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Command and Conquer 3 exeption in exception handler

I have command and conquer 3 from Origin, but when I try to start it, I get the 'exception in exception handler' error and the game exits. I've tried the Origin launcher fix as well as -runver to ...
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Civilization IV on Windows 7 fails to start after install

I bought a Windows 7 machine and went to install Civilization IV on it. It told me the program had "known problems". If I continue it begins the startup process but eventually fails. What do I need to ...
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The Ship Source Dedicated Server not starting

I am trying to run a srcds for The Ship game from Linux (Debian v8). It is downloaded and all the files seem to be there, but whenever I try to run ~/servers/ship/srcds_run -game ~/servers/ship/ship ...
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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 do I fix ghost inputs on certain games from HID controllers?

This is a pretty technical question, so I apologize in advance for any long-windedness. I'm using a Wii U Pro Controller, connected to my PC via Bluetooth, in conjunction with a program called ...
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Unable to play multiplayer on blur game

I installed the game blur on my laptop, and it is not connecting i.e. It's connected but when starting the game it is not starting for all my friends who were connected with me, and when I close the ...
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Why are my buildings and zones completely disappearing in Cities Skylines?

I am completely new to this and have no idea of gaming lingo. I'm learning by watching 'You tube' and reading blogs, so if you are nice enough to answer my question please be kind. I'm also old. I ...
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“Coming Soon” error

I recently got MCSM for the PS4. Upon attempting to play Episode 2, it shows a message Coming Soon on it, despite Episode 2 existing for quite some time now. Upon going to Episodes, and trying to ...
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Sudden FPS drop in multiple games

So, I've been getting pretty good framerate on most of the games on my new laptop. A couple days ago, I tried playing Minecraft modpacks which had some major problems. I tried to fix those, which ...
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Minecraft will NOT load! [closed]

Upon starting my PC yesterday, I had a boot error and I had to remove everything and start fresh, I have installed Java Version 8 update 25 and the Java for Google Chrome but Modsauce (Modded ...
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London Underground Simulator won't start

London Underground Simulator (World of Subways 3) won't start on my system! It worked earlier today when I changed the options and closed it. Now it shows as just a tiny window in the Top-Left of my ...
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My Minecraft Crashes when i hit play [duplicate]

---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // There are four lights! Time: 1/9/16 11:07 AM Description: Initializing game org.lwjgl.LWJGLException: Pixel format not accelerated at ...
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How to run Mortal Kombat X on laptop with two video cards?

I have Intel Graphics and GT 540m. Apparently game at the start chooses integrated graphic card and message pops out "Your video card or drivers do not meet minimum system requirements". I set global ...
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Fifa 16 stops working while checking connection

Fifa 16 starts normally. I select the profile to use and it starts checking for connection, then it crashes. It goes like this: then it follows like this: I've already added an exception to ...
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NES power light blinking and no video? [duplicate]

I got a used NES for my birthday last month. I had to take it to repair store because it wouldnt turn on, turns out i just needed a new power cord. At the store when they tested it with the new cord ...
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Why can't I connect to PSN?

I have a PS3 that connects fine when using wired Ethernet, but when I connect to the same Router via Wifi, the PS3 obtains an IP address correctly, but fails to connect to the PSN. How do I get the ...
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Games rendering red foam all over objects

In a large number of games on my PC I have had issues with games rendering improperly. It is extremely hard to describe, so here is a picture of this in one of the many games it is occurring in: ...
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How do I run StarCraft: Brood War on Windows 7 without problems?

There are plenty of problems with SC 1 Broodwar running on Windows 7 Ultimate x64 like freezing, corrupted colors etc. How to fix this?
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Robocraft client not quitting completely after quitting game

Previously, closing the game window would fully quit the application but now it seems that the process remains active in the background, preventing me from relaunching the game (app already running). ...
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Minecraft crashes with EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION [closed]

I've been able to play Minecraft on my computer for a while now with no errors. Then, for no apparent reason, my client crashes with the "exception access violation" error. When I try to start ...
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Why won't Mojang let me login to my account?

I tried and tried but it didn't work. I bought minecraft for PC/Mac and did all of that stuff, got it downloaded, entered my account information and BA BAM! This shows up. I changed my password and ...
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Burnout Paradise: constant crashing on Vista & Windows 7

I know this has little to do with gaming, but more to do with lack of gaming. On both my Vista PC as my Windows 7 laptop, Burnout Paradise crashes 9 times out of 10 just a few frames after going ...
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Minecraft pocket edition server closes when my friend tries to get on our server

One of my friends made a server for our group to play on, and as of two days ago, one of our friends can't get on. The message she gets is 'Server closed'. We have tried Re-downloading Minecraft ...
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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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Cannot launch a game because of missing OpenAL32.dll library

I'm trying to launch a Steam game on my computer (it's Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones, but I believe the issue is much more common). Every time I launch I get a message that says: You cannot ...
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How can I manually reset the default video settings in HL1?

I changed the video settings to the maximum resolution that the game supports and widescreen. I wanted to change back but now only a small part of the game is available on the screen to I can't get ...
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How can I turn off automatic game updates?

I've just recently bought an Xbox One, and I don't have a dedicated landline for internet yet. This means that I have to use a slow, and limited WiFi puck when I actually need a connection. I usually ...
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Why cant I log into minecraft?

I quit and restarted Minecraft because it was being slow/lagging a lot to see if it would help. Unfortunately when I opened it up I was logged out and everytime I try to log in it gives me the ...
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Just cause 2 constantly crashes

I've just bought just cause 2 off steam. It played fine for about an hour, then it crashed. I thought nothing of it, until it crashed again ten minutes later. And again. So I looked on google and ...
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How to play Unreal tournament 2004 using Hamachi?

My friend and I have unsuccessfully been trying to play Unreal Tournament 2004 with each other but for some reason port forwarding was not working for us so we decided to try to use Hamachi. We have ...
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TV displays Gamecube games in black and white and without sound

I connected my Gamecube to my HDTV using a PS3 composite cable (shown below). However, the image displayed is blurry, in black and white, and without sound. The cable fits perfectly on the analog AV ...
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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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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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Empire Earth Freezing in menu

I bought Empire Earth - Gold Edition on GOG last night, assuming that it would work on Windows 8. Every time I load in, I get maybe 30 seconds in the various menu screens, before the whole thing locks ...
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Zen Bound 2 render issue

Anyone else have issues with the models not rendering for zen bound 2 on recent versions of android lollipop? (Version 5.1.1) Any one know of a fix? Rope and pins appear, wooden models are ...
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Why does Minecraft keep crashing in Ubuntu 14.04?

I just installed Minecraft on my Ubuntu system using the Minecraft Installer Peeps PPA. When Minecraft finished downloading and was launched, it crashed and this is what I got: ---- Minecraft ...
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PS3 HDMI issue “Resolution not supported”

I have my PS3 which connected it to my Samsung TV via HDMI cable that came with it. Everything worked fine for a couple of months until recently I started getting a message on the TV saying "Mode not ...
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Why does the game speed fluctuate from slow to fast, and how do I prevent it?

When I play Terraria, the game speed will change while I am playing. So sometimes it will be at "normal" speed, then it will dip into a slow speed, or a fast speed. It seems the actual game updates ...
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Grand Theft Auto V - Rockstar Game Services are unavailable

For some reason since today I can't connect to the rockstar game services anymore. When I launch my game I'm logged in succesfully and then socialclub keeps loading and ends up with this error: Why ...
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Steam error when adding friends

I've got few problems in Steam, where I can't add friends. I'm trying to add my first Steam friend but it comes up with one of these messages: "Could not invite %s. Their friends list is full." ...
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Can't maximise Minecraft after toggling Fullscreen with F11?

I accidently pressed F11 for PC minecraft and now the screen's all messed up. When I turn Fullscreen OFF, it minimises, but the button to maximise is not working anymore. How do I reverse it to ...
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Batman Arkham Asylum GOTY .NET Framework error

So I just installed Batman Arkham Asylum and I got this error at starting it: When I click Quit, It will just stop launching. When I click Continue, It will go to a small Batman window with 6 ...
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Super Smash Bros. Brawl for Wii freezes at map selection menu

Recently I decided to play Super Smash Bros. Brawl for my Wii. The game appeared to load fine, until I tried to play a multiplayer game. I selected some characters, and as soon as I pressed +, the ...
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Lost saved games and profiles on Xbox 360 after getting on Xbox live

I was playing Skyrim and screen froze. I turned it off and when I turned it back on all my saved games and game profiles were gone and only got the Xbox live home page. There was no history of any ...
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How do I update my video card drivers?

I have just updated to Windows 10 on my computer, and Minecraft won't work! I open the launcher, it downloads, it starts up the game, and then it just crashes. Every time. This is in the crash report: ...
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How does the PS4 internal fans work to cool down the PS4 after closing a game?

I live in a place with high temperature and I don't know how to cool down my PS4 after I finish playing, so I have various questions and scenarios about how the internal fans of the PS4 works in Rest ...
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How to fix a broken screen on Ms. Pacman (Midway) arcade

On my Midway Ms. Pacman arcade machine, when I turn it on, the very left part of the screen is near the center and then every other part of the screen is compressed into one pixel. The part that is ...
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If I uninstall my disc copy of Train Simulator 2013, will the activation code still work in Steam when I reinstall it?

My girlfriend just bought me a disc copy of Train Simulator 2013. While it initially worked fine, the game now is quoting "unable to load - scenario.bin". I have verified all files through Steam, but ...
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Game Won't Launch from CD

I ordered American McGee's Alice from eBay and it seemed to read just fine when I put it in my computer. The autoplay menu worked correctly and allowed me to install the game, but when I double-click ...
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Sims 4 thumbnail error

I've been having some issues with the Sims 4. My thumbnails are constantly glitching up, and it's quite a nuisance. This has happened in the previous games, too -- so I'm not sure if it's my computer, ...