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What to do when emulator steals focus?
« on: August 02, 2017, 07:57:24 PM »
Certain emulators occasionally steal window focus away from AttractMode in such a way that, when they are exited, the Windows desktop is the focus, and it is even somewhat difficult to get AttractMode to return to focus.  This behavior is not reliable, making it hard to troubleshoot.  I wondered whether there was something that could be done to ensure that AttractMode regains screen priority after an emulator is done.


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Re: What to do when emulator steals focus?
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2017, 10:07:20 PM »
First try:
start AM > press TAB key > Plug-ins > ResFix > Enabled : Yes > Specific Emulators : name of your emulator system
AM Version : 2.3.0
Input : Mad Catz Brawlstick; Mouse; Keyboard; Xbox360 Wireless
Cabinet : Yes
OS : WindowsXP x86 SP3
System : Dell Precision T3500 ; Intel X5650 ; 4GB RAM
Emulators : zsnes; mame; dosbox; scummvm; bsnes; fusion; openbor; windows_games; winuae; video; flashgames; vice; visualboy