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I'm able to go to other towns on ACNL, but one of my friends can't visit my town?

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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Crashing in Siren's Alley

I've just got round to playing Bioshock 2 and I've been getting through it fairly well, despite the fact that the graphics strain my system. I've just got through the Pink Pearl in Siren's Alley, and ...
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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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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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Problem running Civilization 5 Steam

I have installed Civilization 5 from Steam and it was working fine, but when I tried to run it this morning it got stuck at the first step with the message Preparing to launch Sid Meier's Civilization ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Dizzel Prompting socket error #11002 when launched?

i just downloaded Dizzel on Steam (Free Game), and tried to launch it , first it downloaded a couple of updates, then when i ran the game there was an error saying "socket error #11002" while trying ...
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Dwarven Mechanism stuck

I'm trying to get the Elder Scroll via Septimus Signus. I've fought through the entire dwarven ruins and killed everything, but now the Dwarven Mechanism is stuck. I went through my inventory and I'm ...
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The Hunter: Won't Launch

I have Windows 8 Operating system, first of all, i have allready downloaded the game from Steam but it kept crashing at Launch so my friend recommended to redownload it from the Hunter website. And so ...
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Saints Row crashing on keypress

I'm having an issue with Saint's Row the Third where I can start the game, but as soon as I press any button on the keyboard, the game crashes and I get a windows dialogue box saying "this program has ...
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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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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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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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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 ...