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What do you mean? I am able to alt-tab out, though alt-tab in requires a few hoops. When I try to alt-tab back in, it will pull up a black window. The work around for this is to alt-tab again and click on the Skyrim tab on your start bar. This should rectify that issue.

I hit alt-tab and nothing happens. I usually have the browser open in the background to look things up and aida64 to check temps.
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I hit alt-tab and nothing happens. I usually have the browser open in the background to look things up and aida64 to check temps.

Works for me. Not sure then. Try verifying cache integrity and see if it helps.
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Truly helpful. Thank you very much!

No problem! Glad it helps!
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Go to the hot files in nexus and its near the bottom. The mod is called enb enhanced shader or something. Ill link it when I'm back to my pc
Sent from my T959 using Tapatalk

YES, that's it! I really need to bookmark mods.
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Cheats ruin this game, I wish there was none.
I knew the cheats well from the fallout games so I tested them quickly in-game and they worked frown.gif, now the temptation is there.
I just got this game a few days ago and so far it's amazing, I just wish cheats were not available.

I'm not tempted by cheats, except for certain situations. I'll use the console to add or remove items and NPC's if there's some sort of anomaly or bug (like missing NPC's), but the only thing I do that would be considered cheating is adding lockpicks via the console, which I did in Oblivion often, but haven't had to do it in Skyrim since lockpicking is thankfully easier.
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Again I plead...
As of yesterday, random things in the game are bright purple (as if the textures didn't load?).
What would cause this? What would fix this?
I have done no mods and no LAA patch. I had 30 hours playing time before this happened. I do not know if my game was patched through steam recently or not.
Help!

The LAA patch will fix the multicolored textures. My game did it from the very beginning, so I don't know why yours would just begin to exhibit this behavior (maybe you changed the settings to high or ultra). It's caused by the 2GB cap imposed by Bethesda, which causes the game to not have enough memory to load all textures.

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Is anyone else unable to alt-tab minimize when using the 4gb exe? Kind of a deal breaker even though it stops ctds
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What do you mean? I am able to alt-tab out, though alt-tab in requires a few hoops. When I try to alt-tab back in, it will pull up a black window. The work around for this is to alt-tab again and click on the Skyrim tab on your start bar. This should rectify that issue.

My game won't Alt-Tab at all. In order to get to the desktop, I have to Ctrl-Alt-Del to get the Task Manager to appear, and then the game will allow me to Alt-Tab out of it. It's annoying, but a relatively painless workaround. I recall seeing a mod that made Alt-Tab work better.
Edited by GoneTomorrow - 12/5/11 at 11:02am
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Is anyone else unable to alt-tab minimize when using the 4gb exe? Kind of a deal breaker even though it stops ctds

I found I couldn't ALT/TAB out unless I had another program active on the desktop (not minimized) so I can get back out with Fraps or RealTemp up. Or I leave Chrome running. Love this game in surround 3D although the map is still crap (hoping widescreengaming comes up with a new patch to fix this issue.)
   
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Didn't see this posted anywhere else when I searched and don't know where else to put it.

Amazing cover of the bard song/skyrim main theme.
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I just deleted all my save games.. 5 characters, not satisfied! biggrin.gif

Also, fluxlite, that's a great tune, cheers for sharing!
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Didn't see this posted anywhere else when I searched and don't know where else to put it.
Amazing cover of the bard song/skyrim main theme.

Here is the mod to make malufenix's song your Skyrim startup music smile.gif

http://www.skyrimnexus.com/downloads/file.php?id=2101

Don't miss this one either that she has done smile.gif Translated: She says: "Hey, I'm experimenting because I have the computer on in which I normally record music in, and I wanted to sing you a piece of this song but with this effect of Cathedral *laughs*. I hope you like it, and I hope I can do it".

She is so good smile.gif
    
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I saw two dragons fight each other.

They were circling around and around each other then suddenly one came crashing down in front of me dead. Then the other one attacked me. The dead one was named mirmulnir which was the name of the first one I killed. Just a glitch I guess.
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Yea the weird purple non-textures happened starting yesterday, and I have changed nothing at all to the settings. Maybe for some reason there was some sort of background process running on the computer that I wasn't aware of. Now I'm on the hunt...
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Some quests simply do not show where it is on the map. Not sure if this is a bug or intended behavior.

I've found that if a misc quest isn't showing up, make sure you have "miscellaneous" selected AND the actual quest selected like this
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not like this
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