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We pre-purchased and pre-installed the game Shadow of War on our gaming PC through Steam this week only to discover it would not launch when we clicked Play. I wanted to post our fix here in case anyone else searching the Web for clues to this needs help.
Tried uninstalling and reinstalling the game (all 100gigs worth).
Tried rolling back the nVidia graphics driver.
Tried cursing (made me feel better but did not fix the issue).
Scanned and verified the game from within Steam
Ran sfc /scannow from the command line to make sure Windows was OK.
I ultimately realized the issue was with Visual C++ Redistributable
I had multiple version installed. Some we very old. I removed them all and installed Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015 from here and that fixed it. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=48145
If anyone else had problems and found different solutions, let us know.
My Desktop has recently been updated, and it now won't start up again. I turn it on and it just gets stuck on that spinning wheel. I tried that rebooting it three times to get the start up repair but it never appears. Any idea on how to fix this?
For the past few months I’ve been having problems starting up my computer.
When I turn it on, as it’s loading windows, there’s a fan noise that grows steadily louder, and the screen blacks out before it reaches the login screen.
In the past, I’d be able to reach the login screen, and once logged on, the fan noise would die down as the desktop loaded, and then everything would run normally.
Now, I’m not an expert on computers, nor I have ever built one, but after running a temperature check in the past, and ran a few different heavy programs I used to use, like Autodesk Maya, and various video games, that same fan noise came up quite loudly, and I noticed the video card’s temperature spike up to a little over 100 degrees celsius, while the CPU stayed on an average 50 to 60 degrees celsius, so I kind of ruled that out as being the cause (I thought maybe the thermal paste wore off…).
Through common sense I came to the conclusion that it is my graphics’ card, and I would need to replace it.
This is the computer and it’s specs:
(with the exception that I swapped the 8GB of ram with 16BG sometime last year)
I’d just like to know if I’m on the right track, or I got this all wrong.
Hello, I'm currently trying to install windows 7 64 pro with sp1 on my Asus TUF B350-M Plus with a Ryzen 5 1600 CPU.
I downloaded the AMD b350 chipset drivers for windows 7 64 and I tried to use ntlite to integrate the AMD b350 chipset drivers into Windows 7 pro 64 sp1.
But when I run it, to create an ISO, it comes up with an error as pictured.
If I press continue ntlite creates the ISO, which I then put on to a USB stick using Rufus.
But when I boot from it there is no USB functionality for either mouse and keyboard on the first screen, where you select language etc.
So I installed the program Matlab on my computer and when I tried to open it, it gave an error with a .dll file. As I wasn't able to solve it I decided to try to uninstall it a reinstall it. When I uninstalled it, the computer told me I had to remove some elements by myself and when I tried it gives tells me I need admin permits. The thing is that this is my personal computer with only one user (me), which is the admin.
So my question is: what do I have to do to be able to delete it?