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The PC tag should be used for questions about PC-specific problems with a game, and the tweaking of a PC configuration to best accommodate gaming. Applies to all of Linux, Windows and OS X.

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LANing Rainbox Six Vegas 2 over Hamachi?

So my friends and I wanted to start playing our favorite classic multiplayer games out of nostalgia's sake. One of the games that cropped up is Rainbow Six Vegas 2, and we have been trying to LAN the ...
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Computer Requirements to run Rust and Discord?

If I'm running Rust and Discord, what additional requirements for my computer do I need above the ones needed for Rust?
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Why did Twin Saga appear slightly off screen?

I installed Twin Saga from their website yesterday. It downloaded and installed fine. I ran it and changed the graphics settings to windowed mode. this makes the game appear in a borderless window, ...
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Searching for an old game name [closed]

i'm trying to remember an old game name. The game was played on PC and consist of a small rabbit (similar to Pikatchu from Pokemon), where he shoots arrows straight up to bouncing balls and splits ...
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Why the right analogue stick doesn't work correctly in DirectInput games?

DirectInput is a legacy Windows controller API, now-replaced by XInput (2005). Limitations of DirectInput with XInput controllers have been documented by Microsoft: The left and right trigger ...
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How to Login to GTA 5 Online on PC?

I have GTA5 on my PC and I want to play it online, so I created a Rockstar Social Club account, but when I click on online tab inside the game, I can not see login fields. As you can see it said ...
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How do you play a PC DVD game on Mac?

I have got Civilization V Gold edition as a PC DVD ROM. I was wondering how I could play this on Mac? Does anyone know how to do this?
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My Minecraft Won't let me break blocks in Survival

This is a highly talked about question, so I would like answers from people who know how to fix this or people who at least think they know what to do. So I enter a brand new game of survival ...
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Fastest way to interact with NPC on PC with keyboard?

To interact with the NPCs in NMS you have to left click many times with your mouse to skip the intro dialogue again and again to get the actually possible actions (ask for language help, exchange deal,...
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Is it possible to log into Steam by going through my home computer from my laptop while I am away? [closed]

My situation is this. I have just started my 30 day rotation on an offshore oil production platform in the middle of the ocean and I have internet access but my internet service provider (my company) ...
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Resolution Problem in games [duplicate]

Whenever I play some games in my laptop, I am unable to change the resolution of the game. It is fixed to 1920 x 1080. There are no other resolution options. My graphics drivers are up-to-date and my ...
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Fallout 3 Crashes when trying to exit Vault 101?

So I decided to start playing Fallout 3, in the build up to Fallout 76 releasing sometime later this year(hopefully). along with the other Fallout Games. I loaded Fallout 3 and played through the ...
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My game continues to crash when i press play

The game will tell me this: The game crashed whilst initializing game The game crashed whilst initializing game Error: java.lang.IllegalStateException: GLFW error 65542: WGL: The driver does not ...
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Game resolution problem [closed]

Whenever i play some games in my laptop, I am unable to change the resolution of the game. It's fixed to 1920 x 1080. I tried to change it manually by editing the game config file but it doesn't work. ...
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Red Faction Guerrilla - rebuild/reset all buildings?

In Red Faction Guerrilla, I see that the more buildings I destroy, the more size the save file increases, that means (I think) the save file actually stores which buildings get destroyed. I have ...
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How to fix “io.netty channel.AbstractChannel$AnnotatedConnectException Connection timed out: no further information”

I've been having this problem for about 4-5 months now. It all started when I joined my boyfriend's hosted server using hamachi. A couple nights later, it started giving me that error. I've recently ...
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How do I equip the M19?

I've just fixed the broken gun to get the M19, but I can't seem to equip it? If I stow the original pistol away, I just get nothing for slot 2?
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After initial setup does Xbox One controller via bluetooth connect automatically?

Long question, sorry. I'm thinking about upgrading my wireless 360 controller (via adapter) to a Xbox One S (via bluetooth) for my PC. Currently when I hit the 'guide' button it turns on and connects ...
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What is Far Cry's actual configuration file?

There are at least three configuration files in the game folder, two system.cfg files and default_system.cfg. Which one is actually used by the game? game.cfg in the respective language folder appears ...
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Error after executing command [duplicate]

I have been trying to make a minigame and I need custom npc's I need them to have a name, trades and infinite trades(they never run out). Here is the command I have been using: /summon Villager ~ ~3 ...
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Dodge goes in random directions

I'm playing Dark souls 3 on PC (using a a Dualshock 4 controller with DS4Windows) every time I try to “dodge” it goes in a random direction! Is this supposed to be happening, or is my controller ...
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Will load times improve if I keep my games on an external SSD vs my windows drive?

I have an Acer nitro 5 gaming laptop, and it came with windows on the hard drive . But I had an m.2 ssd at home and I attached it to my laptop. So now I have windows on my hard drive and an unused ssd ...
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(PC) Very bad colors on Mad Max

I have a big problem on Mad Max. In fact, when I launch it in fullscreen, all the colors are very light. I have had this problem before and to solve it I had updated my video drivers. I uninstalled/...
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How to verify the game version?

I'm not sure if the GOG version is up to date as GOG Galaxy displays an seemingly older 20171215 build being installed. Developers generally prioritize Steam and GOG versions of games may not receive ...
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What is lowest allowed entry age in Germany to participate in pc e-sports?

From which age is it allowed to take part in PC E-Sports competitions in Germany?
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Can two people play Sea of Thieves simultaneously on PC and Xbox with only one copy of the game?

I own a copy of Sea of Thieves on PC and I am thinking of buying a Xbox One S. I would like to know if its possible to play the game at the same time on both devices without buying another copy? Sea ...
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Can I copy my Mass Effect DLC from my PC to my 360?

Hi I have all three Mass Effect games for both my PC and my Xbox 360, but only my PC has all the DLC. I don't want to have to buy the DLC for my Xbox 360 if I don't have to so is there a way to ...
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My PC detects PS4 controller as audio device

I'm trying to connect ps4 controller to pc but it goes under audio so it doesn't work. I tried remove the device from audio but it just goes back when I try to add it under something else. What can I ...
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How to Gate Drift on my laptop?

I can drift through turns using key controls, but how to do a gate drift ... especially through gates on a straight road? I haven't done this without tilt control. One way I do know is to start a ...
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Afterglow Xbox 360 Controller no longer works on PC?

I recently got an Afterglow Xbox 360 controller for use on my PC. Worked fine for a few weeks. Leave it overnight. Go to work. Come back. Controller doesn't work. Fidget around with it. None of the ...
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GTA V's latest update has introduced a lot of lag - can this be fixed?

After Rockstar deployed a new update, GTA V on PC has become extremely laggy and can't be played. Can this be solved?
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How to disable mute on focus lost?

"Mute on focus lost" means that a program is muted when it is not the topmost, i.e. the focused window. The game loads nearly instantly on my computer and I have to wait relatively long for the other ...
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Black screen after first battle

I just recently pickup up this game on the Classics Return Humble Bundle and everything was going fine until I finished the first battle. After that, I go back to the apartment and I talk some more ...
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How to i use “Mirror Under The Door” option as a Player in Swat4

In Swat4 Game As a boss I order other 4 members to do some tasks like "Move", "Fall-in", "Open and Clear"..etc. One of the command is "Mirror Under The Door". when i used this command one of the ...
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Create own steam overlay [closed]

My end goal is to create a overlay to steam games similar in functionality to the discord steam overlay. I know this is a monstrous task so I am exploring all of my possibilities. The overlay built ...
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In Just Cause 3, is there a way to have jetpack-like wingsuit?

In Just Cause 3, the feeling of flying is amazing, but could be better. Is there a way to be able to fly with the wingsuit indefinitely (have it working like a jetpack or an Iron Man suit, so to say)?...
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How can I Override controller input when remapping the buttons?

So I'm using an Xbox 360 Controller for PC Gaming. Over time I've used several remapping programs (Xpadder, JoyToKey, Steam Controller Mapping, Etc.) and they all seem to have the same limitation (...
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Xbox one controller on PC

I have an Xbox One controller and a bluetooth adapter. The problem is I can't install drivers for the joystick because the controller's mini-usb is broken. The bluetooth adapter works, and the ...
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What are the differences in scaling on the GPU vs on the Display?

I currently am using a ViewSonic XG-2700-4K on a GTX 1080. However, in some games that I would rather have High settings over Medium settings, I would have to sacrifice the resolution. I use CRU (...
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Why is Terraria having frame-rate and game-play issues?

A friend and I are trying to play Terraria, but we are having issues. Whenever we play it, our game tends to have terrible frame rate drops and the game slowing down incredibly, to the point of it ...
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Why I am not able to move to the next mission in The Regiment?

Last week I downloaded and installed The Regiment game. While I played as usual the first mission was open and I completed the mission (kill all enemies and Rescue 5 Hostage as per the objectives). I ...
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Videos lagging during loading screen

I experience some very very odd behaviour during my loading screens. Whenever I have a video open on my second screen (youtube, twitch, facebook etc.) it starts lagging really bad once my loading ...
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Destiny 2 How to send friend invites using battletag on PC?

Whenever searching for fireteam on bungie.net, they provide a battltag they want you to add. I tried searching on google, but there is no such tutorial. How to use it to send friend requests?
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Diablo III - Imperial gem drops at level ~13?

So I played D3 when it came out for a couple of months and haven't touched it since. I have picked it back up again and started a new character with a friend. I looked up how to get to Whimsyshire ...
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Mad Max PC take the dog in the Magnum Opus?

I really like the dog in Mad Max, but so far I can only take it out in chums rubbish buggy instead of the Magnum Opus. Is there a way (either as an in game upgrade or pc mod) to take the dog out in ...
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Can AC Black Flag share files with AC Rogue?

I have Assassin's Creed Black Flag installed on my PC, and I'm looking to purchase Rogue. Because they look like they are built on the same engine, I am wondering if they share files to minimise disc ...
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How can I block spike traps on the PC?

I'm at a point in the game where I'm stuck. I keep getting killed by a spike trap. The game game me some information earlier on how to block it, but the information doesn't come again. I might have ...
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How can I play Halo: Combat Evolved between Windows and Mac using gameranger?

We tried to connect using versions 1.0.8 win and 2.0.3 mac... didn't work. Right now we have 1.0.9 and 2.0.4 but still... we can't play together. We have searched the internet and those versions are ...
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If I sign in to Humble Bundle monthly now, will I get this month's bundle or the next month's bundle?

Humblebundle (humblebundle.com) is currently running a promotion that they will provide Sid Meier's Civilization VI as part of February's bundle if I opt into their Monthly program. But there seems to ...
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How do I take screenshots and video in Desert Golfing?

While playing Desert Golfing, there is a clear need to capture more of these great moments: Some screen captures and have already appeared in the Desert Golfing program directory. This is great! ...