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 Reply to ak22 purplerat September 14, 2009 8:51:36 PM Ya, don't alt+tab out of the game. Reply to purplerat tidefan94 September 14, 2009 10:22:30 PM Oblivion had the exact same problem, i'd have to recommend just refraining from alt+tabbing Reply to tidefan94 Related resources Win 7 64bit freezes but no blue screen when playing fallout 3 and diablo 3 - Forum Problems with Fallout 3 GOTY - Forum Fallout 3 - keyboard/mouse stop responding - Forum Fallout 3 odd low FPS - Forum Fallout 3 /New Vegas goes back to desktop for no reason - 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. Reply to beehew 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. Reply to simplyderp ak22 September 15, 2009 4:24:42 PM ok thanks guys for the help Reply to ak22 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. Reply to dontwnamakeanaccfordiz 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! Reply to teh_gerbil Ask the community Post an answer Related resources Fallout 3 Patch Problem Forum Fallout 3 crashes/freezes !?!???!! Forum Fallout 3 freezes. Forum Anyone else here sick of Fallout 3 problems? Forum Fallout 3 Crashes\Freezes upon opening (on first black screen) Forum Fallout 3 Forum Crossfire and Fallout New Vegas = Fail :( Forum Fallout trouble to run the game Forum Fallout : New Vegas - still messed up even after patches? Forum Fallout New Vegas Performance Issues Forum Request help for installing Fallout 2 Forum Need advice on a build Forum Fallout 3 New Game Crash Forum No 5.1, Fallout 3 Forum CoD - World at war - crash on Vista 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 !