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CounterStrike: Source stuttering on MacBook Pro

My friend is having some problems with CS:S on his MacBook Pro: if you stand still its like 100+ fps, if you fire there is a millisecond stutter, any fighting and it's completely unplayable i ...
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Fez crashing back to game library after a minute of play

While trying to solve the 'security question' puzzle, my game crashed back to the game library. Now every single time I try to get back into the game, it crashes back to the game library after about ...
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Spore freezes after playing for a while

I've been playing spore for a while now, and I found 2 peculiar phenomenons in the game: Some graphics (such as the monolith, the construction of a colony and lava on planets) don't show up. By don'...
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Flickering random white points / lines on black shadows / textures

I have a problem that's never occurred before. In the majority of games, part of textures are flickering and some weird white points / lines are randomly appearing on black textures. I already ...
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League of Legends won't open. I get an error that refers to a PVP.net Patcher Kernel. How do I fix it?

When I try to open League of Legends in Windows 7 I am notified that PVP.net Patcher Kernel has stopped working and that Windows hasn't found a solution, what should I do?
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Modern Warfare 3 Multiplayer is “Currently Unavailable?”

I started up Steam today to play some Modern Warfare 3, and finally play for more than 10 minute increments... Regardless the reason for me playing, the game would not start- and notified me: "This ...
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Any information about losing Skill Points?

I've spent my first five Points into different Perks in the Skill Trees. But at Level 6, I decided to save my Points for later (when my Smithing-Skill is grown up). Now, with Level 8, I wanted to hand ...
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My Xbox 360 is displaying weirdly, what can I do?

First off, it's WELL out of warranty. Anyways the symptoms are thus: When I turn it on there is sometimes no picture, sometime there is picture but the resolution acts weird. Sometimes it plays fine. ...
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Some games of mine have minor freezing every so often

Here's some background about my issue. I have Windows installed on an SSD, but most of my games are on my secondary storage device, an HDD. Every so often in only a few games (Mainly AC3 and Shadow of ...
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“Coming Soon” error

I recently got MCSM for the PS4. Upon attempting to play Episode 2, it shows a message Coming Soon on it, despite Episode 2 existing for quite some time now. Upon going to Episodes, and trying to ...
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Why can't I get on Clash of Clans?

Device Information: iPhone 4S, running iOS 9.1. Clash of Clans Information: Version: latest, Username: ProsecutorPayne, TH: 6, Clan: awesome clan I cannot get on Clash of Clans. What's happening is ...
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Sudden FPS Drop in CSGO

I have been playing csgo for the past 2-3 months, it runs smoothly on my laptop without any problem, but just last week my fps suddenly dropped to around 18-22 in game, totally unplayable. I havent ...
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Replays refuse to open?

So, I've run into quite an interesting problem. I started up my laptop on the way to school this morning and decided to watch a replay that was saved last night. However, when I tried to open the ...
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Why can't nobody log into my Terraria server using my external IP?

OK. So this has been going on for me for about 3 months, since I moved. Before I moved, I used an Ethernet internet to launch servers. Everything worked PERFECTLY. But now, I use a Wireless internet ...
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Steve will only move backwards on Xbox 360

When I run the game he starts walking backwards. I can move him in any direction other than fowards. I changers the camera view to see if there was abnormal, but he is fine in crouch or standing. ...
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Escapists shows blank frame when launching Steam

I have a problem, Whenever I launch the escapists on Steam, a blank frame shows up. I have reinstalled like 10 times. When i move the window and switch back, it copies the pixels under it and puts ...
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How do I run Facade on Windows 7?

Facade is a drama game, where the player can walk around and talk to NPCs. I've been trying to get it running on my Windows 7 PC, but it keeps saying that it need more CPU. It also said to restart my ...
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League of Legends RADS Error

Just recently, within the past 2 weeks, whenever I run the League of Legends launcher, the small splash screen pops up, stays up, and then is replaced by this window: Here are some of the fixes I've ...
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Minecraft Incompatible Heap Sizes?

I changed my Java XMX to have 2GB of RAM because I hate the lag I'm getting, but I get a strange error message: Error occurred during initialization of VM Incompatible minimum and maximum heap sizes ...
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Steam crashes if it loses connection while downloading

I have a problem that, for whatever reason, causes my wireless adapter to disconnect completely from the computer and reconnect after a short while. If this occurs while I'm downloading a game ...
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GODUS crashes on startup after I've already played for a long time. Is there a way to fix this?

I've been playing GODUS for about 19 hours now, and nothing has been going wrong. Recently, when I went to start it up again, the game crashed before the cursor managed to appear or anything even ...
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No sound in Call of Duty over HDMI when used with an Asus monitor

I connected a PS3 to an Asus 24" Monitor (Asus PB248Q) via HDMI. The monitor does not have internal speakers but has a jack for headphones. If I connect a headset to the headphones jack I can hear ...
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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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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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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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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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Kicked out of dota 2 game after 30 seconds

I managed to get an invite to dota 2 on steam and everything downloaded successfully. But now when I start it up and enter a game, I get kicked out while waiting for the match to start. I just have ...
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Steam ports blocked

My schools internet network seems to block a few ports making me get kicked off of online steam games pretty quickly. I have a list of those ports, but it states: Note: Many university networks ...
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The Witcher 2 freezes at the end of chapter 2's cutscene

I'm currently playing The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition and I've made it to the end of chapter 2, where Geralt is on his way to Loc Muinne. Everything runs just fine until the narration from Dandelion ...
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How do I minimize Dragonvale load time?

I have an iPhone 4s, and most games load pretty quick. In addition, most games load instantly once they are in memory (ie one of my last 4 or so apps loaded). In contrast, with Dragonvale I get a load ...
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Can't type in transfer fee amount

I can't type in the transfer fee in this screen: I type in an amount but it doesn't change the Transfer Fee amount in the "Make an offer" screen. Anyone having the same problem?
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Is it possible to resize/fullscreen the window in The Wonderful End of the World?

I just bought The Wonderful End of the World in a Steam sale. Unfortunately, I'm trying to play it on a laptop, which has pretty low vertical resolution. So parts of the game content are hiding ...
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imac voice chat not working with Starcraft 2 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Has anyone had success with Voice Chat in StarCraft 2? This is for a friend. He has all the latest drivers. The game sound works fine, but he can't hear the rest of the ...
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Minecraft won't open

I saw a post about this from a while ago, and I tried everything they said but nothing helped. My Minecraft on my Toshiba laptop no longer runs, it did around 5 days ago but it just won't work since I ...
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Minecraft gives 'Unable to update the Minecraft Native Launcher' when updating to v1.9

Minecraft was working perfectly fine until I tried updating to the new 1.9 update. It appears to finish the update but then it pops up a message: Unable to update the Minecraft Native Launcher. ...
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Can I host a game server behind a VPN?

I'm considering getting a VPN for my PC to keep my data encrypted. I have tried doing this before but had no choice but the switch back because people could not connect to my game servers (Such as ...
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What happens if “two” vsync options are enabled at once? (RadeonPro, Starcraft 2)

In StarCraft 2, some cutscenes are "animated" and don't use Direct3D, so when using RadeonPro's "Direct3D Tweak" vsync option (with triple buffering), these types of cutscenes aren't getting vsynced. ...
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Dead Rising 3 crashing on Windows 10

Dead Rising 3 seems to crash after 10 minutes or so. There are a few bits of information on this elsewhere on the web, but none of the solutions seem conclusive. I've tried running the game in ...
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The Ship Source Dedicated Server not starting

I am trying to run a srcds for The Ship game from Linux (Debian v8). It is downloaded and all the files seem to be there, but whenever I try to run ~/servers/ship/srcds_run -game ~/servers/ship/ship +...
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Next Car Game Demo not working

I am trying to get the next car game demo for my computer. After I do everything, the shortcut has not been created and when I try to open up the game, there is an error that says: The program can't ...
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Why does my copy of MGSV: TPP on PC crash during loading sequences?

While playing Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, the game seems to crash my nVidia drivers during loading sequences (spinning gray circle in upper right). It is very frustrating, especially when ...
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Nintendo Network Issues (3DS)

So I recently found my 3DS, but I had changed the password on my NNID (Nintendo network) before I found it. So I re-signed in with my new password, but when trying to launch an app, it shows a message ...
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Exception in exception handler C&C

When I start the game(C&C Tiberium Wars) I get this error: FATAL ERROR: Exception in exception handler Problem signature: Problem Event Name: APPCRASH Application Name: cnc3game.dat ...
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Minecraft only allows me to play offline?

I saw another question like this, but none of the answers seemed to work, so here is my situation. My computer is getting Internet. I am asking this question from the same PC, so I clearly have a ...
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Sometimes can't connect to server

I have a server hosted locally on my PC and both I and my wife can usually connect to it just fine, but sometimes, after we close the game and leave the server on, later neither of us can join it ...
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Can't change name after adding 'color' in Minecraft PE?

When I changed my Minecraft PE name, I added color from the new update. However, it wouldn't let me enter worlds, so I tried to retype my name without color. Now I can't type or use my name at all, ...
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Can't run Minecraft 1.8 or later

I know that when 1.8 came out originally, I could run it just fine, though not anymore. I normally play 1.7.10 because that's the latest version that some of my mods are available in, but today I ...
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Trouble finding Latias after a 'dry' internal battery in Pokemon Sapphire?

I have had Pokemon Sapphire for a long time and it has just recently suffered from a dry internal battery. With this given, I have also defeated the Elite 4 several times and have not received a ...
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Black Ops 2 freezes on start up

I'm trying to play Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 and I keeps freezing when the Dolby logo comes up. I have currently have a perfect internet connection and my disc is not dirty or scratched; it works ...
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Minecraft launcher continuously loading [closed]

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 ...