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Making Minecraft run with Java 8 on OS X 10.10

When I started Minecraft for the first time after installing OS X 10.10, OS X presented me with this: This happens even after the installation of JDK 8u20, which makes it even more confusing. I ...
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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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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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Screen tearing in minecraft (ftb pax 2014)

I decided to play feed the beast for the first time in ages and I encountered a rather irritating issue. Every ~10-20 seconds my screen flashes with the jagged edges and artifacts that you usually see ...
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PlayStation 4 video drops when connected to Dell monitor via HDMI-to-DisplayPort adapter

I'm trying to get my PS4 connected to my Dell monitor which has a DisplayPort input. I've purchased an HDMI-to-DisplayPort adapter and a DisplayPort cable in order to do so. This works, but the video ...
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Is it possible to run Railcraft with Optifine?

I want to install railcraft 1.7.2 WITH Optifine (1.7.2) but apparently the two have a problem with each other, if I take out railcraft, it runs fine with optifine, if I run it without optifine and ...
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Mass Effect 3 Loading Glitch

I'm on the first priority mission of the game, and when I get to the part with the turret, a few waves pass- and then nothing happens. Ever. I just get an infinite loading circle at the bottom right, ...
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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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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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PvZ Garden Warfare graphical issues

I have a problem with PvZ Garden Warfare I just bought the game recently on PC and when I go in a game the graphic is not displayed correctly at all and it's very glitchy, I tried a test to see if I ...
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How do I play Mountain on linux?

I recently bought Mountain and I can't figure out how to run it on Ubuntu 14.04 64bit. I emailed the developer but they haven't responded in over a week. When I downloaded the game, it came with a ...
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FTB Unstable Crash on Startup

I'm running windows 8.1 and when i try to launch FTB Unstable 1.7.2 (v1.0.4) it would get frozen for a few seconds and then it would print in the log a crash report that only says: null: ...
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My character keeps mining when I release the mouse [closed]

When I hold my left mouse button down for awhile to break blocks, and then I let it go, my avatar continues to break blocks. I can only stop it by left-clicking it once more. Can anybody tell me how ...
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Borderlands 2 Multiple of same DLCs?

When I bought Borderlands 2 on Steam, I bought just the standard edition. I little later on I purchased the season pass, and everything was totally fine. During the summer sale, I bought the rest of ...
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Minecraft Launcher stuck in restart loop

When I click play on the Minecraft launcher while I am on my Forge profile, it will begin to load but then it will reset itself repeatedly. What can I do to fix this? I also have mods and none are ...
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Battlefield 4 White Screen of Death

After a recent update Battlefield 4, anytime I try to join a server I get an error in my Battlelog which isn't very helpful. . . "ERROR: Game Disconnected, something went wrong." and during the ...
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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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Metro: 2033 Crashes Immediately After Opening

Metro 2033 crashes to desktop immediately after opening sometimes showing the 4A Games Sting for a moment, but then showing a "Metro 2033 has stopped responding" dialog. This happens on my Windows ...
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Minecraft 1.7.9 crashing when connecting to server

Recently I have been trying to get on a Hamachi vanilla server that is 1.7.9 and Minecraft keeps crashing when I try to connect to it. I am running Minecraft 1.7.9 that is unmodded whatsoever. I ...
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Titanfall periodic stuttering?

I just downloaded Titanfall because it was free to play for 48 hours and on my i5-4670, GTX 770 Phantom 2GB, 8GB RAM system I get 60 fps maxed out except every ten seconds the game freezes for half a ...
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My brother cannot connect to my Minecraft LAN world [duplicate]

I have tried many times to play with my brother. We are on the same Wifi, with different accounts. I start up Minecraft 1.7.9, create a new Survival world, click Esc->Open To Lan. It tells me the ...
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Unsupported resolution of Watch Dogs

Actually a game's "Watch Dog's" default resolution isn't supported by my LCD. How to change its default resolution without opening the game? My LCD monitor's resolution is 1024x768 60Hz.
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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 ...