UT2004 Suddenly Tabbing Out on Windows 11  (Read 2866 times)

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UT2004 Suddenly Tabbing Out on Windows 11
« on: June 02, 2024, 16:43 »
Hey all,

I hopped onto the Miasma Warfare server, and my game seems to have suddenly decided to tab out randomly mid-game, even with the windows key disabled. I keep dying and it's getting rather annoying. If anyone knows how to help, please tell me

Thank you,

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Re: UT2004 Suddenly Tabbing Out on Windows 11
« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2024, 00:55 »
Do you have any in-game overlays (Steam, Discord, etc)? Or, do you have more than one monitor? The only issue I've had like this in Win11 is from clicking outside of the game window.
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Re: UT2004 Suddenly Tabbing Out on Windows 11
« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2024, 09:27 »
I use discord, but it's always minimised and left to do its own thing. As for 2 monitors, no, I don't have the space for a second   :))

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Re: UT2004 Suddenly Tabbing Out on Windows 11
« Reply #3 on: June 03, 2024, 18:43 »
Ccleaner used to do that to me. The free version. Command prompt launching for a split second and closing on its own. I uninstalled it and i pirated its pro version.

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Re: UT2004 Suddenly Tabbing Out on Windows 11
« Reply #4 on: June 03, 2024, 22:00 »
Ut2004 does not support borderless fullscreen mode which is required to have overlays
The fullscreen exclusive mode behaviour since windows 10 has changed and will randomly cause you to go to desktop

You can replicate by moving the mouse too fast to one edge of the screen and clicking - it doesn't keep the cursor inside the game

You can try the d3d8to9 dll which contains a fix for this

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Re: UT2004 Suddenly Tabbing Out on Windows 11
« Reply #5 on: June 04, 2024, 16:57 »
I had similar symptoms when I used my MX Master 3 mouse to game.  The button on the thumb rest was placed where the joint is (different thread Stealer :)).  Each time I placed any pressure on the button it took me into Windows.  I ended up disabling it through software, then ripping it out through sheer frustration.
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Re: UT2004 Suddenly Tabbing Out on Windows 11
« Reply #6 on: June 05, 2024, 17:03 »
Ut2004 does not support borderless fullscreen mode which is required to have overlays
The fullscreen exclusive mode behaviour since windows 10 has changed and will randomly cause you to go to desktop

You can replicate by moving the mouse too fast to one edge of the screen and clicking - it doesn't keep the cursor inside the game

You can try the d3d8to9 dll which contains a fix for this
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Re: UT2004 Suddenly Tabbing Out on Windows 11
« Reply #7 on: June 19, 2024, 22:40 »
Get back in your hole Holy!

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Re: UT2004 Suddenly Tabbing Out on Windows 11
« Reply #8 on: June 20, 2024, 22:03 »
Respect man. You are still one of the most annoying players to play against - like blub on steroids mixed with a bit of DV aim!
Haven't noticed you on freon unless you've been aliasing?
Have a good un matey  8)
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