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 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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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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Does finishing the main storyline in Skyrim prevent other quests from being playable? [duplicate]

As the question asks, I'm curious to know if just straight up doing the main storyline of the game will prevent me from playing quests from other NPCs or dungeons or whatnot. I should say right now ...
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NWN2 multiplayer on original campaign

Me and my friends have the Neverwinter Nights 2 game with expansions but haven't played it in a while. I was wondering if it is possible, and under what circumstances, to play the original published ...
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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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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 teams cover communication problem other than skype? [on hold]

I am part of a clan, and today we had our first training session. There was mass confusion. Some people didn't want to give skypes, some didn't have skypes at all. So I was wondering, what do teams ...
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How do i place Mines on the PC in Far Cry 4?

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. Thanks for any help!
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Change gamepad bindings on PC for dragon age inquisition

I know there have been similar postings regarding the location of the gamepad bindings...however, is there a way to change the gamepad bindings on PC? In the game options, I can only change the ...
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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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Can an asus A550l run assassin's creed unity [on hold]

I'm using an ASUS A550L which uses an Intel i5-4200U@1.6ghz processor, 4GB DDR3 RAM, 7GB SATA HDD and a NVIDIA GeForce GT720M. Do you think it meets the system requirements?
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Dragon Age: Inquisition PC with Game-pad controls

I started playing Dragon Age Inquisition on my PC yesterday (21 November 2014) when it was released. After about 4 hours of not enjoying the keyboard/mouse interface, I decided to give my gamepad a ...
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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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How do I switch arrow types on the PC?

So far I only found some youtube video about it, where you can't really see what key-combination the guy is pressing. So how do you switch arrow types on the pc?
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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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Far Cry 3 save files [closed]

I downloaded some Far Cry 3 PC save files from the internet and pasted them in the directory they're supposed to be but they don't work. I still don't have the continue option on my game menu.
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What are these silvery pumpkins?

When reading this question, I noticed something on the screenshot of the accepted answer that I never saw in my own game despite collecting 100% plants: silver-colored pumpkins. What are they and ...
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For Dragon Age: Inquisition, how do I move my old save files from one system to another?

I am going to buy the game soon, and I am wondering if there is any way I can load the game files that are currently on my older PC? I am thinking about getting Dragon Age: Inquisition on my PS3 as my ...
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Are there any PC Games, which are similar to Alias? [closed]

I tried to search a game like Alias, but I couldn't find one. (I am not talking about Draw something, since that is about guessing pictures, not words.
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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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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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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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watching 3d movie on PC [closed]

My PC configuration is core i7-4570k, 16GB ram, 1TB HDD, asus GeForce GTX 770 2GB, asus republic of gamer motherboard and sony kdl-40w900a active 3d tv. I can see 3d photos and play 3d games easily. ...
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Repair Corrupted Save or Restart New Game Plus

I finished the first story play through in Arkham Origins and was moving along in New Game Plus when, after retrieving the Disruptor from the GCPD, I come out of the morgue and end up as Batman in ...
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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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How do I wield a weapon in two hands?

I am playing dark souls 2 on pc. I remember i could wield a weapon in 2 hands while hiding my shield. I have forgotten how to do this. I am trying to two hand a great club. Even if i put away my ...
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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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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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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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Why are games lagging on my laptop?

I have a Dell laptop with these specifications: Intel B950 2.1 GHz 4 GB RAM Intel HD Graphics 2000 Windows 8.1 I know these specs are low but it run games for others. I have seen people with same ...
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Sniping places in Berlin?

Berlin has taken TDM by storm these days, and I see it frequently. Can someone please post where are the best shaft sniping places there? I am a M0 shaft that uses a M0 Viking and an M1 Mammoth, but ...
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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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Can you import savegames into Steam?

I have some games which I've purchased and played outside of Steam. Later I got them again on Steam (from bundles) and I'm wondering if there is a general way to import my existing savegames into ...
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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 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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Are These Specifications Ideal For GTA? [duplicate]

Ok, I am thinking about buying a new gaming laptop. I want it to be able to run GTA IV and GTA V (when it comes out) because I am a fan of the GTA series but I dont want a console just for that. Here ...
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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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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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Vittoria Vici's Wedding is horribly bugged

I'm doing the quest Bound Until Death and there are some pretty serious bugs surrounding the wedding. If you go to the wedding, there is nobody there, the Jarl is there and one other girl standing by ...
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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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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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Where to look for the current patch version installed?

I was reading the Masseffect.wikia Planet Scanning article and found this tip: Patch your game. Before you begin mining, make sure that you have patch 1.02 or higher as it reduces the time ...
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Do I need multiple GPUs to use nVidia Surround?

I'm not at all familiar with nVidia surround. I have a 560GTX and two 1920x1080 monitors side by side and was curious if I can play Skyrim on both monitors like a partial surround using this one card, ...
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Is it possible to prevent the game from pausing when window loses focus?

I've installed Skyrim, and I'm playing in windowed mode. I want to be able to alt-tab to interact with IM windows or my browser while I'm auto-running to some distant location, but the game pauses ...
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How to use the weapon-wheel with a mouse?

I'm playing the first mission in watch_dogs on PC and it asks me to graft a distraction and throw it onto the wall when hiding behind a desk. However, the weapon wheel is incredibly difficult to ...
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How to fix Civ 5 graphics

I bought Civ 5 on the Steam sale recently, but it's really hard to play as I'm getting these really bright coloured patches appearing and disappearing on the screen after a bit of playing. Then the ...
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Can I plug my Xbox into my laptop?

I currently have a HDMI cable hookup on my computer, I was wondering if I could play my Xbox on my computer via HDMI cable? Is this just a terrible idea? Any help will be appreciated. My laptop ...
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Home page for 3d Analyze

I want to try 3d Analyze to see if it can get Battlefield 2 working for me. When I Google 3d Analyze I get a thousand mirror sites. Not one of them looks like the actual "Home Page" of 3d Analyze. ...
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Is there any way of transferring wireless internet from my pc to ps3?

This question is really killing me, and I apologize in advance if I'm not explaining my problem correctly. Here's the problem, the router for my dsl internet is about 5 rooms down in my dad's room. ...
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NBA 2k14 PC - Are there any story based cutscenes like on the next gen consoles?

I don't have the game yet, and i read that the game graphics are current gen etc. but i couldn't really find any answers to this: Are there any story based cutscenes like on the next gen consoles? ...