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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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Parent buying Minecraft (Windows 10) for child

I'm a lifelong Windows user but I've never signed in with a Microsoft Account or made any Store purchases, so please bear with me. My child has got into playing the copy of Minecraft that magically ...
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Can the Windows 10 Xbox App save Xbox One video?

I noticed that the Xbox App on Windows can connect to the Xbox One and even stream-play whatever is on the Xbox. But, can the App save video and audio of what I'm playing on the Xbox? (I don't want ...
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MotoGP '08 not starting!

Whenever i start the game, firstly a dialog box opens to choose settings for motogp 08 and when i click "OK" after finishing up settings, my screen zooms up to the resolution for 2 seconds and get ...
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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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Use PC USB headset for Xbox One Game Chat

I have a Wireless USB Headset (Logitech g930) I use for PC. I do not have a headset for Xbox One. I'd like to able to use game chat to communicate with team mates and such. I am able to use party ...
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How can you play the same game with different accounts from the same folder?

I'd like to keep all my games on a different computer and the folder with the games then just gets mounted on Windows via iSCS or NFS. This certainly works for one PC using the folder. But I'd like ...
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Minecraft Java on Windows 10 [duplicate]

My niece would like to play Minecraft with me, but I have/play on Java only and her laptop's operating system is Windows 10, are you able to get the Java edition of Minecraft on Windows 10 or can it ...
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Elite: Dangerous launcher fails to start

After a couple years playing Elite: Dangerous on Windows 10 (Horizons, on Steam), my installation abruptly stopped working a couple weeks ago. (There has been one game update since then, but ...
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How do I get IPX on a Windows 10 machine for playing old games such as Diablo 1

I have multiple old games that are not available on Steam or GOG such as Diablo 1 and Red Alert 2 that I would like to be able to play multiplayer on my windows 10 machine on my network (i.e. prefer ...
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Minecraft lost my home, how can I find it again? [duplicate]

So I played in a creative world and built quite a lot. Now, I then went exploring and got lost so I thought, well if I do /kill I will just spawn in my bed. Well, I thought wrong since I haven’t used ...
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Use controller on fortnite when window is not focused [duplicate]

I have the problem that I have to share my pc with my sister. We usually manage to use it at the same time when one of us is playing a game using a controller and the other one is doing something ...
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Sims 2 Ultimate Collection on Origin locked at 800x600

I have tried using the Sims 2/SC4 graphics rules maker tool as well as manual editing to fix this, but neither method worked. Is The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection\Fun with Pets\SP9 not the correct ...
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Why do I have to toggle my Windows 10 Media Streaming PC's WiFi for the PS4 Media Player to detect it?

I've set up the built-in DLNA media streaming server in Windows 10 and I've managed to get it working with the PS4, but I've noticed that whenever I open the Media Player app on the PS4, there is no ...
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Steam: is it possible to use in-house streaming and record gameplay at the same time?

I am streaming from Windows 10 host to macOS client. What sort of solution are available? I think I should capture on host to avoid unnecessary quality lost. I would like some suggestions ...
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Unpredictable behaviour of Screen Settings in Fallout 4

I can set any usable screen settings in Fallout 4 on my Windows 10. Windowed mode can be stuck and it can be unable to turn it off. Next run it can be available, but resolution drop down can be ...
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IGI 2 background music is not running while playing in windows 10 64bit

I have install IGI 2 Covert Strike yesterday but the background music which this game is famous for is not running while playing the game. Is there any possible solution of it. I have install the game ...
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windows 10 xbox game bar not recognizing game, and will not open

I'm playing Age of Empires 1 on Windows 10. When I press win+G, I get a dialog saying "do you want to open the game bar?" and a single button saying "yes, this is a game". I click it, and nothing ...
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How to Toggle Game Bar Notifications for Xbox Games in Windows 10?

Popup notifications or tips for Xbox games appear to be turned on by default after the installation of W10 1803. The dated current question lacks precision as to the nature of the problem occuring ...
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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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Mcedit not seeing Minecraft App on Windows 10

I'm trying to configure Mcedit for Minecraft and the version of Minecraft I'm running was purchased and installed through the app store on Windows 10. Mcedit is unable to see the .minecraft file; so ...
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Xbox One controller intermittently shutting itself off mid-use

I have the weirdest issue that I've been digging for a solution to for hours and am resorting to trying to post a couple places. Controller shuts down despite having full battery in the middle of ...
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How to enter commands in Minecraft via remote keyboard

I'm trying to enter commands in the Bedrock Edition of Minecraft on an XBox One, but I want to use the keyboard on my Windows 10 machine so I can paste commands in bulk. (I'm trying to clear out a ...
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Can no longer use same account on a LAN game

I've been playing minecraft with my son for a couple of years now while using the same account on a lan without any problem, until the past couple of weeks. I have a mac an a win10 machine, both ...
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Cannot start Nioh Complete Edition

WHen trying to start the game I'm getting this error: Error 0xc000007b can't start application I've tried reinstalling the game and latest DirectX, .NET as well as Visual C++ 2015. None of it ...
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Mafia - Mouse not working on windows 10

I am trying to play the original Mafia game, and have an issue where the mouse does not move at all in-game. I am using the version of the game I have on steam which is listed as Mafia 2002. The ...
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How do I reinstall Windows Store games?

The game I'm specifically asking about is Sea of Thieves. After the most recent update, my game softlocks any time I open the map radial (even after restarting the game and restarting my computer). ...
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Xbox one wireless controller keeps turning off after 3-4 seconds (Windows 10)

I recently began having this issue where the controller turns itself off after being on and connected for 3-4 seconds and I have had this controller for 4 months now. I don't think it's a battery ...
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Set default window size for Minecraft

I'm annoyed that every time I launch Minecraft, it's a tiny window (854x480 pixels + window borders) that I have to resize. I don't want to run the game in fullscreen, or maximized, but I do want the ...
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Playing on a Realm in both Java and Win10

I want to play on a realm with my sister, she has the Windows 10 edition and I have the regular Java. I just activated my 30 day free trial for realms, can we both play in my realm?
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Black Screen when alt-tab or exiting fullscreen games in Windows 10

When I use alt+tab on a fullscreen game to go back to the Desktop in Windows 10, most of the time the screen goes black. It doesn't happen all the time which is makes this even more confusing. It also ...
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Can I download Minecraft Win10 edition on the same user account on different computers?

To clarify, using the same account, would one be able to download Minecraft Windows 10 Edition on the same user account but on a different computer?
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How to Restore Steam Games [duplicate]

Help! I backed up my "common" folder when I reset my PC, but now, when I try to copy it into "steamapps", Steam doesn't detect the files AT ALL. I have really slow internet, so I'd be looking at about ...
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Are Xbox One X Enhanced 'Play Anywhere' games seeing the same “Enhancements” on the PC?

A few Xbox One titles are retroactively receiving updates to utilize the improved hardware of the newer Xbox One X. "Play Anywhere" titles support cross-platform play on Windows 10. Are the ...
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How can I use a Rock Candy Xbox 360 controller on 64-bit Windows 10?

Existing instructions for using a Rock Candy Xbox 360 wired controller on Windows seem to refer only to Windows 7/8. Specifically, they suggest downloading and installing Xbox 360 Accessories Software,...
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Can Minecraft Java Edition run on Windows 10? [duplicate]

I've been using the original Java Edition on my old Windows 7 PC for years and my family just gave me a new Windows 10 PC for Christmas. Can I keep using my old Java Edition on the new machine or do I ...
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FPS drops for a minute or two then recovers

I've noticed this behavior when playing either Just Cause 3 or The Crew. My FPS is usually from 40+ to 60. But from time to time, it drops to ~20 FPS. Then usually after a minute, it goes back to my ...
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Multi controller config problems in Windows 10 and in particular on Steam games?

I have 2 Mayflash F300 Arcade Fight Stick Joysticks and 2 Mayflash PS2 PS3 PC USB Universal Arcade Fighting Stick Joysticks. Usually these work relatively well for MAME and I can make them work ...
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Can I connect a Xbox One Wireless Controller to Windows 10 with an ordinary BT dongle?

I already have an ordinary Bluetooth 4.0 dongle and the official dongle is kind of overpriced with 30€. So the question is, do I need the official one or will any Bluetooth dongle suffice?
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Halo 2 PC no longer running because of d3dx9_31.dll

I have had Halo 2 installed on my PC for some time now and have never had any issues. Last night, my PC (running Windows 10) updated. After the update, I can no longer run Halo 2. Upon launch, I ...
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Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain Strange Circle

When I run the game, I have this strange blue circle on the game. Can anybody tell me why I am getting that? I was thinking maybe because my screen is touch enabled. I used external monitor, it did ...
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Minecraft doesn't launch with the Ultrasurf proxy?

So I often go to the library to play Minecraft. Since there are a lot of people playing there, enough people put in the wrong credentials such that the library IP is often temp banned from the Mojang ...
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Minecraft server fails to open

Whenever I try to launch a Minecraft server, either by double-clicking the JAR or by executing it via PowerShell / Command Prompt, I keep getting the same error: [12:00:25] [main/ERROR]: Errors with ...
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Xbox Party Chat Sample Rate Unsupported

I am on Windows 10 Pro 10.0.15063 Build 15063 using the Xbox App and a Logitech C525. I was starting a party and it said that my microphone sample rate was unsupported. I changed it to every single ...
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Minecraft will not work after Windows 10 installation. Launcher claims game crashed [closed]

Ever since my grandma installed Windows 10 on her computer (the one I want to fix Minecraft on), Minecraft won't go past the launcher screen. I have tried many things such as: Uninstalling and Re-...
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How to install and run Red Alert 2 and Yuri's Revenge on Windows 10?

I have the original CDs for RA2 & Yuri's Revenge (expansion) but the setup programs do not work (neither autorun.exe nor install.exe). (I've tried both the Allied and the Soviet disks.) Googling ...
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How to disable Xbox 360 “click for help” banner on Windows 10

I just bought an Xbox 360 Wired controller today, and I'm usually using Steam Big Picture, but every time when I bring up the overlay by pressing the Xbox button, it also brings up this: How can I ...
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Move Minecraft to SSD [duplicate]

Note: This question is now outdated, due to the new Minecraft Launcher I have Windows 10 installed on an HDD, and I bought a small 60GB SSD to store games on, since I heard SSD loaded games faster. I ...
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Trying to Find Location of FSX Aircraft Wiper Directories

I have Flight Simulator X Steam Edition and I installed an addon Airbus A340-600. The A340-600 has a similar virtual cockpit and the same exact window panels as the default Airbus A321. The A340 also ...
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Wireless Xbox one controller on Win10 turning off

I have had this controller for over 2 months now, I mainly used it to play on the Xbox, but when I attached it to the PC 1 month ago It keeps disconnecting automatically from the first day I connected ...
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Finding Minecraft saves on old hard drive?

I replaced my old hard drive with a new SSD, and didn't grab my old saves for MineCraft beforehand. The old hard drive is connected back into my computer as a secondary drive (D:) I haven't wiped it ...