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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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Windows 10: Taskbar will be in front of fullscreen games

1) Open the task manager (Ctrl+Shift+Esc) 2) Select "Windows Explorer" 3) Click the "Restart" button in the bottom right corner of the task manager windows
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Can Genshin Impact be run as non-administrator on Windows 10?

Is there a way to allow it be run without administrator privileges? Without breaking any of miHoYo's ToS, and risking your account being permanently banned, the answer is no. However, if you still ...
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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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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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Fallout 4 crashes so hard it gives Steam a concussion

I had the same problem with Skyrim. You can't fully avoid it, but you can go to your Task Manager -> Options -> Always on Top. It will now always be above the Crashed game so you can close it. You can ...
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Connection issues with PS4 Controller on PC

I use a PS4 controller on my Windows 10 PC which is working fine. However I was at the same point as you. The solution to my problem was working over Bluetooth. I use the Asus USB-BT400 stick to ...
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Right stick doesn't work in any Steam games?

Solution: Uncheck "Xbox Configuration Support" in the Controller Config menu in Steam. Recently Steam announced Controller Config support, similar to the Steam Controller profiles, for Xbox ...
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Is it possible to play a game which you bought on Xbox One on Windows 10, without having to pay for it?

For this to work with a game, it needs to be part of Microsoft's Xbox Play Anywhere program. That link will take you to the program's official page, with a list of current and upcoming Play Anywhere ...
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How to use emojis in ROBLOX

Roblox has stated on their blog that on PC you will need to copy and paste emojis into the chat. What I recommend doing is placing the emoji somewhere (or googling for it) then copy and pasting into ...
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Can Genshin Impact be run as non-administrator on Windows 10?

my problem was how to run Genshin Impact in my daugter's profile (User) even when it needs Admin priviledges. I was searching several forums where people were asking for the same problem solution. ...
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Battlefield 2042 is limiting threads and process priority

Fixing this is quite easy: In the folder where your Battlefield 2042 EXE is (default: C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\Battlefield 2042), create a new file called user.cfg. (Mind that you have to ...
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Japanese text in Windows game won't display correctly

Changing your locale works, but that will make a lot of other things difficult to do, and essentially makes Windows tell your entire computer that it's Japanese. An alternate solution would be to get ...
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Xbox One Wireless Controller turns off on Windows 10 PC

I tried the other solutions but none of them solved the problem for me. However I think I found the culprit. Do you use Steam? Because if I have Steam turned on I cannot turn the controller back on ...
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PS4 Controller paired over bluetooth "Connected" but not working

You mentioned you updated the drivers, but DS4 has no official driver on Windows 10 so I assume you are using an unofficial driver like DS4Windows. There was a change to Windows that broke DS4Windows ...
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Unpredictable behaviour of Screen Settings in Fallout 4

The issue is that you're using a 21:9 monitor, and Fallout 4 doesn't support that. You'll need to use the mod TruBy9 Ultrawide to allow it to work with this monitor aspect ratio, and manually set the ...
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Can Genshin Impact be run as non-administrator on Windows 10?

I think this is probably due to the anti-cheat software being used in the game. It is the same system used in League of Legends. It taps directly into your machine and as such needs administrator ...
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Can you play Minecraft Java Edition on Windows 10?

Yes, it is possible to play Minecraft Java Edition on Windows 10. Simply go to the official Minecraft website, click on the Get Minecraft button or expand the games menu and select Minecraft, select ...
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How do I fly with Elytra in Minecraft?

You can glide with the elytra by pressing 'spacebar' while falling in the air, this will activate/open the elytra and you will start to glide. However, you can also use rockets to propel yourself ...
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Is it legal to buy cheap keys from Argentina for use in other regions?

Bypassing regional pricing with a VPN is usually regarded as unethical and generally against the terms of service, but not illegal -- i.e., your account could possibly be terminated (though it is ...
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How do you download the Mac version of a Steam game on a Windows PC?

Yes, you can.You'll need: Target platform (Windows, Mac, Linux). Target architecture (32 or 64-bit). Steam appid. With Steam fully closed, run it with the -console startup option, or click steam://...
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How can Superhot be loaded on a different monitor?

Start in windowed mode, drag to correct monitor. Hit alt+Enter for fullscreen, quit and restart with windowed mode uncheck and thats it fixed
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How do I turn off the controller vibration?

I did some googling for you, and you can't turn it off, so I did more googling and found this video that someone made that shows how to remove motors. You'll need a ...
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Set default window size for Minecraft

It's easier than in the self-answer. In the launcher, you can click on "Installations", then on the profile you want (default is "Latest release") and then set a resolution in there.
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PS4 Controller paired over bluetooth "Connected" but not working

There is a simple solution for this. First thing: The reason for your controller behaviour is simply because of your USB cable, IF it's one of those with a ferrite choke (a bulge in the wire ...
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How do I re-enable the windows key while playing a game?

You're likely looking for the Alt+Tab key combination. Some games run in full screen mode which disables the windows key. Alt+Tab however will get you out of the active game and back to your desktop. ...
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How can I keep playing online-only Flash games after the Flash shutdown in 2020?

What I didn't know, however, is that apparently Adobe will flip a killswitch and disable Flash entirely, regardless of your browser version. This will most likely work, as long as the browser version ...
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How can I keep playing online-only Flash games after the Flash shutdown in 2020?

You can find old versions of Firefox bundled with old versions of Flash Player. Firefox is open source and this kind of redistribution is completely legal. As for Flash, this might be illegal or it ...
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Can I toggle Alt + Tab's functionality?

You can use AutoHotKey. The script in question would be: !Tab:: return to disable the key, or to rebind it something like (rebinding to F8): !Tab::F8 Use F9 to toggle on Alt + Tab: IsEnabled := 1 F9:...
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Minecraft FPS at Windows and Linux

VirtualBox can’t efficiently run “heavy” applications like Minecraft, as it is emulating an entire computer, which takes a lot of processing power for that process alone. Additionally, VirtualBox can ...
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