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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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All of my Steam games crash after about 15 minutes of playing

Every game I play no matter how I play it, it crashes. Here are my PC specs, it's a custom rig if that matters at all: CPU: Intel Core i5-4690K GPU: GTX 780 TI RAM: 4x 4GB G.SKILL Ripjaws ...
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How do I connect my controllers to my Xbox 360?

My Xbox 360 controllers won't connect to the Xbox 360. I tried everything; I tried unplugging it and turning my stuff off and on again. It was working fine previously. Can someone tell me how to ...
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Windows 8.1 - Steam (inlc games Dota2 CoD etc) freezing (or not starting)

Installed Windows 8.1 for the first time after buying a high-end computer. Much to my surprise, steam stops after working flawlessly for a day. Symptoms: Steam starts (connects and checks for ...
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Steam with NFS Hot Pursuit: “Failed to contact key server” despite previous success while in offline mode

I've purchased NFS Hot Pursuit from Steam, and I was supplied a CD key and could run the game after downloading it. I was then able to run the game with Steam in offline mode, but at one point (after ...
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How to get Machinarium to run on Windows 8.1?

I am playing Machinarium off Steam on my 8.1 tablet. I can start the game, but for some reason, in order to click on anything interactable in the game such as menu items, I need to move my mouse about ...
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FTB Unstable Crash on Startup

I'm running windows 8.1 and when i try to launch FTB Unstable 1.7.2 (v1.0.4) it would get frozen for a few seconds and then it would print in the log a crash report that only says: null: ...
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Mass Effect 3 Loading Glitch

I'm on the first priority mission of the game, and when I get to the part with the turret, a few waves pass- and then nothing happens. Ever. I just get an infinite loading circle at the bottom right, ...
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Minecraft - Blocks aren't showing

When I make a new world in Minecraft, no blocks show. When I mine them they appear in my hand but upon placing them they disappear. I've tried texture packs, Feed-the-beast and reinstalling my game ...
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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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Minecraft [any version] - Flashing/Graphical Glitches?

I recently reset my PC, and have noticed that since I have done so, Minecraft has been acting strangely. Whenever I play, the entire game window [GUI and all] flashes white for an instant. Or, the GUI ...
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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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How to fix Minecraft startup crash with Open Blocks 1.7.10 using Technic Launcher? [closed]

I was working on updating my mod pack to be 1.7.10, but I get this error on startup. Usually I can fix the errors but I can't this time. What I have done to try to fix it so far is download a new ...
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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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Screen tearing in minecraft (ftb pax 2014)

I decided to play feed the beast for the first time in ages and I encountered a rather irritating issue. Every ~10-20 seconds my screen flashes with the jagged edges and artifacts that you usually see ...
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Minecraft 1.7.9 crashing when connecting to server

Recently I have been trying to get on a Hamachi vanilla server that is 1.7.9 and Minecraft keeps crashing when I try to connect to it. I am running Minecraft 1.7.9 that is unmodded whatsoever. I ...
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Kairos dragon froze in one location on screen

I finished the Kairos dragon and he was great for a week. Then, he froze in one location on the screen and I have been unable to move him for weeks. Any ideas on how to get him going?
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“Laggy” cutscenes with my ps4

I've bought a ps4 with some games. But the "laggy" cutscene behavior occured only with two of them so far: Tomb Raider and Watch Dogs. To be more precise, the initial cutscenes are "laggy": the one ...
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My mouse doesnt show up when I play games!

When I play any kind of computer game my mouse doesn't show up. I can still click on things, I just have to spend forever searching the whole screen because I can't see it. This is a recent problem, ...
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Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) STOP code 0x00000116 on game close

I encountered a strange crash on closing Civilization V. Usually the game closes fine, but on occasion the crash presents as follows: I click "Exit to Windows" Game closes, desktop shows, but ...
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Setting up permission in McMyAdmin with groupmanager

I have a served hosted at Fragnet.net. Here the default admin tool is McMyAdmin. I want to set up permissions in MyMcAdmin with group manager as suggested by the fragnet knowledgebase. But even after ...
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My WiiU should have 22GB of free space, but it has only 9GB instead

I can't install Assassin's Creed 3 on the WiiU, because it takes up to 14,2GB of data storage, and I have only 9019MB. I try to understand why, because I should have up to 22GB free. So, this is all ...
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How can I get rid of the one time stutter in CS:GO?

When playing CS GO, I always have sound stutter combined with heavy FPS lag / short freezes after a while. The funny thing is, it only occurs once per match and mostly at round start. However, this is ...
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PS2 acts as if button is constantly pressed, even with no controller plugged in

I have a very old PS2. It worked fine for the longest time, but recently I have a strange problem. Every time I turn it on, no matter which game I use, it acts as if I am holding the analog (or ...
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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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Just Cause 2 reboots PS3 when launched

Whenver I launch Just Cause 2 it reboots my PS3. I have tried ejecting and cleaning the disk. deleting game data has anyone else come across this?
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How to fix Xbox One Freezone.Reboot reboot cycle?

For those who have fallen victim to the 'backwards compatibility hack' which allegedly enables the Xbox One to play Xbox 360 games, but in fact results in an 'end-less' boot cycle - is there a ...
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My minecraft keeps crashing after i clicked play [duplicate]

I was just installing minecraft and after i clicked play it keeps crashing no matter how many times i clicked play Here's the crash report ---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // This doesn't make any ...
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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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Feed the Beast Mod-pack Cannot connect to servers or create new worlds

When I log into FTB, using any of the new mod-packs, e.g. FTB Monster or Agrarian Skies, the game works fine until I try to create new world or log into a server. If I try to create a new world FTB ...
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Making Minecraft run with Java 8 on OS X 10.10

When I started Minecraft for the first time after installing OS X 10.10, OS X presented me with this: This happens even after the installation of JDK 8u20, which makes it even more confusing. I ...
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Skyrim crashes on start. Do I need a new sound card?

In my computer I have both a Sound Blaster Live! 5.1 SB0220 card and a Realtek ALC850 chipset on an MSI K9N4 nForce 500 motherboard. My game crashes on launch, just after the Bethesda logo fades. I've ...
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Android Final fantasy Dimensions Error message on opening

When I try to open Final fantasy Dimensions on my Samsung Galaxy S3 there's a dialog box which says "Connection Lost Try again?". This was working just fine yesterday and I did not update my cell in ...
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destiny vanguard will it be able to work on more then one account on ps4

I got the destiny ps4 bundle and it was European so the vanguard dlc that came with it isn't working because my main account is an American one, if I create a new European account and use the code on ...
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How can i slow down Utawarerumono Mission Maps

I have Utawarerumono English Patch on my Windows 7 64-bit Desktop PC, when i'm in the mission maps it's quite fast, one of the mechanics is that you can perform combos by clicking at the right time ...
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Why do all Minecraft launchers crash on my system after being run?

The new launcher slows down everything tremendously after going through the first time setup, then it sometimes pulls up the launcher and sometimes leaves the screen as it was before the setup ...
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SNES - Black screen, no sound

A friend of mine recently asked me if I could take a look at his non-working SNES. I tried a different power supply and AV cable, both of which I know are working fine. Of course I made sure it ...
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Cannot maintain a connection to a Battlefield 4 Multiplayer Match on Playstation 4

I've had my PS 4 and Battlefield 4 (BF4) for about four weeks now; for the first three weeks, it had been rock solid, never a glitch, not a single dropped connection. For the last week (and more, ...
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Black Ops 2 freezes when attempting to play Zombies multiplayer

When i try to play zombies multiplayer it freezes on a black screen when the match starts. I've been looking online for hours for an answer but no luck.
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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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Game crashes when I assign a worker to his dream job

Most of the times I try to put a worker to his dream job the game crashes, this doesn't happen every time. I have managed to get 1 worker to his dream job but the rest of them just makes the game ...
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Minecraft won't run after updating Java?

My mother downloaded the newest version of java and now it wont run. Here is the error message: [18:15:59 ERROR]: Couldn't launch game java.io.IOException: Cannot run program "C:\Program ...
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What are the ports of Age of Mythology: Extended Edition?

I want to open my router ports to play Age of Mythology Extended but the ports appear to be different than older versions of the game, for some reason Steam is not working correctly on my computer and ...
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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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The Saarthal Amulet does not show up in my inventory

I have started the "Under Saarthal" quest and once I remove the amulet from the door and get trapped, it does not show up in my inventory. I have re-loaded several times with no luck. In one case I ...
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I can´t run minecraft with forge

I tried to start minecraft in forge's profile, I hit play, the launcher closes, but the game never starts. I tried to run it in another profile and it works perfectly, what would be a solution ...
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How can I boost performance in Rome 2?

My machine is great, and runs other games with no issues, but Rome 2 is a tough nut to crack! There are so many arcane graphical options I don't know where to start. Does anyone have any strategies ...
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Can you seamlessly switch between a .minecraft folder with mods and a .minecraft folder without mods?

I was curious if it's possible to switch between a modded .minecraft folder and a "Vanilla" (un-modded or clean) .minecraft folder without facing any technical difficulties or other issues with ...
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Minecraft Forge 1.7.10 Error before game even starts

When I try to run Minecraft with Forge already installed, one of two things happens. Either my game actually loads and it comes up as a complete black screen not showing my game at all but it says it ...
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How do I redeem my Tekken Tag Tournament 2 online pass on the PS3?

I am currently trying to use the online pass I bought from Gamestop online on my copy of Tekken Tag Tournament 2, but I'm not having much luck. When I select "Online Multiplayer", the game first ...