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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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?
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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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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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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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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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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! ...
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How to play split screen minecraft on the same PC?

Can I play Minecraft 1.11.2 multiplayer using the same computer? If so, how?
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Retrieving Steam Game progress from Mac to new PC

I haven't specifically seen a question relating to the retrieval of saved game progress that was achieved on the Mac version of Steam to be transferred to the PC version. I have almost 3000 hours of ...