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how to avoid white in the distance after alt + tab

Sometimes I need to alt + tab out of the game to do stuff, and I've noticed that after doing this the distant view turns completely white. For example in stormwind where the boats are, the background ...
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Norton Security and Steam [closed]

For the past few days steam has refused to log me in. It would either A: say there is a connection issue and make me want to "retry connection" or after i log in just freeze. I decided to check the ...
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Setting up permission in McMyAdmin with groupmanager

I have a served hosted at Fragnet.net. Here the default admin tool is McMyAdmin. I want to set up permissions in MyMcAdmin with group manager as suggested by the fragnet knowledgebase. But even after ...
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NoClassDefFoundError on a new Pixelmon Server?

I'm trying to make a Pixelmon server, I followed the instructions of this video but it won't start: ...
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Using DirectX 11, getting message: Shader model 3.0 or better graphic device required

Direct X 11 is supposed to have Shader 5.0, so why is this happening when I try to run Dragonball: Xenoverse? I am running the following setup: System Information Operating System: Windows 8.1 ...
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Minecraft PE v0.10.4 for iPhone not saving

My son's iPhone 4 will no longer save any changes he makes to worlds. He has all the updates and has even tried deleting the entire app and reinstalling it. There is plenty of storage space on the ...
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Minecraft launcher continuously loading

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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Skyrim loading screen crash

I have been playing some modded Skyrim lately, and it worked perfectly fine, I played straight for about 1 hour without any problems. When I went to Adriane in Whiterun (After newly purchasing ...
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Just Cause 2 reboots PS3 when launched

Whenver I launch Just Cause 2 it reboots my PS3. I have tried ejecting and cleaning the disk. deleting game data has anyone else come across this?
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Skyrim crashes on start. Do I need a new sound card?

In my computer I have both a Sound Blaster Live! 5.1 SB0220 card and a Realtek ALC850 chipset on an MSI K9N4 nForce 500 motherboard. My game crashes on launch, just after the Bethesda logo fades. I've ...
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How do I tag people in comments/questions? [migrated]

I've asked several questions already and when someone answers I want to thank them but I don't know how to tag them in a post/comment. How do I do this?
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Shooting causes controller to turn off

How do you fix the bug in GTA V that when you shoot with any character your controller turns off? I'm on XBOX 360 by the way. I can't advance in the game because every time I shoot or bump into ...
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How can I fix a loading screen crash in Grand Theft Auto IV?

I have a copy of Grand Theft Auto IV on Steam. When I start it, everything is fine: it loads and I can press "Play". However, the game crashes straight to the desktop—without any error message—about 5 ...
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My triangle.gs server keeps getting an error [closed]

Every time I try and start my free server, it comes up with: "This error occurred: 504 Server Error: Gateway Time-out. Please try again later or contact support for help" I've already contacted ...
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Xbox 360 with 3 red lights

My Xbox 360 is dead. I've been googling for a week, asking on the official Xbox forums, and calling to the Xbox support phone, but I still don't know if I need to repair the console or only the power ...
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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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My PS3 controllers have died and are not charging

It has been some months since I've turned on my Playstation 3. Today, when I turned it on with my controllers, it didn't work. I thought "Hey, the battery surely ran out", so I tried to charge them ...
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Borderlands pre sequel not launching TVHM

My borderlands the pre sequel isn't letting me go to true vault hunter mode. It did show me the pop up and everything but when I went to go in it just stays at the loading screen and won't spawn. I ...
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Minecraft Launcher stuck in restart loop [closed]

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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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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Is my Saints Row IV game bugged?

I'm doing the "Matt's Back" mission, and when I get to the point where I'm on a ship shooting other ships with a turret, I kill one ship and then my ships stops moving and nothing happens. I'm on the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Skyrim will not start and forces me to hard reboot my computer

When I play Skyrim from Steam it launches the menu, and that works fine. The problem is when I hit play it closes the launcher (as if it were about to go into the game), and then nothing, just the ...
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Can't Connect to Item Server for Battleblock Theater?

When I click play on Battleblock Theater it says: You are not connected to steam item sever, you will not able to unlock or trade items. I just don't know how it work.
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Fallout 3 never launches

I am unable to start Fallout 3 Game of the Year Edition from Steam. I click to play the game in Steam, the launcher opens and I click play. Nothing happens. My steam status goes back to "Online" ...
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Fallout New Vegas quits to desktop with no error message

Just installed Fallout New Vegas. After some time of game play the game just quit to Desktop without any error messages. Can someone point me directions on why this is happening and how can I fix it? ...
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I am getting IllegalArgumentException with Forge (and a lot of mods)

I keep getting a crash report, and I am not sure what the problem is or how to fix it. I do have a lot of mods in use (over 100). My system details are: Minecraft Version: 1.7.10 Operating ...