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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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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How do I connect Borderlands 2 Mac and PC through LAN?

Trying to get Mac and PC Borderlands 2 to play together over LAN Game Ranger's Mac client doesn't have Borderlands 2. Hamachi did not work. Also tried Tunngle, to no avail. We both have the same ...
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Minecraft launcher will not run with any version [duplicate]

when i start minecraft launcher and click on play to play minecraft 1.7.4 the play button turn to gray and the green bar goes all the way then the play button get back to normal and the games doesn't ...
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What File Is the Local Save Saved To?

I bought the game on Steam and the cloud service has become unnerving, always being down. Where does the local save of the game save to?
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How does poison work in Worms Reloaded?

If a worm get poisoned in Worms Reloaded, is possible to remove it in some way? And another question, how often and how much life is removed when a worm is poisoned?
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Is Braid on PS3/PC different in any way? Is there a definitive choice?

gals and things, I'm one of the few poor souls who hasn't played Braid yet. I don't have an xbox so my choices are PS3 or PC. The game came out on both platforms a little while after the xbox ...
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How do you exit the console in Battlefield 4?

I accidently opened the console with "B". Afterwards I was unable to get out of the console again until I killed the task. How do I get out of the console without closing the game?
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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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Can I make an Xbox 360 controller emulate a PS3 controller on PC?

I have an Xbox 360 gamepad, which I want to use as a PS3 gamepad. I want to make it compatible with the game Shin Sangoku Musou 6 Moushouden (Dynasty Warriors 7) on PC. Is there any emulator software ...
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Is there a command to force kill move to always be on for Summoned creatures?

I want to have my creatures/followers always do a finishing kill move. Is there a console command or mod I can use to enable this?
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Minecraft launcher (1.3.7 for 1.7.4) is not working!

This is why it is not working: links are either broken or not working properly because of a glitch,etc. it says "welcome, **! ready to play minecraft 1.7.4." but when I click on the button "play" it ...
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Assassin's Creed 2 occasionaly closes silently when autosaving

Sometimes when I do something that would cause an autosave (loot a chest, pick up a feather, accept a mission), the game silently quits, no errors messages or anything. My PC has a quadcore CPU.
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Deus Ex Human Revolution - loading is not ending

I am having a problem with Deus Ex: Human Revolution, I have been playing without any problems, but after a couple of weeks I began experiencing issues with the game getting stuck on loading screens. ...
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How do I find out how many FPS I am getting in a game?

Is there any way to find out how many FPS I am getting in a game? For instance, is there any free software or mods I can download that will tell me this? I am playing MW3, but it could be general ...
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How to patch to version 1.7

I just installed Fallout 3 on my computer. My OS is Windows 7 Home edition. The Fallout 3 installation is on another SSD (not the one with Windows on it) I download the 1.7 Patch from the official ...
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Lock picking technique

So I've tried this twice now and it's taken me about 5 minutes each time and it feels way too random. The instructions say "Move the mouse left and right" so am I supposed to wiggle it? .. and the ...
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What are the equivalent PC keyboard keys of the Xbox 360 game controller buttons shown on the screen?

Like the PC port of Dark Souls, the PC port of Castle Crashers also shows Xbox 360 game controller buttons on its in-game messages and the UI. However, I'm playing with a mouse and a keyboard. This ...
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Stuck on Cutscene in Dishonored - What Can I Do?

My Problem So, today I got the game Dishonored on Steam and I've been trying it out. Unfortunately, I can't get past the first five minutes or so of the game because I get stuck on the conversation ...
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Nevermore strategies in DotA

I completely suck at DotA (though I am somewhat familiar with Nevermore); I can never kill any enemy heroes even on easy. What strategies can I use to defeat enemy heroes? I do the basics: get last ...
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How can I fix a corrupted solo world? [duplicate]

I have a map that I've been working on for a couple of months, and it is pretty big, but whenever I try to load it onto a file-sharing website, and run it from there, it isn't all there. Please ...
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Is it possible to 'burn out' a PS3 remote by charging from a PC USB slot?

Is is possible to use my PS3 remote without charging the battery? I use my ps3 remote as it is plugged into the USB port and I notice that it is automatically charging my remote battery. Is it ...
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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 can I re-enable the weapon wheel?

In Assassin's Creed 4, the weapon wheel is gone by default on the PC. This can create problems when selecting throwing knives, for example. In addition, those who don't have a scroll wheel have ...
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Can't Find Unlocked Characters

I have been playing sonic all stars racing transformed and I have unlocked many different characters throughout career mode but I can't seem to find them in character selection. I only have the ...
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Is it possible to adjust game speed?

I know that you can adjust the speed of the passage of time and also your walk speed, but I want to adjust the actual game speed itself. Basically, I want the entire game to run as if it were in fast ...
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How should I set up my network and port forwarding to be able to host Halo PC multiplayer games?

I've never been able to host a public multiplayer game in Halo PC - whenever I try to, it never appears in the games list and other players can't connect to my game, even by inputting a direct IP. I ...
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Both Fallout 3: Game of the Year and Fallout: New Vegas crash when I try to create a new game

I have a problem with Fallout 3 GOTY and with Fallout : New Vegas, both Steam version. Fallout 3 GOTY crashes as soon as I try to create a New game, while Fallout : New Vegas crashes immediately after ...
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Deus Ex: Human Revolution mouse lag?

I've just installed DX:HR via Steam, and I've noticed there's really bad mouse/keyboard lag in the game. Framerate seems fine for the most part, but when I move the mouse, there's about a quarter or ...
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Is there a way to get Sims 3 from my Steam account to work on my Mac?

I previously had a PC and Steam account. Now I have a Mac and I really want to play Sims 3. I read somewhere that I could download Origin and transfer my codes or something, but how would I go about ...
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Dishonored stopped working?

I have just bought Dishonored yesterday and it worked fine, but now sometimes when I open a door that goes to a different area a box pops up and says Dishonored has stopped working. The game then ...
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Are there any means to change the FOV?

The game makes me motion sick. So is there any way to manipulate the FOV, be it ENB or any other hack? It surely isn't possible with the options or the config files.
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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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Help setting up USB joystick for Far cry 3 on PC

I am trying to set up my USB joystick to work with my Far cry 3 on my PC. But its not detected. One of my friend suggested that i should use x360ce to emulate the xbox controller to work in my PC. I ...
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Does Mass Effect 3 require Origin?

I am not particularly trusting of EA's Origin platform, with some going so far as to call it spyware. I don't care at this point about multiplayer in Mass Effect 3. I know that, more than likely, I ...
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Will any copy of Arkham City activate on steam?

With the holidays coming up and games likely to go on sale, I'm interested in picking up a copy of the PC version of Arkham City. I've had good experiences with Steam as a way to keep my (very few) ...
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How can I increase Skyrim's Volume?

Compared to every other program on my PC, Skyrim is nearly deathly quiet by comparison. I looked into the in-game sound menu, but it's already cranked to max! Is there anything I can do to avoid ...
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Flying helicopters in GTA IV using the keyboard

Short of buying a gamepad, what can I do to improve my control of helicopters using the keyboard in GTA IV - The Ballad of Gay Tony? I am stuck on a mission where I have to blow up a yacht and then ...
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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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Is there a way to play The King of Fighters multiplayer on the PC?

Many people say that they are the best in King of Fighters ver. 1.3. I also wondered if there is a player better than I am, but the only way to figure that out is by playing them in a multiplayer ...
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Improvement values are not correct in Skyrim

According to this source and many others, with smithing skill at level 100 and all the smithing perks, I should be able to improve my armor by 20 points, but what I discovered is that it's not correct ...
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How do I keep my old saves for Batman Arkham Asylum?

Due to Microsoft shutting down Games for Windows Live (I wish they did it right after they launched and spared everybody the headache), Batman Arkham Asylum has been retooled for Steamworks. This is ...
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Determining if a game is CPU- or GPU-limited

What is a reliable, but not too time-consuming way to determine if a certain game is limited by the graphics card or by the processor speed? I have some preconceptions about whether I'm mostly GPU or ...
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Blur crashes on Tokyo Shutoko loading screen under Win XP

So far Blur worked fine for me under Windows XP (SP3 32-bit), I managed to beat first boss and start chapter 2. However, just after trying to race on one of the Tokyo Shutoko tracks (presumably ...
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Where are Cognition Episode 4's saved games stored?

Does anyone know where the saved games are stored in Cognition Episode 4? I am using a Windows 8 x64 PC.
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How do I set a dead zone for my Xbox 360 controller?

How do I set a "dead zone" for my Xbox 360 wired controller (reference image). Clarification: I meant for use with my PC. Additional information: The reason I want to do this is because the ...
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Does Microsoft still make a Wireless Xbox 360 Receiver for the PC?

I'm sure I read somewhere that Microsoft have stopped producing Wireless XBox 360 Receivers for PCs, but I can't remember where. For anyone confused, I'm referring to these things: I've searched ...
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Skyrim Follower More Than One [duplicate]

Using Console command set playerfollowercount to 0 my old follower leaves. Only Serana doesn't leave and I need one more than Lydia. I know there are hundreds of mods which can fix this but My friend ...
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Can I reinstall my games on a freshly formatted computer?

I had to format my computer, but I forgot to create a backup for the games that I had installed. They are all originals and I have the activation code for each one of them. Can I reinstall them or ...
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Searching games by their system requirements [closed]

Can you search games by specifying a system requirement and get the results matching up to that requirement?
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Why are some 32-bit PC games not supported on 64-bit operating systems?

I have the original gamebox of "Medal of Honor Airborne", where the system requirements state that the game cannot be played on Windows Vista 64-bit. Why are some games not supported on 64-bit ...