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“Site Not Available” PSN error?

Trying to access PSN (http://store.playstation.com) from any PC gets me this error (before even prompting me to login): Video: [EDIT] I even get this error using ...
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PVZ GW troubleshooting

When somebody in my family plays Plants Vs Zombies: Garden Warfare on the PS3 it says I need a PSN account so I made one for my kid. He's only 9 and we set him up a sub account for him and I figured ...
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Can't get Steve's right arm to display

I was playing Minecraft Pocket Edition for android and then I had to restart my tablet,and when I replayed the game, I noticed that Steve's right arm that was displayed, is now not displayed. Why did ...
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PS4 WS-37397-9 Error Code.

I'm having this error and it's driving me insane. Do you guys have any ideas? I read This but i'm not sure if Rebuild Database will erase all the data from my PS4.
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Battlefield 1942 not running

I used to play Battlefield 1942 all the time. It worked fine. Then one day, It refused to run, saying that I need to log in with administrator privileges in order to run it. I was already logged in as ...
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Wii remote extension connector doesn't detect nunchuk

I recently acquired a Wii Remote with built-in Motion Plus. Unfortunately, despite the second hand store (Cex) saying they had tested the controller, the extension connector doesn't seem to work with ...
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Why does connecting a laptop to a TV via HDMI cause a framerate drop?

I have encountered a problem recently: I plug in my computer to my TV with HDMI and suddenly any game will play at snail speed. Like ridiculously slow. I have tried both of my TVs, lowered the games ...
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What is causing my low framerate in Prototype 2?

So my computer is pretty good, it can all but max out Max Payne 3, Mass Effect 3 and plenty of other games. But for some reason, even on the lowest settings (1280*800 resolution with everything set to ...
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Left 4 Dead 2 Official Dedicated Bugging Going Black Screen

Error! Variable "$blendframes" is multiply defined in material "particle/smoke1/smoke1_add_nearcull"! Left 4 Dead 2 Official Dedicated Bugging Going Black Screen As the keywords suggest, when ...
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“Civilization V has stopped working” crash on turn processing, on exit to main menu/desktop and on load game from ingame

Civilization V keeps crashing on me. I've now had several games that suddenly crash while processing a specific turn (same turn every time). The crash usually happens during the early parts of the ...
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Music sounds all choppy

Whenever I start up Civilisation V the music and sound effects all sound choppy and horrible. I have tried restarting the game and my computer but to no avail. I am on a Ubuntu 14.04 computer running ...
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Civilization 5 keeps crashing - invalid reference

Looking in the logs files specifically Database.log, I keep seeing this error: [417084.850] constraint failed [417084.850] While executing - 'INSERT INTO ArtDefine_StrategicView(StrategicViewType, ...
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Excessive load times

Torchlight 2 is giving us excessively long load times in multiplayer on net. My friend and I both have high end PC's and it takes no time at all in single player to transition between different areas ...
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Cannot connect to my dedicated, steam-group L4D2 server

I have successfully setup a dedicated L4D2 server on my Linux box. I can manually connect to it with connect <myip>, so I believe I have all the basics setup correctly. I'm trying to get the ...
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Fallout 1 on OSX Yosemite help

I have tried a Wine wrapper I downloaded, but it's probably out of date because when I try to run the game I get a black or white screen. I'm on OS X Yosemite. If anyone has the GOG version that was ...
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CoD 4 multiplayer won't start?

CoD 4 MP will not start. I tried making a server and then it crashed. I have not been able to start it since. This also happened on my other PC. I tried the stereo mix and headphone method. It didn't ...
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cl->snap.servertime < cl->OldFrameServerTime

I got this error in cod4: cl->snap.servertime < cl->OldFrameServerTime (screenshot). I never use any configuration before. I even tried reinstall the cod4 yet i still having the same ...
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Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare throws an error message when I launch it

I have installed Call of Duty 4:Modern Warfare on my Windows 8 laptop. But when I open the game, it says "Call of Duty 4:Modern Warfare has stopped working properly". I have changed the compatibility ...
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Error Hitch warning: 2636 msec frame time while launching COD4 Server on lan

Error Details; I have changing server option to internet and lan they both not worked for me. While changing server to No game runs but server is not detected to other lan mates. Any help would be ...
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COD 4 crashes on my desktop during mission 'Shock and Awe'

When I am on the mission 'Shock and Awe' in Call of Duty 4 the plane crashes and I regain my conscience in game and I look around. Then I fall down and the game crashes. I have encountered this ...
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Call of duty Black ops - not responding

Whenever I turn this game on, it takes a lot of time to load, then it runs good. Suddenly all goes blank and it just says not responding. I got technical problem details here: Problem Event Name: ...
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Where does the BF1942 Patcher search for the Game?

My problem is that I have the Battlefield 1942 file on my desktop but the patcher can not find the file. So I need to know where the patcher searches for the gamefile. I have Windows XP.
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BF2142 keeps disconnecting me from servers?

After connecting to any server, after a while (10 seconds to 5 minutes), I get disconnected with the message: "Connection to the server was lost." Any idea how to prevent this?
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FH2 server hangs momentarily on player joining

We have a problem with our Forgotten Hope 2 (BF2 modification) server. Sometimes, when player joins the server, the whole thing hangs up momentarily (~0.5‒3.0 sec) with every player on-line at the ...
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Config keeps changing while online

Every time I connect to a CS1.6 server in Russia my keyboard configuration also changes. When I try changing it myself, it will not switch back. What do I do?
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Getting Error When trying to play Counter strike 1.6

Everything was fine, but after a 123 MB update of Steam, I tried to connect to a server and it says "Cannot continue without script events/awp.sc, disconnecting." I get the same for every server. I ...
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Blue Screen Of Death Only After Playing Counter Strike 1.6

I have observing this weird behavior in my laptop from last 8-10 months that after playing Counter Strike 1.6 for 4th or 5th time, Blue Screen of Death Appears as soon as I close the game. I am not ...
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Problem with CS 1.6 LAN gaming

Me and my friends are playing CS 1.6 in an wireless ad-hoc network. Up to a certain point of time we were playing comfortably but all of a sudden my laptop stopped showing the game(No LAN servers ...
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Counter Strike In-Game Text Not Showing up

I recently Installed Counter Strike on Ubuntu 13.10, but some of the text doesn't show up. The menus are fine, but then I have stuff like this I'm not running it under wine, or anything. Is this a ...
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Heavy Performance issue with Half-Life

I have downloaded Half-Life using Steam. But, I am unable to play it due to heavy performance issue. When I click Play Game, Steam asks for Training, Easy, Medium, Hard options. After choosing one, ...
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Half-Life 2 Deathmatch

My brother and I were trying to play Half-Life 2: Deathmatch last night together. We just got the game and wanted to try it out on our own server, but we couldn't get it to work. To give some ...
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Half Life 2 in Linux on Oculus Rift

I'm trying to play Half Life 2 and Team Fortress 2 in Linux on the Oculus Rift. I have an ORv1. OS is Debian Jessie. Video card is Geforce GTX 460 SE. Drivers are 331.49. I can play HL2 without ...
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Help with running Siege Of Avalon

I didn't remember the name of this game, and some of you on this site helped me. Not only did you give me the name but you showed me were to buy it. Thank you so much. Now I just wished I could play ...
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Why does my minecraft crash every time I join?

I'm running a minecraft server for 3 friends. It has been working fine for a week, but now crashed almost instantly when I join. Below is the low, but I dont really know what Im looking for or how to ...
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Portal 2 glitchy fonts

Is it just me or the fonts are looking somewhat glitchy for some reason? For example: In the following screenshot, the letters especially i and captial S and M doesn't appear to be smooth. In the ...
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League of Legends won't open. I get an error that refers to a PVP.net Patcher Kernel. How do I fix it?

When I try to open League of Legends in Windows 7 I am notified that PVP.net Patcher Kernel has stopped working and that Windows hasn't found a solution, what should I do?
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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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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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“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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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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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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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 ...