack). Is there any way to change these keybindings, so that I can get more natural ...
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CSS Zombie Riot Config

I currently have a CSS server running and it works great, but I want to enable Zombie riot... I think I have all the files but I don't know how to turn it on... If you could help we can discuss ...
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bioshock problem with animation

I just recently bought the bioshock package from steam and started playing it. Its pretty good so far except i found one problem. the animation of everything is really bad, i dont know if its the ...
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Display Drivers Crashing

I am running windows 8.1 with a nvidia 660. When I play Dead Island or Arkham City, after a short amount of time, my display drivers crash, and the game stops responding. Both games have worked fine ...
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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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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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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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I'm looking to play with the unique R/C cars only available in the demo versions — How can I do this?

Re-Volt has different demo versions which have different, unique R/C cars only available in each version (and not available in the full version). I would like to try those unique cars. Example of a ...
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Vlindrel Hall house mannequin never appears

Some folks have had trouble with their mannequins disappearing once you hang armor on them. My problem's worse - for me, the mannequin never appeared in the first place! I bought Vlindrel Hall, the ...
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How do I troubleshoot Cryostasis' abysmal performance?

Just installed Cryostasis from GamersGate. I tried playing it but I can barely move. I have set everything at low or off, including Physx. I have turned off and on hardware acceleration (is it better ...