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Xbox 360 overheat/freeze, no red ring of death, x-clamp repair completed already

I have an xbox that a friend gave me with RROD issues. I fixed it about 6 months ago by replacing the x-clamps with nuts/bolts/washers and new thermal paste. I've been doing PC repair for years this ...
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Banished resolution & mouse issues

I want to play Banished. I have a Macbook Pro Retina display, and am running Windows 7 on Boot Camp. I have installed the game (not with Steam), and the first thing I noticed was that the ...
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Why is Mirror's Edge crashing just after the logo splash screens?

I got Mirror's Edge on Steam, but I'm unable to play the game. As soon as the logos finish, the game crashes. Resolution Attempts: Tried relaunching Mirror's Edge. No change in behavior. Tried ...
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Minecraft keeps crashing with 'Pixel Format' error, but graphics driver is up to date? [duplicate]

Hey so my Minecraft keeps crashing and I have been looking around for some answers and so far all I have seen is that I have to update my Graphics driver but its already up to date, so someone please ...
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Any benefit to setting CPU affinity for a game?

Would there be any possible benefit in setting the CPU affinity for a game? Like Starcraft 2, for example. I've heard suggestions to do this, such as choosing real cores only (no hyperthreaded ...
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How can I boost performance in Rome 2?

My machine is great, and runs other games with no issues, but Rome 2 is a tough nut to crack! There are so many arcane graphical options I don't know where to start. Does anyone have any strategies ...
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Is there a way to run Cossacks Back To War on Windows 8.1 without virtual machine? (mouse problem)

I have the mouse problem which has become famous under Cossacks players who play in Windows Vista or up. This problem is that I can't move the mouse within the game. I tried everything available on ...
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PVP.net patcher kernel has stopped working [closed]

I have been searching a lot for fixes I tried all of them, but still not working. I also tried all of the steps, updating my computer, downloading .net (already have it), re-downloading or replacing ...
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Black Ops 2 freezes when attempting to play Zombies multiplayer

When i try to play zombies multiplayer it freezes on a black screen when the match starts. I've been looking online for hours for an answer but no luck.
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Is there a way to reset the audio for games?

When I start the game on my computer with my headphones unplugged, and plug them in afterwards, the audio sometimes don't change to my headphones, and stay on the silent speakers. Is there a way to ...
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Why do all Minecraft launchers crash on my system after being run?

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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Random slowdowns at random intervals of gameplay. How do I stop these?

I've been playing Alien: Isolation for about 10 hours, and loving it, but twice now the game randomly slows down to unplayable frame rates. Lags opening menus whether it be the map, pause menu, or ...
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What do Error Status Report codes mean on the Xbox 360?

If you've had any networking problems on the 360, done a network test then pressed Y for detailed status, you've seen a dialog like this (this one's not mine; thanks google image search): What do ...
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Screen tearing when moving up and down quickly

I bought this game a few weeks ago and noticed I'm getting screen tearing in the middle of the screen. I've tried using in game v-sync and adaptive v-sync and neither seems to solve the problem. I ...
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Xbox 360 freezes at startup screen, audio still works, input does not

My wife and I have two xbox 360s, and recently hers (which is also the oldest) started doing some strange video glitching. I have a dlna server set up in our house, and two days ago, while watching a ...
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Extreme graphics lag outdoors after 2.6 patch

This is a problem I've faced since the latest 2.6 Starfighter patch. The game runs smoothly as long as I'm indoors or in a flashpoint, but on large outdoor maps - Hoth, Belsavis, Hutta, Alderaan - ...
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New install of ARMA 3 freezing on startup

I just bought ARMA 3 yesterday and I am really sad that it will not work. I have tried re installing it, Deleting arma.exe and checking integrity, and disabling mods but so far, nothing has worked. I ...
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Why my basic pulse laser don't work?

Strange thing happens today. As usual I use the basic pulse laser from the initial sidewinder but this time when I shoot nothing occurs except the sound of laser firing. Meanwhile a light can be seen ...
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Can't add friends in Steam

When using a browser, I can't add any friends because it gives me the error: Error adding friend. Please try again. I have Steam open in the background. I would add them in the client but the ...
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Skyrim crashes my system when I open map

I came upon a very frustrating problem while trying to play Skyrim. Similar problems were discussed quite a lot (157 forum pages!), but I don't seem to find any solution to this. Problem itself: ...
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A lot of TCP and UDP errors in Boring Man

I've been playing Boring Man (a free online shooter on Steam) for a while and a ton of errors keep flooding me every time I want to join a game. Common Errors: TCP Error 4, UDP Error 5, TCP Error 5 ...
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Call of Duty Advanced Warfare freezes about 2 minutes into Multiplayer gameplay

I am running Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare on my PC. I have updated all of my drivers, deleted and re-installed the game, and still no luck. The first week I had the game it was running great. Then ...
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How can i slow down Utawarerumono Mission Maps

I have Utawarerumono English Patch on my Windows 7 64-bit Desktop PC, when i'm in the mission maps it's quite fast, one of the mechanics is that you can perform combos by clicking at the right time ...
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How can I resolve a 3DS networking issue?

I can't seem to connect my pokemon x game to my network, even though I have tried using both my guest network and my secure network. Both of them are WPA secured (I believe, I can't check right now, ...
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Minecraft Crash - Windows - 1.7.10 - Modded

I'm using Forge v1291 and I have a lot of mods, and I've been attempting to get them to run properly for ages, and I cannot find any solution to the problem I have. I've attempted to look through the ...
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Xbox 360 doesn't recognize a preconfigured USB stick

I bought a 16GB USB flash drive for GTA V, and configuring/installing works as expected. But everytime I turn off my console and turn it on again, something goes wrong. My Xbox says it needs to ...
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Minecraft Forge 1.7.10 Error before game even starts

When I try to run Minecraft with Forge already installed, one of two things happens. Either my game actually loads and it comes up as a complete black screen not showing my game at all but it says it ...
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Wolfenstein Enemy Territory stuttery screen anything under 125 fps

It's frustrating that i can't play this old game on a good pc on 76 or 71 fps, which have reduced recoil and a more stable network connection. Instead i have to play at 125 fps and mouse has to be ...
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Client-Server disconnections in Battlefield 4

A friend of mine and me are facing connectivity problems when we try to join BF4-servers on PC. My problem is, that I always need join and face connection error 3 to 5 times before I can finally join ...
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Tekkit and Attack of the B-Team will not launch?

1 & 2: I'm using the Tekkit and Attack of the B-Team modpacks from the Technic Launcher. Their current Minecraft versions are both 1.6.4 I think. 3: The following log is from my "logs" folder ...
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Why won't my 1.7.3+ Minecraft show the Menu and play?

Whenever I click "Play" on the launcher it downloads the version and starts to run but it doesn't show anything, I can just hear the main menu music playing and when looking through the console it ...
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Feed the Beast Mod-pack Cannot connect to servers or create new worlds

When I log into FTB, using any of the new mod-packs, e.g. FTB Monster or Agrarian Skies, the game works fine until I try to create new world or log into a server. If I try to create a new world FTB ...
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How to play Homeworld: Cataclysm in 1920x1080 32bit?

So I have a modern computer with a fullhd monitor and I want to play Homeworld: Cataclysm in fullscreen, at full resolution and color. But it only lets me select up to 1600x1200 and it looks pretty ...
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Bad lag when playing League of Legends?

I have had LoL for around 6 months, and for about 1 month my ping has been crazy and I have been having a problem where whenever I try to move my champ, or use an ability or spell or anything, it has ...
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My minecraft forge-1.7.10-10.13.0.1180-universal server keeps shutting itself down

My minecraft 1.7.10 forge server keeps crashing. Every time I open it, it opens up and starts like it should and starts running but than suddenly it comes up with a bunch of messages that I'm not ...
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Can't connect to LAN games

My friend and I normally LAN a lot of games, however lately for some reason he can't see me in any games (ranging as far as Minecraft to Civilization 5) I've tried: Disabling the firewall and even ...
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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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Black screen when running most games fullscreen

So I'm coming with my head in my hands asking for somebody to help me out with my laptop. My basic system information is as follows: http://pastebin.com/AVeGH8j6 This is only a problem I have ...
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Crash at the beginning of Season 2

I have installed The Walking Dead season 2 on a freshly-reinstalled Windows machine, but I can't get past the beginning - I don't have any previous saves, so the story gets generated. Then there is a ...
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“Invalid Session (Try restarting your game)” Minecraft online-server error

I use the standard launcher, there is NO second session open. I have to close the game TWICE and relaunch to MAYBE get into a server (standard, vanilla servers), but if I leave the server with the ...
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Carmageddon TDR 2000 crashes in Send in the Sharks

Carmageddon TDR 2000 has recently been made available through Steam with the upcoming release of Carmageddon: Reincarnation, but as with many old games, it doesn't work perfectly. Although the first ...
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Unable to connect to source game servers requiring steam servers

I've tried to connect to servers for games like Garry's Mod, Dota 2, CS:GO and none of them have worked I get a error message like this: I've tried port forwarding, virus scanning, disabling ...
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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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My mouse doesnt show up when I play games!

When I play any kind of computer game my mouse doesn't show up. I can still click on things, I just have to spend forever searching the whole screen because I can't see it. This is a recent problem, ...
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Minecraft pre 1.5.2 LWJGL Crash

On my Mac (10.6.8, Java V1.6.65) is crashing when trying to launch any pack from technic that uses Minecraft 1.5.2 or before. Tekkitmain works fine because it uses a later version of minecraft, but ...
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Minecraft Mods not loading

I have installed the forge for 1.6.4 version from the original webpage and whatever mods I put into my mods folder minecraft just loads the mojang logo and then disappears. Also if I clean the mods ...
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Why won't my Skyrim load from the main menu?

I am having problems with not even getting to play the game. I got the game for Christmas and I played it for a while and then stopped. The next time I tried it, I press play and choose my storage ...
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Stuttering in Titanfall

Lately I've been experience stuttering in Titanfall, and especially when a lot is happening in game like explosions etc. Both the graphics and sound starts to stutters, and sometimes the display ...
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Unable to open Minecraft Forge 1.7.10?

I have downloaded Forge 1.7.10, but when I try to install it I get the message: You need to run the version 1.7.10 manual at least once. I don't really get what I'm supposed to do. Any help ...
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Switch Game Center accounts confirm button won't pop up

I have multiple accounts on CoC and I used to be able to switch between 2 of the accounts I have. I was on one, and was trying to get on the other. When I switched Game Centers I switched back to ...