Windows 10 Alt-Tabbing to desktop?

Discussion in 'Windows 10 Help and Support' started by Lee Kunde, Sep 20, 2015.

  1. Lee Kunde

    Lee Kunde New Member

    Sep 20, 2015
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    In Windows 8 you could do it, and I know you can use Windows + D, but that doesn't work in games, specifically Far Cry 4 in my case. So every time I want to leave the game without quitting it I need to make it windowed and do whatever it is I want to do then make it fullscreen again. Even in bordered mode this doesn't work. Can someone help me with a way to come out of the game?
  2. Neemobeer

    Neemobeer Honorable Member

    Jul 4, 2015
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    Alt+tab works fine for me in most games. I would imagine some games hook alt+tab which would be why it doesn't work in some games. You could use ctrl+alt+del to break out of the game though. Programs cannot hook this sequence because it is owned by the winlogon process.

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