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How do I prevent GeForce from making changes to Skyrim

GeForce Experience is set to auto-optimize your games, which is why your games' settings change. How to turn off auto-optimization Click on the cogwheel icon on the upper right. Select "Games&...
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How to download non-DRM version of game from Steam to run in WINE?

No, you cannot. Steam is a DRM enforcing client. It doesn't provide a version of software that is not DRM restricted. However, you can install Steam on WINE itself. It will then detect it is on a "...
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How can I keep playing online-only Flash games after the Flash shutdown in 2020?

Unfortunately, there's no current (legal) way to disable the Adobe Flash killswitch, and I would obviously not recommend trying to illegally "crack" copyrighted games unless you want angry ...
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I can't play Pokemon GO! What's wrong?

Most (if not all) of the problems listed in the question are related to the Pokemon GO servers being offline, slow to respond, or overloaded with requests. In the meantime, nobody likes not playing ...
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My 3DS got wet, what did I lose and what can I recover?

Assuming the 3DS cannot be repaired, there's good news and not-as-good news (and maybe a little bad news) I'll start with --- The good news: Game Cartridges: all your save data is stored on the ...
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New World family sharing suddenly stopped being accessible?

Family sharing was recently disabled for New World. From Community Manager's post : Due to the increase of bots, gold sellers, and ban evaders, we decided to disable family sharing November 4, 2021 ...
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On a two monitor setup how can I keep the game (TF2) open when I click on a tab in the other monitor?

You can switch windows without minimizing by using Borderless windowed mode. This can be done in a couple ways, the easiest is by going into your "Options> Video" settings in game and setting the ...
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PS3 doesn't boot with original hard drive after hard drive swap

I've found a way to get it back up and running! In Safe Mode with the older hard drive, update it using USB: Start the PS3 in Safe Mode In Safe Mode select > System Update Plug in the USB drive ...
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Is it possible to log back into a Pokemon Go account?

When you create an account you either have to have a password for your pokemon trainer account, or log in through your google account, which would mean your google username and password. This means ...
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Does GTA IV require higher specs than GTA V?

GTA IV has a notoriously badly optimized PC port, so getting low FPS is to be expected (from personal experience: my current setup can run GTA V's singleplayer at constant 70+ frames with the graphics ...
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Why can't I play music or podcast while playing Pokemon Go?

This has been updated and fixed as of iOS version 1.25.0 and Android version 0.55.0. You are now able to play music in the app without having it get paused/shut off. From this article: The update ...
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Does GTA IV require higher specs than GTA V?

That is expected behavior and not due to an installation issue. GTA IV's PC port is very unoptimized.[1] [2] [3] Its successor, GTA V, will usually have better performance on the same PC. To improve ...
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I can't get into my field research prize

Update your game As of 19th August 2018, Niantic has released an update which appears to include a patch that addresses this bug. The Android version is v0.115.3, I'm not sure of the iOS version ...
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How can I keep playing online-only Flash games after the Flash shutdown in 2020?

Disclaimer: This suggestion is dangerous and can leave you vulnerable to security exploits. You can download an old version of Firefox which does not have the Flash killswitch from https://ftp.mozilla....
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Can no longer use same account on a LAN game

The issue is that Minecraft contacts their servers when you start up, and overwrites the displayName with whatever is linked to the actual account on their servers. Then, when you connect to the LAN ...
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How can I keep playing online-only Flash games after the Flash shutdown in 2020?

Although you may not be able to, it's possible the websites themselves will be able to, using the Rust language project called Ruffle, a Flash Emulator. You described it as a local-emulator, but that'...
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Battlefield 1942 not running

It looks like Microsoft introduced a sort of DRM blocker that has been interfering with people who play PC games with old retail discs. Since you said you are using a physical disc, I have found a few ...
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How can I get a wired 'Afterglow' Xbox 360 controller to work on PC?

Yes you can! Firstly, you might need to install the Xbox 360 Controller software for Windows first. According to a few reports this has solved a few people's issues, however, this was not the case for ...
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54 Games Missing From Steam Library

In all probability a specific filter is set in the new UI, preventing you from seeing all games. There are several ways this can be changed: Maybe the dedicated button to filter out games that are ...
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Is it possible to log back into a Pokemon Go account?

Just to clarify, if you've already got an account and it asks you to sign up again, just sign up with the same account and you'll still have all your progress. You can also log into a different device ...
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Pokemon Go login issues after update

Here's what I did that worked for me. Might not even need to do what I did... Iphone > Settings > Safari > Block Cookies > Always Allow Open Safari > Gmail.com > Logon with your gmail account > Open ...
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How to solve the "io.netty.channel.AbstractChannel$AnnotatedConnectException: Connection refused: no further information" error on Minecraft?

I have the same error on my local network, it looks like a firewall issue on the host/server side. For me, to troubleshoot I used nmap. The LAN game showed up in multiplayer as 10.0.0.21:49299. nmap ...
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On a two monitor setup how can I keep the game (TF2) open when I click on a tab in the other monitor?

I believe the setting you're looking for is borderless windowed mode in team fortress 2. As the name suggests, it puts the game in windowed mode but removes the border, so it should still appear as ...
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Steam isn't downloading a game but it thinks it is ('missing executable' error message)

I contacted Steam support about the issue, and they said they were able to reproduce the issue, so it was not specific to my account or anything. They contacted the developer, and learned that the Mac ...
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How can I fix the Wii Forecast channel on RiiConnect24 (Error Code: FORE000006)?

You need to fully reset the date/time on the Wii. To do this, you can pull the CR2032 battery which keeps the date/time set. This battery is easily accessible on most Wii models via a little battery ...
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Minecraft Vanilla 1.9 crash with problematic frame ig8icd64.dll

According to an FAQ post about Minecraft 1.9 issues, the error you're getting is because you are running Minecraft through an Intel Integrated Graphics card which has faulty drivers: This is ...
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Do I need a constant internet connection for Pokémon Go?

Unfortunately, the game needs an active internet connection to grab new data depending on your location. The only way it could work like you suggested is if the game would cache the entire map (...
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Can't log in to Pokemon Go with Google Account on my New Phone? Not an Option!

This happens when the age you chose at the beginning is too young to have a google account. Go into your device's app settings and clear the cache and info of the Pokémon Go app. Then, choose an older ...
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A game I bought has disappeared from my library, how can I retreive it?

There are a few things that could be happening here: 1. You are viewing only your installed games Ensure your library view is set to 'Games' to show all your games, not just Installed ones: 2. Your ...
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