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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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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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Wrye Bash problem: WindowsError: [Error 2] The system cannot find the file specified… Bashed Patch, 0.esp

I've been trying to use Wrye Bash (launched through Mod Organizer 1.3.8) to create a bashed patch. The process gets all the way to the end but then throws this error: Traceback (most recent call ...
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Don't Starve Console won't go away?

I thought just for fun I'd enter in some commands, but ever since I haven't been able to remove the console. I tried Ctrl + L, ~, disabling it. Nothing. I can remove it with Ctrl + L for a brief ...
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Backup Dota 2 Workshop DLC

I want to share the Dota 2 Workshop DLC (5.7 GB, not the alpha) files with another PC, but the "Backup and Restore" functionality does not give that option. I know for a fact that all the files are ...
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I can't load my game on GTA V

I wanted to replay a mission - but in the middle of it I changed my mind and loaded my saved game. But instead of loading my game it loaded the first mission. I restarted the game and the ...
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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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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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'Doubled' Image with a VGA to HDMI converter for the Dreamcast?

I have an issue connecting a game console (Dreamcast) to a VGA to HDMI converter and then to my TV. The converter works fine with the two laptops I have tested, but when trying the Dreamcast I get a ...
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Borderlands 1 crashing on steam multiplayer

Realize that this game is a bit older, but I'm hoping to play with some friends online! Whenever I try to host or get invited to a multiplayer game my whole steam client crashes. The game either ...
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Command and Conquer: Generals Zero-Hour on Windows 8?

I've nearly reached the breaking point with this game. A few more failed startups and my first will be through my monitor. I've tried everything on the Internet. I've gone through four Google pages ...
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AoE2/AoK LAN connectivity

With a group of friends, we fired up our old copies of AoK to play together through LAN, as the HD version (through Steam) only offered unplayable games. To play our "not so recent" games, we use an ...
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Image on monitor shifted to the right

I am playing my Sega Dreamcast and it natively supports VGA. I'm trying to use it on a 32" monitor that is 1920 x 1080. However when I plug it in to my monitor's port the image is shifted way to the ...
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Troubleshooting my PS3

My PS3 Slim CECH-2501a was having some trouble, I think with overheating, so I popped it open with the help of ifixit's tutorial and cleaned it. After putting it back together however, I started ...
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Battlefield 4 ERROR_DEVICE_HUNG DirectX error

I don't think I've ever been so pissed at an error in a video game before, I've been struggling with this thing for the past few days. Here is the error message I get every time Battlefield 4 ...
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Issue with Rocksmith cable after upgrade to OSX Mavericks

I recently upgraded my version of OSX to Mavericks, and since this change my computer has not been able to detect when I plug my guitar into the computer. I had no issue previously in Lion, however ...
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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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Can't get onto my brother's server, and vice versa, across local network in Terraria

I have a similar problem to Shadow Z, in his original question. My problem differs, however, since I have already followed the instructions to set up my MQWest modem for port forwarding. I also do ...
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Sudden FPS Drop in CSGO

I have been playing csgo for the past 2-3 months, it runs smoothly on my laptop without any problem, but just last week my fps suddenly dropped to around 18-22 in game, totally unplayable. I havent ...
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Dragon Age Inquisition: The Descent DLC not showing

I've finally gotten around to purchasing The Descent DLC for Dragon Age Inquisition and was pretty exited to play it this weekend. I bought it from the Origin launcher, downloaded/installed it and ...
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higan not working properly

So i have downloaded higan v094 - 32bit, and I cant import any games to it (except ALTTP). Every time I navigate to game folder to import games it doesn't show any game files like .sfc .gba and so on. ...
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GTA 5 Online not detected my Wi-Fi to login in online GTA

I remember that error that i had for few days and nevers goes online i clicked to join but it doesnt i checked the Store and it says no internet so i gone to Windows Firewall and ticked everything for ...
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Can the transition FPS drop in Injustice: Gods Among Us (PC) be fixed?

In Injustice: Gods Among Us for PC, every time I kick someone into a wall and the transition cutscene plays, FPS drops significantly. Can this be fixed or is this just because of a sloppy port? I have ...
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Command and Conquer 3 exeption in exception handler

I have command and conquer 3 from Origin, but when I try to start it, I get the 'exception in exception handler' error and the game exits. I've tried the Origin launcher fix as well as -runver to ...
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Skyrim randomly closed

I have the USP installed (unofficial Skyrim patch). As I was taking over Fort Greenwall I got the achievement but then as soon as that popped up the game just closed suddenly. No error message, ...
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Star Wars Force Collection (SWFC) failure in Genymotion

I use an app called Star Wars Force Collection. On the 2.x versions it ran fine, once the app updated to 3.x (can't roll back as it forces update), it will not load in Genymotion at all anymore no ...
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Why are my Wii Remotes being laggy and choppy?

So I'm playing Super Smash Bros for Wii U (offline) and the controls are doing all sorts of weird things. Sometimes there's just crazy lag (like I'll hold left to run and it takes like 2 seconds for ...
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Why is my Minecraft PE gamer tag invisible?

I'm not sure why, but when I was trying to change my name it glitched out, and now I can't type anything as my name. If I try to chat with other players, all that appears in the game is "<". ...
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How to fix white bodies on non-caucasian npc in fallout new vegas

I recently started a new playthrough of Fallout New Vegas and decided to add a custom NPC. So I started up the G.E.C.K. and added a new NPC. I decided to make the NPC an AfricanAmerican. After doing ...
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Super Smash Bros. Brawl for Wii freezes at map selection menu

Recently I decided to play Super Smash Bros. Brawl for my Wii. The game appeared to load fine, until I tried to play a multiplayer game. I selected some characters, and as soon as I pressed +, the ...
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Using DirectX 11, getting message: Shader model 3.0 or better graphic device required

Direct X 11 is supposed to have Shader 5.0, so why is this happening when I try to run Dragonball: Xenoverse? I am running the following setup: System Information Operating System: Windows 8.1 ...
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Borderlands pre sequel not launching TVHM

My borderlands the pre sequel isn't letting me go to true vault hunter mode. It did show me the pop up and everything but when I went to go in it just stays at the loading screen and won't spawn. I ...
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Skyrim will not start and forces me to hard reboot my computer

When I play Skyrim from Steam it launches the menu, and that works fine. The problem is when I hit play it closes the launcher (as if it were about to go into the game), and then nothing, just the ...
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Is there a workaround for the “Infernal Machine” level?

Whenever I start the "Infernal Machine" level (one from last level, ignoring the bonus level) there is a major bug right at the start. When I climb down the first ladder I am on a platform lower than ...
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What do I have to do in order to get a cauldron Pixelmon 3.4 server running using Multicraft?

Currently I am running a server that has pixelmon 3.3.8. I am now trying to update the version of pixelmon to 3.4 (the newest one). It was running fine with 3.3.8 so I swapped out 3.3.8 for 3.4. No ...
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Xbox 360 overheat/freeze, no red ring of death, x-clamp repair completed already

I have an xbox that a friend gave me with RROD issues. I fixed it about 6 months ago by replacing the x-clamps with nuts/bolts/washers and new thermal paste. I've been doing PC repair for years this ...
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DxTory recording issue - broken data rate

I am attempting to record a video ( 720px ) at 30 fps. I have recorded videos like this before without any issue, typically getting 60+ fps while recording. Today however I'm getting 7-8 fps. I have ...