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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When playing with XBox 360 wireless controller, many pc games will intermittently freeze, pause, or alt-tab to desktop

While playing a game with the XBox 360 wireless controller on PC many games will intermittently get paused and-or alt-tab to the desktop. This doesn't happen when playing with the keyboard and mouse. ...
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“Unable to initialize DirectX 9 device” when attempting to launch GTA V?

I have GTA V on Steam and when I go to launch it after downloading, the loading screen comes up and and then goes to a message: Unable to initialize DirectX 9 device I've tried asking R* for ...
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Player gets stuck in certain directions

So the main part of my problem is that in GTA Online my player will get stuck going in a certain direction while running, walking, or driving and nothing I press will fix it. I can't change the ...
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Can't see my wanted level

I have a GTA 5 for PC. It is an original copy. After the 3rd update (325 MB) I cannot see my wanted level anymore. Also during the loading screen, it shows Xbox controls on the right bottom of the ...
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Comparing TN vs. IPS LCD monitors for gaming

Having never owned an LCD desktop monitor, I'm wondering what the advantages and disadvantages are between owning a TN and an IPS monitor in regards to gaming performance. While I know there are ...
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Does joining an online session with a different aiming mode on PC change anything?

So as the question asks i'm curious to know whether or not joining an online session changes my aim mode. Specifically whenever the game tells me that the session i'm joining is using a different ...
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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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Is there a difference between running games in Windowed or Fullscreen mode?

Does playing game when it's windowed increase performance? Decrease it? Does the same also hold true to fullscreen mode? I've always thought that playing on Fullscreen meant a higher fps boost, but I ...
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What are the equivalent PC keyboard keys and mouse buttons of the Xbox 360 game controller buttons shown on the screen?

The PC port of Dark Souls 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 makes learning the controls a bit awkward. ...
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Constant “restart your game” error when connecting to servers [on hold]

I am currently trying to get into the Hive server. I have the right server address and all, but every time I try to log in, it tells me to restart my game. I have restarted my game, retyped my ...
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Is there goal line technology in FIFA 15 (PC)?

I saw on many youtube videos of goal line technology in FIFA 15, but when playing, it never happened (and there were many chances). Can someone confirm that there is this feature in PC version? I'm ...
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GTA V on integrated graphics [on hold]

below there are details of my Lenovo G510: Processor: Intel Core i5, 2.8GHz RAM: DDR3 4GB Graphics (integrated): Intel HD Graphics 4600 OS: Windows 7 64-bit HD: 1 TB Do you think that newest GTA V ...
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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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Where are the beige pants in GTA V?

Seriously. I want them for Franklin, by the way. Not the shorts. Not the cargo pants. Just pants. They exist according to this.
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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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Minecraft launcher continuously loading [on hold]

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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Where is the “Can't Touch This” t-shirt?

I finished a heist without getting shot and it said that I got the t-shirt, now I want to wear it to show it to the whole world but I can't seem to find it anywhere. Not in ponsonbys nor in wardrobe.
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Portal - Look Up and Look Down are not working with gamepad or keyboard

I am attempting to use a gamepad with Portal. I enabled the gamepad in settings, and adjusted the sensitivity. I bound my gamepad's keys to the 'Turn Left and Right' and 'Look up and down' settings, ...
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cl_first_person_uses_world_model crashes game

Recently, I heard that you could enable the VR mode for Portal without the Oculus Rift using: cl_first_person_uses_world_model 1 Excited, I wanted to try it. But when I used it, it didn't work. I ...
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How to transfer GTA V save files?

How can you transfer your save files from one computer to another? I can't find any function on Social Club or steam.
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Unable to validate GTA V on Steam [closed]

Ok so, at the launch of the game I was able to play it normally and everything was just fine. Then rockstar decided to make a patch/update on Steam recently and now I can't validate the GAME!! It just ...
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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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GTA V for PC exited unexpectedly

I recently ordered the GTA V PC from Steam and when I finished installing and launch the game. It gave me "Grand Theft Auto V has exited unexpectedly". I tried "safe mod" and every option available, ...
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Tank always overruns me as Jake

I'm constantly getting overrun by the tank in Chapter 3 after I fall through the floor and the tank smashes the door. It doesn't give me time to react at all, I tried going forward according to the ...
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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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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 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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How can I repeat the tutorial?

I mistakenly skipped the tutorial and now I can't join my friend. I know there is a workaround by using social club invites but I think that I have to play the tutorial. I'm on PC btw.
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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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How can I take my car back?

I was trying to get an ATV, when the game glitched and I lost it, can I take it back? I originally posted this on reddit, it has more information about what I did.
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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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Can I play saints row 4 alternate ending after finishing the original ending?

I have completed the game before I did all my loyalty missions and now want to watch the cutscene of the other ending and even after I did all the missions, I can't seem to play the alternate ...
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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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How do I eject my disc (Vietcong Disc 2) with a game in it? [closed]

As I am fiddling around with Vietcong to work on my Windows 7 Home Premium computer, my Disc 2 of the game will not eject from my computer. I can feel it and hear the disc still running in my ...
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Lag when playing Rust

Yesterday I bought Rust on Steam, I downloaded and installed it without any problem. When I try to join a server to play, it stays on the loading screen for about 20 minutes and when the game finally ...
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Need for speed Run freezing [duplicate]

Everytime i run need for speed run... It takes me to the game playing screen and after 5 minutes it just freezes It still does not work after that. I have tried installing the game by disabling audio ...
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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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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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GTA 5 has exited unexpectedly AMD [duplicate]

I installed the game but It gave me "Grand Theft Auto V has exited unexpectedly". I'm using a laptop with AMD 6770M I already checked all my MD5. I'm pretty sure my laptop is way beyond the minimum ...
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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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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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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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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 to Map Triggers For Run Away in Final Fantasy 7?

I'm using a gamepad for FF7 on PC and no matter what I've tried, I can't map the triggers on my gamepad to Page Up and Page Down so I can run away! Any thoughts on how to remedy this?
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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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Change default mentality in FIFA 15

I started a career in FIFA 15 and I noticed that when I start a match, my team has "Defensive" (I don't know if this is the correct translation in English, I'm playing in other language) mentality set ...