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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How can I get an NES controller to work on my PC as a Joystick?

I want to be able to use an actual NES (or, SNES) controller to control an emulator on my PC. Is this possible? If so, how can I do this on a budget?
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Why am I snubbing the bow?

I have four favourites that are bound to hotkeys: Long bow (3) Iron sword (2) Flame Sparks While I have a sword in my right hand and Flame in my left I can switch to the bow just fine by pressing ...
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Plants vs. Zombies and Plants vs. Zombies GotY installed together

I have the original Plants vs. Zombies and the new Plants vs. Zombies Game of the Year edition. These are not Steam editions, but are just straight up boxed copies. My kids want to play the new ...
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Can I restore my rank level back to where it was before a hacked Modern Warfare 2 server changed it?

I ended up in a hacked server. One of the hacks was - if you die by your own hand (such as falling off a skyscraper in my case) your rank (at your current prestige level) becomes 70. While this is ...
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Fallout 3 runs better on medium settings than low?

I bought a Radeon 6570 HD recently and decided to play Fallout 3. When messing with settings to get a smooth FPS I noticed that the game runs better at Medium settings than low settings, it's much ...
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Is Braid on PS3/PC different in any way? Is there a definitive choice?

gals and things, I'm one of the few poor souls who hasn't played Braid yet. I don't have an xbox so my choices are PS3 or PC. The game came out on both platforms a little while after the xbox ...
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External Mods to locate specific blocks? [closed]

I'm looking for clay blocks, and they are quite hard to find. I know that I could simply edit my inventory and add more clay blocks, but that doesn't quite have the same "fun" factor as setting out in ...
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Activate the crystal from far

When I'm setting defenses at the other side of the map, is there a way to activate the crystal from far away, letting me kill enemies at the gate without running back-and-forth?
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Why won't Skyrim start? [duplicate]

So, I've got Skyrim downloaded and everything, my computer more than meets the requirements and when I go to press the play button on the startup window nothing happens. I've updated my video card ...
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What rendering API does Rage use on PC?

Is Rage for PC using OpenGL or DirectX? From all the Radeon card troubles, I would presume the former, but I would like to be sure. If you have the game, you can tell which one it is by by opening ...
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How do I get all parts of my HUD to stick around in DX:HR

So, I'm pretty sure when I started playing DX:HR, the display for my "hotbar," or 1-0 keys, was constantly around as long as I wasn't at Sarif Industries. Yet now, later in the game, I'm noticing that ...
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In Portal 2, can you transfer ps3 saved data to a pc to continue playing with same profile?

Since you get both versions is it possible to start on one platform and move to another? Is there a way or need to convert files?
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How to unlock all SF4 characters, on PC?

I'm trying to unlock Akuma and Gouken on SF4 for PC (Steam Version, not Super Street Figher). So far I got Sakura, Dan, Gen, Rose and Fei Long. I explained how to unlock them in the answer. What am ...
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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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For Dragon Age: Inquisition, how do I move my old save files from one system to another?

I am going to buy the game soon, and I am wondering if there is any way I can load the game files that are currently on my older PC? I am thinking about getting Dragon Age: Inquisition on my PS3 as my ...
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Reorder action keys?

So the order of the actions are different for the different classes. Luckily "fire" is always on 1, but I'd like "overwatch" to always be on key 2. Now it changes between 3 and 4 depending on the ...
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How can I determine if game is playable with a controller?

I never played games with a controllers, but I just recently got a wireless PC one, so I might give it a shot. However, I'm not sure which games will I be able to play with it! Is there a centralized ...
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What is the Mass Effect 3 Value for Miranda to edit in Save Edtior

I'm trying to toggle Miranda's Romance to True in ME3 right before I meet her for the third time in the apartment so I can trigger the romance dialog option. I have found ID Values for most of the ...
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The HUD is gone / mispositioned?

So I think I've broken the game a little. The entire HUD seems to have vanished, and there's no option setting, or button combination to get it back. When changing zones, a little of the HUD comes ...
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How can I play Avoid the Noid on Windows 7?

I have some pretty fond memories of a game called Avoid The Noid. It was some promotional thing from Dominos pizza and was actually a lot of fun. After I dug up my original disk and pulled the files ...
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Chu-Chu Rocket on PC?

Is there a version of the Dreamcast puzzler Chu-Chu Rocket that runs on PC (any operating system)?
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How can I import worlds from the PE to the PC version?

Can I get my Minecraft Pocket Edition worlds onto my PC to play in regular Minecraft? If so how? I have used iExplorer to transfer files from my iPad but that was no help. Any suggestions?
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How can I see my player movements in Counter Strike?

I am new in Counter Strike. I have one laptop where I am practising my movement skills playing alone. I would like to see my player so I can understand the movement mechanics for when I am going to be ...
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How to make my follower to wear same type of armor as her default, but improved?

Long story short: my loyal follower Lydia is now a Blade. Upon taking her oath, she got full set of Blades armor and it became her default armor meaning it's not seen in her inventory - not even when ...
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How do you get you team chemistry rating over 60?

I have been playing Manager Mode in Fifa 10 (PC) for 3 seasons, however the Team Chemistry rating keep getting stuck at 60 while the other ratings (Fans Support and Job Security) are at 99.
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Why are some 32-bit PC games not supported on 64-bit operating systems?

I have the original box-copy of "Medal of Honor Airborne", where the system requirements state that the game cannot be played on Windows Vista 64-bit. Why are some games not supported on 64-bit ...
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Is there a limit on the number of bodies/corpses/lockboxes in a certain zone? How do I increase this limit?

I would like to know if BioShock 1 or 2 limits the number of bodies/corpses in a certain zone (like Dishonored, another game that also uses the Unreal engine). Does either game remove corpses to make ...
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Can I plug my Xbox into my laptop?

I currently have a HDMI cable hookup on my computer, I was wondering if I could play my Xbox on my computer via HDMI cable? Is this just a terrible idea? Any help will be appreciated. My laptop ...
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Does the Xbox windows controller work with directinput games?

I want to buy a Xbox controller with PC receiver. I know it uses Xinput. Will it work with old games that use DirectInput?
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How do I set up Braid to use a gamepad on PC?

So I asked this question about Braid on PC/PS3 a while back, and one of the answers pointed me to the MotionInJoy drivers that allows PS3 controllers to be used on a PC. I've installed them properly ...
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I have 9 dragon souls but cannot unlock shouts, what do I need to do? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dragon souls not activating new words How to Unlock New Shouts I have acquired nine dragon souls but am unable to unlock shouts. What am I missing? (I've searched ...
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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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How can I make a radio assistance call when there are no more resource crates in a location?

I can only access the 'Radio Assistance' menu when there are still resource crates in a location. I'm playing the Steam Early Access version on the PC. The State of Decay wiki's "Radio" article ...
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Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition (PC) Audio is not workin

The in-game audio is not working at all, no music in the menus, no effects or nothing while playing (Microsoft Live sound does work, though). This is the environment: Steam client Windows 8 64 bits ...
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Can i edit the readiness rating without playing multiplayer in Mass Effect 3? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I change the Galactic Readiness in my game by editing the configuration? I do not trust Origin one bit, I bought the game, but I don't trust Origin at all, so I only ...
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I'm trying to get sound on Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition for the PC, however it won't work

Here is the background. The sound worked perfectly fine about two days ago. I had a few friends over, and decided to plug in my loudspeakers rather than my headphones. I set that up, and then play the ...
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Minecraft 1.7.10 crashes when I attempt to open a world

I want to play minecraft in 1.7.10 but after launching it through the launcher and i try to open a server or single player world it crashes ---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // This is a token for 1 ...
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All of my Steam games crash after about 15 minutes of playing

Every game I play no matter how I play it, it crashes. Here are my PC specs, it's a custom rig if that matters at all: CPU: Intel Core i5-4690K GPU: GTX 780 TI RAM: 4x 4GB G.SKILL Ripjaws ...
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Can 3 people be in a LAN world?

Can 3 people be in a LAN world at the same time because when the third person tried to join he couldnt see my LAN world and i watched a youtube video if 3 people can be on a LAN world and it said for ...
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Keyboard problem with Skyrim

I have an international keyboard, and my customized my layout so that the letters P and O and I are written, when I type the keys on which there are my national(country) letters painted on. I have ...