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Minecraft won't run on my son's new laptop

I have uninstalled Java and Minecraft, updated the graphics card and even did a system restore back to when the computer was working. I am trying to make my son happy again with his Minecraft ...
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My Ps3 wont connect to the T.V. or the controller?

Last night my P33 was working fine, and now it wont connect with the controller or the HDMI port, but it turns on. When I turn it on, I have to hold the power button just for it to turn off. Also ...
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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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I can't connect to a friend's Minecraft server, but none of the usual culprits seem to be the problem

I'm trying to connect to a friend's Minecraft server, but I'm not able to do so. We've double-checked the usual culprits brought up in most Minecraft server tutorials, but we're still not having any ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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Error in opening Mass Effect 1 on Windows 7

Ok, so I have spent several hours troubleshooting this. This is what I get both when I open the Launcher and hit play, and when I directly open the .exe file that it claims to not be able to find. ...
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Random slowdowns at random intervals of gameplay. How do I stop these?

I've been playing Alien: Isolation for about 10 hours, and loving it, but twice now the game randomly slows down to unplayable frame rates. Lags opening menus whether it be the map, pause menu, or ...
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Is there a way to run Cossacks Back To War on Windows 8.1 without virtual machine? (mouse problem)

I have the mouse problem which has become famous under Cossacks players who play in Windows Vista or up. This problem is that I can't move the mouse within the game. I tried everything available on ...
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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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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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Minecraft freezes when opening another program

If I have Minecraft open and I launch the browser or another program, Minecraft doesn't react any more ("Minecraft 1.8.1 not responding"). I am getting this error: [0x7FF936E3C1F0] ANOMALY: ...
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Is there anyway I can stop getting connection lost?

I try joining my friends Tekkit Hamachi server. I can get on but my mini-map won't fully load, I can't access any chests and I can type anything in chat - I literally can't do anything. Then, a few ...
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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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Minecraft Incompatible Heap Sizes?

I changed my Java XMX to have 2GB of RAM because I hate the lag I'm getting, but I get a strange error message: Error occurred during initialization of VM Incompatible minimum and maximum heap sizes ...
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Not getting tf2 achievement “The Last Wave”

I'm currently attempting to achieve tf2 achievements, and I can't seem to obtain "The Last Wave". I am under the impression that you just have to taunt with your primary as sniper after getting a ...
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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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PS4 dead - will my saves be recoverable?

My PS4 seems to be dead (I will explain what it is doing after I ask the question) but my question is: If I have to send it in for repairs and/or get a new one - will my data be completely wiped? ...
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Link an iOS 5 and an iOS 8 device in Clash of Clans

I have been playing on an iOS 8 device and I got another iOS 5 device (iPad first generation). I have been backing up the game on the iOS 8 device using Game Center. I tried to restore that game to ...
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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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DxTory recording issue - broken data rate

I am attempting to record a video ( 720px ) at 30 fps. I have recorded videos like this before without any issue, typically getting 60+ fps while recording. Today however I'm getting 7-8 fps. I have ...
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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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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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Dizzel Prompting socket error #11002 when launched?

i just downloaded Dizzel on Steam (Free Game), and tried to launch it , first it downloaded a couple of updates, then when i ran the game there was an error saying "socket error #11002" while trying ...
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Dwarven Mechanism stuck

I'm trying to get the Elder Scroll via Septimus Signus. I've fought through the entire dwarven ruins and killed everything, but now the Dwarven Mechanism is stuck. I went through my inventory and I'm ...
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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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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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Stuttering in Titanfall

Lately I've been experience stuttering in Titanfall, and especially when a lot is happening in game like explosions etc. Both the graphics and sound starts to stutters, and sometimes the display ...
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Whenever I try to open Hexxit it always crashes

This has always been a problem. Never have I ever had a time where I could get onto Hexxit; it always crashes! This is the report: Minecraft has crashed! ---------------------- ...
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How to delete and reinstall agrarian skies

My agrarian skies have stopped to work because I've tried to reinstall not enough items when not enough items stopped working for me, and now I just want to start over again with the mod being as it ...
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Why is Aether 2 crashing when i enter the aether

Heres the Crash report, It was working but now it keeps crashing :c ---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // Oops. Time: 11/17/14 8:45 PM Description: Exception in world tick ...
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Banished resolution & mouse issues

I want to play Banished. I have a Macbook Pro Retina display, and am running Windows 7 on Boot Camp. I have installed the game (not with Steam), and the first thing I noticed was that the ...
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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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Why can't I access the 'not enough items' tab?

I can't access the NotEnoughItems tab and I've tried switching between survival and creative mode. I can see the option button down to the left but I can't see the items tab to the right. What should ...
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Partial loss of sound

After playing for a number of hours, I've lost partial sound. Most painfully, I've lost the warning sound when I'm in a vehicle and someone has locked onto me or fired heatseakers at me. I tried ...
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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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Minecraft crashes with “EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION (0xc0000005)” [duplicate]

I am trying to install Minecraft for the first time. I have tried to uninstall Java and reinstall. I have tried shutting off the firewalls. I do not know what else to try. Anyone have any ideas? I am ...
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My modded minecraft keeps crashing whenever I try to create a world [closed]

Before I modded my Minecraft, I was able to create worlds. Now that I've modded it, the game crashes when I create a new world. Crash Report: ---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // I feel sad now :( ...
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Why do I always have to reenable Steam Permissions on my Mac?

When I launch any Steam games like Cs:Go or TF2, My engine always says that the overlay is not on before launching, causing me to always open up my System preferences and I have to put in the password ...
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Minecraft keeps crashing and restarting launcher

When I click Play on the launcher, it attempts to download some part of Minecraft, crashes, opens again, and then will continue to repeat except that it attempts to download a different piece each ...
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The Hunter: Won't Launch

I have Windows 8 Operating system, first of all, i have allready downloaded the game from Steam but it kept crashing at Launch so my friend recommended to redownload it from the Hunter website. And so ...
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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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Crysis Crashes on Startup With R9 290

Whenever I start Crysis on my new custom built desktop, it starts in a full black screen and nothing happens. I have to CTRL + ALT + Delete to get back to the desktop and only to find a window that ...
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Minecraft doesn't work after updating to Windows 8.1

Minecraft has always worked great on this computer, until I updated it to Windows 8.1. I'm not entirely sure if it's because of Windows 8.1, or Java, or my graphic cards (Which it claims to be, but ...
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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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PS3 power problem

My PS3 cut out while playing black ops 2. The system clicked and turned off, instantly, no red standby light, no response to the power button. I flipped off the power switch in the back, unplugged ...
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Can place but not destroy blocks

I can't break any blocks on my Minecraft even though I'm not on adventure mode. Even when I'm on creative, I can't break them. I can build perfectly fine but I can't destroy anything, not even a mere ...
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Counter Strike Failed to load gamerulescvars.txt, game rules cvars might not be reported to management tools [closed]

Every time i launch valve games like TF2 , CSS , CS : GO , I got this error from console, Parent cvar in client.dll not allowed (mp_endmatch_votenextleveltime) Parent cvar in client.dll not allowed ...