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Minecraft - Blocks aren't showing

When I make a new world in Minecraft, no blocks show. When I mine them they appear in my hand but upon placing them they disappear. I've tried texture packs, Feed-the-beast and reinstalling my game ...
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How to fix cutscene audio stuttering?

While the game itself runs smoothly and I can watch the cutscenes using the bink player without problems, their ingame playback fails to produce sound every other second (quite periodically actually). ...
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What is causing my low framerate in Prototype 2?

So my computer is pretty good, it can all but max out Max Payne 3, Mass Effect 3 and plenty of other games. But for some reason, even on the lowest settings (1280*800 resolution with everything set to ...
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Crash when launching ships in Industry Giant 2

I was recently asked about a crash that occurs when launching ships in Industry Giant 2. I have tried to reproduce it, but cannot. Has anyone else experienced this issue and if so is there a way to ...
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Is my video game destroying my computer?

So I'm playing Deus Ex: Human Revolution, and every half hour or so the entire game freezes, usually accompanied by a message on Windows 7 helpfully telling me: Your video driver stopped working ...
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Press and HOLD a macro button on Roccat mouse

My problem is: I'm trying to make a macro where i can hold down a button on my mouse and it starts to click 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 , until i let go of the mouse button. This is to play dead in Call Of ...
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No video output on PS3, and cannot 'reset' output

When I plug in the Component or Composite video cables and turn on my PS3, I can hear the startup sound but there's no video output. I've tried to do the video reset multiple times (Put the system in ...
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Graphics Card 'Time-Out' Only Affects Minecraft Modded

I'm having a lot of trouble with my graphics card and Minecraft. I usually play Minecraft while watching a video on my other monitor. However while I am playing Minecraft, chunks in the distance will ...
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How do I get a LAN server working? [duplicate]

I want to play on a LAN server with my brother, but I can't get it to show up on his MultiPlayer menu. I made the server by clicking "Open to LAN", we both play on the same router, but it still never ...
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Steam cannot access my YouTube username

I'm trying to link my YouTube account to Steam so I can share videos through it. However I'm getting this error: According to this and this, I need a YouTube channel, as well as having it linked to ...
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GENETOS crash because of dmsynth.dll on Win8

I am trying to play GENETOS on my Win8 64bit laptop. The game crashes randomly due to what I believe are audio playback errors (it happens when a lot of sound effects are playing). The game reportedly ...
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How do I fix the Steam Overlay in Payday 2?

For some reason, the Steam Overlay doesn't seem to work, despite the fact that it is enabled. How can I make the Steam Overlay work so I don't have to tab out to answer Steam messages anymore?
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How can I get the Caveman2Cosmos mod working?

I downloaded and installed version 28 of the Caveman2Cosmos mod the other day, and am having trouble getting it to run. When I load the mod, Civilization closes down as normal, but never reappears. ...
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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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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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Program-controlled keyboard & mouse inputs don't work with Mass Effect 1

I use a program called DS2Key which allows me to control my computer with my Nintendo DS Lite. I typically use this setup to play GameCube games with Dolphin (my 'cube has long since died), but I'm ...
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How can I fix Pokemon Zeta 1.3.21?

It has a blank screen and I am running Windows Vista with .Net Framework 4.5 and a rgss player. What should I do to fix this problem.
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Can't start game (app already running)

I just installed TF2 and launched it. A steam pop-up said the app already was running. That weird because I haven't played it on that computer. There is no task called team fortress 2, and the game ...
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3DS Street Pass Not Working

Lately the Street Pass feature of the 3DS has not been working for me. A coworker and I will both have our 3DSs, at work, next to each other, with the wifi on and street pass never connects. Sometimes ...
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Why NFS 2 does not run on my PC? [closed]

My PC can run NFS MW and NFS HP2. But to my surprise it could not run NFS 2. When i open the game it appears only in the process but does not even get executed. Why is this? My OS is Windows XP.
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Football Manager Crash Dumps

I've a Football Manager 2010 game that continually crashes after a particular league match. When it crashes it generates a crash dump file. Does anyone know how to read this file so I might ...
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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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Minecraft appears to crash my PC

Whenever I run Minecraft on Linux it causes the entire PC to crash after a few minutes. I have tried different versions of Java for the same result. Forced power cycle is the only way to recover as ...
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Why can't I connect to a modded LAN server? [duplicate]

I am trying to join my little brothers modded LAN world I have all the mods and all but one problem is I can't connect. I did the whole Windows+R thing and typed cmd, checked the internet IP, tried ...
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ClassNotFound Exception when attempting to load Minecraft: Pixelmon

Here is the error I am getting: Description: There was a severe problem during mod loading that has caused the game to fail cpw.mods.fml.common.LoaderException: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: ...
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Can you connect to LAN worlds with the same IP address as you?

I've been wanting to know if you can connect to LAN worlds with the same IP address as you. My brother wants to get another minecraft account so we can play together on the same world but we both have ...
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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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“Unable to initialize graphics engine” error

Whenever I open THPS4.exe, I get the error "Unable to initialize graphics engine". I updated the drivers, did everything I could. How can I fix this?
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The Memory Could Not Be Read… Wall E Error

After installing Wall-E, when I first opened Wall-E.exe, an error came up, "The Referenced Memory At 0x... . The Memory Could Not Be Read.". After that I tried to open it again, and got another error, ...
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Why does power management ignore Logitech Rumblepad 2 input in windowed mode?

I've discovered that my PC ignores the input from my gamepad, a Logitech Rumblepad 2 model #: G-UF13 (corded, not wireless), when I play games with the gamepad in windowed mode. My monitors are ...
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No picture or sound from SNES, newer-ish tv?

I just bought a SNES on eBay and I was pretty disappointed to open the box and see that the port for the power cable is busted (missing the actual port, just had two wires left) anyway, according to ...
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Why does Worms Reloaded crash when I try to run it on Windows 7 64 Bit?

I am having problems running Worms Reloaded on Windows 7 64 Bit. I ran the app from Steam. It displays the Team17 logo and then crashes. Why might this be happening? Crash details: Faulting ...
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Crash in the Foundry

I have a problem in this awesome game. I have all mods from the Gogcom's mod guide installed and my game crashes. The crash is during the loading screen for the dormitories/tower in the foundry, no ...
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How do I launch Minecraft with a certain crash report?

I have a crash report that says my graphics driver is out of date, but when I tried updating it, my computer says its up to date. I'm having a lot of trouble. How can I launch it like this?
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No video for intro movies in The Guild 2

I recently bought The Guild 2 from Steam. The game seems to function fine, but during the intro all I get is a black screen with the sound of the intro movies. Pressing Esc does get me to the Main ...
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Battlefield 3 PC black screen with sounds

Since the last patch of Battlefield 3, I can't play it because the screen is black, but I can hear sounds in the background. I tried to repair the installation from Origin, but it doesn't resolve the ...
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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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Why does RollerCoaster Tycoon (original) on Windows 7 display a black screen on launch?

I'm currently trying to avoid Windows XP mode since the Windows 7 installation itself is a VM (running on a Mac Mini). Regardless, here's my description of the problem. The game successfully ...
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Spiderman Web of Shadows black screen

After playing the game for a while, the game stops and the screen turns black. What should I do to fix this? I also get the problem when spidey goes too high in the air.
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Urban Terror not launching on OSX 10.9

I installed Urban terror yesterday on my Mac OSX 10.9 and It refuses to launch, I just get a black screen and then it quits. It's in my applications folder. I ran it from the ...
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How do I reduce mouse sensitivity in Minecraft?

Whenever I set my priority to high or above normal my mouse goes crazy. Every time I want to turn to the right or left a little bit with the mouse, it makes me do a 360. And when I try to engage in ...
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Dead Money Crashing After “Fires in the Sky”

I have completed the "Fires in the Sky" mission, and am attempting to head back to the fountain after getting Dog / God to stay at the switching station. Once I finish the mission and am awarded the ...
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How can I make the latest version of skyrim work with my 3 monitors?

I have been looking into how I can make Skyrim support my 3 monitors in nVidia surround mode. Though I have hit a snag. I was able to find many people talking about how there are fixes that work. ...
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Fallout 3 stops responding to input with audio enabled in Windows 8.1

When playing Fallout 3, after about 5 minutes the mouse/keyboard stops responding to input, but the game is still running. If I disable the audio output using bEnableAudio=0 the game runs fine, albeit ...
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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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Glitch when trying to install Shader mod with Forge

I recently saw a video showing off SonicEther's Unbelievable Shaders Mod, and I thought it looked cool so I tried to install it. I followed a few tutorials, and the steps I took to install it were: ...
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Skyrim CTD during intro sequence after clean install

After experiencing some problems with Skyrim and my mod loadout after installing Dragonborn, I figured the easiest way to fix everything would be to start from scratch, so I uninstalled Skyrim (and ...
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Prison Architect crashes xServer

When I begin playing Prison Architect, I create a new world and after 10-15 seconds the XServer dies and restarts leaving me at the linuxmint login screen and I really have a quite beefy computer that ...
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how to download as a rar file

I'm trying to download mods for Minecraft, and I have Forge. I see all the youtubers having their mods as RAR files, and I want that too. But when I download my mods, it downloads them as ZIP files ...
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Why won't Minecraft start?

After I click on Minecraft the launcher comes up but when I press play the launcher goes away and my mouse makes a little swirly thing like its going to load but then it goes away. I wait a while to ...