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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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Upgraded to Windows 8 Pro Trial, but Minecraft doesn't work! [closed]

My device is the Toshiba NB255 and I have Java 6 and the net framework 3.5, is there something else I'm missing? Okay well, after I logged into it I got the following crash report: Bad ...
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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

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 ...
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Error Logging into Minecraft

After pressing the log in button it would said updating minecraft and after that it said Failed to launch Fatal error occurred (4): null I have forced an update and updated Java but it still doesn't ...
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How to change interface language of SimCity?

Apparently, there is no easy way to change the interface language of SimCity. I had installed it via Origin on Windows 7 system. OS interface is in English, but locale is different, therefore, Origin ...
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No Video output when attempting to run Facade

I downloaded Facade from the official website. After installing it, I tried to play it, but after the initial loading screen, the game vanished into just the outline of the window it was in. The sound ...
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Turtle beach X12 making a subtle HISSING sound

I just bought a Turtle Beach X12 headset, and plugged it into my TV's audio out port (Red and white RCA connector). When I plugged the USB power into the Xbox, I could now a hear a subtle hissing ...
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Why does my Xbox 360 controller take minutes to connect?

I bought a controller with the Transforming D-Pad some time ago, and I love it. However, this controller has a growing problem, it takes minutes (around 2-3 minutes at least) to pair with the 360. If ...
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Why Won't Garry's Mod Load my Addons?

I opened Garry's Mod earlier, and noticed that all of my addons (installed from the Steam Workshop) were missing. Not disabled, but missing: it says "None Found!" when I open the addons menu. The ...
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Mass Effect 1 wont start

Just bought Mass Effect 1 from Origin on my new rig. Every time I try to start it, just stops working. I can't even get to the title screen. Running the game with Admin privileges doesn't help. All ...
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Setting up permission in McMyAdmin with groupmanager

I have a served hosted at Fragnet.net. Here the default admin tool is McMyAdmin. I want to set up permissions in MyMcAdmin with group manager as suggested by the fragnet knowledgebase. But even after ...
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My game tends to crash

I play the Binding of Isaac a lot. I'm trying to unlock the D6, so I must beat the womb as ???. But when I get to the loading screen for the womb part 1, the game always crashes. Is there a way to fix ...
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Civilization V always crashes on big games

Since bigger is better, I usually want to play on Huge worlds with max number of Civs and City States. After I begin conquering the world and my empire spans about 50 cities, the game begins to crash. ...
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Track the changes made by mods?

Is there any tool that can track the changes made by any mod? This is because my speedmult value keeps randomly changing to 31 and 175. I have over 60 mods installed.
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Cant find Javaw.exe

Ok, this might be a bit long but I should tell otherwise since I have 10 tabs open :P So, I tried the second time for downloading a mod for Minecraft and I got to a Youtube video by NoahCraftFTW on ...
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Antichamber Demo closes unexpectedly

I downloaded the demo to make sure the game will run on my PC before I buy it, and (not so) surprisingly, it does not. After starting up the demo, I see a spash screen, then the usual windows "xxx.exe ...
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Dark Souls PC FPS drops - can I fix that at all?

My configuration: Mac machine using Win 7 with Bootcamp, ATI Radeon HD 6490m display adapter. And the game runs horribly, compared to what I see for consoles. I tried different things, most notably ...
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What can I do to tackle “Rubber Banding”?

For some reason after I came back to my computer after 10 days away, when playing BF3, on any server, I keep getting lag in the form of me or people I'm aiming at springing back and forth in a manner ...
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How can I get the Caveman2Cosmos mod working?

I downloaded and installed version 28 of the Caveman2Cosmos mod the other day, and am having trouble getting it to run. When I load the mod, Civilization closes down as normal, but never reappears. ...
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Alternating controller lights, good battery

I've looked up the "alternating controller lights" issue and found that this is typically an indicator of low battery. However, when I check the Xbox menu, I see that I still have two bars worth of ...
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Counter Strike players on LAN

I am on a university LAN that uses private Class B IPs from 172.31.1.x to 172.31.60.x. I want to know that whether anyone is playing CS on LAN or not, because I am able to see only 172.31.54.x guys ...
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Can't save Fable - The Journey?

I do not have Xbox Live as our village has poor internet. I just bought Fable, but I don't seem to be able to save. Am I able to save?
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Steam update stuck at 99%

I am having some trouble launching Steam. My PC was out of my home country for almost a year while I was changing jobs. I am starting up a PC after almost a year. The PC remained in Spain, while I ...
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Blizzard Download: This download is not authorized

I'm on Windows 7. When I download Starcraft Anthology from the website and try to install it on my computer I get the error "This download is not Authorized" followed by "There was a problem ...
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Audiosurf crashes on start up, error report refers to “languagepack.dll”

I got Audiosurf on Steam about a month ago, which I was able to run perfectly. Then, I had to re-install Windows, and since then I could not start up the game at all. Well, technically, it does ...
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Game hangs at the main menu while checking for downloadable content?

I just found there's a handful of free DLCs for Mass Effect 3, including an Extended Cut that supposedly fixes some issues with the ending. So, of course I downloaded and installed them as soon as I ...
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Bioshock crashes on start up or fails to play in-game sound

Disclaimer: There is a related question, describing missing in-game sound. This is about the game crashing on start up and starting only with the -nosound flag (obviously deactivating sound output). ...
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Why does Mumble interfere with Steam?

Why does Mumble require me to close Steam or Chrome on Setup? What does it change within Steam that makes it necessary and why does it touch it at all?
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F1 2012 is freezing after about 10 minutes of gameplay

The game crashes all the time. It just stops responding and I have to Ctrl+Alt+Del out every single time I load the game after like 10 minutes of gameplay. The window closes and then steam says the ...