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Do ports need to be forwarded to avoid errors online?

I've had many problems with New Leaf, getting the error with the picture of Mr. Resetti very often. If this is a problem on my end, what can I do to fix it? There's only one error in the game that I ...
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Xbox 360 green light turns on but it does not work or boot up

When I turn on my xbox 360 I can hear the fan working and The green light in the middle turns on. I am not able to connect a controller. When I turn on my tv nothing shows up. My xbox had been working ...
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Steam with NFS Hot Pursuit: “Failed to contact key server” despite previous success while in offline mode

I've purchased NFS Hot Pursuit from Steam, and I was supplied a CD key and could run the game after downloading it. I was then able to run the game with Steam in offline mode, but at one point (after ...
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Why doesn't my Thrustmaster Dual Trigger 3-in-1 Rumble Force vibrate when it's supposed to?

I've bought the Thrustmaster Dual Trigger 3-in-1 Rumble Force controller, it claims to support force feedback on PC, but nothing seems to actually cause it to rumble and is no 'Test forces' tab in the ...
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Steam Error: Can't connect to Steam Network on Windows 7

My friend and I are trying to solve an issue we're having with Steam. My friend cannot connect to any Steamworks servers (such as Garry's mod/TF2 servers). We have tried: Deleting ...
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PS2 acts as if button is constantly pressed, even with no controller plugged in

I have a very old PS2. It worked fine for the longest time, but recently I have a strange problem. Every time I turn it on, no matter which game I use, it acts as if I am holding the analog (or ...
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Why do all Minecraft launchers crash on my system after being run? [closed]

The new launcher slows down everything tremendously after going through the first time setup, then it sometimes pulls up the launcher and sometimes leaves the screen as it was before the setup ...
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Minecraft crashes often, and often repeatedly until I force an update. Then it crashes again [closed]

Regardless of when I crash, it's always the same console message that I see. 2013-07-02 08:14:32 [INFO] [STDERR] java.lang.ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException: -1 2013-07-02 08:14:32 [INFO] [STDERR] at ...
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Can't start game (app already running)

I just installed TF2 and launched it. A steam pop-up said the app already was running. That weird because I haven't played it on that computer. There is no task called team fortress 2, and the game ...
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Minecraft mod throwing OpenGL Error [closed]

I am trying to get a set of mods running for a private server. When I go to test everything in single player creative mode I get this output in my console output (MultiMC's debug console). 2013-06-24 ...
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Assassin's Creed III Random crashes

I've been playing Assassin's Creed III (version 1.05) for the last two days and I'm getting random crashes. The crashes occur when I'm in game for around 10 to 20 minutes at random locations in the ...
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What are some ways to determine the cause of discs not spinning?

I have the original PS3 launch model (CECHA01) and it appears my Blu-ray drive has failed; it no longer spins any type of discs. But I'm unsure if this is due to the laser or a mechanical issue. ...
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Where is my minecraft folder hidden in this unusual Mac setup?

What I usually do is just open the texture-packs folder and then I have access to everything. But, my minecraft crashed. and now I cant get on without it crashing. I've been trying to find the "Error ...
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Any fix for Portal 2 hang/freeze on PS3?

I checked out a copy of Portal 2 from the library, hoping to spend part of Father's Day gaming. Whenever I put the weighted cube on the switch in test chamber 6, my PS3 freezes. I've cleaned my disc ...
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Minecraft LAN trouble [closed]

I have 2 desktops and 1 laptop. My desktop runs windows 7, my wifes desktop runs window vista, the laptop runs windows 7. If I start a game and open it to LAN on my desktop both my wifes computer and ...
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minecraft button 1 takes me to menu every time [duplicate]

Every time I hold button 1 to break a block it sends me to the menu screen. I can't figure it out so its impossible to play classic. I've tried re installing Java 7 but that didn't change a thing, ...
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Settings are not being applied in Homefront

I am playing HomeFront on the PC with all the latest updates from Steam and I have this problem where the changes I make in the graphics menu just before starting the game is not applied when I am ...
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How can I solve the slow framerate and crashing sound in Call of Juarez : Gunslinger?

I just got this game and I'm trying to play it but it's so slow and the sound keeps crashing (meaning the game sound starts hanging and the PC freezes). When it finally gets a kick start, the game is ...
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How do I fix the “Your NAND dump is probably incomplete” error on the Dolphin emulator?

"There must be a ticket for 00000001/00000002. Your NAND dump is probably incomplete." - This is the error message that appears when I try to open up a ROM on the Dolphin emulator. What does ...
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I Do Anything on WoM, and it Goes to the Pause Menu and Won't Let me Out

I downloaded WoM and XWoM and so everytime I build or break something, and it goes to the pause menu. I click Back to Game and it does not. So effectively I am trapped in the pause menu. I have Java ...
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Video stuttering when gaming

I have a very powerful gaming laptop, and I used to play all games just fine on ultra. But now when I enter any games, it stutters, and its a really weird stutter (it's only the camera that stutters. ...
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Minecraft world erased after Xbox system cache cleared?

My brother recently cleared the system cache on my Xbox. Now, when I launch Minecraft my world shows up but when I go into that world, it's a new/different world. I reinstalled the update but It ...
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Running wom.sh in Terminal, but Error message Appears

I followed the instructions at the World of Minecraft Website. When I enter the command line in terminal /home/apotter96/Downloads/wom/wom.sh it finds it but the Terminal comes back with Error: Unable ...
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Windows/Modded Minecraft Performance: How can it be improved most effectively and cheaply?

I've been playing FTB (Direwolf20) Minecraft for a while. My system isn't like SUPER AWESOME by any stretch, but I thought it was a decent enough system for gaming. The framerate has never been ...
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Steam “CMultiFieldBlob” Error Mac OS X

Steam on my Mac is giving me the error *SteamStartEngine(0xbfb334f0) failed with error 1: CMultiFieldBlob(pSerialized) : Bad field -extends past end of blob. I have tried the terminal command, which ...
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How do I continue playing Soul Reaver on PS1 when it hangs?

I'm playing Soul Reaver on Playstation 1 and in some locations the game freezes and never continues. How do I keep playing when it happens?
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Missing/Red terrain in Mount and Blade: Fire and Sword

Quite often when I play Mount and Blade:With Fire and Sword I will encounter missing or red terrain anywhere in or out of battle. Nothing I have done seems to stop it from occurring and I haven't ...
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Global Mu Online “The game client is loaded only through the official website”

When I start the game through the official website I get the follow error: "The game is loaded only through the official Website" even thought I'm starting from the official website. When I click ...
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d3dcompiler.dll missing error with Need for Speed: Most Wanted 2012 on Windows 8

I installed Need for Speed: Most Wanted on my laptop but when I launch it it gives me a d3dcompiler.dll is missing error. How can I fix this? The game has been reinstalled but still gives me the ...
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Need help to debug unexpected server crashes

Recently my friend got his computer fixed and he was finally able to join my server. He was lagging a bit at first but then he made some changes that seemed to improve that. I also added another GB ...
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What video card drivers are needed to play Minecraft with an integrated Intel GPU on Windows 8?

I have installed Windows 8 Pro and realized Minecraft doesn't work, and have found a tutorial to find out my device info. What drivers are required with this video card? Manufacturer: Intel ...
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Skyrim CTD during intro sequence after clean install

After experiencing some problems with Skyrim and my mod loadout after installing Dragonborn, I figured the easiest way to fix everything would be to start from scratch, so I uninstalled Skyrim (and ...
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In BioShock 1 I can't get past the first loading screen

I'm playing on PS3 and can only get through Andrew Ryan's first speech, after that the game black screens every time without fail. Is this a thing that happens often? How do I get through this?
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How can I choose which monitor a game starts on?

Currently I am using a three-monitor setup, based on a GeForce GTX 680 graphics card: 3D monitor for gaming and work. Secondary monitor for work only. TV for watching movies and sometimes playing ...
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How to remove the red box in War Inc. Battlezone?

I play War Inc. Battlezone on Steam and I have an issue with the weapons and other items being a red box instead of the actual image. Any ideas how to fix it?
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Can the Ratchet and Clank “Burn Ring” Appear in today's games

there's a cheat/glitch in the first Ratchet and Clank game where you can glitch up one of the races so your onfoot and positioning yourself under a bunch of creates so they're off screen and using a ...
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In Bioshock Infinite on PS3, how to get past game freezes in Memorial Gardens?

I just arrived at the Memorial Gardens cemetary, and have had the game freeze three times. The first couple of times through, I was looting corpses before approaching the gate for the main objective. ...
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Modded Minecraft Crash Report/Windows/CodeChickenCore and Not Enough Items [closed]

Okay so I am trying to get the mod Not Enough Items to work...I got CodeChickenCore to work but as soon as I add NEI to the coremods folder, log in, and try to start a world itll load but then ...
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LBP2 Infinite Loading Screen Glitch - Hangs/Stuck at “Important Information” at Startup

I haven't played Little Big Planet 2 in months. After all the updates were finally done downloading and installing, I started up the game, only to find that it hangs at the "Important Information" ...
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Bioshock Infinite won't launch, goes to background everytime

In my PC, Bioshock infinite doesn't launch properly. 9 out of 10 times it minimizes itself on launching. Repeatedly attempts may lead to successful launch, but even after that after 1-2 hours it ...
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Steam thinks it's running in compatibility mode

I tried to start up Steam, but it says it is currently set to run in compatibility mode. I checked under Properties but compatibility mode is not enabled. I looked at settings for all users, but ...
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Left 4 Dead 2 Crashes PC

Left 4 Dead 2 Crashes PC After a recent video card installation, Left 4 Dead 2 (L4D2) has been crashing my PC after loading a level. This is not a crash to desktop, rather a complete system crash: ...
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What is the most preferred approach of LAN gaming in Counter Strike 1.6 or Condition Zero?

The issue is common for both CS1.6 and C-Zero. I am trying to connect with 3 other laptops in an ad-hoc network for LAN gaming. Three Dell Laptops and one Acer. All have different OS viz. Windows 7 ...
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Steam Connection Dialog

A period of time after I've logged onto my computer a (minimisable) steam dialogue box appears telling me I am not connected; . I first press "Quit". This dismisses the dialog window (and displays ...
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“side-by-side configuration is incorrect” error when launching Dead Island

My friend and I both bought the Dead Island game. I set up my copy and it works flawlessly but for my friend it responds with this message "The application has failed to start because its side-by-side ...
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Don't Starve getting VERY Choppy framerate

All right, let me tell you what I know so far. Enabling Vsync and Triple Buffering may help, but my AMD VISION menu doesn't allow me to do that. This game played PERFECTLY on this laptop before, but ...
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None of them is running?

I recently downloaded 18 wheels of steel pedal to metal but when I run the game on win 8 it shows following errors Please help me as I was not able to get anything helpful on google
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CreateTexture failed(8007000E)

I get this error fairly often, usually in less than 10 minutes of gameplay: UT2004 Build UT2004_Build_[2005-11-23_16.22] OS: Windows NT 6.2 (Build: 9200) CPU: AuthenticAMD Unknown processor @ 3601 ...
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How to fix the Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Multiplayer crash on startup?

I have installed Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare on my Windows machine. The single player mode works perfectly, but when I try to run COD4 Multiplayer it crashes on startup. Windows then shows the ...
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Diablo 3 constant freeze lag spike, but low ping and constant FPS [closed]

I'm sorry if tech support is outside the context of this site. If so you may close this question. Just recently I've started getting lag spikes. I used to get this lag spike all the time but only ...