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 play borderlands without the CD

I have borderlands via steam, and require no CD. My friend bought the game from the store, and therefore needs the CD to run the game. He's currently sitting in my living room, as we planned to LAN ...
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Black screen when running most games fullscreen

So I'm coming with my head in my hands asking for somebody to help me out with my laptop. My basic system information is as follows: http://pastebin.com/AVeGH8j6 This is only a problem I have ...
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How can I distinguish between an official or unofficial patch?

I recently dug out my CD for CM2 97/98 but I am missing the official patch (version 2.93). The patch was originally available from the game developer but they have since split from the original ...
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Call of Duty 4 single player crash to desktop

I just installed Call of Duty 4 and when I try to run the single player mode nothing happens. I just see a quick flicker on the desktop but the game doesn't launch. When I try to run it again, it ...
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Mouse Cursor Won't Display in Full Screen Games

Whenever I run a game full screen, if it doesn't have a custom cursor built into the game, I basically can't play it, because for some reason, my system mouse cursor simply won't display when I run ...
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Does Lego Indiana Jones come with a CD key?

I recently noticed a second hand copy of Lego Indiana Jones 1 and 2 on sale and was wondering if anyone knows if the retail version of the game comes with a one-time or limited use CD/activation key. ...
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Are Ravenmarch and Siegelord the same Game?

I'v been playing Ravenmarch on Kabam but there are fellow players told me that Ravenmarch won't update any more for 37Games has got the authority of agency. 37Games published Ravenmarch with name of ...
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Is it possible to connect an Xbox One wireless controller to the Xbox 360 wireless receiver for PC?

I got 2 Xbox wireless controllers for my PC along with a wireless receiver adapter. I'm considering getting some more, but I'm not sure if it's a good idea now that the Xbox one and its controller are ...
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How do I fix the massive flicker I'm seeing in game?

If I walk up close to a door, then walk backwards facing the door, or looking up/down a steep mountainside causes horrible flickering. This is on an Nvidia GTX580 under windows 7. System is an i7 ...
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not enough items save and drag and drop not working [duplicate]

i downloaded not enough items to my mods folder along with code chicken and it shows up when i check my inventory but all my save buttons are not there, and i can not drag nothing to my inventory, i ...
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Can you roll in Star Wars Battlefront PC?

I have been playing SW Battlefront for quite some time and I have noticed that sometimes (while shooting at a CPU) they seem to roll away which results into me shooting out into nowhere. I was ...
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How to make objects move in sequential order?

I was wondering how to make objects move in sequential order in Garry's Mod. For example if I was making s house or something how to make a door with multiple parts that slide one after another? Seen ...
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Metro 2033 Extreme GPU Heat

I'm running an NVIDIA GeForce 560, with a good case with plenty of ventilation (2 front intake, 1 top exhaust, 1 back exhaust). Metro 2033 runs my card up to 75-80+ degrees Celsius. Although lowering ...
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Game saves on emulators

Is there a way for me to save my game when emulating on my PC. I am using nesterj and I'm emulating super Mario bros 3 from the GBA
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Turn down Minecraft's anaglyph 3D?

I'm a minecraft amateur and would love to play it in 3D anaglyph. The only problem is, I can feel the strain on my eyes when I try to focus when I'm playing Minecraft in 3D. Is there any way to turn ...
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Is it possible to prevent the game from pausing when window loses focus?

I've installed Skyrim, and I'm playing in windowed mode. I want to be able to alt-tab to interact with IM windows or my browser while I'm auto-running to some distant location, but the game pauses ...
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Ambient occlusion options in Batman: Arkham City

The Batman: Arkham City launcher appears to have two different toggles for ambient occlusion (AO). One is titled "ambient occlusion" and the other is "DirectX 11 features" (which enables MVSS and ...
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evolve: is there a workaround for the complete broken pvp-party-matchmaking?

i just recently bought evolve together with a friend of mine. when we open up a game lobby as two, the other 3 player icons just stay on "searching.." for minutes and minutes. this has to be some ...
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How do I clear out a flooded house?

I flooded my house trying to fill a cauldron and water is pouring everywhere. What is the best way to clear out a flooded house?
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Do I need to have Steam for Wolfenstein (2009) single player?

I am thinking about buying Wolfenstein (2009), but on the packaging I noticed that it says something about Steam. Do I also need Steam for single player mode? Basically I want to avoid Steam for ...
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How do I install the Voids Wrath modpack on Windows?

I have been playing Minecraft on my Mac for a while now, and have been trying to find ways to mod my Minecraft and have failed on that notion, and have gotten a new Windows computer for getting my ...
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What is the proper teleport command in Skyrim?

How does the coc command work? When I type in for example coc Whiterun, it works. But when I type in coc Dawnstar, nothing happens. Did I miss anything here? Also, how do I enter names with multiple ...
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Saving Xbox Live profile picture

Is there a way I can save the Xbox Live profile picture to a PC hard disk? I want to use it as my Gravatar.
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How do I place mines?

I already had a similar problem with fire arrows and got the helping answer here. I can't seem to find out how I am able to use/place mines on the PC.
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What does the progress bar just below a steam download signify?

On Steam, whenever a download is taking place, there are two progress bars: One on the bottom which is global to the Steam application, and the other is only visible in the Downloads screen. I am ...
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Does Skyrim for PC support command line options?

Ideally, I'd like to use a command line option to automatically resume the most recent save game. This would essentially be the equivalent of clicking Continue from the game's opening menu. Although ...
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Are there any additional quests/expansions for Dragon Age that are not developed by Bioware?

After a whole year, and before Dragon Age 2, I am having a second playthrough. I would love to add some additional content to spice up a bit the fun, and I was hoping for some extra developed by some ...
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I am stuck in a tent in Skyrim. How can I get out?

My character got stuck in a tent in one dungeon. I was doing some quest in some dungeon, I saw a monster in a tent, I went to kill the monster, I killed it but in the process I accidentally went in ...
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Why am I unable to import my Mass Effect 2 saves?

I just bought ME3 but I don't seem to be able to import any save games from ME2. I even launched ME2 to be sure I certainly finished the game, which I did (and Shepard's alive). I triple-checked that ...
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I'm getting “Files different from the server” when playing Modern Warfare 2?

So, I recently start to play my copy of MW2 for PC using Steam. But every time I try to play Multiplayer I load the map up then and I'm sent back to the lobby with the error Files different from the ...
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Is Dr. Drago's Madcap Chase / Die Total Verrückte Rallye playable on current systems?

Dr. Drago's Madcap Chase (from German studio Blue Byte, orig. title "Die total verrückte Rallye") was released in 1995. I remember it crashing too often to be playable under Windows XP even in Dosbox. ...
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How to change font settings in steam for Main Category text?

I am working on changing some of the fonts and font sizes in the steam client with a skin editing the steam.styles file. However, some of the categories are quite confusing and hard to find. I am ...
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How to view complete overhead map of Minecraft 1.8 server world?

I'm pretty new to Minecraft and I can't seem to put the right Google-words together for this. Where can I find a complete map of all explored areas in my current server world? Creative mode, if it ...
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Install Steam and most games in one large HDD but some popular games on a separate SSD

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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Hard to shoot to the aim in FIFA 15

In FIFA 15 I'm using assist for the shot assistance. But the shot is not accurate at all. Ball directly goes to the direction that i press from the stick like in manual shot assistance. Is that ...
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PS3 Save runs very slow on PC

I've always played Skyrim on PS3 but now I'm moving to PC, so I've taken the save form the console and put it on my computer. The problem is that when it loads, it's completely lagged, it takes ...
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Me and my friend cant play minecraft on the same network over LAN? [duplicate]

Me and my friends computer are side by side, and we want to play minecraft together. We used to be able to use the "Open to LAN" feature, but now are computers don't detect each other. By the way we ...
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How can I improve my FPS in Assassins Creed 2?

Assassins Creed 2 is notorious for being resource-intensive, and particularly for my computer, it's bad. Even tweaking down the ingame settings to the lowest, lowering my resolution to the min, I can ...
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GTX 970 running at 80°C playing ARMA3 on singleplayer

I recently bought a ZOTAC GeForce GTX 970 but the GPU has been running at very high temperatures especially during gameplay. So far I've mostly been playing ARMA3 as it was one of the main reasons I ...
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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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Fallout 3 Freezing

Can anyone tell me why Fallout 3 GOTY edition keeps freezing after playing a certain time? Already updated the video card driver. Windows updated. Using Windows XP. Display card is ATI HDI48XX series. ...
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How do I get my DualShock 2 controller to work as an XBOX 360 controller for Skyrim?

Recently I bought a PS2 to PC adapter (the blue one that allows two controllers to be plugged into) and it works fine. I tried a program called xPadder and it works, but it doesn't have an XBOX 360 ...
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Darksiders messed up?

All tips and tutorials got reset along with Samael's prison too. The shaft is open but Samael isn't there. I was on the mission to return the Stygian's heart to Samael. What I did before was that I ...
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Disable vibration on Xbox One controller (on PC)

I'm using Xbox One controller with a PC. I'm not big fan of a vibration (rumble) feature, and I always disable it in all games, there such option is available. But still it vibrates every time PC is ...
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My save files are not located in my Skyrim folder. Where are they? [duplicate]

Recently I've been playing on my home PC and I was having a blast but due to some unforeseen circumstances I had to go away for a couple of days, so I copied my whole Skyrim folder and put it in my ...
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Razer keyboard has a Shift key that causes control lag

Essentially, what has happened is that I have slow-key rollover on my Razer BlackWidow Ultimate keyboard. Whenever I try to press multiple keys at once (say, shift+W to sneak forward) it freezes both ...
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CS GO competitive match making

I can't connect to a competitive match with people on my friends list, but I can play by myself. It's happening on both my accounts, I can enter a lobby click go and it works but then when it says ...
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Issues using a XBox 360 GamePad to play Call of Duty: Black Ops on a PC

I'm playing Call of Duty: Black Ops on my PC with an XBox 360 GamePad and it's working pretty well. Unfortunately there are two very annoying issues. The most annyoing thing is that I've got a ...
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Is it possible to replace the (Fat) PS3's optical drive with a PC Optical Drive?

If the optical drive for a fat Ps3 is failing, would be able to open it and in it's place install either a standard internal PC optical drive or an external optical drive. I don't want it to look ...
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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 ...