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I don't know about you guys but I have 16GB of ram, a quadcore, and a GTX 760... So why is it whenever I am gaming if I have a video playing and I alt tab between rounds the video player is always blank, the audio is still going but the video is gone. Considering how fast our systems are today shouldn't playing multiple videos be easy peasy these days? Am I the only one here I feel cursed with video players especially when gaming. I really didn't think playing a video especially when it's only set to being like 2 inches big would not be able to keep up? I would think in 2014 I should be able to alt tab to 5 videos playing at once and seeing all of their content. The irony being I can do that with youtube no problem, so what is youtube doing with its video player that normal desktop versions cannot?
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It's a bug related to running applications in full screen which leaves that sort of thing in a sort of 'minimized' state.

what video player/s are you using?
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Originally Posted by Bearybear View Post

It's a bug related to running applications in full screen which leaves that sort of thing in a sort of 'minimized' state.

what video player/s are you using?

I've tried them all, KMPlayer, Gom, VLC, UMPlayer I think it's called, ect ect. It's crazy I don't remember having this issue 3-4 years ago.
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I don't know about you guys but I have 16GB of ram, a quadcore, and a GTX 760... So why is it whenever I am gaming if I have a video playing and I alt tab between rounds the video player is always blank, the audio is still going but the video is gone. Considering how fast our systems are today shouldn't playing multiple videos be easy peasy these days? Am I the only one here I feel cursed with video players especially when gaming. I really didn't think playing a video especially when it's only set to being like 2 inches big would not be able to keep up? I would think in 2014 I should be able to alt tab to 5 videos playing at once and seeing all of their content. The irony being I can do that with youtube no problem, so what is youtube doing with its video player that normal desktop versions cannot?

Are you playing games in full-screen or windowed mode?
Do you have more than one monitor?


Playing video should still work in windowed mode or playing a video on a secondary display. It may not work if a game is in full-screen and you flip out.
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nVidia driver magic me thinks.
It comes and goes with my cards too...mad.gif
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