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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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 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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Low Connectivity on Wireless Xbox 360 Controller for Windows 7

I bought a wireless Xbox 360 controller for my laptop. It seems to work fine when turning it on. However, it will only stay connected within 3 feet range of the receiver. I have a bluetooth USB ...
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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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How to defeat the Stalker solo as a Rhino?

I'm a reactor'd level 30 Rhino with high shields, health, and around 1400 damage block on my Iron Skin. I use the Karak, Lex, and Galatine as weapons. The only other ability I use is Rhino Stomp. All ...
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Is there any way to get controller support for GTA San Andreas on PC?

I've come back to this problem myself several times and I've tried using some programs that can map the buttons of my gamepad to keys. But with these I've always run into the same problem of getting ...
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Assassins Creed 3 invisible coach bug

I have a very annoying bug where coach is always invisible, in cut-scenes and in general. The level of stupidity is really annoying as people literally sit in the air and horses pull them. Not only ...
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Xpadder not working with MotionInJoy + DualShock 3

I wanted to play GTA: San Andreas with my DualShock 3. Unfortunately you can't set the same button for 2 different things (like it is on the PS2). So I installed MotionInJoy and Xpadder, but Xpadder ...
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Does Skyrim for PC support command line options?

Ideally, I'd like to use a command line option to automatically resume the most recent save game. This would essentially be the equivalent of clicking Continue from the game's opening menu. Although ...
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Saving and progress

Even though the game continuously reports it's saving my progress, it is gone when I exit the game. Currently, I'm exploring the first town, Havana. Yesterday I did the first sequence, but when I ...
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How do you run from combat in Assassin's Creed II on a PC?

I am trying to escape in Chapter 3, when you train with Mario. How do you do it on PC? I just don't get it.
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Can I map more weapons from the wheel to keys?

I know the AC series is ported from consoles, but on a PC I have a whole load of unused keys within easy reach. Is there a way to map more weapons, currently accessed via the wheel only, to keys? For ...
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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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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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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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PC Compatibility of MadCatz Rock Band 3 Wireless Pro-Drum and Pro-Cymbals Kit for Xbox 360

I would like to ask if there is anyone who tested Xbox 360 Rock Band 3 Pro Drums in a PC? I'm planning to buy one. Although I like Guitar Hero and Rock Band, I plan to use it in a Drummania-like ...
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Neverwinter-Transfer Gold

Is it possible to transfer gold from one of my characters to another one of my characters without getting a third person? If so, please explain.
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Incorrect Aspect Ratio for Games using nVidia Surround

I am trying to configure any game within Steam, either Call of Duty Black Ops, Modern Warfare 3, or Fallout New Vegas, to correctly use my surround setup of three monitors. Problem is, the ...
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Some menu screens have sides “cut off” on 4:3 screen resolutions in Mass Effect 1 (unreal engine 3)

Playing Mass Effect 1 on PC (v1.02 on steam). At 4:3 resolutions like 1200x1600 (useful for non-widescreen monitors and projectors), some menu screens display incorrectly: the left and right hand ...
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What effects does 'Post Processing' in the 'Visual > Custom Render settings' do?

Since Post Processing is pretty much a catch-all term for different kinds of visual or graphics effects, I'm wondering if I should disable it or not, depending on its effects specific to Dead Case 2. ...
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How to get the best gaming experience with 3D projector?

I've got a 3D projector, bought some DLP-link glasses, and finally got everything set up to run Black Ops 2 Zombies in 3D mode from a PC. The effect looks OK standing still, but while looking around ...
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Playing Slenderman without sound card

I have just downloaded Slenderman but I am unable to play the game because it says "No soundcard detected. Sound might not play". I am trying to play the game on my work PC, which does not have a ...
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Skyrim “Summon Arniel Gane” casting technique?

So I just got the spell to Summon the shade of Arniel Gane. However, it seems very difficult to cast correctly. It always seems, that out of the heat of battle, I can get it to work if I aim very ...
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Problem with turning Postal Dude while using Postal Plus keyboard controls

I just started playing Postal Plus, a 2001 enhanced edition of a 1997 original, on PC Windows XP. It's a very interesting game, but I have certain problem while playing using keyboard controls. ...
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Using a Generic Gamepad for Batman Arkham Asylum (or PS3 controller)

I need some help setting up my PC to play Arkham Asylum. It was the one Arkham game I have yet to play (minus Knight but I'm no time traveller :P) and I got it on PC via a Steam Sale ($5 was a ...
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Can I use the mouse for walking?

In Ducktails Remastered for PC, can I use the mouse for direction (walking)?
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I can't find any servers online, is it just me?

I tried finding some servers after finally installing it today (bought it a year ago during the Summer Sale). For some reason, when I tried random Matchmaking, I was entered into a completely empty ...
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Dead Space 3 Crashes Upon Load

Every time I try to load dead space 3 on my pc, the game will start, the screen goes black etc. But after about 2-3 seconds of loading, the game instantly crashes. I have searched around for a ...
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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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How to change audio language whilst keeping English text?

How do you change the audio language of the PC version of Devil May Cry while keeping the English text? I've done this for Skyrim but I'm not sure how to do this for DmC. I know I can go into Steam ...
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Mass Effect (1) PC sound problem

First of all, before jumping here to pop a question, I've been all over the Net trying to find a solution to the problem. Apparently, loads of people were having a problem with sound in this game, ...
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Towns keeps crashing to desktop

I fell in love with the game Towns, except for one little thing: it keeps crashing for no apparent reason. There is no error message or warning, it just closes. I get my little people to build a town, ...
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Dishonored PC god mode?

Is there a cheat for the singleplayer mode? All that I find on the net are links to 'trainers', lists of Steam achievements, generic hints and Youtube walkthroughs.
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In the command center in x-com enemy unknown the view is stuck. How to resolve that?

When I open the command center in enemy unknown, the view is stuck at always the same place. I cannot move the globe and generally don't see anything else than north america. This seems to be the case ...
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How do I get Braid to recognize my Xbox 360 controller?

Supposedly Braid has support for the Xbox 360 controller (as it's an XBLA port), but it refuses to recognize mine. The controller shows up among my Devices & Printers, and works perfectly in ...
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How can I stop getting BSoDs when using MotionInJoy?

I've been using MotionInJoy for quite a while in order to use my PS3's controller as a gamepad, but have never been able to overcome a very serious issue I'm having with this setup. I never shut my ...
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What interface-specific keyboard shortcuts are there?

I've noticed when in the menu, there are a few undocumented keyboard shortcuts. I've found the following so far: 1 appears to work the same as Enter 2 will compare items in the menu 3 will ...
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Problem while playing Devil May Cry 4

I am playing Devil May Cry 4. The problem is when I am at the 7th sequence, no map becomes open. Just everything is limited for a few rooms. No rooms are opening or not even power is working. I don't ...
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Castlevania Lords of Shadow Mirror of Fate HD: Black Screen / nvidia

Does anybody know a fix for Castlevania Lords of Shadow Mirror of Fate HD (Steam version)? After loading, the screen becomes all black and freezes. running Nvidia 9600.
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BF3 Platoon Emblems Copy and Paste in Console like BF4

Can you copy and paste emblems in the console like in BF4 in BF3 Platoon Emblems?
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Chess Master 11 Font Problem

I have a problem with the font.In Post Game Analysis Window is used the proper font but in the Game Status a generic font is used , so I can't see the pieces' symbols for example as all of them ...
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Minecraft 1.7.4 Launcher/Download Problems

Today (2/13/2014), I logged onto Minecraft, and got on my favorite server, a few minutes in, my Minecraft crashed, and forced me to restart launcher. As soon as I loaded up the launcher, and It ...
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Runtime error in PES 10

There is a runtime error everytime I try to see my player rating after a match in Become A Legend. It crashes and says runtime error - floating point support not loaded 6002, what to do to fix these ...
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How do I place inventory items to the toolbelt using controller?

I just finished mapping my gamepad to the appropriate keys. Now, I needed to swap items from the toolbelt, to my inventory and vice versa. I can't figure out how to do it aside from going back to my ...
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Syncing vertical and horizontal mouse sensitivity makes vertical sensitivity very low

I tried syncing my vertical and horizontal mouse sensitivity based on the current top-voted and accepted answer on the question: How can I sync vertical/horizontal mouse sensitivities? The [Controls] ...
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I'm looking to play with the unique R/C cars only available in the demo versions — How can I do this?

Re-Volt has different demo versions which have different, unique R/C cars only available in each version (and not available in the full version). I would like to try those unique cars. Example of a ...
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What irrevertible glitches should I be aware of when playing Fable 3?

The vanishing wife issue sounds like a serious mood-killer, so one should never move a family to the Bowerstone Old Quarter. What other things should I be aware of so I don't have start over again or ...
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Vlindrel Hall house mannequin never appears

Some folks have had trouble with their mannequins disappearing once you hang armor on them. My problem's worse - for me, the mannequin never appeared in the first place! I bought Vlindrel Hall, the ...
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How do I troubleshoot Cryostasis' abysmal performance?

Just installed Cryostasis from GamersGate. I tried playing it but I can barely move. I have set everything at low or off, including Physx. I have turned off and on hardware acceleration (is it better ...
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Windows 8.1 cannot locate DVD-ROM

I've just installed Lord of the Rings: Battle for Middle Earth 2 on my laptop which is running windows 8.1. I have changed the compatibility settings, before which the program became none-responsive ...