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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When “extending” my desktop across multiple monitors, how can I limit my mouse to one monitor when playing full-screen?

I have two monitors, and I often use the "extend" mode to work on both simultaneously as a large desktop. When playing games full-screen only one monitor is used, and that's fine. However, I would ...
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No on-screen keyboard when using xbox 360 controller

I have an Xbox 360 controller for PC. I launched the game Dark Souls, and when I was asked to enter my character name, nothing would happen. The keyboard overlay didn't appear and I had to use my ...
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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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How can I return to Skyrim after switching to Windows?

When using Alt+Tab, I can't seem to get back to Skyrim. Clicking it's icon or Alt+Tab to get back, I just see an empty window. Windowed mode doesn't allow me to use it in a Windowed (Fullscreen) ...
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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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Super Street Fighter 4 for PC runs very slowly [closed]

I recently installed SSFIV on my new PC. It runs extremely slowly. What can I do to fix this? I don't believe that its a hardware problem as my PC is brand new and can play more resource-intensive ...
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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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Where are save games stored on my computer?

I want to transfer my saved game to my other computer, but I can't seem to find where the game puts saves. Google doesn't turn up anything relevant to my problem which figures since it released today. ...
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How Does the Fable 3 co-op chat work?

I've been playing some Fable 3 co-op, and I can't figure it out! How can I chat with my co-op partner?
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Games slowing down with Xbox Wireless controller on PC

I have recently noticed that my games are very slow while using the Xbox Wireless controller with my computer. I originally thought my computer had slowed down but I also tried configuring my PS3 ...
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I need a console command to empty my inventory

I am carrying way too much stuff in my inventory, and I need a way to drop it all with a console command like being able to take everything from a chest. I need to store everything in a chest in one ...
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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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Can I get a veteran battlepack in bf4 when I played bf3 on xbox 360 and bf4 on pc?

I haven't gotten a veteran battlepack yet, is it just an error or did I have to play bf4 on xbox 360 or bf3 on pc?
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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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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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Why can't I beatdown deadshot in batman arkham origins?

I'm doing the Deadshot side mission in Arkham Origins, and after I take out the first round of goons using stealth take downs, I drop behind Deadshot, throw a cape stun, and there is no prompt to ...
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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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No Video output when attempting to run Facade

I downloaded Facade from the official website. After installing it, I tried to play it, but after the initial loading screen, the game vanished into just the outline of the window it was in. The sound ...
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Is it possible to enable Splitscreen for Campaign/Spec Ops on a PC?

My friend and I would like to run through the storyline together, as well as complete some Spec Ops missions (especially the 2-player ones). However, unlike its console counterpart, Modern Warfare 2 ...
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Are there any known workarounds for the January 2014 “sound-loop” crash?

There's a nasty bug for BF4 affecting a lot of people right now, which causes the game to crash and loop the intro-sound when attempting to join a game. DICE has said they're working on a fix, but in ...
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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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Is my video game destroying my computer?

So I'm playing Deus Ex: Human Revolution, and every half hour or so the entire game freezes, usually accompanied by a message on Windows 7 helpfully telling me: Your video driver stopped working ...
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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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Where does Plants vs. Zombies store its savegames?

I'd like to backup my Plants vs. Zombies savegames. Where are they saved?
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Comparing TN vs. IPS LCD monitors for gaming

Having never owned an LCD desktop monitor, I'm wondering what the advantages and disadvantages are between owning a TN and an IPS monitor in regards to gaming performance. While I know there are ...
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Can I make mods for Skyrim?

Can regular owners of the Skyrim game make mods for skyrim? Will it include mod tools, level editors, etc? If not, are there any customizations that end users can do?
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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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How can I emulate keyboard and mouse commands with a game controller? [closed]

Some programs exist to allow you to use game console controllers (such as the Xbox 360 controller, or my usb-connected SNES pads and dual-shocks) to play games that don't support controllers natively. ...
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I keep getting kicked from bf4 games [closed]

Whenever i try to join a game it kicks me and even in a game with nobody in it.
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How to complete Call of Cthulhu 'Journey to devil reef' mission?

I have been playing "Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the earth" on my PC. Now I am in a mission where Jack is rescued by the USS Urania, a coast guard cutter, which is part of a group heading to ...
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Why can't I download Second Assault? [closed]

Second Assault came out right now as it says in the battlelog, so why can't I download it?
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How do the player.setav absorbchance and reflectdamage commands work?

Is it 100 for 100% of the time or 1? (Is it the % or a decimal?)
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What is the console command to advance the Werewolf skill?

As the title says, I am looking for an ability to add experience to the werewolf skill. I know that normally you can advance skill with the command player.advskill <skillname> <amount> ...
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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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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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How to fix Civ 5 graphics

I bought Civ 5 on the Steam sale recently, but it's really hard to play as I'm getting these really bright coloured patches appearing and disappearing on the screen after a bit of playing. Then the ...
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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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Football Manager Crash Dumps

I've a Football Manager 2010 game that continually crashes after a particular league match. When it crashes it generates a crash dump file. Does anyone know how to read this file so I might ...
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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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Using an XBox wireless adapter for PC with Windows 7

I bought myself an XBox wireless adapter for PC, so I can use my XBox Controller when playing platformers on PC. Worked great while I used XP, but for Christmas I gave myself an SSD and a Windows 7 ...
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Is there a console command to quit the game?

In almost all FPS games where there's a console, there's a quit command that whisks you right out of the game without you having to answer a bunch of yes/no questions. Does Skyrim's PC console have ...
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Can Gun Runner's Arsenal Mods be attached to any weapon in Fallout New Vegas

I brought a couple of Mods for an Anti-Material Rifle and they have a (Gun Runners Arsenal) label in the Pipboy but i can attach the mods, i did pick up the gun in a location that was added via a ...
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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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Is there a way to disable hard pogo on extreme?

Extreme difficulty is so unfun when it's mandatory that you have to use hard pogo. Is there a way to disable it even on extreme without it counting as a cheat? Edit: Here's a screenshot of the NES ...
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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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Will Duke Nukem Forever support LAN games?

Does anyone have information about this? I really hope this feature will be included in the game.
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Battlefield 3 PC black screen with sounds

Since the last patch of Battlefield 3, I can't play it because the screen is black, but I can hear sounds in the background. I tried to repair the installation from Origin, but it doesn't resolve the ...
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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 ...
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Accessing DLC in Fallout 3 Game of the Year Edition (PC)

I'm having trouble accessing the DLC in Fallout 3 Game of the Year Edition on PC. I completed the game and then installed the DLC from disc 2. I then re-inserted Disc 1 and loaded all of the files for ...
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The Da Vinci Disappearance

I got the PC version last week and completed it. Now I'm wanting to play the DLC The Da Vinci Disappearance. Everywhere I read it says the PC version includes it. So.. where does it start? I've long ...