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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Grand theft auto V has exited unexpectedly (after notebook fix update)

For some reason my GTA V still keeps crashing even after the update wich should "fix" the problem with 2 graphics cards. Also when I try to run only with my intel/amd graphics card it ends up giving ...
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Minecraft launcher continuously loading [closed]

When I load up the Minecraft launcher, where the play button would be it says 'Loading' and does not change. I have waited a whole hour, hoping it was taking a while to load in, to no avail. This ...
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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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How to restore GTA 5 from a external hard drive [duplicate]

I bought GTA5 this weekend over steam, then realised that the game is 60GB big and I use a capped line. I asked one of my friends to make a copy of the game so I can restore the game using steam and ...
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Client-Server disconnections in Battlefield 4

A friend of mine and me are facing connectivity problems when we try to join BF4-servers on PC. My problem is, that I always need join and face connection error 3 to 5 times before I can finally join ...
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How can I input @ to send mails, when my keyboard layout requires pressing Alt?

If I want to send a mail to someone, I have to enter the character's name like this: char_name@player_account or the player's account name like this: @player_account However, whenever I try to enter ...
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Controller Problem (Solved)

So, I just got a PC X-Box controller, I downloaded JoyToKey and a config file for Minecraft, but when I move the stick to the left, it goes up. When I move it down, it goes right etc. Can someone ...
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Is there a map editor thats not a mod

I've played Skyrim on XBox a few times and I really enjoy the scenery. Skyrim, being a big puzzle on its own, has required me to look up a few things and I sometimes came across posts talking about a ...
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GTA 5 PC minor controls

On the Xbox 360 (and presumably the other consoles) version of the game you were able to walk up to people and press left and right on the dpad to either insult or compliment people, not really any ...
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Watch dogs unusual crash. Requires hard-reboot. (PC)

I realize a lot of people are having problems with Watch Dog's on the PC, but this crash seems to be really unusual (I haven't seen anyone else report something like it), and their forums have been ...
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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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Grand Theft Auto V has exited unexpectedly [duplicate]

I have a Sager NP9150 laptop with an i7-3610QM CPU and a AMD HD 7970m GPU. I get the Grand Theft Auto V has exited unexpectedly error when I try run the game and it happens in safe mode also. It was ...
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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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Reduce the four views to only two (1st and 3rd person)

I am playing GTA V on PC via Steam, with my XBOX 360 wireless gamepad. To switch between views, I press the select-button, which cycles between 1st person and three kinds of 3rd person (with three ...
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How to make User Objects for Universe Sandbox 2?

I've looked all over the Internet for a tutorial, but came up with zero results. In the "Add" menu of Universe Sandbox 2, there is a button named "User Objects". This obviously means there is a way ...
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Restart GTA5 preload after being interrupted

I'm currently preloading GTA5 for PC via a non-Steam-key When I close the download tool and open it again I can't continue to download the files (the installer thinks that the game already got ...
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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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Steam Game Preloading [closed]

So I preordered GTA V PC back at the beginning of February and, as you may or may not know, you were able to begin preloading it on April 7. I understand that I can't play it until it is released on ...
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Is the Atomic Blimp available for PS4 and XB1 owners?

Rockstar announced bonus content for returning players and I pre-ordered the PC version. In their post, the Atomic Blimp was not mentioned but another one, Xero Blimp was introduced. Are they the same ...
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Setting modes on a Cyborg R.A.T. 7

I bought a Cyborg R.A.T. 7 mouse and it's a awesome mouse, but I've been having trouble trying to setting the 3 modes. I was trying to set the profiles for a default, Call of Duty, and Counter ...
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How do I install Diablo 3 on an external hard drive without admin privileges?

In relation to the post here: Playing through an external hardrive and here: How can I run Diablo 3 without an administrator account? I'd like to know how you can install Diablo 3 on a connected USB ...
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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 do I execute alley-oop on PC?

My keyboard configuration is : ESDF for movement. (WASD adjusted to the right) Num 1 - Block/Rebound. 2 - Shot stick (down) 3 - Shot stick (left) 4 - Pass. Num 5 - Shoot/Steal 6 - Shot ...
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What game is this?

What game is this? I am looking for ages, but nothing. I found one screenshot. Can someone tell me what game is this?
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Steam “Connect” Protocol

I currently have a link set on my website to run the following steam://connect/188.141.19.52:27016 When it runs, it launches Insurgency Standalone but it doesn't connect. If a person uses connect ...
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Can I prevent Mass Effect 3 (PC) from attempting to connect to EA's servers when the game starts?

Console versions of Mass Effect 3 have an option (Extras --> Settings --> Online) to disable the connection to EA servers. Is there a way I can do this on my Windows 8.1 PC? I already have the game ...
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The Suffering connection problem

I recently downloaded The Suffering to my new laptop (Windows 8, my previous was Windows Vista), but whenever I try to play, it says I need to be connected to the internet, which is weird because my ...
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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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The sims 3 Plumbots

I installed an expansion pack onto The sims 3 called "Into the future" which allows me to build robots(plumbots). They have mastered their musical skill but seem unable to form a band. How can i form ...
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How might I find the Hammerhead?

In the Saints Row series, there exists a muscle car called the Hammerhead. The Saints Row Wiki does not contain any information on locating the vehicle in Saints Row: The Third and Saints Row IV, and ...
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Why does Skyrim keep wanting to install?

I've installed Skyrim and registered it with steam. I've tried to run it through steam, from the setup.exe in the disk and the TESV.exe in my steamapps folder but every time it tried to install the ...
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What difference does graphics card RAM make?

There are graphics cards that only differ in the amount of RAM they have, e.g. MSI GTX770 Twin Frozr II Gaming OC 4GB and MSI GTX770 Twin Frozr II Gaming OC 2GB. Is more RAM better for more monitors? ...
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How to access the single player campaign in Battlefield 3 on PC after previously playing on PS3

I've previously played BF3 on the PS3 and have recently switched to PC and purchased the Premium Edition. I thought before I go online I'd spend a bit of time in the single player to adjust to the ...
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Which is better for a Gaming PC Graphics Card - more RAM, or faster GPU?

If I have budget for one of two graphics cards as an upgrade, where one has more RAM but the other a faster clock speed on the GPU, which would have the biggest impact on gaming performance? The one ...
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How to install DSfix for Dark Souls PC?

I have downloaded DSfix for Dark Souls, because I want to run the game at 60fps and at a higher resolution. I followed the install instructions, which are simply to extract the contents of the folder ...
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Can I run games from an external hard drive? [closed]

If I install my games on an external hard drive, can I run it on a computer without leaving a footprint, and without internet access? The games I'm trying to play are: world-of-warcraft, ...
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How do I dribble using the keyboard while playing FIFA 12 on PC?

I'm playing FIFA 12 on PC, and I can't figure out how on earth it is possible to dribble. Can somebody help me understand how it is possible to perform skill moves using a keyboard instead of a ...
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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 to display FPS counter in BFBC2?

I've read that you can display FPS counter in battlefield 2 bad company with a command similar to BF2 (renderer.drawFps 1) Pressing tilde seems to open a console, however I can't type anything in. ...
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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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How do you play Minecraft with someone who doesn't have it?

I really want to play with a friend but he doesn't have Minecraft. Is there a way to to play with my friend who does not have Minecraft?
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Keyboard issue with Batman Arkham Asylum

I bought Arkham Asylum (GotY edition) from Steam. It loads normally but after starting the story mode and watching the first cutscene, none of my keyboard keys work. The escape key still works but ...
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How do I adjust the mouse sensitivity?

It just seems the mouse sensitivity is extremely low and seems sluggish. I have checked the controls menu and that option does not appear to be there. How do I change the sensitivity of my controls? ...
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How to read system requirements & compare GPUs?

I've wanted to ask this for quite some time, hope this is the right place ... So, the system requirements for games usually give a recommendation for the minimally required GPU and CPU for both Nvidia ...
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Could I load the Playstation OS on a computer hard drive, and play with a controller?

Hypothetically, I was wondering if there was any reason I shouldnt be able to dual boot Windows 7 and the Playstation 3 Operating System on my computer (maybe with the use of 3rd party software), and ...
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I can't open my Minecraft maps even though they exist

I have something strange and cant figure it out by myself. I have 2 maps in my saves that I can't open. I have played on them, but one time they where gone so I searched for them in the Minecraft ...
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Is there a way to set the rotation of an entity relative to another entity?

I want to make it so what ever direction I look a specified entity looks in that direction as well. Is there a way to do that?
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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 ...