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I believe in my case it was Avira Antivirus causing my BSODs, but can't be sure yet since I just removed Avira.
See my thread at:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1323914/avira-bsod-help-remove-avira#post_18532106

Before removing Avira it would crash about every 2 hours, hasn't crashed since removing Avira *knocks on wood*, seems like that was the problem. I'll post back if anything changes.
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So I've been looking into this Xbox SmartGlass and I'm kinda confused. Does it let me use my PC as a monitor to play xbox on? Like I don't have to buy TV to play Halo on?
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I think you use Smartglass to control your xbox and maybe as a second screen for stats or mini maps?
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I have been using OblyTile to make the Start menu icons for all apps and games, but the issue I am having with Steam games is that when I try to launch them it says they need Steam to work...

How do I make tiles properly for Steam games? This is driving me nuts.
    
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I have been using OblyTile to make the Start menu icons for all apps and games, but the issue I am having with Steam games is that when I try to launch them it says they need Steam to work...
How do I make tiles properly for Steam games? This is driving me nuts.

What is the destination for the shortcut/tile?
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What is the destination for the shortcut/tile?

Well I used the game's .exe
    
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I have been using OblyTile to make the Start menu icons for all apps and games, but the issue I am having with Steam games is that when I try to launch them it says they need Steam to work...
How do I make tiles properly for Steam games? This is driving me nuts.

First make sure Steam is running in the background when launching your games. The game files are located in; (C:) > Program Files (x86) > Steam > steamapps > common. Just direct oblytile into the right exe.
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First make sure Steam is running in the background when launching your games. The game files are located in; (C:) > Program Files (x86) > Steam > steamapps > common. Just direct oblytile into the right exe.

That's exactly what I did, and it won't work.

For example when trying to launch Red Orchestra 2 it won't try to launch it using Steam.
    
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I don't think using the physical path is the correct choice. Do this rather. Go into steam, create a shortcut for whatever game you want to launch on your desktop.

Go into the properties of that shortcut and go to web document. There will see something like "steam://rungameid/440"

Copy that and use that as the destination.
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You mean the physical path on your pc? Eg C:\Program Files\Steam etc etc?

yeah
    
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