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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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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Multi monitor setup: Mouse suddenly not locked to some games anymore

I've been using Windows 8.1 for a few weeks now, but since yesterday the mouse cursor stopped being locked to some games (Watch_Dogs, Dead Island). Watch_Dogs worked just fine two days ago, didn't try ...
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How do I fix ghost inputs on certain games from HID controllers?

This is a pretty technical question, so I apologize in advance for any long-windedness. I'm using a Wii U Pro Controller, connected to my PC via Bluetooth, in conjunction with a program called ...
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Using the Mayflash GameCube to USB adapter. All buttons work except the C-Stick?

I got a Mayflash "GC Controller Adapter for PC USB". I plugged the GC controller into Port 1 on the Mayflash adapter (it's a dual-port) and plugged the adapter into the USB on my computer. I noticed ...
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http://www.dosgamesarchive.com/ trustworthy? [on hold]

Are all the downloads from this place safe? Or should it be avoided? I see they have a demo for a game I was interested in buying listed on the site, but I don't want to take any chances here.
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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 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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Prevent keyboard and mouse from being disabled when using controller

Is there a way (outside of using external software such as xpadder or GlovePIE) to use both a controller and mouse/keyboard in Skyrim? This similar question covers disabling the gamepad so that the ...
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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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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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How to fix “ask on a date” phone bug?

My previous Sim went on a date with no problems. I didn't update the game since then. My current Sim is unable to arrange dates by any means! When I use the phone button he puts the cellphone but the ...
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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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How to get Machinarium to run on Windows 8.1?

I am playing Machinarium off Steam on my 8.1 tablet. I can start the game, but for some reason, in order to click on anything interactable in the game such as menu items, I need to move my mouse about ...
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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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Modded Minecraft: No Hostile Mobs Spawning

EDIT: Somnia was indeed the problem. After making my own custom 1.7.10 modpack recently, I haven't been able to find any hostile mobs whatsoever. I've checked my difficulty, set at Normal and then ...
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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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Possible to transfer save from PS3 to PC?

Ok. Well, long story short. Have a PS3, got Dark Souls on it. End of year sale 2014 on Steam. Bought Dark Souls PTDE on it cheap, got a computer upgrade, and here I am. I have already completed 3/4 ...
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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 fix the light beam in the Oculory

Apart from the occasional invisible spider web I didn't run into severe graphic glitches, but now I'm trying to focus the light beam in the Oculory - but... which light beam? This is how it looks for ...
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How can I import worlds from the PE to the PC version?

Can I get my Minecraft Pocket Edition worlds onto my PC to play in regular Minecraft? If so how? I have used iExplorer to transfer files from my iPad but that was no help. Any suggestions?
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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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Skyrim crashes on start. Do I need a new sound card?

In my computer I have both a Sound Blaster Live! 5.1 SB0220 card and a Realtek ALC850 chipset on an MSI K9N4 nForce 500 motherboard. My game crashes on launch, just after the Bethesda logo fades. I've ...
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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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Python Pygame multiple user inputs [migrated]

I'm trying to develop a team based asteroids type game. Its going well except for the multiple user inputs to a single machine... Can anyone recommend a method for getting and updating 6 players using ...
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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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AC Black Flag: how to show all items with overlay?

Is there any way to show all map items inside the visual with overlays? I was once able to do it but I don't rember anymore the hotkey I used for PC.
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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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How can I chunkload on a server running from my own computer without requiring client-side mods

I have a really fast computer, so resources isn't an issue, but what I want is to be able to chunkload my VANILLA world from a SMP / bukkit /etc., but bukkit's download pages have been taken down, so ...
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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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Lag spikes every ten seconds on new laptop

I've been playing DOTA 2 on a lenovo laptop perfectly for some time on very low graphics. I just recently acquired an asus laptop with all-around better specs and it plays DOTA at a much higher ...
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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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GTA IV: EFLC crashes after loading screen

I've just installed GTA IV: EFLC and it was crashing just after the Rockstar blue logo. So I installed Games for Windows – Live then it worked and it showed the 2 episodes: The Lost and Damned, and ...
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What gamepads can be used in Magicka?

I just bought Magicka and want to play it on my computer with my girlfriend. Buying a gamepad seems to be the only option. I've never owned one, so I have no idea what kind the game supports or what ...
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How do I get the Invisible Exploding Fireball Arrows through console commands?

I was reading the UESP wiki's "Skyrim Glitches" article, when I came upon this gem: Invisible Exploding Fireball Arrows These can only be acquired while on the quest Rise in the East, but ...
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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 ...
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Gyrocopter doesn't appear after restart a saved game?

If I fly back with a Gyrocopter to a Fast Travel location, save the game and restart it later, the Gyrocopter isn't there anymore. Are there any other things that disappear after restarting my last ...
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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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Skyrim crashes my system when I open map

I came upon a very frustrating problem while trying to play Skyrim. Similar problems were discussed quite a lot (157 forum pages!), but I don't seem to find any solution to this. Problem itself: ...
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Can I transfer mass effect 1 & 2 data on steam to mass effect 3 on xbox 360? [duplicate]

I played mass effect 1 and 2 on steam, but they do not have mass effect 3 on steam, so instead I purchased it on xbox 360. I read that there is no way to transfer the data over from a ps3, but I was ...
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Armor of the Old Gods Bug--It Keeps Coming Back!

I finished the quest: No One Escapes Cidhna Mine a while ago. I made the mistake of asking Aela to hold on to the Armor of the Old Gods, which she promptly equipped, even though she already had the ...
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Is it possible to import a Witcher 1 savegame to the XBox 360 Witcher 2?

So, my poor laptop can't play Witcher 2, not a snowball's chance in hell. Is there any way to somehow import a Witcher savegame into the Witcher 2 on the 360? Even if it means downloading a savegame ...