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't Log In To Minecraft Account After 1.9

Help, help, help! Since Windows 10 and the Minecraft 1.9 update, I can't log in to my Minecraft account. I'm using the account I've had for six years, and this has never happened before. I'm trying to ...
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Frequent hitching and stuttering in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain: what causes this?

Update (30/09/2015) Troubleshooting steps you should try if you're experiencing hitching in order of effectiveness: Lower shadow quality (also consider increasing the 'CascadeShadowRangeScale' ...
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Can I use my xbox controller to play alien swarm?

I know the information page for Alien Swarm does not list it, but from the screenshots it seems like a perfect game to control with the xbox controller. Did they just forget to add the icon or is it ...
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Cannot complete second part of 'I Could Make You Care'

I'm stuck at the second part of the Companion quest 'I Could Make You Care', for the companion Veronica Santangelo, where you need to find 3 technologies, either: Vault 22's farm info Guided ...
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FIFA 16 Sprinting + Teammate Run issue in PC

In Fifa 15, I could press Sprint + Player Run/modifier to run along the wings and tell teammate to run so I could make a good pass forward. In Fifa 16, when I try to do the same thing, the player ...
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Hitman: Blood Money “you better watch out …” Dropping bug

In the you better watch out mission when you drop any thing with the G key or even try to store weapons in cases, the game crashes. This makes it very hard to achieve a silent assassin rating. Is ...
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Skyrim randomly closed

I have the USP installed (unofficial Skyrim patch). As I was taking over Fort Greenwall I got the achievement but then as soon as that popped up the game just closed suddenly. No error message, ...
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What has happened to EAX and other hardware sound enhancements? [closed]

Since Windows Vista has dropped DirectX support for hardware accelerated sound, new games using EAX have become virtually nonexistent. So what are games using today? Is there another technology ...
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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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Disloyal Whiterun Horse [duplicate]

The horse I bought from the stables next to Whiterun starts to walk away when I dismount it. I bought another horse to fix this problem. It is the palomino one from one of the northern Holds. This one ...
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Can I play GameCube audio through my mac computer or headphones?

I recently bought a Nintendo GameCube. I connected it to my desktop monitor through a AV to HDMI converter, as the monitor does not have AV. However, the audio doesn't work, because my monitor has ...
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How to prevent crash on quest 'Hunting a Witch' / Bathtub scene?

Unfortunately, I can't follow this scene: After the naked witch leaves the bathtub and dress some clothes and necklaces, the screen freezes immediately. I can hear the begin of a conversation in the ...
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Disable name tags

In the Witcher 3, whenever you look in the direction of an NPC - be it a dog, dwarf or whatever - a name tag appears above the character displaying its name, and, if you can interact with it, an icon ...
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For PC gaming on external storage, should I use Flash or HDD (hard disk drive)?

I will be playing PC games on external memory via a USB 3.0 connection. Ignoring price and memory capacity differences, which of these options is better for gameplay purposes?: a Flash USB ...
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Portal - Look Up and Look Down commands are not working

I am attempting to control the camera with the arrow keys in Portal 1. I bound the arrow keys to the 'Turn Left and Right' and 'Look up and down' commands in Settings, but when I tried to play, I ...
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Does Castle Crashers allow Local and Online Coop simultaneously?

For example, two players with separate controllers connected to the same machine, and another player over the Internet.
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Will PC disc games automatically download on steam?

I play all my games on console, but I am soon making a full changeover to PC. I am not new to computers, but I am kind of new to Steam and overall PC gaming. Due to me not finding the "better" ...
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Why does my copy of MGSV: TPP on PC crash during loading sequences?

While playing Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, the game seems to crash my nVidia drivers during loading sequences (spinning gray circle in upper right). It is very frustrating, especially when ...
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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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Where is the Fallout: New Vegas save game location?

I just reloaded Steam on a new computer and I can't find the folder to put my saved games into. Where is it?
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How to drop packages on The Golden Path Supply mission in Far Cry 4?

Here I am hung on The Golden Path Supply mission. I know how to pick the bags. I know what location to travel to. I can travel to the location. But I can't find where to drop it. There is no man on ...
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Medal Of Honor Warfighter (PC) error-“ DirectX function ”GetDeviceRemovedReason“ failed with DXGI_ERROR_DEVICE_HUNG ”

After upgrading to Windows 10 I get the above mentioned error every time I die in an online match, and then the game crashes. It also happens when I try to see my platoon card in the game. I tried ...
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Super Meat Boy no-death achievements

I have Super Meat Boy for Steam and there are the no-death achievements, like Wood Boy, that expect you to complete a world without dying. What exactly do I have to do to get one of these ...
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Where does The Phantom Pain store its save-game data on PC?

I would like to create a backup of my save game data. I know the game has no manual save system (ugh), and it also has several save-game-breaking bugs that I'm aware of. With only the one save game ...
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Follower's inventory doesn't show up for trade

I came across this disturbing problem. I have Mjoll the Lioness as a follower, and I wanted to trade some things with her. I go to the "I want to trade a few things with you" dialog, and she responds ...
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How can I run steam through a proxy?

I am trying to run Steam on 8 laptops for a fate at my school, however I am having issues because of the proxy in place at my school. I know that offline mode can be used but I need online so that I ...
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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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How can I finish marriage ceremony in Skyrim (bug workaround)?

I have the same problem as many others have reported. When I attend the marriage ceremony, everything goes alright until my turn to answer to Maramal with the option "Yes, I do". After that, Maramal ...
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Why does my obsidian boat sink?

So I played the new Minecraft snapshot 15w14a, and I saw a obsidian boat in my creative inventory. I put it in the water, but it sank immediately. Why does my obsidian boat sink?
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Where is the settings file located?

I usually render videos with Rockstar Editor, however rendering with everything on lowest settings and on 800x600 (bright side is I can play GTA V on GT820m) doesn't look that good. Changing all ...
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I crash whenever I open the first “loading” door

On the PC version of Resident Evil 4, after going past the bridge in the first level where you start off in the house, I crash as soon as I enter the metal door.
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Problems runnning Mad Max full screen

If I attempt to play Mad Max on the PC in full screen, the colours of the game, menu's etc become very bright, discoloured and generally unpleasant, to the point of it being basically unplayable. As ...
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Smite Callouts?

I am new to Smite and I have only been playing for 2.1 hours and I'm really enjoying it. My question is, when I get into a more competitive Smite game, is there any callouts that I need to know?
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What should I do when a hacker gives me hacked money?

I was peacefully playing GTA Online (yeah, was killing someone coming out of ls customs) then a hacker came and killed me using explosive ammos, I called him a hacker and he teleported to me and gave ...
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Am I allowed to use spells to get this Dishonored achievement?

I've been trying to get an achievement for ages but I can't figure it out. What do I have to do to kill a Tallboy with only my sword? Does this mean I can't use spells?
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How to force Maximized Fullscreen mode in any game?

I have seen several games that have a video display mode that is windowed with no borders, at the same resolution as the desktop. It's sometimes called "Borderless Windowed" mode, or "Maximized ...
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Play a specific mission over in Mass Effect 3

So I'm playing through mass effect 3 and I need to go back and get reference shots from certain levels. I was too used to steam and got this on on origins so all my screen shots didn't take. I need ...
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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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What Is This Game?

I found this video on webm land and cant figure out what it is, but it looks fun. Any help would be appreciated. http://webm.land/w/pQHY/
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Can I play Saints Row: The Third co-op with PC and PS3?

I have Saints Row: The Third for PS3 and PC(steam). Is there any way that I can play co-op with PC and PS3 over lan?
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Game Of Thrones (Telltale) PC won't pick up Xbox One controller

I plugged in my Xbox One controller via USB, started Game of Thrones, and it doesn't register that the controller is plugged in. The Controls section in Settings just shows me mouse and WASD. Other ...
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Gaming using 2-port powerline: Lag spikes only when YouTube is running?

My S/O and I are currently using a 2-port powerline adapter, and we get speeds around 30up/30down with ~12 ping. It seems that our setup works completely fine except in the situation where someone is ...
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Is there a way to tell a Steam shortcut to open in big picture mode?

I have a monitor and a TV side by side. Sometimes I want to game from my couch and sometimes I want to sit and game at the computer. When I'm gaming at my desktop I don't have the TV on. When Steam ...
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CSGO Weapon Case Key Problems

So I bought CS GO from a 3rd party website to add to my steam account. It is the only steam game I have as I am not interested in any other games at the moment. I have received a case and was wanting ...
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what Assassin's Creed 2 Patch version?

I just wanted some Information and maybe someone smart enough to get me the solution.When I run the patch it show an error message "this patch is designed for version 1.00. 1.01 was found instead". ...
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Can I use my own music instead of the in game radio stations?

I'm tired of listening to the same old songs over and over again on the radio in Saints Row 3. (Much like real life!) Is it possible to create custom radio stations and/or custom playlists using my ...
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How to get Machinarium to run on Windows 8.1?

I am playing Machinarium off Steam on my 8.1 tablet. I can start the game, but for some reason, in order to click on anything interactable in the game such as menu items, I need to move my mouse about ...
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Where do I locate my Skyrim 'Saves' folder while using PlayOnLinux?

I need help in finding this Saves folder in Skyrim. I'm using PlayOnLinux (Wine, but made easier, I guess?) and have searched through every file I could find but I can't locate it.
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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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Key binding for separating storm not working

I want to change my default keybindings for Mass Effect 2 through Coalesced.ini so that the following happens: Storm is separated from Use/Cover Storm is bound to LeftShift Use/Cover is bound to E ...