Fallout 3 "Alt & Tab crash" Tags: PC gaming Crash Fallout Video Games Last response: December 29, 2013 2:08 PM in Video Games Share ak22 September 14, 2009 1:18:03 PM Hi all i can run fallout 3 on max settings no lag etc, it has the lates patch but when i alt and tab out of the game and try to get back it won't let me ... any ideas thanks More about : fallout alt tab crash purplerat September 14, 2009 8:51:36 PM Ya, don't alt+tab out of the game. tidefan94 September 14, 2009 10:22:30 PM Oblivion had the exact same problem, i'd have to recommend just refraining from alt+tabbing Related resources BlueScreen from trying to Alt-Tab out of FarCry 3 - Forum New GPU GTX650 Ti Boost Crashes on Alt+Tab - Forum Alt Tabbing and Crash while Gaming - Forum Game crashes after alt tab - Forum alt tab and 9800 crashes - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer beehew September 15, 2009 12:35:08 AM Bethesda's games don't like alt+tab. Those readme files that come with the game? They tell you stuff like this. simplyderp September 15, 2009 3:11:06 AM To get around this, I used the Steam web browser when I need to look at the wiki. ak22 September 15, 2009 4:24:42 PM ok thanks guys for the help dontwnamakeanaccfordiz March 19, 2013 9:56:23 AM I found a solution (at least it works 100% for me) I want to share it for those who still play this now an again: - go to fallout.ini (in documents / my games) - change the following lines: iLocation Y=5 iLocation X=5 to: iLocation Y=1 iLocation X=1 I tried it because the screen position seemed off after tabbing out and it's been fine since. teh_gerbil December 29, 2013 2:08:20 PM dontwnamakeanaccfordiz while I can't make you the 'best answer' this does work! thank you for your help. OP, if you read this, please recognise dontwnamakeanaccfordiz's awesomeness and grant him a best answer. Cheers! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedFallout 3 Crash. Any solution? Forum SolvedCrash or locks up after installing fallout 3 Forum SolvedFallout 3 Crash issues. Forum Computer crashes when changing display fast. Such as alt tabbing from a game after 5 min or after 5 hours. Only way to get it Forum SolvedAnyone Knowledageble on Fallout 3 Crashes Forum SolvedSome games freezing, can sometimes alt+tab out, usually requires hard shutdown Forum How to fix fallout 3 new game crash Forum SolvedFPS drop on all games but not in menu(alt+tab sometimes fix) Forum Fallout 3 new game crash fix Forum How to fix fallout 3 new game crash Forum Fallout 3 crash, but no error message... Forum Fallout 3 crash Forum Fallout 3 crash windows 7 macbook pro Forum SolvedAlt-Tab activating itself Forum SolvedDoes monitor affect alt-tab? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Video Games categories Console Gaming PC Gaming Handheld Gaming Nintendo Playstation Servers Sims World of Warcraft Xbox 360 !