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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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How to install Astroneer on PC after 1.0 release?

My son paid for the Alpha version of Astroneer. He had it on both Xbox and PC. When the full game came out, he tried to install the update on his PC, but it wouldn't update, so he uninstalled it. It ...
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How can I exit to desktop from in-game?

When I am in-game, the only menu option I have is to Logout, which then takes me to a loading screen, before ending up at the login screen. Then I can click to Exit the game. Is there an option ...
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What key presses are required to exit Grand Theft Auto V on PC?

I'm a totally blind player of GTA V, and up until now when quitting the game have done so by killing the executable process directly via the Task Manager - however, it appears that there is also the ...
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Is there a way to turn off the script in Defense Grid: The Awakening?

I am researching this game and may buy it. One thing concerns me: the language. I know my younger sister would want to play this, but again, the language is a concern. Is there any way to silence or ...
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Steam won't download - thinks I have less free space than I do

When downloading Rainbow Six: Siege on Steam, it gives me the error "Not enough disk space..." I tried reinstalling again, but when it reaches 90%, it shows me that error message again, even though I ...
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Magic: The Gathering Arena - How to switch basic land art?

Right now when you filter for lands to put in your deck you're presented with just the Rivals of Ixalan (RIX) lands. Is there any way to use land arts from other sets?
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Overwatch Mercy Damage

I'm curious to know if Mercy does more/faster healing if you aim at the teammate you are currently trying to heal? Just how Winston does AOE damage but you still have to aim to do full damage. Does ...
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How to kick special or coloured names in Xonotic

I have looked on the FAQ and saw about the "status" command, it is very unclear. I spent an hour trying to find this out and this is my last resort. Has anyone got a clue to kick coloured / special ...
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Playing Minecraft on Windows 10, owning a Xbox One disc

I own a Minecraft disc for an Xbox One, and would like to play on my PC (ultimately, playing with others who will be on the Xbox). I'm not too familiar with the Xbox account ecosystem, and with dozen ...
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How can I join a Halo 2 PC Xbox Live lobby of a computer on my network?

I am trying to follow some instruction I found on reddit to allow me to get the multiplayer achievements in Halo 2 on PC. I have multiple computers setup with vanilla Windows 10 and Halo 2 activated ...
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Controller only connects to PC as an audio device

My Dualshock 4 used to work perfectly fine and had been until yesterday. I would plug it into my PC and play, no problem. But now my PC only recognizes the controller as an audio device and not a game ...
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Connecting PS4 controller to PC with bluetooth while charging

I play rocket league with a ps4 controller on PC and I would like to always use Bluetooth. When my controller battery is low, I would like to plug it into the computer to charge it. When I do that, ...
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How to identify which component to upgrade [closed]

I am thinking about upgrading my old desktop pc. The basic specification is: Core 2 duo 3GB RAM 1GB dedicated graphics (not sure of the model) HDD My monitor is an old LCD (that doesnt support HDMI)....
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Checking Time Played - Sea of Thieves

I've searched the internet for months and haven't been able to find any way to view my Total Hours invested into the game. I'm aware there is a way on XBox but I play on PC so that doesn't concern me....
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Can my PC run ARMA 3? [duplicate]

Is this a good gaming PC? Would it be able to run ARMA 3? Intel DG41TY motherboard Intel dual core cpu E5200 2.5ghz Gigabyte X600 pro graphic cards GPU Kingston 2G ram(2x1G) WD 80G HDD x2 Antec ...
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How can I AFK “click” in Minecraft post 1.13

Since Minecraft's release (and I believe since its creation), there was a bug that allowed you a to repeatedly input a command. I've seen it called the "afk bug", "F11 bug", or "alt tab bug". ...
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XBOX360 controller for PC left stick analog goes up

I have bought one "XBOX360 controller for windows" (wired) to try playing Geometry Dash with a controller for a change, and have used it for a load of other games (MUGEN, PSX emulator games, some ...
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How can I run CS:GO in 4:3 aspect ratio? [duplicate]

Id prefer to play CS:GO in 4:3, with black bars down the sides. I have an Intel Graphics card. I tried to set my graphics back to "maintain aspect ratio" but it doesnt work. I use 4:3 800x600 in ...
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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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Where does Destiny 2 save screenshots?

In the Destiny 2 update 2.1.0, released in Season 5, a screenshot key has been added. PC Controls Added new "Take Screenshot" keybind (defaults to the "Print Screen" key) However the patch ...
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Can I permanently remove a game from steam without uninstalling the game, and then buy the game again without having to install it?

I'm looking to buy Rainbow Six Siege Standard edition so I can upgrade from the depressing starter edition. In order to do this, I need to permanently remove Rainbow Six Siege from my account and then ...
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Minecraft 1.13.2 keeps crashing when I hit play [duplicate]

Everytime I hit play on the launcher it tries to open then crashes. using windows 7 professional 32 bit have uninstalled Java and reinstalled have uninstalled minecraft and reinstalled. Here is the ...
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Xbox 360 Controller - Left Thumbstick moves by itself going down and up all the time

I have a problem with my Xbox 360 Controller for PC, and since I cannot seem to find how to fix this, I decided to do a post myself. This is how my controller looks on the configuration, as you can ...
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Can I activate a product key in UPlay for a game that I've already bought on Steam?

I have bought a Ubisoft game on Steam, and bought its season pass product key on a retail website, which happens to be for UPlay. It seems that I have wasted my money. That, I accept. Now, I want to ...
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Ark Running Poorly

I just bought ark yesterday, and yes, I know I'm a bit behind the times, and I opened it up, and it was running smooth. I don't have the beefiest PC, but it's an Alienware Aurora with an I7 core, so ...
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Information about a Game Gallery box by a company called Swing! Entertainment [closed]

Today I got this sealed box of games from flee market. Does anyone know anything about this company or the value of this box? The company is called Swing! Entertainment, the box is from 1998.
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PS4 Controller paired over bluetooth “Connected” but not working

I'm attempting to connect my PS4 controller to a laptop over the built-in bluetooth. I pair by either holding the ps button and options (which my laptop autodetects and pairs) or holding the ps button ...
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How do I turn on the Gamepad's IR without turning on the Wii U itself?

I use it to play PC games with a Wiimote, but my main concern is with power usage. I don't like the idea of having both my PC and Wii U taking up electricity.
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Controls on keyboard and mouse are messed up

I recently started playing Danganronpa V3 - Killing Harmony on PC. First thing I noticed is that when you play on the keyboard/mouse, it's not very responsive, already gave up on it after googling ...
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Fallout 4 - How do I change modes when manipulating objects?

I am one of those guys that has built my settlers a mansion with a fully-stocked kitchen, games room, and hospital bay. The problem is, stacking shelves and aligning objects is huge pain. Sometimes I'...
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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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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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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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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 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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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 an 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 ...
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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?