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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How do you make the Minecraft full screen window full screen on Windows 10?

Does anyone know how to make Minecraft run in full screen mode? My display is set to 1920 x 1080, and the game was able to run full screen a while ago, but, I forget what the workaround was - any ...
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Wireless Xbox 360 controller for PC receiver does not automatically turn on after startup

I have Windows 8.1 Pro x64 and have the latest Xbox 360 Accessories 1.2 driver installed. Whenever I boot up my desktop while the receiver is plugged in, the light does not come on, which I'm assuming ...
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Is there a way to change/mod/reconfigure/cheat BioShock 1's hacking mini-game, to something less tedious?

I played BioShock 2 before BioShock 1. I got used to the BioShock 2 hacking mini-game, which is much faster to finish and does not stop the game while you're hacking (fight while you hack!), unlike ...
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GTA V won't start up

GTA V won't load at all. It won't give an error message, won't tell me why either. I've gotten the game to load one (1) time. I haven't been able to get it to run at all. I've messaged Rockstar ...
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Why don't Bound Arrows show up when I use the Bound Bow spell?

I was told in the past that when you cast the Bound Bow spell and have no arrows, the game spawns 100 Bound Arrows and equips them so you can actually use the bow. However, every time I've cast the ...
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Is there a way to see a list of every game I have ever owned on Steam?

Is there a way to see a list of every game I have ever owned on Steam? This includes games I have refunded, free games I've removed the license for, and free weekend games that I didn't end up buying. ...
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Is there a way to continue the current game immediately after launching?

Many games, especially older ones, had a command line to automatically load the last saved game. I know that Kingdom Come is moddable and has a console, so I was wondering if there's one way or ...
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How to install the voice component on F1 2018

When I first started playing F1 2018 (Steam - PC) I did not like the idea of having the voice command software installed (or see the need for it), so when the game was installing I skipped the ...
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Change menu hot keys in Destiny 2

I'm playing Destiny 2 on PC and have rebound all my hotkeys to the other side of the keyboard. I'm left handed and use O K L ; for my movement with my left hand on the mouse. My problem is that Q, E ...
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Diablo 3 runs on integrated graphics, but gets stuck on dedicated graphics

I would like to play Diablo III, and I have installed it on my laptop with Windows 10. I have a computer with 2 graphic cards. The first one is a low quality Intel embedded with the motherboard, the ...
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How to prevent FOV from changing?

In Far Cry 4 the FOV automatically changes during certain animations/actions like for example opening a door, entering a vehicle or activating your wing suit. This is really annoying so I was ...
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PS3 Save runs very slow on PC

I've always played Skyrim on PS3 but now I'm moving to PC, so I've taken the save form the console and put it on my computer. The problem is that when it loads, it's completely lagged, it takes ...
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My controller always shoots wide compared to keyboard in FIFA '15?

In FIFA 15 I'm using Assist for the shot assistance, but the shot is not accurate at all. The ball directly goes to the direction that I press from the stick like in manual shot assistance. Is that ...
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Is there an aim assist in State of Decay on PC?

I was playing State of Decay on the PC with a keyboard and mouse, now I started to play it with an Xbox controller and I discovered that aiming guns with it is almost impossible. I wasn't able to find ...
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How do I fix performance issues in SSF4:AE on the PC?

So I have had the game for a while now, having a positive experience with it, my PC achieved an average of 60 FPS while playing it, but now, it just reaches an average of 13 FPS, making it unplayable, ...
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Blur crashes on Tokyo Shutoko loading screen under Win XP

So far Blur worked fine for me under Windows XP (SP3 32-bit), I managed to beat first boss and start chapter 2. However, just after trying to race on one of the Tokyo Shutoko tracks (presumably Wangan-...
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What effects does 'Post Processing' in the 'Visual > Custom Render settings' do?

Since Post Processing is pretty much a catch-all term for different kinds of visual or graphics effects, I'm wondering if I should disable it or not, depending on its effects specific to Dead Space 2. ...
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Increase blood level and decrease the opponents at same time taking Yoshimitsu?

I have seen many times Yoshimitsu increasing his own blood level and decreasing the opponents by just holding his opponents head when playing in hard mode against CPU. How can i do that?
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Skyrim randomly closed

I have the USP installed (unofficial Skyrim patch). As I was taking over Fort Greenwall I got the achievement but then as soon as that popped up the game just closed suddenly. No error message, ...
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Ds4 controller, problems connecting to pc

Ok, so i have tried literally everything that other forums, other posts, and literally what my witch doctor have told me, so i have taken the messure of going to the gods of the internet myself and ...
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No gaming controllers work on my desktop. Same controllers work on laptop

I have a custom-built desktop PC running a fresh install of Windows Home. The mobo is a little older, maybe 6 or 7 years. I also have a brand new Surface Book 2. On the latter, everything "just ...
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Connecting an Xbox 360 controller to Windows 10 with a wireless receiver with no sync button

I have a generic wireless receiver which I have set up as an Xbox 360 wireless receiver using the microsoft official drivers, but the device does not have a sync button. It does have a button but it ...
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Why can't I buy any games in Uplay after linking Steam account?

After buying a Ubisoft game on Steam, the store in the Uplay launcher disappeared.
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Unable to load saved career in Ashes Cricket 2017-18 PC

One day as usual I loaded my last saved career, but it gave a message saying it could not load. After that the only option I have is to I can only create a new career, and I cannot load my previous ...
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How to play co-op split screen versus/horde on pc in Gears of War 4?

I'm trying to play the co-op versus or horde mode on split screen PC using two controllers but it is not giving me the option. I am able to activate the guest account on co-op campaign but versus, ...
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Is there a way to rid of “Notifications and announcements” message?

Every time I quit to the main menu to load another character there is "Notifications and announcements" message appears. Since I do it a lot this is very annoying. Is there a way to never see it again?...
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Can I change my keybindings to fly this way in BF1?

Is there a way in settings to make it so I don't have to continually move the mouse up/down if I want to move my plane up/down? Rather, I want to move my mouse up a little, and the throttle would ...
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Star Wars: Battlefront (2015) freezes computer on launch

Computer Specs... i5 6600k (not overclocked... yet) Gigabyte gtx 1060 6g 16GB of DDR4 ram at 2666 mhz MSI Z170 - A Pro Motherboard Whenever I try to start battlefront my computer freezes. Nothing ...
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How to check Dark Souls II global service availability?

The last few days I've received the dreaded The DARK SOULS II service is not available message almost every time I open this game. To the best of my knowledge I'm not blocked in any way, I haven't ...
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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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'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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Graphic problems in some games

Recently I've started having problems with graphics in some games. No problems in these games: Payday 2, Just Cause 2, Metro 2033, Metro: Last Light Redux, Sniper Elite 3, Left 4 Dead 2 Problems ...
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Dark Souls - change xbox sticks to always run instead of walk to running?

When you slightly move the stick your character walks, when you move the stick all the way your character runs. Is there a way so that it always runs? My controller is dodgy in that moving the stick ...
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Gaming using 2-port powerline: Lag spikes only when YouTube is running?

My S/O and I are currently using a 2-port powerline adapter, and we get speeds around 30up/30down with ~12 ping. It seems that our setup works completely fine except in the situation where someone is ...
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Mouse Leaving the Game Window

With the recent patch from the Aspyr team for KOTOR 2, the game has become playable again with full support for higher resolutions and mods. This is fantastic, and I'm very happy to be playing again! ...
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Did DICE ever fix the Battlefield 4 texture flickering?

Since Oct 2013 I have owned an AMD CPU and GPU desktop and now an Intel and Nvidia desktop and I have played on Mantle and DirectX and certain objects in the distance have always had bad flickering ...
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Change gamepad bindings on PC for dragon age inquisition

I know there have been similar postings regarding the location of the gamepad bindings...however, is there a way to change the gamepad bindings on PC? In the game options, I can only change the ...
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NBA 2k14 PC - Are there any story based cutscenes like on the next gen consoles?

I don't have the game yet, and i read that the game graphics are current gen etc. but i couldn't really find any answers to this: Are there any story based cutscenes like on the next gen consoles? ...
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Incorrect Aspect Ratio for Games using nVidia Surround

I am trying to configure any game within Steam, either Call of Duty Black Ops, Modern Warfare 3, or Fallout New Vegas, to correctly use my surround setup of three monitors. Problem is, the single-...
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Playing Slenderman without sound card

I have just downloaded Slenderman but I am unable to play the game because it says "No soundcard detected. Sound might not play". I am trying to play the game on my work PC, which does not have a ...
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Problem with turning Postal Dude while using Postal Plus keyboard controls

I just started playing Postal Plus, a 2001 enhanced edition of a 1997 original, on PC Windows XP. It's a very interesting game, but I have certain problem while playing using keyboard controls. Namely,...
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Amazon game controller on PC or Xbox?

I found an Amazon Fire TV game controller at Goodwill for a steal, but I don't have Fire TV. Can I hook this up to a PC, Xbox 360, or Xbox One?
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How do I get The Sting (2001) to run on Windows 7 64 bit?

So I'm having a hard time trying to run a game named The Sting (2001) on my Windows 7 64 bit laptop. I've tried running it on compatibility mode, but the game just ends up closing right after I hit "...
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FIFA 16 Sprinting + Teammate Run issue in PC

In Fifa 15, I could press Sprint + Player Run/modifier to run along the wings and tell teammate to run so I could make a good pass forward. In Fifa 16, when I try to do the same thing, the player ...
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Dishonored stopped working?

I have just bought Dishonored yesterday and it worked fine, but now sometimes when I open a door that goes to a different area a box pops up and says Dishonored has stopped working. The game then ...
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I can't launch recently installed games on Windows Vista?

I recently installed Anno 1503, Mafia, and Praetorians on my PC. After installing each one, not one of them will work leading me to believe these are not individual issues relating to each but one. I ...
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Can't connect to a single specific Minecraft server, yet it works fine on other computers

Whenever I try to connect to a specific SMP server, it is sometimes extremely laggy (5-second delay) and sometimes it works great. I've been having this problem for only a couple of days. It's pretty ...
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Why won't trainers attempt to train me?

So, I've been having this bug where in every playthrough there will be a certain class of trainer that won't train me. I seem to recall the most recent one being destruction. I can go up to the NPC ...
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How to disable screen effects (dirt) in Unreal Engine 4 games?

Unreal Engine 4 supports modifying many visual effects in game configuration files (the location may vary, visit PC Gaming Wiki); for instance r.DepthOfFieldQuality=0 disables depth of field, r....
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DS4 Controller forgets pairing - PC and PS4

I think my controller has died, but I thought I'd throw the problem out there in case anyone might have any tricks I haven't tried yet. I have a DS4 controller, that once paired works fine. The ...