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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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A lot of TCP and UDP errors in Boring Man

I've been playing Boring Man (a free online shooter on Steam) for a while and a ton of errors keep flooding me every time I want to join a game. Common Errors: TCP Error 4, UDP Error 5, TCP Error 5 ...
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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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Age of Empires II HD on Voobly

Does Age of Empires II HD work with Voobly multiplayer? Will there be any versioning issues?
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Client-Server disconnections in Battlefield 4

A friend of mine and me are facing connectivity problems when we try to join BF4-servers on PC. My problem is, that I always need join and face connection error 3 to 5 times before I can finally join ...
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Troubleshooting my PS3

My PS3 Slim CECH-2501a was having some trouble, I think with overheating, so I popped it open with the help of ifixit's tutorial and cleaned it. After putting it back together however, I started ...
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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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Steam and Teamspeak not connecting, but internet in general is working fine?

So I logged on today, and realized Teamspeak was not connecting to the server I log on to every day. I had also realized Steam was having a tough time connecting to the internet, and I have no idea ...
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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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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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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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Mouse issues when using DOSBOX in fullscreen

Currently trying to play Syndicate using DOSBOX, but when in full screen mode, the mouse is unusable. It moves in erratic directions and even the slightest movement sends the cursor drifting off ...
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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 ...
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Minecraft Pe application not installed error

I own a Samsung Galaxy S2 Sprint and I tried to install Minecraft PE but receive an error saying "Application not installed". I've tried some solutions like clearing the cache of Pocketool and ...
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Minecraft force closes randomly

I use minecraft 1.8.1, no mods, because if i use a mod it already crashes the moment i join a server. This is what I see everytime it randomly crashes: # # A fatal error has been detected by the Java ...
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Is there a workaround for the “Infernal Machine” level?

Whenever I start the "Infernal Machine" level (one from last level, ignoring the bonus level) there is a major bug right at the start. When I climb down the first ladder I am on a platform lower than ...
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What do I have to do in order to get a cauldron Pixelmon 3.4 server running using Multicraft?

Currently I am running a server that has pixelmon 3.3.8. I am now trying to update the version of pixelmon to 3.4 (the newest one). It was running fine with 3.3.8 so I swapped out 3.3.8 for 3.4. No ...
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Will I definitely lose my save state while replacing the battery?

Most Game Boy games (and by that I mean the pre-Advance time) are saved into the cardridge and powered by a battery so that this memory will not vanish. In a future, far far away, the battery ...
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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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GameBoy Advance SP won't load anymore

I recently got me two of my favourite games again on GameBoy Advance SP. I played just a few hours with one device and then went to bed. On the next day, the battery was empty - ok. But trying to ...
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Can Steam be prevented from updating itself on Mac?

Is there a way to tell Steam on Mac to not update itself when it hasn't been manually launched? I have now seen problems with this on two MacBooks. Without even trying to run Steam for anything, ...
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Massive FPS Drop in Minecraft when I try to record with OBS

So when I play Minecraft I set the FPS to 60FPS max so I don't get any frame tethering and I'm always on 59/60FPS unless like a nuke goes off or something then I drop down a bit... I use OBS to record ...
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I'm trying to make a modpack for minecraft, but keep getting this error! can someone help please? [closed]

I've tried reading through this crash log but I cant find a specific error to google or fix. Can someone have a look please, and explain what's going wrong? [18:26:04] [main/INFO] [LaunchWrapper]: ...
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Nintendo 3ds won't connect to my wifi

I can't seem to connect my 3ds in my wifi, but when I connect to other wifis like my friend's house and his pocket wifi it connects. Tried searching in google for solutions nothing work like changing ...
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Assasin creed installation failed in pc

When installing Assassins' Creed, the DirectX setup (DXSETUP.exe) came up with an error: .NET Framework 3.5 is required. How do I resolve this?
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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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Bawsaq not working [duplicate]

I'm tryimg to get into Bawsaq to invest for my lester missions but no matter what I try, it says down for maintenance. It has been like this for 3 days (real time), I tried every fix I found online ...
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Why does my Minecraft launcher not launch the game?

Some background: Slightly over a month ago, Minecraft suddenly stopped working on my computer. There was no strange behavior of any kind prior to that. I have tried a couple of usual fixes, such as ...
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My PS3 controller won't turn on?

My PS3 won't fully activate unless I connect my wired controller but the controller won't turn on. It is saying this every time I turn it on: Connect the controller using a UBS cable, and then ...
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Computer Games: Lighting Issue

I've noticed a strange issue with The Long Dark and Outlast (and I think others) where the darkness of an area will change rapidly based on whether my character can see the light source and not ...
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Immediate “Connection Lost” when starting Scrolls

I recently got Scrolls from the Humble Bundle, so I decided to try it out. Made a Mojang account (and migrated my Minecraft account to it), installed the game, let it patch.... Every time I start ...
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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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Is my GPU temperatures high? How can I lower it?

I've recently bought a Gigabyte R9 280x 3GB GDDR5 graphics card, and honestly, I'm pretty happy with it. But one thing I'm concerned is with it's temperature. After one hour or so playing, its ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Minecraft Error: org.lwjgl.LWJGLException: Pixel format not accelerated [duplicate]

Minecraft gives me this message in the crash report: ---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // Sorry :( Time: 23/1/15 8:28 PM Description: Initializing game org.lwjgl.LWJGLException: Pixel format not ...
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Unable to open Minecraft Forge 1.7.10?

I have downloaded Forge 1.7.10, but when I try to install it I get the message: You need to run the version 1.7.10 manual at least once. I don't really get what I'm supposed to do. Any help ...
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Steam game audio doesn't change to Traditional Chinese

I have tried changing the game audio settings of Portal to Traditional Chinese with no luck. Only subtitles seem to change, and that is after changing the language settings of the Steam client. The ...
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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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Bad lag when playing League of Legends?

I have had LoL for around 6 months, and for about 1 month my ping has been crazy and I have been having a problem where whenever I try to move my champ, or use an ability or spell or anything, it has ...
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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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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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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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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 ...