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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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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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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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Origin UAC every single launch

Every single time Origin starts I get a UAC prompt and Origin drops into the settings menu. Sometimes even does it when unlocking PC. Has anyone else seen this behaviour or knows how to stop it ? ...
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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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Theme park World on windows 8

I have the original cd of the game "Theme Park World", this game is very old and don't run on windows 8. I tryed to download but doesn't work. There are a path, version or something to can play this ...
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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 ...