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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.
Hello, I am trying to restore my Windows 98 Gateway so that I can enjoy some old programs once again. It powers on but gives me this error message upon trying to boot to desktop. What is this error and how can I fix it?
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?
Hey guys. Im bora.
So, I'll explain my story.
Yesterday night I went to bed with my iMac installing a 62.7 gb game. 10 hours later when I woke up I got a weird message my finder kept shutting off, I restarted my computer and the same thing happened. I wanted to restart my Imac again and it doesnt go past the loading screen with the apple logo and the loading bar at halfway full.
All these guides on the internet are way too hard for me and its my nephews iMac I am borrowing and Id rather fix it myself then going with it to the store. Its an older Imac, probably from 2010-2011.
Thank you so much if u want to help me Im really feeling bad rn.
When I press cmd - R it goes way further but when the loading bar is about to be full it goes to macOS helpprograms.
So a couple days ago I dual installed linux ubuntu alongside with my preexisting windows 10. i used it for a week and then decided i wanted to shorten my partition space for ubuntu. In doing so, i deleted a couple of other windows partitions by accident( i believe i deleted the msr and recovery disks) and when i restarted windows 10 an error screen telling me i need to restart would come up (it looked like this ~ https://images.scdn8.secure.raxcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/img_594b73734961c.jpg). Every time it would restart the same error would come back.
This is what I tried:
system restore and reset
startup repair tool
testdisk on ubuntu (though I haven't exhausted all the options it gave me)
I used testdisk to revive on of my drives (i dont think it was the msr drive) and when i restarted the computer I got the attached recovery error. Pressing enter did nothing and pressing f8 also did nothing. So now I'm downloading windows 10 media on a usb to recover it and ill see if that works. Nevertheless, is there anything I should do? I still have an ubuntu usb so if that could help fix this problem then that'd be great.
yesterday my girlfriend tried to reset our laptop because she was having some difficulties with Windows 10. Now whenever I turn it on "An operating system wasn't found. Try disconnecting any drives that don't contain an operating system." comes up. I've tried to restart it just like it says at the bottom but it doesn't do much. Restarts the laptop but it keeps coming back to that page. I have no clue how to deal with this. Also, Windows 10 was an update of our old system and I don't have the CD for the old one anymore.