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How do I copy an installed steam game on my PC to an external hard drive?

I have installed a game using Steam and it is already on my PC. How do I copy the game into an external hard drive?
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The colors in Resident Evil 7 are *completely* off

It almost looks like that I'm running the game without textures (you can enlarge the images): I'm running the game at the highest settings (with some exceptions such as the unwanted chromatic ...
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How can I hookup 24 Xbox One controllers on my PC? What is the limit?

Once a month, I host a LAN where we play various titles, but our 2 hour "warmup" with snacks and social interaction is spent on a desktop playing >= 8 player games. I've had great luck with Regular ...
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Can I play Animal Jam - Play Wild! on Steam without downloading?

I am wanting to play Animal Jam - Play Wild! on my PC. Is it possible to play without downloading?
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How to fully disable anti-aliasing in Gears of War 4 on PC?

Video settings only allow to set it to Low. Are there any config files that I can edit to fully disable anti-aliasing? Since it's Unreal Engine I assume there should be.
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Minecraft on pc/xbox [duplicate]

So I play all my games with a pc, I do everything technology related on a pc. I don't use an xbox. I want to play games and stuff with my friends, who do use xbox, and thats mainly Minecraft. So I ...
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How can I invert a gamepad button to avoid RSI?

The driving game Slipstream requires nearly uninterrupted pressing of my Logitech Dual Action gamepad's "gas pedal" button for minutes at a time. My physical therapist agrees that my ...
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Dead pool fatality doesn't work in Mortal Kombat 2

I am running good old Mortal Kombat 2 under DosBox :) I have trouble executing the Dead Pool fatality: hold LK+LP then uppercut (D+HP) The fatality doesn't execute. When I try the sequence ...
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How can I clear the login information of GTA V?

As with any other game game that requires you to log into an account, Grand Theft Auto V uses the Rockstar Games Social Club to authenticate and validate your PC game copy (even the Steam version). ...
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What happens if I pay for changing my character appearance but end up canceling the editing?

On the New Generation versions of Grand Theft Auto Online, you can pay GTA$100.000 for editing your character appearance from the interaction menu. What happens if I go back to the game without doing ...
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Whenever I transform into a vampire lord and back I turn invisible and have multiple sets of gear equipped

Whenever I transform into a vampire lord and back my character turns invisible except for gear and she has multiple pieces of gear in each spot. If the specifics matter I was wearing nightingale boots ...
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How do I transfer my Xbox One Terraria worlds to PC using a USB stick?

I am trying to download a map for terraria from my Xbox One to my PC and I'm having trouble figuring it out. How do I transfer my stuff from Xbox to PC?
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HUD/UI freeze and stutter in Bioshock Infinite

I've played Bioshock Infinite for about 18 hours and started to notice some UI freezes in the game, that have made the game unplayable. The UI started to freeze as soon as I tried to loot some NPC or ...
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How to save while exiting in middle of game (NBA 2K19 on PC)

I have NBA 2K19 on PC, and I like playing in "Play Now" mode (not MyCareer or MyLeague or anything else). If I'm playing a game but get interrupted and can't finish playing right now and don't want ...
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How to get past the locked gate

At the beginning of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (PC), when I have to go with Neville outside, before the main entrance, there is a locked gate. So we stay in the castle with Neville. How ...
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Can the whole prologue be skipped with other method than using saves?

Every time I restarted the game, I had to go through the whole "walking cinematic" with Dr. Reed, where the game doesn't prompt any means to skip it. The reason why I'm asking about not using a save ...
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I cannot log into the Minecraft launcher [duplicate]

I can't log into the Minecraft launcher, because it tells me that the username or passowrd is incorrect. I have tried resetting my password and have even given the account to my freidn and he was able ...
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PC controller issue: D-pad affects X-rotation

Recently, I discovered an issue with my PC controller(namely, Redgear Pro Wireless gamepad). Whenever I move forward in a game(left thumb stick up), the direction changes to the left and whenever I ...
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Truck not selecting gears at all in ETS2 after update?

As the title suggests... Euro Truck Simulator 2 required an update on Steam a short while back, which I downloaded with no issues. After launching the game, and 'climbing' into my truck to get back ...
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New Oculus Rift S installed on Windows 10 and now machine keeps crashing

Has anyone else experienced an issue with the Oculus Rift causing their PC to crash with the DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION stop code error (BSOD)? If so and you are experiencing the same issues that I am (...
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Cannot join friends, windows-key+g does nothing

When a friend invites me to a game, I get a popup on the side of the screen saying "Press ⊞ Win + g to join". However, pressing that does nothing. I tried reinstalling the "XBox Game Bar" app from ...
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Can players on Steam OS play with people on PCs?

I want to play PlanetSide 2 with my brother, but he only plays Consoles, so I'm thinking of getting him a Steam Box. Will my plan work? ETA: PlanetSide 2 is a free game, so anybody out there with a ...
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Custom map won't show in-game [duplicate]

I have been trying to download a Minecraft map, but it won't show in the game. I have exported it, and it is in the My Saves folder, but I just can't find it in game. I'm in the version the map asked ...
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GTA 5 is not using my external gpu. Is there anyway to fix it? [closed]

I already tried to add the game from nvida control panel. Tried to add commandline.txt method. i have asus laptop gtx 1050ti and i5 7300hq.
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On the Overwatch Network Graph, what does each value means?

On the PC version of Overwatch, if you press CTRL + SHIFT + N you will open the Network Graph. In there, you will see some obvious values like the server that you are playing in (in this case, sae1 ...
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How do I change the active goal for Bioshock Remastered (PC)?

I'm playing Bioshock Remastered for PC (via Steam). I'm in Acadia and I've just been given the 'Invent the Lazarus Vector' quest. This quest has two parts, and it helpfully flashed up a tutorial ...
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ioquake 3 no enemies appear whatsoever

I recently installed ioquake3 on a fresh install of CentOS 7 (64-bit) with all the *.pk3 files from the original game CD-ROM properly installed. The game starts fine but no enemies appear in any of ...
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Fallout 4 VR's graphical nightmare just won't be fixed [closed]

Fallout 4 VR's graphical errors are astonishing. Here's a link to a youtube video showing my issue Machine specs: Intel i7 8700 32 GB RAM Nvidia RTX2070 GPU Windows 10 Pro 1803 HTC Vive Things I'...
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Removed resource pack from options because it doesn't seem to exist anymore

I have a couple of resource packs enabled for Minecraft. 2 of them are my own custom creations. The last one is "Programmer Art" that came with 1.14. For some reason, one of my resource packs always ...
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Rocket league offline multiplayer with KB+M and Xbox one controller

I'm trying to play Rocket League with KB+M and xbox one controller, I've looked online and it seems it is possible with the xbox 360 controller. The way it's described is, start rocket league, ...
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PC joystick doesn't work for Sekiro

I have Sekiro Shadows Die Twice on my PC. OS is windows 8.1. In game's setting there are 2 sections -- one for keyboard key binding and the other for joystick key binding. I attached my joystick and ...
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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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How to tell if game is running in fullscreen and borderless window

If I have a particular game that is taking up my entire screen, what ways are there to figure out whether that game is running in Fullscreen or Borderless Windowed mode? The obvious solution for most ...
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Differences between Darkest Dungeon on PC vs Nintendo Switch

What are the significant differences between Darkest Dungeon's PC version and switch version? Differences considered significant: Game mechanic differences Addition/removal of game content Addition/...
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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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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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