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Questions tagged [games-for-windows]

Games for Windows - Live is a certification and branding product from Microsoft designed to standardise technical certification for games on Windows.

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What with the Windows Gamebar compatibility limitations?

I've been using the Windows gamebar for some time now, but I only have one problem with it. It seems that some games aren't detected by it, or they are but it is not brought up properly. With some ...
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How to fix games boot on left screen monitor only

I'm probably not the first this happen just never find a solution! There i have on my left a 24 inch screen connected by dvi middle screen a 50 inch screen set has main screen in windows and use ...
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Strangely low framerate in Shadow Fight 2 for Windows 8

I've been playing Shadow Fight 2 (Windows Store version) for about 2 months now, and recently a friend of mine decided to play the iOS version. The iOS version appears to have a much better framerate! ...
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How do I install a game to Games for Windows?

So I have Call of Duty World at War, and it's for Games for Windows it says on the cover. I downloaded Games for Windows, but how do I download the game through it? Whenever I try to it just has it's ...
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How to install a Windows game for steam?

So I have Cod World at War for PC and it says it is a game for Windows. How do I get it downloaded on steam but without having to put the game's disk in the optical drive? Or how do I get the Games ...
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Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet corrupted save recovery

Is there a way to recover my corrupted save file on Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet on the platform Games for Windows? After defeating the Mechanical Room boss, I proceeded through the air vent on the ...
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Are Games for Windows Live games registered to a Gamertag, or a Windows Live ID?

My Xbox 360 Gamertag, cptsupermrkt, is registered with/attached to the Windows Live account, myhotmailaccount@hotmail.com. I bought Arkham City on the PC. To even play the game, I must register my ...
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Is my “Games for Windows Marketplace” ID the same as my Windows Live ID?

I am able to sign in on xbox live and hotmail using the same credentials I am entering in the "games for windows marketplace" application. However, I get an error code 80048882 with the details being ...
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What are the differences between Minesweeper for Windows XP and for Windows 7?

My recent obsession with Minesweeper led me to open up the game at home (Windows 7). It's a lot different looking. Aside from the fun new sounds, what other differences are there? Has the mine-...
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Advanced Minesweeper Strategies?

I've found myself with a whole lot of freetime at work. Unfortunately, our workstations are pretty locked-down and internet usage is monitored, so I'm stuck doing nothing. And by nothing, I mean ...
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What does it mean when a game is labeled “Games for Windows”?

Several games these days have a banner across the top of the box that reads Games for Windows. What does this mean? Should I care?