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4 years ago#1
Anyone else notice the game basically locks up if you alt tab? Anyone know a workaround for this?
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4 years ago#2
Yes. Dont alt-tab.
4 years ago#3
Don't Alt-Tab.
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4 years ago#4
If there a windowed mode option? Most games that lock up, won't, if it's on windowed.
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4 years ago#5
It locks up the first time I Alt-Tab back into the game. Doing it a second time will allow you to go back ingame, try it.
4 years ago#6
Try opening the esc menu before tabbing out, that used to work for me in Oblivion...
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4 years ago#7
Oblivion would always do this to me, too. Even with a high-end PC. Just one of those things.
4 years ago#8
But seriously, just keep a tablet or a netbook nearby, if you need to do something outside of the game. Because in Bethesda games, alt-tabbing is pretty much taking a sledgehammer to your stability. Sure, you might come out fine, but more often than not you're just asking for a CTD.
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4 years ago#9
Opening the console always allowed me to alt tab out without issue on FO3, Oblivion and NV, can't see why it wouldn't work here as well.
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4 years ago#10
you just have to alt tab back into skyrim instead of just clicking it in your taskbar. Thats the way it works for me anyway.
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