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How can I get Modern Combat 2 to run on a Pandigital Novel?

I installed it like normal, then ran it. It wanted to download some first-run data so it took 4-5 mins doing that. Then I got a screen that said "Download complete. Tap OK to play." I tapped OK ...
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Steam/Tf2 crash

After the last Team Fortress 2 update, i can't exit steam, i can't play the game, i can't uninstall the game and it seams like my account is gone: when they ask for account information(username and ...
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After update - buildings are half gone

My kids logged into one of their favorite PE worlds only to discover that entire sections of their buildings and creations are just missing it's not just one or two, it's EVERY building in their ...
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Minecraft will NOT load!

Upon starting my PC yesterday, I had a boot error and I had to remove everything and start fresh, I have installed Java Version 8 update 25 and the Java for Google Chrome but Modsauce (Modded ...
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Borderlands 2 for Mac crashes on launch

I recently downloaded Borderlands 2 through steam on my Mac OS X Lion machine, to get this error output: Process: Borderlands2 [16081] Path: /Users/Jamie ProBook/Library/Application ...
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sourcebans.smx Database failure: Could not find driver “mysql”

Hi I've been going at this for literally hours now. I've currently running my game server on a VPS (Ubuntu 14.04 x64). This is where I currently am. -Meta mod 1.10 -Sourcemod 1.5.4-git4078.tar.gz ...
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Can't switch weapons in HL2 maps imported into Portal

After seeing Half-Life 2 being played with the Portal Gun by importing the maps into Portal's map folder, I wanted to do it myself. I got the maps to work properly, but when I use "impulse 101" to get ...
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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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How can I delete my character / hero in Diablo 3? I have duplicate heroes

I would like to delete a few of my heroes because I seem to have duplicates by accident. I think it glitched opening night when I was trying to create my character and every request timed out... See ...
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Skyrim sudden FPS drop during zone transition

Does anyone know how to fix an issue where changing zones (immediately after loading screen appears) FPS drops to single digits. Restarting the game is a workaround but I'm looking for a long-term ...
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What are the 3D Analyse settings for Sands of Time?

I want to play PoP Sands of Time but when it starts it shows a box saying "video card not supported". I have used 3D Analyse to play many games which I could not play before but I am still not able to ...
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BFBC2 Crashes on random screens

So far, I haven't been able to play BFBC2 yet. Sometimes, it crashes(and throws me back to the desktop) at the very first loading screen before the main menu. If it doesn't crash there, it will ...
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Prince of Persia Sands of Time problem

The latest Prince of Persia games run, but Sands of Time wont work and shows the video card compatibility problem on my PC .What should i do? Games released after and before sands of time runs fine on ...
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Nothing but lockups for me

So I bought Black Ops for my PC about a month ago, because a couple of my friends were harassing me to no end to get it. The game is fairly fun (Zombies is awesome), but I've dealt with nothing but ...
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CS 1.6 error with sxe Injected

i am unable to play cs 1.6 with sxeInjected 11. Upon launching game it creates log file in cs installation folder with name sXe Injected.txt containing following text 2010/09/03 18:27:15 - ...
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Minecraft 1.7.10 crashes when I attempt to open a world

I want to play minecraft in 1.7.10 but after launching it through the launcher and i try to open a server or single player world it crashes ---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // This is a token for 1 ...
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Steam and Teamspeak not connecting, but internet in general is working fine?

So I logged on today, and realized Teamspeak was not connecting to the server I log on to every day. I had also realized Steam was having a tough time connecting to the internet, and I have no idea ...
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Nintendo 3ds won't connect to my wifi

I can't seem to connect my 3ds in my wifi, but when I connect to other wifis like my friend's house and his pocket wifi it connects. Tried searching in google for solutions nothing work like changing ...
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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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Will the make of wii component cables affect picture quality

I'm thinking about getting component video/audio cables for my wii, instead of the existing composite cables (run through a composite to scart adaptor), as I understand I might be able to improve ...
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How do you shut down games in Origin?

I just recently installed Sims 3 a month ago but it won't let me on. when I click on my Sims3 window it loads for a while and sometimes nothing comes up but other times there is a sign from Origin ...
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Modded Minecraft Uses Almost All RAM

I've been putting together my own collection of 1.7.10 mods for playing Minecraft. Recently, I've noticed it uses almost all of my 13 GB of available RAM, even though it is saying it is using 2-2.5 ...
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Why Won't Minecraft Let Me Play Offline?

My computer has no internet access. Every time I log in the launcher says can't connect to minecraft.net, but I'm playing offline- not online. I tried restoring my computer because I'm already logged ...
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destiny vanguard will it be able to work on more then one account on ps4

I got the destiny ps4 bundle and it was European so the vanguard dlc that came with it isn't working because my main account is an American one, if I create a new European account and use the code on ...
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Hexxit keeps crashing and won't let me on

On Technic Launcher, I can play on Tekkit and other servers, but when I click on Hexxit, it starts loading, then I get a black screen for a minute or so, then it just gives me a crash report. I used ...
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Chunks load extremely slow with CPU usage at almost 90% most of the time

Often when I want to play survival singleplayer in Minecraft, I can't. This is due to chunks taking ages to load whenever I move to a new area of my map, leading me to regularly hit the esc button to ...
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Can i use another Playstation disc drive in my PS3?

I have an older PS3 that has been giving me problems. It has recently stopped reading my game discs, so I decided to take it apart to clean the eye. Now can't get the disc drive back together! Can I ...
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timing out when trying to connect to my own server using Hamachi

Recently I've been unable to connect to my Minecraft server which I play on with a friend. It seems my friend has been able to access it just fine, but every time I try to connect I get the error: ...
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HL2 Crashes when i open a map

I bought the orange box(yes, they still sell it). I turned on the console with-console and enteredmap push_pro it loads the map but when I press w hl2.exe crashes! What is going wrong?
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Half-Life 1 menu crashes on Macbook Air 2012 running Windows 8

When I try to run Half-Life 1 on my 13" 2012 Macbook Air, which runs Windows 8 natively, it crashes immediately with the following message: Problem signature: Problem Event Name: APPCRASH ...
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Why does Minecraft on PC keep saying that it can't connect to a server?

I have Minecraft on PC and I have donated to this really awesome server that I love but the problem is every time I try to join the server it says "Internet Timed Out." I have full bars for the ...
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“Cannot Resolve Hostname” when using Subdomain

A group of friends wanted a Minecraft server to play together on, so I went ahead and deployed a VPS, and directed an A record titled play to the server's public IP address. I connected to the server ...
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GTA V lost data XBOX 360

I've been playing GTA V for 2 days now and I've restarted my Xbox 3 times without any data lost on my USB 16GB flashdrive. And now I unplugged my Xbox-360 because I was going to move the TV and stuff ...
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Can't play older game on Windows Surface Pro

I've been trying to install both Anachronox, and Star Wars: KOTOR on my 128gb Windows Surface Pro. I can install fine, but both crash on startup. I've googled everything i possibly can - installed ...
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Minecraft LAN trouble

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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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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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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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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Low-resolution Images on loading screens?

I don't know why, but it seems every image in the game is in very low resolution. Even tho my options are What is wrong here?
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What does each of the options in the 'Low Detail Models' graphical setting do?

What does the 'One, Two, Three and Four Player' options in the 'Low Detail Models' graphical setting do? I assumed that 'Off' will turn off 'Low Detail Models' (enabling high detail models - ...
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Graphics options are greyed out in Sims 2 under Windows 7 x64

My graphics is blotchy. How can I make things accelerated? I have an ATI Radeon HD 4250 card. It appears to be running at 800x600. I am using HDMI to drive big-screen TV at 1080p (1920x1080). ...
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Quake 3 doesn't install in Windows 7

I have a Dell Studio laptop with Intel Core 2 Duo 2.8 GHz processor, 4 GB Ram, 512 MB ATI Raedon Graphics Card and 500 GB HDD with Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. I was checking my shelf for old games ...
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Is there a fix for random crash to desktop?

I just updated my skyrim to the most recent version, and now I'm crashing to desktop randomly, with no error message. I disabled all my mods, even started a new game, still crashes. It doesn't crash ...
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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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How to fix stuttering with AMD Catalyst 11.5 when Vsync is enabled?

Searching on Google for terms Radeon, Vsync and Stuttering gets a lot of results of people documenting the problem (not just with 11.5, but going a few years back too). But I couldn't find any ...
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Downloading an Xbox 360 update fails every time

I'm updating the Xbox 360 software, but it stops midway and says "updated failed". I've done this a few times but I get the same error every time. What gives?
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Download and install new Amiga Forever games

The site http://www.amigaforever.com/ offers a product that I've installed, but it has limited games on it. Has anyone successfully downloaded and installed new games for this system? It's all ...
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How to set up a new hard drive for a PS3?

I got my grandson a new sata HDD for his PS3, as it as corrupted. I can see where to download the PS3 stuff online, which needs to go to a 1GB flash stick (which I don't have). Can the download be ...
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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 ...
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Tomb Raider (2013) goes black

I decided to play Tomb Raider today for sense a few months ago. When i clicked play on the launcher all I got was a black screen. I have tried changing the resolution and the exclusive full screen ...