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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Dragon Age Inquisition: The Descent DLC not showing

I've finally gotten around to purchasing The Descent DLC for Dragon Age Inquisition and was pretty exited to play it this weekend. I bought it from the Origin launcher, downloaded/installed it and ...
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Minecraft is Laggy and Slow

For some reason, Minecraft runs very slow. The frame rate is terrible. It takes at least five minutes for me to walk 50 blocks. My computer should be able to run Minecraft, after all, it can run a ...
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Connecting my Xbox 360 or One controller with my PC without paying for anything?

Can I connect my Xbox 360 or Xbox One controller to my PC using without purchasing anything?
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How do you stop a /playsound music clip?

How do you stop music with command blocks? For example, when I use command /playsound records.far @p ~ ~ ~10 8.0 1.0 1.0 it plays the selected song, in this case far, but how do you stop the ...
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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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Increase blood level and decrease the opponents at same time taking Yoshimitsu?

I have seen many times Yoshimitsu increasing his own blood level and decreasing the opponents by just holding his opponents head when playing in hard mode against CPU. How can i do that?
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Sword Coast Legends official campaign playable with DM?

The official campaign shipped in Sword Coast Legends is intended to be played solo (as it is advertised). The question is: is it possible to play it in group and with an active Dungeon Master? If ...
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Is there a way to bind items to the number keys in Skyrim?

I'm less than impressed with the favorites menu for quick swapping spells in the middle of a fight. Is there anyway I can bind them to the number pad on the keyboard?
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Pc is squeaking while playing Minecraft?

Every time I open Minecraft my computer starts squeaking a little. Did anyone of you have a similar problem or have a clue what could be the problem? This kind of behavior only occurs when playing ...
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How can I improve my aim in Smite? [closed]

This question is similar to How can I aim better/kill people more often in first person shooters?; but instead of first person shooters, I'm playing Smite. I find that when trying to aim skills that ...
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Can I install Assassin's Creed through Steam?

Many years ago (before I bought a gaming PC) I bought Assassin's Creed 1 on disc, without realizing my (then) current PC would have no hope of playing it. After discovering this I left the game in a ...
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Borderless mode on games causes lag

When playing league of legends I commonly like to google for statistics, such as this article and as such, I play on borderless mode so I can make use of my three screens. Commonly I can be found ...
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Why can't I progress in Zen Garden

I have finish all the levels twice, I almost finished all the achievements. How come I can't get any other plants for my Zen Garden other than the white plants? I can't get a snail, chocolate, under ...
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How do I replace the cryptic alphabet font in Fez, so I can read the text?

I quickly discovered that the gibberish written all over the place is a mono-alphabetic cipher. It was easy to crack, but, I'd rather not have to do the replacements by hand (or google that ...
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Playing Minecraft with a controller, except the controls are all wrong

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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Do we need to upgrade a PS/Xbox in the same sense as computers needs to?

Like, Graphic cards, hard disk, sound, etc. that we do in PC in order to play newer games?
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Can i install a game on two laptops using the same cd?

I had some cash remaining on a shopping site and bought two Ubisoft games: Splinter Cell Blacklist and Ghost Recon future soldier. Can I install the games on my laptop and my brother's laptop? Or will ...
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Witcher 3 crashes every few minutes

I just got Witcher 3 and was so excited to play it, but I can't enjoy it. The game crashes every few minutes (around 5 minutes) without a warning. I'm playing it on highest graphics but as it runs ...
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What are the PC controls for Chop?

What are the default controls for Chop on the PC? As in, how to take him for a walk, etc. I found two sites that list the controls for consoles, but I can't figure out the controls on PC.
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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.