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Short answer: Yes, It's fine to install it. If the game requires that version of the library, it won't run (properly) without it. Long answer: Frameworks like DirectX, OpenGL etc are (basically) just collections of common functions i.e. things which every program needs to do, but don't need to be reinvented/rewritten every time you write a new program. ...


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The League of Legends Client runs on Adobe Air, so the issue could be with that software. I would check for updates to Adobe Air. You can also try running the client in Windows 7 compatibility mode.


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Note: I do not have Windows 8.1 so I cannot entirely verify this. Source. Windows stores apps like Jetpack Joyride in a folder located in your Program Files. It's a hidden folder so go to View -> Hidden Items. The folder is called "WindowsApps". In order to access this folder you'll have to take ownership of it. Follow these instructions to do that. Then ...


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If you are 100 % sure that it is the correct password, (which almost 85 % of the time your typing the password wrong and this happens frequently with new accounts that people make with new passwords and they mistake it for other passwords they use), you have to face the scenario of you being hacked. This happened to me just a week ago, and you can reset your ...


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Steam is compatible to windows 8, as are all games as far as I know. Basically, if it runs on windows 7 it'll run on windows 8. The issue you're having is related to something else, try looking further onto the specific message you are getting but it shouldn't have anything to do with steam compatibility. Also, before anything else, try running it as ...


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You might want to try running the game with administrator privileges, like this:


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Change line 47 in composite.vsh from 'float timePow = 2.0f;' to 'float timePow = 3.0f; Changing it will get rid of the Invalid Program Composite error. --Source Possible change for Minecraft 1.6.2, may work for minecraft 1.5.2. Let me know if this helps, I'll keep looking otherwise.


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When are you getting this error message? If it's while you're attempting to join a server, all you need to do is close the game and launcher, and run them again. If it's while you're trying to log into the launcher, and/or while you're trying to log in to minecraft.net, then you need to reset your password. If your account has been compromised, and you ...


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Solution Run in Direct3D mode: hl.exe -d3d


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It is easy to blame the client as it does crash occasionally, but if it is repeatedly it has to be something on your computer. Typically you are missing some software updates. Try making sure windows 8 has all the updates as well as your video card. Even if you complain to Riot about it they will tell you, you need to upgrade your software. They are usually ...


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One way to avoid the UAC prompt on startup, is to put a shortcut to Origin in the startup folder of your Start Menu. There are multiple startup folders in Windows; one per user and one for the entire system. In Windows 8.1 they're located at: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\StartUp and ...


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The solution that worked for me is, to download the updates for Windows, install all pending updates, perform a restart and then launch Project Spark. This actually fixed my problem - the profile is now connected to PS server and the game menu is displayed. PS: I am not exactly sure, if any of those windows updates were even relevant to PS.


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I have a similar setup and to work around the problem I did the following: Install Minecraft in your child's account. Run the Forge installer, it should ask for the username/password of an administrator Enter your username/password to allow the Forge installer to start. Forge should now show the directory it is going to install in to. This will default to ...


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If your computer meets the minimum requirements for the game, some Steam users have suggested trying: Disable all in-game U-Play notification via settings and then start your game. http://steamcommunity.com/app/242550/discussions/0/864979455481714573/ You should also make sure you are running the most recently released drivers for your video card.


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If it doesn't work in admin mode, go into the patcher, click the gear and go repair. Then try and play, if this doesn't work try reinstalling.


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as he has pointed out he is using windows 8 so as most of us know sometimes its not as easy to change the settings Open Windows Firewall by swiping in from the right edge of the screen, tapping Search (or if you're using a mouse, pointing to the upper-right corner of the screen, moving the mouse pointer down, and then clicking Search), entering ...


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Ensure your modem is configured correctly If all you did was by a new computer this is the case, it helps to double check. Allowing the connection from your modem to your computer Open Window Firewall with Advanced Security Go to Inbound rules Add a new rule Choose port Enter your port (minecraft default 25565) Allow the connection Choose those that ...


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If the game comes from a reliable source then I would allow it. It's possible that the latest direct x (11I think) is not backwards compatible with the api for direct x 6 in which case it would be perfectly fine to have both if you need both.


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Further testing I have done myself (as I had the same issue but with Windows 7) is that this issue is fixed by not using an extension (in this case I had the controller plugged into my keyboard). There is no difference depending on whether a USB 2 or USB 3 header is used.


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For the Windows 8 app, the controls are not in Help & Options, but in the Charms Bar settings, which you get to by hovering your mouse pointer in the upper right corner. Here are the default keyboard controls: Throttle (auto) Brake Down Arrow Steer Left Left Arrow Steer Right Right Arrow Boost Shift Boost Jump Space ...



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