Questions tagged [technical-issues]

Technical problems with games, such as installing or running a game. To get helpful answers, include as much detail as possible in your question, e.g., hardware specs, error messages, and what you’ve tried so far to solve the issue. Modded Minecraft tech support is off-topic.

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Windows 10 OS not letting me open Minecraft launcher offline

Anytime my internet goes down, I still want to play Minecraft. On a Windows 11 laptop I can access my Minecraft launcher even when I don't have a connection; however, on Windows 10 (a different PC), ...
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Toggling full screen mode causes a black screen and a resolution change in Fortnite

When I go on Fortnite and press FN and F11 to go to full screen, my screen turns black for a few seconds, and then it goes full screen, but the resolution gets worse. When I press FN and F11 to go ...
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How to securely run a Minecraft server on a local machine

EDIT: I am using cubecoders AMP to run multiple instances I am looking to set up a public Minecraft server (well multiple off one machine actually). I am wondering if there is a way in which I can ...
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Minecraft Launcher: Launching Minecraft Java asks for Username Even When Already Has

I have already used Minecraft Java a few times to play Hypixel, but I stopped for a month or so to try out Bedrock. I know I still have an account (through checking my account in brower), but when I ...
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Fixing LAN play issues in Minecraft: Java Edition

I've done everything as it says to set up LAN play, but the connection keeps either timing out or immediately saying "Disconnected" upon successful connection. I really do not know what to ...
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How do I install a Minecraft addon on iPadOS?

How do I install a Minecraft addon on iPadOS? I have never played anything on a phone or tablet in my life, let alone Minecraft, but yesterday my daughter asked me to install this addon, but I'm not ...
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How can I play 'Zombies Ate My Friends' following the app store removal?

For the past few days, I have wanted to play the game Zombies Ate My Friends. The issue is, it was removed from the app store, and none of the files I have tried have worked with any emulator I have ...
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Can't plant the spike in VALORANT

I've just started playing VALORANT, and I've run into an issue I haven't had before yet (I know my experience is pretty low, but still a new issue for me). Before today, I could plant the spike fine; ...
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Star Traders issues on Intel Mac?

I recently got the Steam discount bundle of deep games, that includes Wildermyth, Vagrus, and Star Traders: Frontiers. I'm loving Wildermyth (beautiful story-focused RPG) and Vagrus (incredible desert ...
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Can't find my friend to trade with in Warframe

I'm trying to trade with a friend I have (we are friends in Warframe as well). We are also in the same clan, and both above Mastery Rank 2. However, although we can both see each other (in relays), we ...
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Adding Steam Library Folder fails with "Steam library folder is not writable" after reformatting drive

I recently reformatted a Solid State Drive (labeld D:) in my computer. Previously the SSD had Windows 10 installed, as I was dual booting Windows 10 & 11. I also had Steam games installed to it. ...
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Fallout 4 won't launch after Xbox update

After the Xbox update on December 6th to version 10.0.25398.2917 I am unable to start Fallout 4 anymore. The loading screen is shown, but nothing else happens. As this is the only game I have ...
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Manhunt won't start suddenly on Windows 11

My Manhunt (2003) game worked perfectly on Windows 11. I was also able to install some mods and play with them. Until today when I tried to start Manhunt.exe it won't do anything even if I try to ...
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Trouble with Xbox Series S, MSI Pro MP241X Monitor, and Dell WD15 Docking Station Setup

I'm facing an issue with my current gaming setup, and I'm hoping to get some guidance on resolving it. Here's the rundown: I have an Xbox Series X connected to an MSI Pro MP241X monitor through a Dell ...
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tModLoader SDL Error: Wave Bank.xwb can't be found

My PC crashed whilst I was playing, and when I tried to reboot, my tModLoader gave me the error shown in the image below. Main Engine crash SDL Error: System.IO.FileNotFoundException: Unable to find ...
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Unable to install Star Citizen 3.21 - Installer error

Using Delta Patcher v1.6.9 and game version 3.21.0-LIVE.8779972 the launcher is not able to install the game. A red popup is shown after pressing Install and accepting the early access disclaimer: ...
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Where does Steam save information on Selected Collections for Non-Steam Games?

I'm aware Steam stores shortcuts in shortcuts.vdf, and I'm aware that this has a section for tags. The actual tags are formatted like this: \x010\x00GOG\x00\x011\x00Itch\x00\x08\x08\x08\x08 When you ...
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How do I fix the Killing Floor 2 issue where it shows a black screen on startup with music playing in the background?

I have a problem with a freshly installed Killing Floor 2 on my laptop (Steam version). Upon launching the game, it shows a black screen instead of the main menu. I can hear the main menu music in the ...
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How do I prevent Resident Evil (HD remaster PC version) from crashing when saving?

The HD remastered remake version of Resident Evil (PC) is crashing when I try to save. See the crash log below: Fatal error. Failed open file. C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Resident ...
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Perspective crashes on startup with "Couldn't create texture from file"

When I try to run Perspective on my Windows 11 Laptop it gives the following error on startup: ..\Source\Graphics\GraphicsContext.cpp(1819): Couldn't create texture from file Cancel | Try Again | ...
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PS3 doesn't boot with original hard drive after hard drive swap

I've messed up: I reformatted a new SSD for my PS3, but after that, when I try to swap to the original drive to get the backup data, it won't boot and asks me to reformat the whole drive. The older ...
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Buildings flashing during the day in Watch Dogs

Sometimes textures start flashing while I play the game. But this only happen during the day, video bellow. WARNING - EPILEPSY RISK I'm playing Watch Dogs from Steam.
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How to fix Roblox freezing when I enter a server?

Whenever I play Rise of Nations, everything seemed normal until I enter a server to play in. Whenever I try playing, it just freezes without warning. I even tried rebooting my laptop just now, yet it ...
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Problem changing date of birth on a PS4

I want to add the correct date of birth for my 11-year old son on his PlayStation account but it won't let me, only allowing me to put an age of 16+ while he's 11. I find the online agent help support ...
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After disassembly, Switch screen is black even though backlight and touchscreen still work, and console outputs video while in the dock

I recently started a project to replace the shell/case of my Switch with a transparent atomic purple version to get the classic '90s Nintendo look. I bought the case from eXtremeRate, and all the ...
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Best way to connect Nintendo Wii with TV

How can I obtain quite good quality of video on an LCD 50" TV with Nintendo Wii. I bought this console a week ago and had in the package two sets of cables - RCA and component. But then I ...
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Transferring Minecraft worlds using a thumb drive

So recently, my long-term laptop died from a fried motherboard. On that laptop, I had a multitude of Minecraft worlds that I may have spent hundreds of hours on. When my laptop died, I decided to get ...
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Garry's mod library.so not found

I already asked this question on Stack Overflow, but someone told me to ask it here. So Garry's Mod is not working because some libraries were not found. OS: Linux Mint 21.1 Kernel: 6.2.0 I apparently ...
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N64 graphical glitches in RetroArch/Mupen64Plus-next

I was playing Ocarina of Time successfully, but now when I play I get graphical glitches: https://imgur.com/XB5MN0P Notice the spinning N logo is already glitchy, as well as the obvious OOT-specific ...
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Hitman 3 on Steam/Proton via Linux Fedora 38

When trying to play Hitman 3 (2021) on Linux Fedora 38 via Steam Proton, the following problems sometimes occur for me: Game does not start properly. After starting, there is a short black screen but ...
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Elden Ring suddenly started stuttering

So, I had finished Elden Ring back in April 2022 (last year). I wanted to play NG+ , after the DLC was announced. So, I started again, after 1+ year. However, the game was completely unplayable due to ...
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How do I read a Minecraft crash log to determine the root of the issue?

So I'm trying to help a friend join a modded Minecraft server with me. things would load in well and she would appear in game, but then after 5 minutes the game would crash and spit out a crash report....
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How do I fix DirectX error "0x887A0005 (0x887A0007) (6070) D" when launching Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II?

Call of Duty HQ - Crash handler DirectX Error DirectX encountered an unrecoverable error To contact customer service support, go to https://support.activision.com/modern-warfare-ii Error Code: ...
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Batman Arkham Origins closes immediately after splashscreen | Address = 0xc4a3e7 (filename not found)

I've wasted the better part of my day trying to run Batman Arkham Origins single-player, but the game immediately closes as soon as I run it There is no visible error message, but via a log file ...
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I can't download Minecraft Java despite many attempts

I used to play both Bedrock and Java, and modded Java Minecraft on my Imac, I had this Microsoft account to buy Minecraft in the first place. Now that I switched to a Windows 10 laptop, and logged ...
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PS4 controller charging issues after battery replacement

I replaced the battery on my PS4 controller, as it is the 1000mAh battery. I bought 2200mAh for longer power and charges etc etc. Now my PS4 controller is charging all by itself with out the power ...
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How to resolve "You must install .NET Desktop Runtime to run this application (6.0.16 x64)"?

I'm trying to run the Lord of the Rings - Battle for Middle Earth "All in One Launcher" on Linux via Wine 8.11. When I run it, I get the following error prompt: When I run dotnet --list-...
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PSP 2000 has a solid orange power light and is a struggle to turn on or off

I was wondering about the problem of my PSP 2000, I can't turn it on properly like I have to try many times just to power it on from sleep mode, same as making it go to sleep mode. Plus the Power ...
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Why didn't I get the My Lucky Day (daily climb) achievement?

I'm playing Slay the Spire on Steam, with some mods. I launch the game, which shows the mod selection list, and I have the "enable achievements" mod enabled. I completed three daily climbs: ...
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MyHouse.wad not working with GZDoom

Yesterday I found out about a custom Doom map called "My House" Links: YouTube, Doom World, Google Drive Apparently this needs to be played with GZDoom, but for the life of me, I've no idea ...
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Skyrim SE crashing near Whiterun areas

I'm crashing at random places typically near cities so it seems but most common I've noticed is Whiterun. I've crashed near Windhelm once but it didn't happen again as well as some other random places,...
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I get huge FPS drops when I move my mouse in certain games

As the title says, I am getting huge FPS drop in some games. Currently, I'm having issues in: Apex Legends Marauders 7 Days to Die What's happening is, when I'm not moving my mouse, that the FPS is ...
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Unable to run Microsoft Flight Simulator 40th

I have a PC with the following specs: AMD Ryzen 9 7950X 16-Core Gigabyte X670E Aorus Master DDR5 Corsair Vengeance 5200 MHz 32 GB AMD Radeon RX 6800XT It runs Windows 11 and I installed all the ...
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Minecraft Java Server Crash: EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION (0xc0000005) [duplicate]

My Minecraft Java Edition server has been crashing randomly with the "EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION" error for the past two weeks. The crash occurs sometimes within 2 minutes and up to 6 hours ...
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Star Wars: Rebel Assault I + II on Steam shows blank white screen on MacBook Pro M1

I downloaded Star Wars: Rebel Assault I + II on Steam to my MacBook Pro M1 running macOS Ventura 13.3.1. However, whenever I try to run it, I get a blank white fullscreen window that I can only exit ...
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Minecraft instantly disconnects when trying to get onto a LAN server

Every time I try to connect on the same LAN, the Minecraft server says Logging in and instantly after this throws an error like Failed to connect to server. There is no detailed exception, but it says ...
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Cause of TPS/Lag in early game SSP world - Can anyone explain what's happening here?

TLDR: Newly created 1.14.4 Java SSP world experiences TPS of 6 ms min & 7 ms avg values consistently but after AFK for an extended period of time at AFK fish farm, this increases to around 20 ms ...
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Controller not syncing after charging and resetting [duplicate]

My ps4 is stuck in the “press ps button to use the controller” screen. My controllers are charged, I tried to hit the reset button and unplugging the console for a minute- that didn’t work. - still ...
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Bluetooth XBox controller not working with Pikuniku (GOG) on Mac

I'm trying to play Pikuniku (GOG version) on an Intel iMac Pro with Ventura (13.3.1). I have an XBox Core controller (m1142084-007) connected with Bluetooth. The computer recognizes it and it appears ...
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PS3 - CECHK01 - doesn’t turn on

I turn the back power switch on, the light up front turns on and red. When I hit the power button, light turn green then immediately turns off and nothing happens. I have: Put new thermal paste on. ...
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