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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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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Why won't the game detect my Xbox 360 controller anymore?

SSFIV:AE suddenly decided to stop detecting my Xbox 360 controller, while it's always been working out of the box. What I tried, so far: restart Steam update Steam verify the integrity of game ...
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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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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?
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Minecraft launcher will not run with any version [duplicate]

when i start minecraft launcher and click on play to play minecraft 1.7.4 the play button turn to gray and the green bar goes all the way then the play button get back to normal and the games doesn't ...
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How can I use a Wavebird with a PC?

I want to emulate games, but I have a Wavebird Wireless controller with no receiver. Is there an adapter or can I make one? I want it to go to USB.
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Assassin's Creed 2 occasionaly closes silently when autosaving

Sometimes when I do something that would cause an autosave (loot a chest, pick up a feather, accept a mission), the game silently quits, no errors messages or anything. My PC has a quadcore CPU.
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How do I find out how many FPS I am getting in a game?

Is there any way to find out how many FPS I am getting in a game? For instance, is there any free software or mods I can download that will tell me this? I am playing MW3, but it could be general ...
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Minecraft launcher (1.3.7 for 1.7.4) is not working!

This is why it is not working: links are either broken or not working properly because of a glitch,etc. it says "welcome, **! ready to play minecraft 1.7.4." but when I click on the button "play" it ...
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Do I need a browser plugin to play Battlefield 4, or is there a stand-alone client?

I really don't want to install a browser plugin to play a multiplayer game. I downloaded my game through Origins. Do I really need a browser plugin to play online?
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Low Connectivity on Wireless Xbox 360 Controller for Windows 7

I bought a wireless Xbox 360 controller for my laptop. It seems to work fine when turning it on. However, it will only stay connected within 3 feet range of the receiver. I have a bluetooth USB ...
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Stuck on Cutscene in Dishonored - What Can I Do?

My Problem So, today I got the game Dishonored on Steam and I've been trying it out. Unfortunately, I can't get past the first five minutes or so of the game because I get stuck on the conversation ...
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More than 1 Specialized or Professional Killstreak set

If you have more than 1 professional killstreak set (say one for the market gardener and one for the rocket launcher) and you have 5 or more kills, will your eyes show 2 effects? Similarly will your ...
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How can I fix a corrupted solo world? [duplicate]

I have a map that I've been working on for a couple of months, and it is pretty big, but whenever I try to load it onto a file-sharing website, and run it from there, it isn't all there. Please ...
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Is there any way to get controller support for GTA San Andreas on PC?

I've come back to this problem myself several times and I've tried using some programs that can map the buttons of my gamepad to keys. But with these I've always run into the same problem of getting ...
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Minimum PSU numbers for GPUs don't make sense? [closed]

I have a 380 watt PSU, and most video cards say they need a 450 watt PSU at minimum. Is this a case of manufacturers being too safe? ...
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How can I re-enable the weapon wheel?

In Assassin's Creed 4, the weapon wheel is gone by default on the PC. This can create problems when selecting throwing knives, for example. In addition, those who don't have a scroll wheel have ...
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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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Is it possible to adjust game speed?

I know that you can adjust the speed of the passage of time and also your walk speed, but I want to adjust the actual game speed itself. Basically, I want the entire game to run as if it were in fast ...
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Can an xbox 360 controller be used on PC with a standard wireless adapter? [duplicate]

I have bought an Xbox 360 wireless controller and I want to use it on pc, but unfortunately, I cant find the Xbox 360 wireless receiver. Is it possible to use a normal wireless adapter for Xbox 360 ...
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Can I install the game on multiple machines or resell the game?

Can it be installed on multiple machines? Can I sell it after I am done with the game (just a like a console disk)? The best information I found around this the following link which talks about ...
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Can the PC Version of Injustice: Gods Among Us link to the iOS version?

Let me just say that at the current moment, Injustice: Gods Among Us is my favorite iOS fighting game. To me though, the charm of fighting games is to unlock all the characters. In the iOS version, ...
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Can a Dualshock 4 replace a Xbox 360 controller on the PC?

The PS4 is now released in the EU, but due to shipment shortages is not available for sale unless pre-ordered a long time ago. Luckily, it seems as though Dualshock 4 controllers are availble for sale ...
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Are there any means to change the FOV?

The game makes me motion sick. So is there any way to manipulate the FOV, be it ENB or any other hack? It surely isn't possible with the options or the config files.
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Is there a way to get Sims 3 from my Steam account to work on my Mac?

I previously had a PC and Steam account. Now I have a Mac and I really want to play Sims 3. I read somewhere that I could download Origin and transfer my codes or something, but how would I go about ...
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How do you take screenshots on Assassin's Creed IV?

So uhm. I've been playing Assassin's Creed IV, and I'm trying to take screenshots... but I haven't been able to. If I press PrintScreen the game freezes for a fraction of a second, but if I alt-tab to ...
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How can I use any game controller on my PC with Batman Arkham Origins?

I have an Elecom Wireless Gamepad, and a Windows 7 PC (64bit). I bought Batman: Arkham Origins through steam. My Elecom didn't work, so I borrowed a friend's USB Xbox controller. It doesn't work ...
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How to set a quick weapon access key with a controller in Fallout: New Vegas on PC?

In Fallout: New Vegas on PC, you can set a quick weapon access keys by pressing a keyboard shortcut (1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, or 8), and clicking a weapon in the menu. The keys are replaced by directions on ...
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Skyrim Follower More Than One [duplicate]

Using Console command set playerfollowercount to 0 my old follower leaves. Only Serana doesn't leave and I need one more than Lydia. I know there are hundreds of mods which can fix this but My friend ...
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How can I run the benchmark tool in Arkham Origins?

I'd like to run a benchmark for Batman Arkham Origins to see how changing settings affects frames per second. I can't see a benchmark option in the menu like previous games, am I missing something? ...
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No mouse or keyboard input in Fallout New Vegas (aside from return and arrow keys)

Hardware/OS CPU - Phenom II quad core GPU - R7950 HD RAM - 8GB SSD - 2x120GB RAID 0 OS - Windows 7 Install Environment Up-to-date windows Latest beta catalyst drivers Up-to-date game cache ...
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How do I keep my old saves for Batman Arkham Asylum?

Due to Microsoft shutting down Games for Windows Live (I wish they did it right after they launched and spared everybody the headache), Batman Arkham Asylum has been retooled for Steamworks. This is ...
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How do I keep my old saves for Batman Arkham City?

Due to Microsoft shutting down Games for Windows Live (I wish they did it right after they launched and spared everybody the headache), Batman Arkham City has been retooled for Steamworks. This is ...
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Can I reinstall my games on a freshly formatted computer?

I had to format my computer, but I forgot to create a backup for the games that I had installed. They are all originals and I have the activation code for each one of them. Can I reinstall them or ...
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Skyrim ENB with Climates of Tamriel weird coloring/contrast/sharpness

Not sure if anyone has been having this problem.. but, the colors seem a bit off. As if it was trying to render 3D. (Not quite, but it's the best way I could describe the weird coloring.) Things are a ...
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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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Where are Cognition Episode 4's saved games stored?

Does anyone know where the saved games are stored in Cognition Episode 4? I am using a Windows 8 x64 PC.
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What File Is the Local Save Saved To?

I bought the game on Steam and the cloud service has become unnerving, always being down. Where does the local save of the game save to?
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How to save games on different memory slots

My brother and I want to play Fable 3. The problem is that we can't save the game on different memory slots as there is no option to save. I started the first game. When my brother started playing ...
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How to Map Triggers For Run Away in Final Fantasy 7?

I'm using a gamepad for FF7 on PC and no matter what I've tried, I can't map the triggers on my gamepad to Page Up and Page Down so I can run away! Any thoughts on how to remedy this?
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Why does the Nvidia GeForce Experience incorrectly report my driver as “up to date”? [closed]

I generally keep track of (and update) my video card drivers on my own. However, I decided recently to rely on the GeForce Experience software to let me know if there was a driver update. ...
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How do you exit the console in Battlefield 4?

I accidently opened the console with "B". Afterwards I was unable to get out of the console again until I killed the task. How do I get out of the console without closing the game?