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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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My tekkit classic keeps crashing!

I was playing Tekkit classic when I got horrible lag, so I did what I always do I closed it and opened it again. Then when the mojang screen came up my tekkit crashed and I haven't been able to open ...
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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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How to get Machinarium to run on Windows 8.1?

I am playing Machinarium off Steam on my 8.1 tablet. I can start the game, but for some reason, in order to click on anything interactable in the game such as menu items, I need to move my mouse about ...
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Unsupported resolution in Mirror's Edge

I just installed the game, Mirror's Edge but unfortunately my LCD monitor isn't supporting its default resolution. My LCD monitor's resolution is 1024x768 60Hz.
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Dark Souls 2 keeps crashing on load

So recently (today) my Dark Souls 2 game instantly crashing at the end of the loading screen. I thought maybe it was because I was using a symlink to sync my game saves as of a few days ago but I ...
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Does standby mode of the PS4 actually recharge your controller?

Patch 1.71 says that standby mode actually recharges controllers. But I am not seeing any difference in the battery level of my controller after leaving my console on standby for an hour or more with ...
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Unsupported Resolution in GTA: San-Andreas?

I just installed the game on my pc but unfortunately my LCD monitor isn't supporting its resolution or refresh rate. My resolution is 1024x768 and refresh rate is 60Hz. How can I solve this issue?
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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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Can i use another Playstation 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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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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Stuck at “Kill aliens” in “All Hands On Deck”

While playing through The Kinzie Gambit's second half, All Hands on Deck, I get reproducibly stuck at the section where you board the enemy ship and are told to clear up a bunch of enemies (video). ...
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“No suitable display mode found” error for Dawn of War & DoW: Winter Assault

This is in conjunction with my other problem with compatibility issues with this game and Windows 8.1: I dummied the driver to allow my graphics card which worked for Dark Crusade). But on the ...
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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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Missing textures in Naval Strike maps

I did a clean install of my pc, installed origin and then Battlefield 4. After starting BF4 it kept prompting me to install the expansion packs. When I clicked the link it would bring up origin and do ...
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What are the ports of Age of Mythology: Extended Edition?

I want to open my router ports to play Age of Mythology Extended but the ports appear to be different than older versions of the game, for some reason Steam is not working correctly on my computer and ...
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Watch dogs unusual crash. Requires hard-reboot. (PC)

I realize a lot of people are having problems with Watch Dog's on the PC, but this crash seems to be really unusual (I haven't seen anyone else report something like it), and their forums have been ...
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Skyrim crashes after bethesda logo. No mods installed

So, my Skyrim crashes just after bethesda intro. Tried to disable intro and it crashed after few seconds of showing skyrim logo. I have no mods installed. I had but because it stopped working, i ...
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Terraria crashes

Once in a while Terraria will crash and display this error message. I can't copy the text, so I took a screenshot. Not sure what this means, I have tried reinstalling the XNA framework.
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Windows continully minimizes Splinter Cell: Conviction

When this game reaches the main screen for selecting options, it suddenly minimizes back to the taskbar. I've tried to open it again from the taskbar, but again it just minimizes itself. This game is ...
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Game corrupted; how can I fix it?

The game name is Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Full Burst - PC. Today I was playing this game and I completed a mission, after that game was saving, but while it was doing this, my computer ...
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Download trouble versions earlier than 1.7.4

I am having trouble downloading the version 1.6.4. I can download and use versions 1.7.4 and higher but nothing earlier than that. It gives me an error that it cannot unpack natives. I have updated ...
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Otherland “failed to connect to patch server.” What does that mean?

I installed the Otherland MMO game and when I tried to play it, I got an alert box that said "Failed to connect to patch server. Exiting..." and the only option is "OK" at which point the program ...
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Hoppers not working Spigot 1.7.9

My hoppers are connected to the chest (I shift-right-clicked to connect), however, the hoppers just store items in them rather then the chest. What could be causing this? Plugins: 45 ...
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Twilight of the Gods causes WC3 to crash back to desktop

Playing Twilight of the Gods. Every time Archimonde has his little cutscene with Jaina after he destroys her base, the game exits the cutscene into normal play mode for about half a second and then ...
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PS4 video takes a long time to show up over HDMI

So I bought a PS4 maybe 2 weeks ago. Everything works fine except one weird thing: My PS4 is plugged to a Toshiba 720p TV, and when I turn on my PS4,then switch my TV input to PS4 , the screen flicked ...
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Watch Dogs crashes to desktop after playing for a while

After I have been playing Watch Dogs for a while it crashes and just says "Watch Dogs stopped working... [Close program]". Disabling UPlay in-game layout and starting UPlay in offline mode didn't ...
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Minecraft won't run after updating Java?

My mother downloaded the newest version of java and now it wont run. Here is the error message: [18:15:59 ERROR]: Couldn't launch game java.io.IOException: Cannot run program "C:\Program ...
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Unable to save files from Space Empires V

I recently install Space Empires V via Steam on my Windows 7 x64 machine. It starts up and runs fine, but whenever I try to save a file, whether an empire file or a save game I get an unable to save ...
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Microphone does not work in any source engine game. Fix?

My microphone work in steam chat, skype etc.. Althought it does not work in Garry's Mod, Dota 2, Left 4 Dead or Counter Strike. When I click test mic in the options menu of Garry's Mod I can hear my ...
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Minecraft 1.7.9 Crashing (Not Responding)

So, for some reason my Minecraft keeps unresponding. I've tried updating Java, completely deleting my .minecraft folder and re-installing Minecraft and everything but it never seems to fix my issue. ...
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Why does my screen go completely blank when I try to use my AV cords?

I am usually playing in HD with the HDMI cords on my Playstation 3 but right now I am at my friends house and he does not have any HD television, so I am trying to use my AV jacks but when I plug it ...
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JAM audio format

I have the DOS version of Disney and Virgin Interactive's game Aladdin. The game soundtrack seems to be stored as .JAM files according to this page (see the type 3 description) but no details are ...
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My PS3 won't stay turned on

I just tried to turn on my PS3 and for some reason when I turned it on, it automatically turns back off, I have tried to turn it on 4 times now and it is doing the same thing. Note: while I was ...
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I can't find where to login the new Minecraft Launcher!

I have the minecraft launcher, which I just downloaded, but I can't find where to log in for the first time. I put my username in New Profile, but that didn't do anything. Please help me!
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Average performance in ESO with my setup

At first I thought that the game itself just can't handle my setup as it has been released recently. Some guys may agree with that. But I'm not happy with that. I do not get hard stuttering with my ...
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I can't log in to Minecraft please help

So my friends told me I should buy Minecraft: Pocket Edition so that I can play it whenever I want. So I bought the app and the first thing I do is go to settings and press login but unfortunately it ...
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I'm able to go to other towns on ACNL, but one of my friends can't visit my town. Is anyone else experiencing this too?

Like the title says, I'm able to visit other towns, and other people can visit mine perfectly fine. However, a friend of mine is having trouble visiting my town. She keeps getting an error (018-0510), ...
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Can't click while moving

I started a new game on Terraria on a new computer. The game isn't responding to my mouse clicks when my character is moving, though. My character has to come to a complete stop before the game ...
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splinter cell conviction error “game.lostconnection,resume”

When I open splinter cell conviction it displays the error game.lostconnection.resume after showing the unreal engine logo.And I have to 'exit to desktop' with no other options.I am able to run the ...
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Minecraft EXCEPTION ACCESS VIOLATION

I understand that there are questions related to this subject already on the site but I feel mine is different as I have a different problematic frame etc.. My error is, as mentioned in the title, an ...
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Why is Minecraft not launching from my batch file?

So I'm having this problem where I'm trying to start Minecraft from a batch file, but everytime I run it, it gives me this error message, "Windows cannot find 'minecraft.exe'. Make sure you typed the ...
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Allocating more RAM for minecraft (Other methods were already tried)

I have been trying for ages to get my minecraft to use more RAM, but it refuses to allocate more than 20% ram on my 4G computer. I want to allocate 2G, so the first method I tried was to type this ...
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No sound on Duke Nukem Forver for PS3

I've started to play DNF on PS3 and installed Patch 1.03. Unfortunatley I don't have any sound on it. It appears to be a common problem on the internet, but I didn't find a solution. The sound on ...
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How can i fix my DSI?

My DSI is not working. When I try to turn it on the health and safety screen comes on for a second and then the screen goes black, even though the power and Wi-Fi light are still on. I have been ...
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Red orchestra 2 Dedicated Server - Appcrash [STEAM]

I have a big problem by starting my RO2-DS. I did everything as written here: http://wiki.tripwireinteractive.com/index.php?title=RO2_Dedicated_Server until the step where I can automaticate all ...
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KOTOR 2 Freezes on Movies

Playing Knights of the Old Republic 2, I find myself in a frustrating situation: I have to click to end movies as soon as they start or my game will freeze afterward (while switching resolutions?) ...
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Screen Tints Blue when playing Team Fortress 2 on OSX

Ever since I downloaded tf2 the screen is tinted blue whenever I launch it. I'm on a Macbook Pro 13" early 2011. The same problem has happened to a friend of mine who also has an MBP, but it doesn't ...
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Unable to play certain games at all

For a long time now I've been having issues with certain games (Actually quite a lot of games) with this same recurring issue: Whenever I try play a game it will open fine with absolutely no errors ...
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Minecraft Error, java.lang.VerifyError:

I played Minecraft just recently and decided to update some of my mods. After I updated I got this error: ---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // I let you down. Sorry :( Time: 25.04.14 17:44 ...