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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TF2 files not changing on reinstall

On Steam, I uninstalled TF2. A while later, I reinstalled it. However, when it finished, it keeps validating the game over and over again. I've tried many things; reinstalling it countless times, ...
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Graphic problems in some games

Recently I've started having problems with graphics in some games. No problems in these games: Payday 2, Just Cause 2, Metro 2033, Metro: Last Light Redux, Sniper Elite 3, Left 4 Dead 2 ...
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Is it possible to take screenshots in-game?

I've found many scenes in The Witcher 3 to be very pretty and I'd like to record them by taking a screenshot. Is it possible to take a screenshot actually in-game? If it is, how is it done? I am ...
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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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Updated Skyrim, and Now I Can't Attack With Left Hand

I just installed an update to Skyrim, but now I want to get rid of it because I can no longer attack with my left hand at all. Because of this, I can't hit with bows, magic, or anything left-handed. ...
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Is it possible to edit the keybindings in Super Meat Boy?

I've recently started playing Super Meat Boy on the PC, but I find that the default control scheme to be rather lacking. I would much prefer to use something other than space for jumping. Is there ...
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What are the differences between Normal edition and the GotY (Game of the Year) edition?

All that I can find is the Zomvatar (zombie avatar) maker. Are there other differences between the editions?
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How do I get The Sting (2001) to run on Windows 7 64 bit?

So I'm having a hard time trying to run a game named The Sting (2001) on my Windows 7 64 bit laptop. I've tried running it on compatibility mode, but the game just ends up closing right after I hit ...
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I can never find any Modern Warfare 2 multiplayer games. Why?

I have forwarded all the required ports on my router per these two articles/forum posts: Required Ports for Modern Warfare 2 What ports does this game use? And yet, I still cannot connect to any ...
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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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How can I fix the auto-login to the Cerberus network (EA Online)

Whenever I start up Mass Effect 2 and it tries to auto-login to my EA Online Account, I see this screen. Then, I have to manually log in, and I see this screen. Empty login screen. Every time. ...
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How can I stream PC Games to a Roku Box in real-time?

I would like to stream my PC games from my computer to my Roku 3. I can use my wireless Xbox 360 controller to play. Is this even possible, and if so how can I do it?
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Dark Souls - change xbox sticks to always run instead of walk to running?

When you slightly move the stick your character walks, when you move the stick all the way your character runs. Is there a way so that it always runs? My controller is dodgy in that moving the stick ...
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Can I use a Wii Guitar Hero Guitar on PC?

For Guitar Hero 3: Legends of Rock, Guitar Hero: Aerosmith and Guitar Hero: World Tour, can I use a wireless Wii Guitar Hero 3: Legends of Rock controller on PC with a Bluetooth Dongle? My controllers ...
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If I uninstall FIFA 15 will the save data be removed as well?

If I uninstall FIFA 15 from my PC, then will my ultimate team club be all deleted? Along with my players and everything else?
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Is there any penalty for constantly reloading the game?

In Lisa: The Painful RPG, nearly everything you do in the game has a chance of causing you to lose items, magazines, health, or party members, but whenever you get a negative outcome from ...
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Can I install FIFA 11 in 2 PCs and access online features from both PC?

I've never used online feature of any game. For the first time I'm gonna use FIFA 11's online features. I've a laptop and a desktop PC. Both having different IP addresses. I'd like to install FIFA 11 ...
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Steam on another PC after uninstall [duplicate]

I'm going to have a new PC and I will uninstall everything on my old PC (reset to factory setting). I need to know if this affect my Steam installation on the new PC in any way. Will I still have my ...
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Minecraft failing to login “Can not connect to our servers”

When I try to log into Minecraft, I keep getting this error message: Sorry we couldn't connect to our servers. Make sure that you are online and that Minecraft is not blocked. ...
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Which one should I choose as my preferred graphic processor?

I have a laptop with both a dedicated NVIDIA processor and an integrated Intel HD processor. When I go to make sure my games (for example SWTOR) are using the correct processor, I have a choice ...
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Why is my input device changing rapidly?

Whenever I am in the options menu trying to adjust my options (I haven't gone in-game yet), my input device changes rapidly from my keyboard/mouse to my controller and the cursor goes up/left randomly ...
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How can I increase Skyrim's Volume?

Compared to every other program on my PC, Skyrim is nearly deathly quiet by comparison. I looked into the in-game sound menu, but it's already cranked to max! Is there anything I can do to avoid ...
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Land with wingsuit

I've seen gameplay where someone was flying the wingsuit and then they "pulled in" the wings so they would stop flying. I cannot figure out how to do is. I always need to land by parachuting first. ...
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What's the cause of consistent stutter in Quake4 across PCs?

I've been playing Quake 4 since it's release day, and I've noticed there's either a v-syncing or caching issue where the framerate seems to jump for a split second every second or so, I've been ...
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Diablo 3 runs on integrated graphics, but gets stuck on dedicated graphics

I would like to play Diablo III, and I have installed it on my laptop with Windows 10. I have a computer with 2 graphic cards. The first one is a low quality Intel embedded with the motherboard, the ...
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How do I invert the swimming controls in GTA V on PC?

I'm playing GTA V on PC with an Xbox 360 controller. How do I invert the swimming controls so that pressing Up on the Left Stick moves up while swimming, and vice versa for going down? I only saw an ...
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Is there a difference between running games in Windowed or Fullscreen mode?

Does playing game when it's windowed increase performance? Decrease it? Does the same also hold true to fullscreen mode? I've always thought that playing on Fullscreen meant a higher fps boost, but I ...
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How to use an Xbox One controller wirelessly with a PC?

As I understand it, the Xbox One controller uses a standard USB port, which allows someone to connect it to a PC with a standard USB cable. A wired solution does not meet my needs and it is very ...
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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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How to play Dark Souls with keyboard/mouse

I was looking for some advice on how to play Dark Souls on PC with keyboard/mouse. I want to start the game(s) and I'm not comfortable using a Gamepad, so... Is it possible to finish the games without ...
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Skyrim just doesn't want some NPCs to be killable

I've been trying to use the setessential command to mark NPCs as not essential (thus killable) but certain NPCs remain essential after using the command. These NPCs are: Jarl Balgruuf, Farengar ...
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I can't launch recently installed games on Windows Vista?

I recently installed Anno 1503, Mafia, and Praetorians on my PC. After installing each one, not one of them will work leading me to believe these are not individual issues relating to each but one. I ...
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How do I determine which NAT type I have in GTA Online on the PC?

I decided to get out of Strict NAT type peasantry and set up a static IP and port forwards. But I can't check if it worked out, maybe it did, maybe it didn't, because the "You have a Strict NAT type" ...
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What is the difference between the normal Xbox One controller and the 'Play and Charge Kit' version?

I'm planning on buying a Xbox One controller in order to use it to play games on my PC. I'd like to ask what is the difference between the normal one(which includes an USB) and the one with Play and ...
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My character only moves back-right

Ever since i accidentally deleted windows (program files) and restored to earlier date, i have been having an annoying problem which is happening when i play GTA: San Andreas (and when im driving a ...
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Slow motion in WWE 2k15

I have a problem with running WWE 2k15. It goes in some kind of slow motion mode when the main game starts (entrance). This is annoying. I have a laptop on which I play. Laptop specs: Intel core i7 ...
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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 do I deploy the parachute in Assassins Creed Brotherhood for PC?

I've finished Leonardo's missions and he's given me a parachute but forgot to include the instructions. Already read that you need to press X on an Xbox to deploy it but I'm playing on my PC and can't ...
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Micro-Stutters In All Games After Several Minutes Of Play

So this problem started randomly about a week back, originally I thought it was only with Fallout 4 as that's all I was playing and it hadn't been occurring prior. But once I opened Counter Strike: ...
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World of Warcraft disc

I just purchased World of Warcraft for my pc. I have no idea what the other three dics are for that came in the box. There are not any key codes on the three discs and nothing happens when I put them ...
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Is there (currently) a way to install the Xbox One controller firmware updates from my PC?

I am one of the many who have purchased an Xbox One controller who doesn't actually own an Xbox One. I purchased it with the intent that when the PC drivers came out, I'd use it on my PC. ...
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Install Steam and most games in one large HDD but some popular games on a separate SSD [duplicate]

I have a 1 TB HDD and a 120 GB SSD. On the HDD I have all my data along with Steam and—currently—all my games. On the SSD I have Windows 7 and programs, but there's 50 GB of unused space that I wish ...
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More than 4 players on PES

Is there a way (perhaps by a patch) to add more than four players using joysticks on PES 2011 or 2012. It's for PC. Thanks in advance.
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What tricks are possible when playing PES 2010 on a keyboard?

I have been playing PES 2010 for a long time now, but being a hardcore PC gamer I never really got to grips with a gamepad. I am much better playing with a keyboard, but it seems that to do some of ...
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PES 2011 skills training

While playing Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 ('Become a Legend' mode), under Personal -> Training I do not see any progress with respect to the skills I chose (in my case, 1-on-1) and the playing role ...
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Conquest of Camelot - Riddle stone

I'm playing again Conquest of Camelot and there is a riddle at the force field barrier at the 5 stones that I don't know the answer. Here it is: Bright as diamond, Loud as thunder, Never still, A ...
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Hosting a Might&Magic 7 Online game

I'm trying to host a multiplayer game in Heroes: Might & Magic 7 to play it with friends, but they can't join my games and vice versa. Of course I tried opening the port 20715 (both UDP and TCP) ...
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How do I manually install Skyrim mods while using PlayOnLinux?

I'm using PlayOnLinux and can't find the working mods folder for Skyrim. Help!
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Can you help me make minecraft run again? [closed]

After having searched for a while, I am finally asking help. I have tried reinstalling minecraft (using new launcher), deleting everything, trying optifine, updating software & drivers, changing ...
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What costume am I missing?

I have the PC version of Arkham Knight, preordered from Steam with the season pass and this missing gap is killing me and my OCD. I have already 200% the game, logged in with WBPlay, got 3 stars on ...