Anyone else notice the game basically locks up if you alt tab? Anyone know a workaround for this? --- You are now breathing manually.
#2DarcKagePosted 11/10/2011 2:47:07 PM
Yes. Dont alt-tab.
#3Mcjon01Posted 11/10/2011 2:47:11 PM
Don't Alt-Tab. --- I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass. And I'm all out of bubblegum.
#4scarletdeathPosted 11/10/2011 2:49:27 PM
If there a windowed mode option? Most games that lock up, won't, if it's on windowed. --- Disgaea4-Money Map champ's strength-191, PSN-LordNihlus, Farm Pirates champ's strength 2546 http://i84.photobucket.com/albums/k25/ScarletVisuals/DSC00128SD.jpg
#5dexter1984Posted 11/10/2011 2:51:00 PM
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.
#6NaughtyGhostPosted 11/10/2011 2:52:14 PM
Try opening the esc menu before tabbing out, that used to work for me in Oblivion... --- http://i697.photobucket.com/albums/vv335/NaughtyGhostGuy/atronachgogo.jpg The Flame Atronach - May she follow us to the land of Skyrim.
#7Overlord HikashPosted 11/10/2011 2:53:36 PM
Oblivion would always do this to me, too. Even with a high-end PC. Just one of those things. --- www.kingdomofloathing.com www.twilightheroes.com
#8Mcjon01Posted 11/10/2011 2:54:11 PM
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. --- I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass. And I'm all out of bubblegum.
#9Jonny2284Posted 11/10/2011 2:55:04 PM
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. --- Yes my username is Subtle Joke account, if the best retort you can come up with is "that wasn't subtle" you already lost.
#10lifewasted92Posted 11/10/2011 2:56:39 PM
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. --- Of course I was elected, Sweet America.