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Questions tagged [pc]

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 macOS.

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When i play video games on full screen i get a bit of a problem

so to cut to the chase I'll make this about my problem and an image of it. note that this happens with other games* when I set my pc games to full screen what i see is a bit pixelated and not 100% ...
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Do I have to reinstall a game for multiple accounts?

I have kinda an odd question. Me and my brother sometimes share a PC and we both have different accounts. So let's say I have Rainbow Six Siege on my on my account and I download it off of my account. ...
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Rocket league compatible with non xbox controller

I'm looking to buy rocket league and an actek gamepad controller, a friend told me that i might need an emulator to get this gamepad to work with the game, is this true? i won't want to waste money on ...
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How is chat possible on the Xbox One / Is crossplay enabled in Gears of War 4?

Yesterday I was playing a ranked versus match on GoW 4 on my Xbox One and I saw a chat like interface popup where it looked like someone sent a global chat message. I was unable to locate anywhere ...
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Problems when trying to connect XBox One S Controller to PC

I try to connect my XBox One S Controller to PC via Bluetooth. I can see a controller named "Gamecontroller", sometimes it has the name "Xbox Wireless Controller". When I try to pair now I have to ...
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Are Mafia 3 saves backed-up to the Cloud/How do I manually back-up my saves?

For Mafia 3 on PC (Steam), when I exit the game, I notice that there is no Cloud upload. Does that mean the saves are just local, like Just Cause 3? Is there a way to back them up manually?
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Binding keys in Elite Dangerous

I notice there are two columns where you can click to bind keys. In the image you can see the 'thrust down' has two bindings. I don't see any labels to explain when the two different bindings are used....
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Does anti-aliasing have any effect in The Evil Within?

On my machine The Evil Within's anti-aliasing settings (off, FXAA, MLAA, SMAA) have seemingly no effect and I suspect AA doesn't work in the first place. I can't notice any difference between no AA ...
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How to disable lens flare in The Evil Within?

After disabling post-processing with r_skipglare 1 console command lens flare is still used.
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How to disable coop in Rayman Origins??

I have installed Rayman Origins in my PC and I am using a gaming controller. Everything works fine but when I hit Enter from Keyboard it gives another player (Coop) and I dont want that. Is there any ...
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PC - Sleeping Dogs: (Definitive Edition) Radio Fix

Hey guys I recently bought Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition on PC through Steam as it was on sale. I've played the normal edition when it was released and one of the good parts of the game was the ...
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Vertical Thruster Malfunction During Landing / Main Fuel Tank Exhausted

I took my first mission and flew to the outpost. It had an external dock for me to land at. When I got positioned over the dock the vertical thrusters refused to work. When I was away from the station ...
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Skyrim entirely unable to launch

For too long now, I've been completely unable to launch Skyrim. I have no mods installed (but I did in the past), and from what I know, nothing tampering with the game. I do not have any skyrim DLC ...
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How to turn off PS4 controller from PC?

This question details how to turn off the PS4 controller by going into the menu on the PS4. I am using Ds4Windows so that I can use the PS4 controller to play games on my PC. However I am unsure how ...
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Installed Morrowind, suddenly the data files of Skyrim transform into “Morrowind Plugin”

So a couple of days ago I bought Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind. I installed it, played for some time. Then I opened Skyrim and suddenly all the textures were messed up (looked detailess and white). I ...
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Is the dark souls pc port better now than it was at it's initial release? [closed]

Basically, I want to play dark souls 1. but I've been told the pc port was garbage. but it was ported to pc 3 years ago? (might be wrong). so to put my question in simple terms; is the pc port of dark ...
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What is the settings menu key in No Man's Sky on PC?

How do I bring up the settings menu in No Man's Sky? I've tried searching the web but have only found documentation of the in-game controls.
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How to disable depth of field?

Without a doubt, Unravel is one of the most graphically impressive 2D platformers. Unfortunately the game uses prominent depth of field effect (with film grain) that blurs the background , it is only ...
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How to connect this Gamepad?

I recently bought a Terios T-3 Bluetooth game pad, but I am having a problem connecting the game pad to my other device. At first I had problems pairing the game pad via Bluetooth, but now I have ...
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Wireless workaround for Xbox One controller on PC?

UPDATE I found an off brand adaptor on ali-express that works just fine. It was about $20. Thanks for everyones help. ORIGINAL POST I bought an Xbox One controller to use with my PC. It is a first ...
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Disabling sound in Abe's Oddysee

I looked through the game menus but the only sound options I found was to switch between mono and stereo sound. Is there a way (maybe also unconventional ways like manipulating files in the game ...
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How does player #2 switch teams in WWF European Rampage Tour?

This is a lesser known yet nostalgic 90's game that involves a tag team tournament. When playing a 2 players' practice match, player #1 can choose 2 players of the available 4, but player #2 ...
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Display Drivers Stopped Responding whilst playing Guild Wars 2

I have a computer that is running windows 10 with an Nvidia 660. The game runs perfectly fine for about 10 minutes, and then the display drivers stop responding and they do not recover.
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Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls NPC conversation / dialogue resetting after starting new game

Note: Sadly, it seems like this is an old bug, dating back at least to 2014, possibly even to 2012. If you are experiencing this bug, please report it! Hopefully, we will get it fixed soon. The ...
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Saved game not restoring anymore in No Man's Sky

I've been playing NMS for the past 4-5 days now. I had collected ~1M units, learned over 120 alien words, met >30 aliens on 4 star systems and so on, so forth. I last saved my game (successfully) ...
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How can I get a wired 'Afterglow' Xbox 360 controller to work on PC?

Regular Xbox 360 controllers seem to get picked up by Windows normally and work just fine, the drivers install and there's nothing that I need to configure in Steam or anywhere else, they 'just work'. ...
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Friend Is Unable To Sync Up

My friend is unable to see our summon signs nor are we able to see his. We even got as far as getting the name-engraved ring and choosing a god to have a better chance of syncing up together. The ...
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How come mining elements sometimes yields no resources?

I've been playing No Mans Sky on PC and noticed that sometimes mining elements yields no resources. Typically, if I mine something near the base of whatever element, it yields no return even though ...
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Split Steam game between hard drives (Witcher 3)

I have a relatively old system and wish to install The Witcher 3 from Steam in my SSD drive in order to get load times down. However, my SSD (D:) has only 37GB total, and the game installation ...
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How can I fix the screen going black after the “hello games” title showing up?

I launched the game and it displayed the Hello Games intro and then the screen goes black. No patch seems to fix this. How can I fix this issue? Technical specifications: 8 GB RAM, 2.10 GHz AMD A6-...
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How do I restart a new game in No Mans Sky? (PC) [duplicate]

I never got the blueprint for a hyper drive parts and now I am stuck in my first star system. I have tried deleting local game content (with and without steam cloud sync) and going into the programs ...
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No Man's Sky now producing “no-signal/out-of-range” error on monitor after changing in-game settings

We pre-ordered No Man's Sky on Steam. After five minutes of excellent gameplay, my husband went into the in-game settings and dropped the resolution to (I think) 1280 x 960, and this resulted in an ...
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No Mans Sky size [closed]

No Mans Sky is a massive game but it doesnt take to much space on hard disk, how? They say planets are randomly generated. How does this algoritham work.
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Modern Warfare 3 gamemode glitch

Something strange has happened a few times to me. When playing COD Modern Warfare 3 multiplayer (on the PC), I would go to Find Match -> Standard playlists -> Team Deathmatch. Most of the times it ...
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Does resolution affect movement speed in Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth?

According to a review on GameFAQs the selected resolution affects character's movement speed. According to the PC Gaming Wiki the bug is fixed in the Steam version, but on the other hand the ...
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Do I still need the Xbox Bluetooth adapter to use multiple Xbox One controllers on Windows 10?

The new Xbox One controller (reviewed here) is advertised to have Bluetooth support and no additional adapter needed to connect to a Windows 10 PC. However, if I want to pair two of these to a laptop, ...
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Guaranteed or faster way to find Torkild in filial bonds quest

I am trying to complete side-quest filial bonds but I have a hard time finding Torkild, even after seeking him out in the suggested locations mentioned on the related Unofficial Elder Scrolls wiki ...
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Keyboard & Mouse VS Xbox 360 controller VS PS3 controller [closed]

I recently started to game on PC. Right now, I already have a keyboard, a (gaming) mouse and a fake PS2 controller with an USB adapter. I am just an average gamer that plays games in their free time. ...
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'Unable to load manifest file' when running Portal 2

I recently deleted and reinstalled Steam and my games because they weren't working properly. I just finished installing Portal 2, hit play, and it showed an error message: Unable to load manifest ...
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Can I join my Xbox 360 friends from my Windows 10 PC?

I'm trying to join my Xbox 360 friends on the PC but it just won't work. I've always wanted to try because my Xbox got red ring of death and I miss them. Is this possible at all?
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How to kill horses in minecraft 1.6.4

Somehow a bunch of horses spawned in my brothers minecraft 1.6.4 game. It is too laggy to kill anything and you can't use /kill @e[type=EntityHorse] until 1.8. He worked really hard on it and doesn't ...
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Where does PAYDAY 2 store the music files?

Where, in the PAYDAY 2 bundles is the music? I understand it is probably in the bundles but that won't be a problem because I've already extracted everything using the bundle modder tool. Also, I am ...
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Blockdata Command not working with scoreboard (Minecraft 1.10)

I am using the following command: /blockdata 290 57 -436 {Text1:"{\"text\":\"Cursor\",\"bold\":\"true\",\"color\":\"dark_green\"}", Text2:"{\"score\":{\"name\":\"@p\",\"objective\":\"CursorPrice\...
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How do I make a scoreboard score increase by a percentage? (Minecraft 1.10)

I am trying to make a map where if you buy something, the price increases by 15%, so a way to do that would be /scoreboard players operation @p score1 *= @p score2 where score1 would be something ...
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Batman arkham knight: game stuck at stop Scarecrow from blowing up ACE Chemicals

I am playing Batman arkham knight PC version. I am not able to progress the game beyond the part 5, after rescuing the 4th worker from the ace chemicals. As per the walkthroughs, Upon entering back ...
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GTA V Textures loading slowly

So I've got Gta V and while playing textures are blury or they don't even load (usually when I'm going fast) the other problem is that my game freezes or it just randomly drop fps
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New problem with sound in Minecraft

Suddenly, in the middle of playing, the sound in Minecraft stops. Tried F3 + S/T, and to top it all off, this is what the volume mixer looks like (Sorry for the non-English language). Minecraft ...
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Is there a way to use an IOS Clash of Clans Account on my Computer?

My IOS mobile Device fell and broke. Is there any way to use my Clash of Clans account on my laptop instead of my phone.
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How many XBox 360 controllers can you use on PC?

My friends and are going to meet up soon and I am thinking of getting Castle Crashers on steam. We already have enough controllers for 4 player, but I am wondering if we will be able to all use them. ...
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Game Menu Opening Randomly

This has started happening since the 1.9+ releases. I'm not pressing any keys; I even did a test to see if it did it without me pressing any keys - it did it anyways. I counted and it has a delay of a ...