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Questions tagged [windows-8.1]

The latest desktop operating system developed by Microsoft. Also known as Windows Blue. Please only use this tag if the question is specific to this version of Windows.

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Mass Effect Camera Turns Way Too Fast (Windows 8)

Just re-installed Mass Effect after several years, and I'm having a problem with my mouse accel or with the camera movement speed. The camera turns really, really fast - in 10 degree increments. The ...
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Sims 3: Aging options are greyed out

The question says it all. I went in to set all my options after a fresh install of The Sims 3, and everything seems to be editable except the aging options. All of those are greyed out. This seems ...
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Possible to play AoE2 without a CD drive? [duplicate]

This earlier StackExchange question asked a similar question, but no-one appeared to know how to effect this without downloading new software. I'm primarily interested in a registry or binary hack for ...
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D3DERR_NOTAVAILABLE error. How do I fix it?

I'm trying to play "Batman: Arkham Asylum". I bought it on Steam and haven't played it yet. I downloaded it and, apparently, it was successfully installed. However, every time I try to start the game ...
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Save Screen Layout in Flight Simulator X (FSX Steam) with 2 screens

I would like to put Flight Simulator X displaying the cockpit gauges and controls on my laptop 15" touchscreen, and put FSX displaying the outside view on my 32" HDMI TV (like the TV is the windshield ...
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ElGato Game Capture HD video spazzes out

I have an elgato game capture hd that I bought to record video from my PS3, PS2, Dreamcast and others and it worked decently for a while, but lately it's been acting unusually. When I plug in my PS2,...
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DirectX 10/11 games crash in fullscreen mode

Recently (something like 1 month ago), all my DirectX 10/11 games started crashing whenever set to launch in fullscreen mode. My system specs: OS: Windows 8.1 x64 CPU: Intel Core i5-3230M @ 2.66 GHz ...
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7 Days to Die volume changes causes my voice chat volume to also change, how do I fix this?

Issue When I am running a voice chat (Hangouts or Skype) with friends, as soon as I start 7 Days to Die the voice chat volume (what I hear) gets quiet. Attempted Solution I up'ed my speaker volume (...
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“Low memory” warning shows up 5 minutes into game, and crashes game

I've been (trying to) play Grand Theft Auto 5 on the PC after purchasing it on Steam for the past week in Windows 8.1, but every time I go to play the game, about 5 minutes in the game will go to a ...
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Wireless Xbox 360 controller for PC receiver does not automatically turn on after startup

I have Windows 8.1 Pro x64 and have the latest Xbox 360 Accessories 1.2 driver installed. Whenever I boot up my desktop while the receiver is plugged in, the light does not come on, which I'm assuming ...
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Slow motion in WWE 2k15

I have a problem with running WWE 2k15. It goes in some kind of slow motion mode when the main game starts (entrance). This is annoying. I have a laptop on which I play. Laptop specs: Intel core i7 ...
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“Civilization V has stopped working” crash on turn processing, on exit to main menu/desktop and on load game from ingame

Civilization V keeps crashing on me. I've now had several games that suddenly crash while processing a specific turn (same turn every time). The crash usually happens during the early parts of the ...
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How do I create an shortcut to a Steam game with a server specified?

Whenever I play a certain game online, I always join the same server. Instead of starting the game through Steam, clicking "Join Server" selecting "History" then selecting the server, would it be ...
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Super Crate Box keeps crashing

Whenever I start Super Crate Box, everything works fine at first. After about 3 minutes though, the game crashes. Any help? I downloaded the game from Steam, and the version I'm using is for ...
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Do non-cloud Steam save files have a regular structure?

By "structure" I mean headers and footers that all (or a significant subset of) Steam games' local save files begin and end with. A .dat file extension or folder heirarchy is not enough, as I will be "...
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Unable to finish installation/update of Project Spark

So I was playing the newly released game by Microsoft - "Project Spark" on my Win 8.1, and after a certain update was released, I can´t download the game anymore! Before the game ran normally. I ...
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Technical Difficulties Running C&C Generals/Zero Hours on Windows 8.1

I wanted to play C&C Generals and Zero Hours again and installed the game on my Windows 8.1 dell 15R N5110 laptop. But when i run the game the following error pops up and i can't open the game. I ...
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Why is it that I cannot seem to install Minecraft Forge (Version 11.14.1.1334 Minecraft 1.8)? [closed]

Each time I go to install it, I get the error message "You need to run the version 1.8 manually at least once" of which I have already done. My system runs Windows 8.1 and I have the most up to date ...
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Global Operations don't work on Windows 8.1

I recently installed Global Operations on my Windows 8.1 laptop (Dell 15R N5110). The intro video plays at the start of the game but after that I get the error "Global Operations Client has Stopped ...
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installshield error 1628 when installing FSX on Windows 8.1

I have just successfully uninstalled FSX from an ageing XP machine and am trying to install it on a computer running Windows 8.1. However the installer gets part way through opening, it then crashes ...
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Minecraft doesn't work after updating to Windows 8.1

Minecraft has always worked great on this computer, until I updated it to Windows 8.1. I'm not entirely sure if it's because of Windows 8.1, or Java, or my graphic cards (Which it claims to be, but I'...
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How do I get DDO to run under windows 8.1?

How do I get Dungeons and Dragons Online to run under windows 8.1? After downloading the full installer and doing a full install and updating successfully, I keep getting a pair of Game Error [201] ...
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How to reset game on Windows 8.1?

I've installed and played "Ice Age Adventure". I played for some time and now I want to reset the game. I uninstalled it and re-installed it, but I get the same game progress. It's helpful most of the ...
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How to get Machinarium to run on Windows 8.1?

I am playing Machinarium off Steam on my 8.1 tablet. I can start the game but for some reason in order to click on anything interactable in the game such as menu items, I need to move my mouse about ...
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Minecraft and FTB crashing on windows 8.1 [duplicate]

So... I have reacently installed windows 8.1 on my pc. Now i dual boot it with windows 7 and Ubuntu.On windows 7 i play minecraft and FTB with no problems. But, on windows 8.1 minecraft and FTB ...
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Is it possible to get the Saitek X45 working with Windows 8.1 64bit?

I have an old Saitek X45 HOTAS: Are there drivers that will let it work with my Windows 8 computer? Google is not helping!
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Microsoft Flight Simulator X on Windows 8.1

I've been itching to play some flight simulator X recently, so I pulled out my DVD copy and threw that sucker in. However, I purchased that game back in the XP/Vista days, now I'm on Windows 8.1 and ...
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ePSXe is not working in Windows 8.1

I recently built a computer for my dad to replace an aging Win. XP sp3 machine that I had built him years ago. It's a really nice little machine with the following relevant specs: AMD A10 6790k APU ...
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Fallout 3 stops responding to input with audio enabled in Windows 8.1

When playing Fallout 3, after about 5 minutes the mouse/keyboard stops responding to input, but the game is still running. If I disable the audio output using bEnableAudio=0 the game runs fine, albeit ...
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Can't play Battlefield 3 due to PunkBuster error since update to Windows 8.1

I just updated my Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 and now I can't play Battlefield 3. When I attempt to play in a multiplayer server, I get kicked immediately, the game quits and I get the following error ...
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Why am I seeing in 3d?

I just installed the Stanley parable as a mod, and upon first launching the game, I've got the red-blue tinges on the corner, like the game is enabled for the red-blue 3d glasses. I didn't enable this,...
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Portal 2 crashes on startup in Windows 8.1 preview

Ever since I got Windows 8.1 preview, Portal 2 seems to crash after 5 seconds when I launch it. I could launch it fine when I had Windows 8! Has anyone got it to work on Windows 8.1? If so how?