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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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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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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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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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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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Nothing but looking around works in Minecraft 1.7.2 and 1.7.4, but it did in previous versions

Okay, so let me tell you what happens. I can play any version just fine, and I could play with the snapshots before 1.7.2 was fully released. But now, when I try to go into a world or a server, all I ...
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minecraft.net wont let me download minecraft [closed]

After resetting my password, I tried downloading the game and it asked me to register for a new account. It sends me to this site. I know my password and have the email since I just reset my ...
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How to set up a chinese made game controller in windows 8

I have a chinese made usb game controller with me that I bought in Delhi. In the shop it worked in windows 7. But when I tried it on my Sony Vaio laptop, it is not working. In the devices section in ...
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Don't Starve getting VERY Choppy framerate

All right, let me tell you what I know so far. Enabling Vsync and Triple Buffering may help, but my AMD VISION menu doesn't allow me to do that. This game played PERFECTLY on this laptop before, but ...
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Solution to gameplay freezing in Uncharted: Drake's Fortune on PS3 Slim?

I've recently picked up Uncharted: Drake's Fortune from the Amazon "bargain bin" and have been playing through it. Quite a fun game, actually, but I've only managed to get to Chapter 10 ("The Customs ...
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Minecraft constantly times out on when I am playing multiplayer [duplicate]

Whenever I join a sever and start doing things (break blocks, do PVP etc) it will just times out, with the Exception: Internal Exception: java.new.SocketTimeoutException. I join MineTheif, ...
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Port-forwarding: different ports in router log? [closed]

My friend cannot connect to my Minecraft server. How do the the different ports shown in my router's log affect port forwarding? What can I change to allow my friend connect to my server? I believe ...
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Why is Hitman: Absolution causing a BSOD?

I have been playing Hitman: Absolution for quite some time now, and have begun coming across a problem. After playing for at least half an hour, I get the blue screen of death with the error ...
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How to turn on Direct3D acceleration

Hi I was trying to play the settlers 6 which as I know uses DirectX 9. During startup it said Graphics Engine could not be initialized so I started dxdiag where one point was deactivated: Direct3D ...
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a technical issue while assigning imperial items task [duplicate]

I really like playing death star but I have found a technical error which I find a little annoying. I have built all 16 imperial levels on the game yet I keep getting tasks that say build another ...
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What is NAT rating and how do I improve it?

From what I've found, the following appears to reflect how NAT rating affects your multiplayer capabilities: OPEN - Can play & voice chat with anyone. MODERATE - May be unable to play or voice ...
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Quotes inside quotes in commands

Is it possible to put quotes inside quotes in the Source developer console? For instance, is it possible to bind bind KP_END "give weapon_357" to KP_INS? bind KP_INS "bind KP_END "give ...
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1.7.4 crashes with “Unable to fit”

Every time I go on Minecraft, it crashes and this comes up: ---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // You're mean. Time: 10/01/14 18:06 Description: Registering texture bqr: Unable to fit: coal_block - ...
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Streetpass is working for everyone but me

I recently got a 3DS, and immediately set it up, including my Mii, the Streetpass Plaza, and Streetpass. I found one Mii, but after that, nothing. For example, I went to my brother's house and his ...
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Slow PS4 internet speed on wired and wireless networks?

I have a 50Mbps connection from my ISP. My laptops, Xbox360, mobile phones, etc. get around 30-40Mbps download speed. However, the PS4 only gets a mere 2-4Mbps. I thought that there is a mistake where ...
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How to fix League of Legends loading on dual screen?

I have dual screen and sometimes when the game loads it sort of loads in the middle of both of them making it impossible to play. I already have it set to windowed borderless and I´m not going to ...
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Is there a fix for Skyrim crashing to the desktop when looking at a large gem pile?

I'm finding a lot of gems in dungeons, recently, and so I've decided to fill my basement room with them. I've gotten quite a lot, and after dropping the last haul, I've found myself in the ...