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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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“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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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 connect to source game servers requiring steam servers

I've tried to connect to servers for games like Garry's Mod, Dota 2, CS:GO and none of them have worked I get a error message like this: I've tried port forwarding, virus scanning, disabling ...
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Skyrim, Fallout 3 and New Vegas: major mouse issues

Alright, so for the last 2 days I've been trying to figure out how to solve this issue with Skyrim, Fallout 3, and New Vegas. When starting Skyrim, my mouse responds fine, but my windows cursor also ...
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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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I'm able to go to other towns on ACNL, but one of my friends can't visit my town. Is anyone else experiencing this too?

Like the title says, I'm able to visit other towns, and other people can visit mine perfectly fine. However, a friend of mine is having trouble visiting my town. She keeps getting an error (018-0510), ...
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Batman Arkham City crashes when interrogating riddler informants

Every time I want to interrogate a Riddler informant, the game crashes with some fatal error. I interrogated 3 or 4 Riddler informants at the very beginning of the game. But then, I tried ...
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Watch dogs unusual crash. Requires hard-reboot. (PC)

I realize a lot of people are having problems with Watch Dog's on the PC, but this crash seems to be really unusual (I haven't seen anyone else report something like it), and their forums have been ...
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JAM audio format

I have the DOS version of Disney and Virgin Interactive's game Aladdin. The game soundtrack seems to be stored as .JAM files according to this page (see the type 3 description) but no details are ...
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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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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 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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Crash when launching ships in Industry Giant 2

I was recently asked about a crash that occurs when launching ships in Industry Giant 2. I have tried to reproduce it, but cannot. Has anyone else experienced this issue and if so is there a way to ...
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“80710a06” Error when attempting to visit Tumblr from my PS3

I tried to visit Tumblr but instead I got this error "80710a06". When I searched I came up with three or four articles/discussions about when PSN went down three years ago. But PSN is not down and I ...
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grid 2 crashing on laptop

after playing one or two races when next event is loading the game crashes suddenly without any warning or showing any problem windows not even show the dialog box "grid 2 exe has stopped working" ...
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How can I alleviate intermittent freezes?

While playing the game mostly everything goes smoothly except for one thing, intermittent freezing. Every so often (pretty much at random) the game will stutter, and by that I mean it will freeze then ...
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No audio, or just pops and whispers

When I start Call of Juarez there is one big "pop" and then I lose the audio. Sometimes I hear a faint something in my headphones, but mostly nothing. The game works fine otherwise. What's wrong, and ...
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MS Train Simulator timing issues

Microsoft Train Simulator has apparently an issue with timing. It gives running time-of-day clock, but the more stations I have to stop at, the more it becomes off. For instance, I were to stop at the ...
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Xbox 360s to TV with HDMI suddenly creating static

My XBOX is connected through an HDMI cable directly to the TV and even though the picture remains perfect, the audio begins to crackle after it’s on for anywhere between 5-20 minutes. It just ...
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Cannot set resolution higher than 1280×1024 in Deus Ex: Human Revolution

I am having some issues with Deus Ex: HR. I just recently got a new computer and when I installed DE:HR again through Steam (and reinstalled it now) I can't set the resolution higher than 1280×1024, ...
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Why does the Desktop Dungeons beta freeze my computer?

I am trying to play the Desktop Dungeons beta, but every time I try, my entire computer just freezes up, and I can't do anything (short of physically turning it off and on again). I don't know if it ...
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How to add commentator in Winning Eleven 9?

I've installed Winning Eleven 9 (Pro Evolution Soccer 5) in my computer, but after I installed it, there is no back sound and commentator when I play it. Is there any missing file on my game? If so, ...
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Warhammer 40k Retribution, unable to connect for coop play

My friend and I are trying to play Warhammer 40k Retribution together in campaign coop. When one of us accepts the others' Steam invite, the connecting player sees "Connecting..." then "Connection ...
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Titanfall periodic stuttering?

I just downloaded Titanfall because it was free to play for 48 hours and on my i5-4670, GTX 770 Phantom 2GB, 8GB RAM system I get 60 fps maxed out except every ten seconds the game freezes for half a ...
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Can't add friends in Steam

When using a browser, I can't add any friends because it gives me the error: Error adding friend. Please try again. I have Steam open in the background. I would add them in the client but the ...
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Dark Souls 2 keeps crashing on load

So recently (today) my Dark Souls 2 game instantly crashing at the end of the loading screen. I thought maybe it was because I was using a symlink to sync my game saves as of a few days ago but I ...
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Download trouble versions earlier than 1.7.4

I am having trouble downloading the version 1.6.4. I can download and use versions 1.7.4 and higher but nothing earlier than that. It gives me an error that it cannot unpack natives. I have updated ...
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Twilight of the Gods causes WC3 to crash back to desktop

Playing Twilight of the Gods. Every time Archimonde has his little cutscene with Jaina after he destroys her base, the game exits the cutscene into normal play mode for about half a second and then ...
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Microphone does not work in any source engine game. Fix?

My microphone work in steam chat, skype etc.. Althought it does not work in Garry's Mod, Dota 2, Left 4 Dead or Counter Strike. When I click test mic in the options menu of Garry's Mod I can hear my ...
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No sound on Duke Nukem Forver for PS3

I've started to play DNF on PS3 and installed Patch 1.03. Unfortunatley I don't have any sound on it. It appears to be a common problem on the internet, but I didn't find a solution. The sound on ...
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Dota 2 crashes suddenly

I'm having issues with Dota 2. Sometimes, for no readily apparent reason, the game will crash to the desktop. It can happen when I join the game , checking the store or just on a loading screen. There ...
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Dota2 crashing from time to time

I am using latest nvidia drivers 334.89 (tried every driver starting from 320) and after patch (approx at the end of november 2013) i am getting sometimes crashes to desktop without any error ...
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Crash upon returning to “The Underdark Exit”

I have a big problem. I am playing BG2 ( GoG ). I have SoA + ToB. Until that moment i've had no crashes at all. When i defeated Bodhi in Ch. 6 and took the Rhynn Lanthorn to enter Suldanesselar. And ...
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Dead Space 3 Crashes Upon Load

Every time I try to load dead space 3 on my pc, the game will start, the screen goes black etc. But after about 2-3 seconds of loading, the game instantly crashes. I have searched around for a ...
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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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Invalid authentication certificate length

Whenever I try to join a multiplayer server on half life 1, I get this error. I used the same game on a laptop and worked perfect, Here's some stuffs about my computer: OS: Windows 7 Ultimate x86. ...
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USB with game files formatted when plugged into a different Xbox 360 - Possible to recover?

A friend had been saving games on his 360 using a USB drive. He moved it to a different 360 and it reformatted the USB for use, deleting his files. I suggested he use some data recovery software, but ...
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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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Minecraft 13w47e Server Disreguards Files

Recently, I updated my Minecraft server to snapshot 13w47e. It started up without any trouble. However, upon logging in, I find myself in a new world, without any of my previous items. Upon further ...
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Transport Giant Gold flashing graphics

Some time ago I tried to play an old game on my pc. The game is called Transport Giant Gold from back in 2004 made by JoWood. When I tried running it, I had some very annoying problems with the ...
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Allods Online crash at launch because of ntdll.dll

Every time I try using the Allods Online launcher it throws an error that seems to be related with Windows "ntdll.dll". That game has bad support and they just said, one should reinstall the game, ...
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Rage graphic lag after half hour of playing (caused by input)

I have a problem with Rage game. Game runs at 60 FPS with no problems. I have no graphic issues. After around half hour of playing graphics starts to lag, it looks like graphic stuttering. The thing ...
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PS3 lost network whilst patching Injustice: Gods Among Us, and now won't re-download patch

Recently I've encountered a problem. Well, it wasn't a problem at the beginning, but now my PS3 can't even start downloading a patch. What happened step-by-step: I booted my PS3 Started the game ...
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Minecraft mod throwing OpenGL Error

I am trying to get a set of mods running for a private server. When I go to test everything in single player creative mode I get this output in my console output (MultiMC's debug console). 2013-06-24 ...
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I can't open Spore on my Mac

It's been a long time since I tried to play spore on my iMac. I reinstalled it today and whenever I try to open it my screen will go black, a blue box will flash on my screen, my cursor will change a ...
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Prologue: Rise and Shine Game Breaking Glitch

I just got Dead Island working on my machine (a small miracle, considering how many bugs are in the game itself.) I played through the first part where you wake up, walk around, fall down the ...
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Mass Effect (1) PC sound problem

First of all, before jumping here to pop a question, I've been all over the Net trying to find a solution to the problem. Apparently, loads of people were having a problem with sound in this game, ...
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Towns keeps crashing to desktop

I fell in love with the game Towns, except for one little thing: it keeps crashing for no apparent reason. There is no error message or warning, it just closes. I get my little people to build a town, ...
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Why is Roller Coaster Tycoon displaying a black screen on startup with Windows 7 64-bit?

I know there is a similar question to this one, but the person asking that question was running the game on a virtual machine on a Mac. I'm currently trying to run it on an HP Pavilion dv7 quad core ...