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How do I stop my Xbox 360 Controller makes device plugged in sound whenever I fire in Dead Space 3?

Whenever I fire a weapon or stomp, my computer emits the new device sound and disables my controller for a split second, meaning I fire a shot or two on an automatic rifle and then return to stance. ...
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DirectX 7.0a game on Windows 8 slow

There's this old game, called Midtown Madness 2, that I love playing. It requires DirectX v7.0a. I also have a laptop. On this laptop, when I play the game in Windows 7, it works perfectly. In Windows ...
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Why Won't Soulcraft Synchronize My Game?

I recently got Soulcraft for my Windows 8 laptop. After playing for a bit, I decided to create an account. It will not synchronize and I can't sign up. How do i fix this?
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Intel graphics error with Minecraft 1.7.2

I have Minecraft 1.7.2 but it wants me to update my Intel Express Four Chipset Family drivers but Intel's site is saying I can't do it on windows 8 I used the "Intel Auto Checker" for it. Mojang says ...
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Color problem with Cossacks: Back to War on Win7/Win 8 64bit

I have a huge problem with Cossacks: Back to War on: Windows 7 Ultimate x64 - color problems...I can't fix them by using some ddraw fixes or killing explorer.exe. I tried so much to fix it, but ...
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How can I play Guitar Hero 3 (PC) using PS3 guitar on Windows 8

I know that it was quite simple to set up and use Guitar Hero 3 guitar from PS3 when I was using Windows 7. Now, my new PC already has Windows 8. And, while my PS3 is long gone, I still kept the ...
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New Computer- Port forwarding stopped working

I used to run all sorts of minecraft servers off of my old computer but that one was old and slow. Now I got a new computer and I wanted to get back to running servers and when I set up my port ...
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Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 won't work on Windows 8?

I'm trying to run Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 on my Windows 8 laptop, but the game won't even start. It runs fine on Windows 7 however. My laptop is a Dell XPS 15 (L502X) with a Nvidia GT540M and Intel ...
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Can I sync Puzzle Craft between iOS and Windows 8?

Is it possible to synchronise a Puzzle Craft game between iOS and Windows 8? For that matter, can I synchronise it between multiple iOS devices?
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Touch screen stops working after certain games

After quitting certain games (I use steam), and re enter Windows 8 sometimes I'm realising that the touch screen is not working. If I restart its fine. Does anyone encounter this issue?
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Virtual game controller for Windows 8 Desktop

So, I've been wanted to do more gaming on my surface pro, especially using a DS emulator to turn it into a giant Gameboy. However, in order to do this, I'd need some virtual d-pad/buttons to touch ...
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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 ...