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Microsoft Windows is a series of operating systems made by Microsoft. This tag should be used when the question is broadly about Windows (it can apply to more than one version) or when the question references the PC version of a game and that version is only for Windows.

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How to optimize vmware 13 for gaming on apple silicon?

Is there a way? I set the graphic memory to 8gb and 6 core processors with 10 gb rams and it still run at less than 30fps on windows 11 arm 64 with 3d acceleration on. If not any recommendation for ...
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Medal of Honor: Allied Assault doesn't run

My cousin bought an edition of MOHAA, including two CDS. CDs already had an owner before that. After installation, he tried to run the game and failed, and it doesn't even appear in the Task Manager. ...
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What are Steam's storage locations for soundtrack covers?

Steam's soundtracks don't store their covers all in the same place, like, for example, LOST EPIC MINI SOUNDTRACK I found most of the covers that appear when playing soundtracks in Steam in: C:\Program ...
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My Ipega Demon Z PG-9129 controller is not working via USB cable on PC

Hi I was trying to connect my Ipega Demon Z controller via Scp toolkit with cable that was with controller to my PC here is what did it show: I wanted to play Silent Hill Homecoming with it which ...
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How do I pause games that don't support it?

In some single-player games, there is no option to pause the game during dialogs or during cut-scenes. However, sometimes things happen in real life (kids, etc.) that require me to shift my attention ...
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Windows Pointer Speed 1/11 Left/Right Difference

I found this old post, where someone embedded a really long guide about setting mouse sensitivity for CS. https://www.overclock.net/threads/cs-s-mouse-optimization-guide.173255/ Antigen states that if ...
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How to save a world / make a backup in Minecraft on Windows in Single Player or local Multiplayer mode?

Sharing this although it is surely well-told on: How to Create a Back Up of Your World on Minecraft, How to Backup, Restore, and Sync Your Minecraft Saves on All Your PCs. How to save a world / make ...
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How to install Minecraft from local files so that downloading the game gets replaced by the already downloaded files from another installation?

I want to install Minecraft Java Edition on more than one computer and do not see why I should download the full game for each installation. How can I take the first installation's downloaded files as ...
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How to remap controller buttons in newer RPG Maker games?

On RPG Maker games made on the older versions, when I pressed F1, it would bring up a remapping window. Now on games made using the newer one where it's like a contained browser (Electron?), nothing ...
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Where is the completed scenario data stored for RollerCoaster Tycoon: Deluxe?

I'm hoping the Stack Exchange community can give a definitive answer on this. I recently purchased a new computer, and I'm attempting to migrate a bunch of game save files to it. I've managed to get ...
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Steam opening games in background when using controller

This is only happening when playing with a controller. It appears as though gamepad commands are going out of the game and triggering things in Windows. This happens with Steam Big Picture and the ...
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How to mark items as junk in The Outer Worlds?

Items you've marked as Junk can be sold in bulk. Okay, so how do I mark items as junk? There is no UI in the game or anything else, just a tip that suggests that you can mark items as junk. PC / ...
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Why do all "QuakeWorld" servers seem to cause QuakeWorld to crash?

I want to play Quake online, and have it be just like when I last played it in 1999. Well, except the few weeks I've recently been playing it in the form of a modern client, but I don't like at all ...
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How to install only Xbox Game Pass games to an external drive on PC?

I learned that changing the app install location setting can make the games installed to an external SSD from this article. https://windowsloop.com/install-xbox-game-pass-games-in-another-drive But ...
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Star Wars: The Old Republic starts up to green screen and hangs

I'm trying to play Star Wars: The Old Republic, but upon launching the game my screen turns green after the loading screen, and stays like that for minutes with no signs of anything changing. What can ...
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How to fix "AnselSDK64.dll is either not designed to run on Windows or it contains an error"?

Whenever I try to run Metro Exodus, I receive this error: H:\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition\AnselSDK64.dll is either not designed to run on Windows or it contains an ...
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Steam streaming changes my default communication device

I have a Windows 11 PC with speakers as the default audio device and headphones as the default communication device. I sometimes use Steam stream games to other devices. Whenever I finish streaming my ...
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Can't turn off read only for Steam folder

I ran updates after shutting down my pc last night. When I went to load a game after restarting I got an error: An error occurred while updating GAME NAME (missing file privileges): D:\SteamLibrary\...
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How to create a wifi hotspot without password / with WEP security?

I'm trying to connect my Nintendo DS to Internet, but my router have a WPA security, which isn't supported by the DS. So I'd like to create a hotspot to share my wifi at home, but with a WEP security ...
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Are Steam games on macOS and Microsoft compatible? [duplicate]

I've been downloading and playing strategy games on my Mac device, and I'm about to buy a new gaming laptop. Will all my Steam games on my Mac device be playable on my Windows device?
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Old Win 95 Game runs only at 640*480p. This is only a tiny fraction of my screen [duplicate]

I recently installed an old (1998) game from my childhood. It was designed for Win 95/98 but runs smoothly on Win10. However, its resolution is set to 640x480 and there is no way to change that (there ...
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Rocket League won't start "kernelbase.dll" error

Faulting application name: RocketLeague.exe, version: 1.0.10897.0, time stamp: 0x6270632d Faulting module name: KERNELBASE.dll, version: 10.0.19041.1706, time stamp: 0x458acb5b Exception code: ...
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How to make Steam detect games in another HDD?

I got an SSD and I'm running Windows from it and when I go to Steam's library manager and try to add my old HD's steam folder, it says "folder already has game library installed", which is ...
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Games are scaling widescreen even if laptop screen resolution is 4:3

I have a potato laptop with Intel UHD 620 graphics and a 940MX GPU. So if you know, you don't have NVIDIA scaling options in the NVIDIA control panel when you are not using any external monitor. It ...
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How to use hotkeys when focused program disables them?

I'm a power user, a game dev student, and and a twitch streamer, so multitasking is important to me. That having been said, programs like OBS and Voice Warrior require hotkeys to be used effectively. ...
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How do I get a .minecraft folder [closed]

I do NOT have a .minecraft folder in %appdata%/roaming. So how do I get a .minecraft folder. I've seen other questions like this and you guys just told people why they don't have one. So I'd like to ...
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How can I make a DualShock 4 show only once when connected both by Bluetooth and USB?

I have a DualShock 4 connected via Bluetooth and USB to my PC. How can I make it show only once so I can keep it charging without getting double inputs?
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Downloading Minecraft (Java Edition) on Windows 11 [duplicate]

I have tried downloading Minecraft Java Edition on my Windows 11 computer for a bit and it keeps saying "Looks like something went wrong" and bellow that says "We weren't able to ...
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How do I separate which game is installed on Steam based on windows user?

I make videos about games and those games, I typically consider "work". I also play plenty of other games in my free time. Now, I've made different user accounts on my Windows: Work Play I ...
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How to prevent a(n old) fullscreen game from moving windows to the secondary screen?

When I play some older fullscreen games (e.g. Diablo 2 or Rollercoaster Tycoon 3), their switching the primary monitor (left one) to a lower resolution somehow causes all open and maximized windows to ...
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Which racing game is it?

This is a old PC racing game. Can anybody please remind me what is the name of this game?
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NAME OF ZOMBIE WEBSITE GAME [closed]

I am trying to identify the name of this "website" game I guess you can call it that a few buddies and myself used to play back in Junior high. Its probably not even active or online anymore ...
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robloxplayerbeta vs windows10universal

I do some project on ROBLOX application. Can someone explain me what is the difference between two processes: robloxplayerbeta vs windows10universal? When will it be installed as robloxplayerbeta? ...
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How do I change the font size of small text in OpenTTD?

I'm playing OpenTTD on a 2560x1440 monitor and the text on labels (when zoomed out) and maps are incredibly small, using letters that are only about 5 pixels in height: The text is so tiny that it's ...
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Are the old Sega games free to use or they are still under some license?

I just noticed that there are free software to use old Sega games on Windows such as fusion364 (I think it is a free software because it is said at this link, please correct me if it is not). Now the ...
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Gameranger giving "There was no response after contacting the GameRanger server" on Windows 10 Ameliorated

I used to have a Windows 7 install and Gameranger worked just fine; I recently installed Windows 10 Ameliorated and now Gameranger tells me: There was no response after contacting the GameRanger ...
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Is it possible to play Minecraft Java edition with someone from a different area on a private server? [duplicate]

I'm trying to invite an online friend of mine to my private server, and they couldn't join while they're screen says "Unknown Host". Does it have to do with distance or am I doing something ...
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Proslife PS4 Controller Bluetooth Not Working On Windows 10

My Proslife controller works in-game over USB but not via Bluetooth. It is connected to the PC via Bluetooth and the input test works when running JOY.CPL, it even works on the controller menu in ...
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How do I align the version numbers of my Epic and Steam versions so I can play together?

How do I align the version numbers of my Epic and Steam versions so I can play together? The Epic Games version is BORDERLANDSTPS-2.0.0 The Steam version is BORDERLANDSTPS-1.0.7... I've seen a ...
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Ethernet Adapter disconnects after large amount of data passes through to an outside network

edit: so after an egregious amount of testing, I may significantly narrowed down what the problem might be. So basically, my going theory at the moment is when a large amount of data passes through ...
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How do I make sure that my game is working with Vulkan when using DXVK on Windows?

DXVK is a "mod" for games originally developed for DirectX 9, 10 and 11 that allows them to run with Vulkan instead of DirectX. Is there a way to make sure that the game where I installed ...
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Maximum USB Controllers? 16?

I've been building the ultimate retro gaming PC and storage cabinet that emulates all popular vintage consoles, and their controllers to match. Emulating Atari 2600 through Dreamcast - half of the ...
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My Xbox One controller suddenly stopped working on PC

Sorry, English isn't my first language. Please let me know if you didn't understand something and I will try to explain it in another way. So, until Saturday (2 days ago) my Xbox One controller was ...
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How can I get a list of the 21 Steam games that are not available on Windows?

(In this post I use the word "game" to mean anything in the Steam store, even it's not a game per se.) Earlier today I was curious what percentage of Steam games are not available on Windows,...
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How do I export a world from Minecraft win 10?

How do I export my world from Minecraft windows 10 edition? I bought my version of Minecraft from the Microsoft store and I don’t know how to export my worlds. I looked through my files and all I ...
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Sharing game files between Linux & Windows (Dual boot)

I've read the article from itsfoss about how to share a game between Linux & Windows and it got my excited, I've been undecisive about using Linux because I couldn't play video games but now I can!...
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Minecraft Windows 10 Account Vanished?

I was able to redeem minecraft windows 10 for free along with Java edition. I haven't played [windows 10 edition] for a while, but now going back to play with a friend who doesn't have java mc, I ...
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Why I have a negative income in Powerhouse Windows 3.1 game?

Game: Powerhouse OS: Win 3.1 | dosbox Problem: after upgrading the oil rig to 6 pressure pumps, it outputs 414 fuel to the adjacent refinery with 4 hydroskinning units. It outputs -315 of processed ...
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Black screen when alt-tabbing borderless games in Windows 10

When I attempt to alt-tab out of a game, or click on something on my second monitor, my primary monitor turns off for a couple seconds before turning back on (full black instead of backlit black). I ...
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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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