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Force Client Window to be rendered to bigger screen

So i have 2 Screens. one smaller and one larger. i made the smaller one my "primary" screen and started LOL. then i took the patcher to the larger screen. after pressing play, the PVP.NET-Client was ...
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My mouse doesn't show up during gameplay

I am playing Age of Empires on Windows 8, through my Mac with Parallels, and I am thinking that it is either a problem with Windows 8 or Parallels because it didn't happen on my home computer running ...
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Minecraft keeps crashing

My sister and I recently upgraded to Windows 8, and yesterday we were playing Minecraft like normal. Then all of a sudden we got this pop-up for Java. I clicked on the popup, then I got kicked out of ...
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Only the Elderscrolls.com and Exit buttons are enabled on the Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion launcher

When I launch the Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion via Steam I get this launcher come up, but the Play button is disabled. What could be causing this? It works fine on my laptop. Both machines are running ...
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How many levels are there in Minesweeper adventure mode?

I have been persisting at the Windows 8 minesweeper adventure mode in the hopes that I could complete it, but after getting past level 100, I am wondering if perhaps it just generates levels ...
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Games on windows 8 in bootcamp lag even on lowest graphics

I've been playing Crysis 2 and Skyrim on my Retina MacBookPro (10,1) for months now. The two games used to run super smoothly even on nearly maxed out settings. This laptop has an Nvidia GeForce GT ...
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Can Dishonored run on Windows 8? [closed]

Can Dishonored run on Windows 8 or do I need to use Windows 7? It was never confirmed in the specs.
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Crysis crashes on Windows 8 Pro - what to do?

I recently got a new PC, which came with Windows 7. I installed Crysis on it and worked just fine. A few days later, Windows 8 was released and I had the option to update - which I did. I re-...
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How to sign out of the Windows 8 Wordament game app so that another person can play with a different account

I have not been able to find a sign out option in the Windows 8 Wordament game so that another person can log in with a different account. I tried going to the Games section (from the tile on the ...
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SNES9x slow when fullscreen on Windows 8

When I run SNES9x emulator in fullscreen I get seriously bad FPS. If I run windowed mode it's perfect, and it runs fine before when I had Windows 7 on. I've updated my drivers from the Nvidia site ...
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Steam version of Dark Souls and GTA 4 crash on Windows 8

Is there a way to play Dark Souls on Windows 8 RTM? Think it crushes because of games for windows live client.. UPD: found the answer here. see Q. Dark Souls crashes and has a reference to XLive.dll, ...
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Does Steam work on Windows 8?

I am considering installing Windows 8 RTM on my gaming PC. Has anyone tried installing and using Steam on Windows 8? Is Windows 8 supported by Valve/Steam in the first place? Is there any known ...
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You can control the ship in ways other than clicking on the touch icons, right?

Hydro Thunder Hurricane has been ported to a Metro app for Windows 8 and there's currently a free demo on the Windows Store. The only problem is that when you do launch a race, it looks like this: ...