Questions tagged [windows-10]

Windows 10 is Microsoft's latest Windows operating system released on 29th July 2015. Please only use this tag if your question is specific to this version of Windows.

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Faulty exiting game after a lengthy G.P.F. error report

I have recently obtained Borderlands 1: GOTY Enhanced 2019 version. When I start the game after about 30 seconds a long General Protection Fault Error report appears on screen which accepting it, ...
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Touhou 6 random lag spikes

Every 10 seconds or so, the game freezes for about 0.2-0.5 seconds while reporting to run on constant 62.50 FPS. I'm running Win10, here's what I've tried: "OBS-fix", setting the graphics ...
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My Minecraft account is taking forever to sign in

Whenever I press the sign-in option, it takes forever to load. I left it for 3 hours once and it still won't sign in. It's just stuck on the loading screen. I already tried uninstalling it, and I don'...
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How do I track how much time I spend playing games on Windows?

I'm aware that various platforms, like Steam, keep track of how much gametime you accumulate. The problem is for those of us who use half a dozen game store platforms, or even standalone games, there ...
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Recording via Xbox Game bar is not working on my computer

I am trying to record from the Xbox Game bar on my PC. I was recording, and it worked fine for a while, but recording became unavailable while I was currently recording, so I do not know where the ...
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Want to transfer a Minecraft profile to another Microsoft account

I bought Minecraft for my son a few months ago, using my Microsoft account to set it up. He has since established a profile and has built a lot of stuff, which he understandably wants to hang onto. ...
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Me and a friend cannot connect to each others multiplayer servers, but we can both connect to a server hosted by another friend

I am trying to host a server for Minecraft java edition, and all of my friends can join except for one. If that friend tries to host his own server everyone can join except me. If one of the other ...
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How can I get Kega Fusion full screen mode working on Windows 10?

The Kega Fusion emulator full screen mode doesn't work on Windows 10. When full screen mode is started around the half of the screen is in black and the game image is not centered. This is what I get: ...
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I just got a good laptop and minecraft isn't working properly

So I got a pretty good laptop and I installed minecraft with optifine and some shaders, my minecraft lags at 3 second exactly in game or even in the menu, with or without shaders with any settings, I ...
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Migration help for player character and their family Minecraft Comes Alive

I have a Dell Latitude D630 running Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit, which I will soon upgrade in various ways so I can run a few classic virtual machines. I also have an Acer Nitro that had been ...
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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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Can I toggle Alt + Tab's functionality?

I've been wondering if there is such thing as an Alt + Tab toggle for when one is playing a game. So here's the concept I'm after: A toggle like F9 to disable and enable Alt + Tab so one doesn't ...
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Barbie Pet Rescue PC game Windows 10 problem

I downloaded Barbie Pet Rescue on Windows 10 and I completed the setup and I also run this program in compatibility mode for which I picked Windows 95. I also picked: Reduce color mode: 16-bit (65536)...
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“We tried to sign in to your microsoft account, but something went wrong” in Minecraft for Windows 10

In minecraft v1.16.201 when I try to log in to my Microsoft Account I keep getting this message: "We tried to sign in to your microsoft account, but something went wrong" My os is Windows 10 ...
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Possible to find block type?

In Minecraft for Windows 10, is it possible to identify what type of block is currently behind the crosshair?
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Is it possible to play minecraft with a single account on different platform (mac, windows and Linux)

Is it possible to play minecraft with a single account on different platforms (mac, windows and Linux) without purchasing again on each platform. If yes, is the game progress synced if I switch ...
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Using XBox controller on Windows 10 (Far Cry 4)

My question may sound simple but I've been struggling since a long time and I have no idea why it is so difficult. I have a wireless XBox controller, I have no problem pairing it with my laptop. Then ...
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How can I keep playing online-only Flash games after the Flash shutdown in 2020?

My stepfather currently plays FarmVille 2 on Facebook, which uses Flash (also, he uses a Windows 10 machine, if it makes any difference). As we all know, web browsers will stop offering Flash after ...
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Minecraft won’t leave full screen in Windows 10

When we click on Minecraft launcher in menu bar it goes immediately to full screen and mouse has no cursor on the screen so the only option is via keyboard ‘ctrl alt delete’ sign out of computer. We ...
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How can I change normal Windows key bindings that use the Win key?

On Windows 10, by default, Win + G opens the Xbox Game Bar. How do I switch it so that instead, it opens the Xbox App?
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Cuphead single keyboard local co-op with UCR

I usually play the cuphead local co-op with keyboard and xbox controller but I dont have the controller with me now. So it got me wondering if i could play co-op mode with a single keyboard. I looked ...
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Free way to auto-sync Minecraft Bedrock Edition worlds between multiple Android and/or Windows 10 devices?

Is there a free (of monetary cost), automatic way to synchronize saved worlds between multiple Android and/or Windows 10 devices? Using Minecraft Realms isn't free, and exporting worlds to cloud ...
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Can you play Minecraft Java Edition on Windows 10?

My son really wants to play the Java Edition of Minecraft. Any tips for playing the Java Edition on Windows 10? Is it even possible?
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Disable a button on an Xbox controller on Windows?

So, here's my use case - I own a Band Hero drumkit for the Xbox 360. It gets picked up by my Xbox 360 wireless receiver on Windows without any issues, and it's even recognised as a drum kit. So far, ...
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Skyrim wont open up via skse64. Glitches back to the homescreen

Ok so I have this issue with my skyrim special edition (and also a little bit with fallout 4 but not as bad), everytime I start skyrim via the skse launcher, the Bethesda logo spases and then it ...
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How to download a game from steam using wget

I was wondering if I could stop my current download (currently on Windows), start my Linux Distro (native installed) and mount the windows drive, then download there the game via wget or something ...
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Having dropped game performance when running my Elgato HD60s from my laptops HDMI out port to its USB 3.0 port

Before I go into details here is my specs CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-9300H CPU @ 2.40GHz GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 GDDR5 @ 4GB (128bit) RAM: 8.00 GB (7.85 GB usable) Storage: 133 GB free out of 500 ...
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Minecraft 1.7.10 not working [duplicate]

everytime i try loading a world on 1.7.10 i get a code that says java.lang.IndexOutOfBoundsException im using a windows 10 computer and i cant figure out how to fix it someone help me please
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How can I move my Minecraft installation to another drive?

I installed Minecraft before getting my 1TB SSD, and now I want to move it. My C drive is very low on space and I'm trying to keep it free of games. Is there any way I can completely move Minecraft to ...
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Xbox One S Bluetooth controller causing weird frame drops

Whenever I use my xbox one s controller, connected via bluetooth and I play a game with rumble/vibration the frames will drop to half, sometimes more than half while it's rumbling and return to normal ...
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Where is my minecraft folder in files explorer, Windows 10? [duplicate]

Using windows 10,1.16.40 and i cant find my folder in file explorer. Have tried to use WIN+R and typing in %appdata% and all that kinda stuff. Hidden files is on. Tried different c combinations of ...
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How do I get better performance with Watch Dogs in Windows 10, compared to Windows 7?

I am attempting to play Watch Dogs on Windows 10. The game ran fine at low settings on a Windows 7 PC (at least 30-35 fps) but Windows 10 does not give me even 20 fps. I have dual booted Windows 7 and ...
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Use Taiko drum for random games

I bought a cool rhythm game (Taiko no Tatsujin) and I got the drum controller to go with it. While playing with it I thought it would be fun to try and use it for games obviously not made for this ...
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Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC Flash to Desktop Bug

I'm experiencing the same issue as shown in this short video: If you don't watch the video, what is happening is RDR2 will randomly loose focus and flash back to the ...
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Valorant shows no internet connection

I tried to install Valorant but installer shows not able to connect to internet, I have checked the connection and it works fine with others. When I use VPN service it works fine. So I installed it ...
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Empire Earth Window 10 Issues

I have Empire Earth from GOG. If I am playing the game, sometimes (often) the game window disappears and I can see my desktop and in about 1-2 seconds, the game comes "back," but the UI is ...
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Is it possible to play Deus Ex: HR in stereo 3D on Windows 10?

I'm trying to find a way to make the Steam version of Deus Ex: Human Revolution (not the Director's Cut, I have the regular version, but can't obtain the url since it's been removed from the store) to ...
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Why is “Recruit” not working for Sweet's mission “Los Sepulcros” in GTA: San Andreas on Windows 10?

I am playing GTA: San Andreas on a Windows 10 environment and have reached the mission "Los Sepulcros". However, I can't complete the mission because I have to use the "recruit" ...
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Better game performance in Fortnite on Windows 8.1 vs Windows 10?

I have noticed a strange issue when playing Fortnite on different Operating Systems with the same hardware. With Windows 10 installed, my CPU load is 100%, the gameplay is sluggish and suffers from ...
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How can I perform a Chord on a touchpad in Minesweeper?

Pressing left and right mouse button together is an important skill in minesweeper. This performs what is known as a 'Chord' - uncovering all unmarked squares surrounding a number. The problem is, it'...
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why wont csgo run with dedicated gpu

so i have hp omen 15 laptop, and it has i7 8700hq and GTX 1050ti. it used to run 140-160 fps, but at some point i ran at 40-80 fps. monitor refresh rate is 144hz. before you say "csgo is cpu heavy", ...
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Error 0x800704c6 on updating/reinstalling Gears Tactics (Win10, Xbox Game Pass)

I've been playing Gears Tactics on Windows 10 via Xbox Game Pass for the last few days. Everything was working fine until it tried to install an update yesterday. The download hung at 246MB out of 2....
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How do I fix this black border problem in games

In dark souls 3 for example, I have this problem: I have my display set to 1280x1024 on my desktop and I set the graphics xml of dark souls to the same graphics: And here are my nvidia settings: I ...
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My F keys wont work

I am on a laptop, and for the first few weeks of playing Minecraft for my f1,f2,f3,f5... keys to work I needed to press FN at the same time. After a week or so that stoped and Minecraft was normal, ...
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Minecraft Forge for java edition [duplicate]

So, I wanted to mod my minecraft and I found out you had to use forge to do so. After downloading forge for 1.15.2, and WITHOUT looking anything up I figured you had to set it up and open it with the ...
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Game asks for VC++ 2015 when I already have it

I downloaded the game Walking Simulator on Steam but when I tried to play it, it prompted to install Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Runtime: The first time I installed it, the game didn't even start. If I ...
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Can't force game to use dedicated graphics card

I am new to these forums, so I don't know if this is the right place to ask but... I recently purchased a new laptop, the Thinkpad P53s, which comes with an NVIDIA Quadro P520 Graphics Card. I have ...
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Xbox 360 Steering Wheel on Xbox One

I recently decided to start playing racing games again but of course my old 360 steering wheel won't connect to my Xbox One. Found out there was a work around by streaming through windows 10 so I ...
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My Multi Theft Auto client doesn't detect VRAM properly, how could I solve this?

I'm trying to play Multi Theft Auto: San Andreas, but the custom GUI can't render most of the time, because it says, it's out of VRAM. As you'll see the detected VRAM is around 250MB, but I have 6GB, ...
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ds4windows not working anymore after scptoolkit install

i was using ps4 controller on my win10 pc with ds4windows, it was workign like a charm. after installing scptoolkit to try installing some ps3 controller, my ps4 controller via Bluetooth does not ...

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