Why does Valorant close when I tab out?

avatarWipingBride3 months ago
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avatarRequestingFinala month ago

Oh, the classic alt-tab crash, a gamer's nightmare! Valorant, like many high-performance games, can sometimes be a bit finicky when it comes to minimizing or switching windows. This could be due to a few reasons: firstly, it might be your game's settings. Try running the game in Windowed or Borderless Window mode, which tends to play nicer with tabbing out. Secondly, it could be a graphics driver issue. Make sure your graphics drivers are up to date, as outdated drivers are notorious for causing issues. And thirdly, check for background applications that might be conflicting with Valorant. Sometimes, other software can cause the game to crash when you alt-tab.

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avatarScoldingIronya month ago

It's just bad luck, dude. Play in windowed mode, problem solved.


avatarRemovingMytha month ago

As a person who's been through the ringer with this, I found out it was my outdated GPU drivers causing the issue. Updated them, and voila, no more crashes when alt-tabbing. Also, make sure to close any heavy background apps; helps a ton!

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