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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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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, ...
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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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In-game ping went up after upgrading internet speed

I have a problem with my online In-game ping. I had an ISP that gave me 3 Mbits/s and my ping was about 80 ms, then I changed my ISP and got more speed (5Mbit/s) but that made my ping went up, now I'm ...
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Xbox doesn't boot up when connected to 3D monitor with HDMI cable

My Xbox 360 autoboot when I connect it with my hdtv and works fine, but I have recently purchased a new 3D monitor. When I connect my Xbox with this monitor through HDMI it doesn't boot up. There is a ...
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Battlefield 4 ERROR_DEVICE_HUNG DirectX error

I don't think I've ever been so pissed at an error in a video game before, I've been struggling with this thing for the past few days. Here is the error message I get every time Battlefield 4 ...
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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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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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Can't seem to soft reset in Pokemon?

Whenever I try to soft reset holding R + L and pressing Select or Start nothing happens. Do I have to do something to my DS or something? I have the most recent update for Omega Ruby and Alpha ...
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Problem with SEUS and MineCraft V. 1.7.10

I have been trying unsuccessfully to install SEUS for my MineCraft. I keep getting the errors "invalid program gbuffers_textured_lit" "invalid program composite" and "invalid program final" I believe ...
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Steam- Failed to start game (unknown error)

Every now and again Steam will decide to Show a unknown error popup when starting a game: "Steam- Failed to start game (unknown error)" The only way I can fix this issue is to restart Steam. This ...
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Why won't my 1.7.3+ Minecraft show the Menu and play?

Whenever I click "Play" on the launcher it downloads the version and starts to run but it doesn't show anything, I can just hear the main menu music playing and when looking through the console it ...
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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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League of Legends RADS Error

Just recently, within the past 2 weeks, whenever I run the League of Legends launcher, the small splash screen pops up, stays up, and then is replaced by this window: Here are some of the fixes I've ...
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Can't connect to LAN games

My friend and I normally LAN a lot of games, however lately for some reason he can't see me in any games (ranging as far as Minecraft to Civilization 5) I've tried: Disabling the firewall and even ...
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How can I fix my graphical problem in Minecraft?

In Minecraft, I have a graphical glitch where there are small purple and sometimes blue static squares all over my Minecraft screen. How could I fix this? They are roughly the size of the on-screen ...
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Dragon Age Inquisition PC Gamepad error

So I've decided to try giving my gamepad a try one night seeing as to people saying it flows a lot better. Well, after I switch it, Dragon Age doesn't seem able to recognize it for whatever reason and ...
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Minecraft takes me to 'GameOutput' screen instead of launching

So, I've been playing minecraft on my macbook pro for a while, but all of a sudden, the game has stopped launching. I mean, I can go to the launch screen, but when I click "play", it takes me to a new ...
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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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The game keeps freezing. Help?

Every time I try to play GTA 5, it freezes on me. I can't even get past the first mission without it doing it. I tried to uninstall and reinstall it, and the same thing still happens. I tried ...
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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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I'm able to go to other towns on ACNL, but one of my friends can't visit my town?

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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Clash of clans linking problem

I have two Google accounts, and I play coc on my iPad. I linked my new phone using my first Google account through the iPad, but now I want to cancel the link with my first account and instead add the ...
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My minecraft forge-1.7.10-10.13.0.1180-universal server keeps shutting itself down

My minecraft 1.7.10 forge server keeps crashing. Every time I open it, it opens up and starts like it should and starts running but than suddenly it comes up with a bunch of messages that I'm not ...
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Minecraft 'Access Violation' error before even showing Mojang screen? (1.8.1) [duplicate]

I have been trying to play for a while, I have tried: Deleting all files and re-downloading Minecraft, Updated Java (tried newest Java 7, as well as Java 8) I just can't figure out what is ...
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Why won't Minecraft launch with mods?

I just got a new Lenovo laptop that runs Windows 8.1. My regular Minecraft launches, although when I try to launch with mods, I get the following: [10:38:03] [main/INFO] [LaunchWrapper]: Loading ...
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Will the make of wii component cables affect picture quality

I'm thinking about getting component video/audio cables for my wii, instead of the existing composite cables (run through a composite to scart adaptor), as I understand I might be able to improve ...
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GODUS crashes on startup after I've already played for a long time. Is there a way to fix this?

I've been playing GODUS for about 19 hours now, and nothing has been going wrong. Recently, when I went to start it up again, the game crashed before the cursor managed to appear or anything even ...
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Steam/Tf2 crash

After the last Team Fortress 2 update, i can't exit steam, i can't play the game, i can't uninstall the game and it seams like my account is gone: when they ask for account information(username and ...
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Fallout 3 Freezing

Can anyone tell me why Fallout 3 GOTY edition keeps freezing after playing a certain time? Already updated the video card driver. Windows updated. Using Windows XP. Display card is ATI HDI48XX series. ...
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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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“Content Still Installing” for missions at War Table

I just recently got an XBOX ONE and a physical copy of DA:I which I immediately installed and began playing. After doing a few quests in The Hinterlands, I returned to the war table only to find that ...
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Minecraft Premium: “Sorry, but we couldn't connect to our servers” [duplicate]

When i try to log in to my minecraft premium account it says: Sorry, but we couldn't connect to our servers. Please make sure that you are online, and that Minecraft is not blocked. I tried ...
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Server 5gb Ram and not loading my modpack [closed]

Hello guys i got a custom mod pack with 60+ mods and a 5gb Dedicated server its a Xeon Process and it hits 45 % the memory usage and in the console it says "Java.Lang.OutOfMemory"
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Can't switch weapons in HL2 maps imported into Portal

After seeing Half-Life 2 being played with the Portal Gun by importing the maps into Portal's map folder, I wanted to do it myself. I got the maps to work properly, but when I use "impulse 101" to get ...
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problem loading Mumble-Link Minecraft (Class not found exeption)

I have been working for a couple hours setting up a mumble server and fixing up my bukkit server to work with it and after all of the work the mod required will not load in my forge. i've updated to ...
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Game hangs at the main menu while checking for downloadable content?

I just found there's a handful of free DLCs for Mass Effect 3, including an Extended Cut that supposedly fixes some issues with the ending. So, of course I downloaded and installed them as soon as I ...
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Xbox 360 turns on but nothing happens after that

I have an Xbox-360 which I only started using after a couple of years sitting in a box. When I turn it on the Xbox 360 symbol appears along with the Xbox sound. My remote flashes and after about 5 ...
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Is it possible to use an addon you're not subscribed to, regardless of the logged in user?

In Garry's Mod, we have add-ons, which are basically packed add-on files. (Might as well call them hybrid .zip or something and .vpk files mashed together) I know Garry's Mod loads zipped (regular ...
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Runtime outdated, Game launcher outdated, On new dell inspiron15, Native log attached

Native Launcher Version: 19 Operating System: Windows 8.1 Application Hash: 703e21de391ba20ebee6fae3a694d0b7514febb5 Java Version: x64: 1 Starting download of: ...
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Republic Commando (via steam) won't run properly

Wondering if anyone else has seen this. I just got Republic Commando on steam, and when I run it strange things happen. I get a black screen for a minute or two before the first splash video plays. ...
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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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Is HDTV expected to lag when hooked to a computer's DVI?

I just hooked up my computer to a Sony Google TV via a DVI-to-HDMI cable and at the same time my monitor is still hooked up, so I'm on dual-display now. The video, the graphics, and the resolution all ...
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Battle.net app is stuck at “Loading account information” Linux

I was fixing another bug at baatle.net now it is done after a few days but this got at the foreground now -.- . So I start the battle.net application I enter my details and then the games tab stays on ...
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Why Won't Minecraft Let Me Play Offline?

My computer has no internet access. Every time I log in the launcher says can't connect to minecraft.net, but I'm playing offline- not online. I tried restoring my computer because I'm already logged ...
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Tomb Raider (2013) goes black

I decided to play Tomb Raider today for sense a few months ago. When i clicked play on the launcher all I got was a black screen. I have tried changing the resolution and the exclusive full screen ...
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Why are only some savegames compressed?

I've just noticed that some .ck2 savegames take more or less 10x of some others, during the same match (~45MB vs ~4.5MB). I've tried to compress them, and the bigger one compresses down to a little ...
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Magic Launcher error logging in

Hello. When I log into Minecraft it says that there is an "error connecting to servers". When I see the error log, it says: MagicLauncher 1.0.0 java.home: C:\Program Files\Java\jre7 ...
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How to take a screenshot in Dragon Age: Inquisition?

Origin doesn't have built in screenshot support. DA:I doesn't seem to have a screenshot option. I try launching from Steam but I'm not getting the Steam overlay. How best to take screenshots of Dragon ...
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PS3 Sound Problems

So my PS3 has been working for a while, but recently it started doing this thing where there is sound when it starts up, it makes the chiming sound and clicking while scrolling through the start up ...