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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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Minecraft Forge 1.7.10 keeps crashing as soon as I launch the game?

After successfully installing Minecraft Forge 1.7.10 using the Windows Installer, the game crashes as soon as it begins to launch. After crashing, the games screen reads this: [12:09:24] [main/INFO] ...
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Minecraft gave up trying to download files

I have an issue with my Minecraft launcher - I downloaded modpack for minecraft then the launcher started an update for the modpack version which it's 1.6.2, however then I started to get the issue ...
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I'm getting a, “Pixel format not accelerated” error when I try to launch Minecraft [duplicate]

So when I launch Minecraft, before it finishes loading, it crashes. I do not understand what is going on. Could someone help me? Here is my crash report: ---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // Don't be ...
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How to force Maximized Fullscreen mode in any game?

I have seen several games that have a video display mode that is windowed with no borders, at the same resolution as the desktop. It's sometimes called "Borderless Windowed" mode, or "Maximized ...
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GTA V for PC exited unexpectedly

I recently ordered the GTA V PC from Steam and when I finished installing and launch the game. It gave me "Grand Theft Auto V has exited unexpectedly". I tried "safe mod" and every option available, ...
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Minecraft crashing - Ubuntu 12.10 [on hold]

When I play Minecraft 1.4.2 on Ubuntu (with and without Optifine), after a while (about five minutes or so) it will crash the whole of Ubuntu, SSP and SMP (frozen interface, no responsiveness). ...
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How can I install a Steam game I bought at retail from the disc?

I bought Modern Warfare 3 at retail, and after putting disc 1 in it installs Steam then asks for the CD key. After that it then starts downloading the game via Steam. I have the disc but it refuses ...
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How can I slow a game down?

I'm trying to play The Binding of Isaac on my laptop, but the game is just running too fast for me. I can slow it down if I unplug my laptop, which I believe throttles my CPU. I'd like to find some ...
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PlayStation 3 wireless controllers won't connect to the system, screen won't even turn on

I got a new game for the PS3 recently and was hoping to try it out yesterday, but to my surprise, when I turned on my PS3, two things happened: The controllers wouldn't connect at all. The screen ...
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Minecraft Vanilla crash IllegalStateException: Expected BEGIN_ARRAY but was STRING at line 1 column 1?

Whenever I click the icon on my desktop to get to Minecraft, the launcher loads as usual, like it should. But when I click the "Play" button, the launcher goes away, but then comes back saying this: ...
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Why isn't my Minecraft LAN server working? Is it because the zip codes are different?

Possible Duplicate: Why isn't my Minecraft LAN server working? So I live in a town with 3 different ZIP codes. I'm not sure if ZIP codes have anything to do with Minecraft LAN servers. ...
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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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Windows 7 & Age of Empires II: works but not quite? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: The Age of Empires II Scrolling Bug I'm trying to install Age of Empires II on Windows 7. The graphics are so so, but when I enter a tutorial, the map keeps panning ...
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Where do Minecraft texture packs go on OS X?

I play Minecraft on OS X and for some reason clicking this button doesn't do anything. Where should I be putting my texture packs?
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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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No Video output when attempting to run Facade

I downloaded Facade from the official website. After installing it, I tried to play it, but after the initial loading screen, the game vanished into just the outline of the window it was in. The sound ...
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Façade on Windows 7

I downloaded Façade from official site. But it seems it doesn't work properly on Windows 7. How can I run it seamlessly on Windows 7 (32-bit)? Problem: They stop talking at the beggining of the ...
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Bioshock has no sound in Windows 7

I just bought a new PC with Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. Everything is peachy except Bioshock: it has no sound after the game starts. I've searched on Google but can't find a definitive answer; or ...
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No wifi connection on DS Lite

I recently switched internet providers (Telenet, in Belgium) and I want to be able to connect my DS Lite to my new router (which they also provided me with). It's a "CPN / SVG6540E" combined ...
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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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Minecraft EXCEPTION ACCESS VIOLATION

I understand that there are questions related to this subject already on the site but I feel mine is different as I have a different problematic frame etc.. My error is, as mentioned in the title, an ...
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My Blizzard downloader is stuck

So I decided to pre-download Diablo 3 for the release date. My downloader is at 100% and has been for some time. Any idea's on how to unstick it? I tried running the now-complete installer.exe that ...
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Why don't files from Xbox 360 show up when USB drive is plugged into computer?

I'm using a Lexar JumpDrive S73 32GB USB flash drive. I've configured it on my Xbox 360 and got a message saying it's compatible and meets the standards, but when I plug in it in my computer no files ...
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Using a laptop as the monitor for a console

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this but here goes: How can you use the laptop monitor as the visuals for a console? I only have a Wii to test it with. I'm not very good with hardware ...
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I can't get past the opening splash screen when I try to start playing Skyrim

I just tried to run Skyrim and once the splash screen appears, I hit "Play." The splash screen blinks and pops up again. Nothing else happens, and the game does not open. I'm stuck in a endless loop ...
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Skyrim crashes as soon as I boot up into the menu. How do I fix this?

Whenever I boot up Skyrim, it crashes as soon as it reaches the main menu with no dialog or anything. I thought this was related to my using dual monitors somehow, but I disconnected the other monitor ...
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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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Will installing a game on Xbox allow me to bypass a location at which the disc becomes unreadable?

I purchased "Batman: Arkham City" 7 days ago, and I was playing and it began saying "Disc Unreadable". I proceeded to inspect the disc and noticed a sort of blur in the disc so it doesn't look the ...
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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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I teleported too far away and now the game crashes on world load

I'm stuck in Minecraft! I was flying around teleporting myself to random locations to find new biomes to build on. I teleported to 12345678,64,12345678 and it froze. I restarted minecraft and my ...
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Sims 2 gives blue screen of death while playing on windows 7

I've installed sims 2 on windows 7 and am playing with my cd present in the drive. Everything goes fine for a few minutes and I can start playing the tutorial. However, in the middle of the tutorial I ...
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I can't click to pick up & place items in inventory on Windows 8 Minecraft. Can this be enabled?

I have a laptop that has Windows 8 which I use for playing Minecraft. However when using the inventory, I have to hold my mouse to drag and pick the items and I don't like that. I have tried ...
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I cant load Minecraft with NEI installed [closed]

When I try to even load my game with NEI installed it doesn't work? It starts to load then goes to a crash report? I'm not sure what to do. These are the mods i have installed: ...
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Steam Will Not Open Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs

I am trying to launch Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs, but it doesn't want to open. It says that it's going to open and then it just doesn't. It's currently the only game I have installed. Here's ...
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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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How do I prevent freezes or FPS drops when in combat?

I have tried different settings in the game but nothing solves the problem. The game runs perfectly at high settings when I'm not in combat but when I fight with more than 2 enemies, the game no ...
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What video card drivers are needed to play Minecraft with an integrated Intel GPU on Windows 8?

I have installed Windows 8 Pro and realized Minecraft doesn't work, and have found a tutorial to find out my device info. What drivers are required with this video card? Manufacturer: Intel ...
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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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What are the 3D Analyse settings for Sands of Time?

I want to play PoP Sands of Time but when it starts it shows a box saying "video card not supported". I have used 3D Analyse to play many games which I could not play before but I am still not able to ...
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Why cant I log into minecraft?

I quit and restarted Minecraft because it was being slow/lagging a lot to see if it would help. Unfortunately when I opened it up I was logged out and everytime I try to log in it gives me the ...
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I created a world and it says “Downloading Terrain” for 30 minutes [closed]

I just downloaded a Texture pack. Afeter the Download I installed it. I created a new world to see how it looks and it just says "Downloading Terrain" Does anyone know what is going on?
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Upgraded to Windows 8 Pro Trial, but Minecraft doesn't work! [closed]

My device is the Toshiba NB255 and I have Java 6 and the net framework 3.5, is there something else I'm missing? Okay well, after I logged into it I got the following crash report: Bad ...
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Why did you have to blow into an NES cartridge to make it work?

Did doing this actually help at all? If so, how?
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How to change interface language of SimCity?

Apparently, there is no easy way to change the interface language of SimCity. I had installed it via Origin on Windows 7 system. OS interface is in English, but locale is different, therefore, Origin ...
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“No suitable display mode found” error for Dawn of War & DoW: Winter Assault

This is in conjunction with my other problem with compatibility issues with this game and Windows 8.1: I dummied the driver to allow my graphics card which worked for Dark Crusade). But on the ...
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Where did this guy's face go?

I'm having a bit of trouble in certain areas with NPC's faces disappearing in Skyrim on PC. It's very odd because their skin and eyes are no where to be found but their facial hair stays intact. It's ...
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Why did Steam erase all my games?

Steam just erased all my games without warning. Here's my setup and what I've done recently that could be related (I'm including probably too much detail in the hopes it helps someone figure out what ...
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Is there a way to reduce texture popping in Rage?

Rage is a good looking game, and it sure runs so smoothly on my desktop, which is far from top of the line. While that is technically impressive, it seems there are no free meals, as I am plagued by ...
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Fallout New Vegas quits to desktop with no error message

Just installed Fallout New Vegas. After some time of game play the game just quit to Desktop without any error messages. Can someone point me directions on why this is happening and how can I fix it? ...