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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.
I am in need of a new laptop. Apparently, they don't even make the one I currently have (it's a Toshiba Satellite 870). The school department where I work has gone full on Chromebook so that they can use Google classroom and other tech related things. While I don't mind the Chromebooks in general, you can't download anything to them and you can't just run off a jump drive because it doesn't have an OS.
In May, I replaced my old hard drive with a SanDisk SSD. Is it possible to turn my internal SSD into an external hard drive when the time comes for me to move up into the world of Chrome?
Hey guys, new here and I got a question. Just so y'all know, I suck with everything computer, and really don't completely understand what I'm doing. I'm really just trying to be able to play runescape on my chromebook. So if it sounds like I don't know what I'm talking about, it's because I don't.
I have an Acer Chromebook 13. I got xfce using crouton, I just followed this.
I tried to figure out how to download firefox, but I couldn't figure it out. I attempted to figure out how to download the un-official runescape client, but I really have no idea. It's all really confusing.
If anybody has had any experience with runescape on anything else requiring Java on a chromebook, or any inisght into how to make it happen, I would be very appreciative. And please, simple, specific instructions if possible, I'm not good at this.
thanks guys, -matt