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SF_Tank #1 Posted 10 November 2019 - 08:41 PM

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Game minimizes to taskbar??? Not every game, but random. Very annoying. OS is Win 10. I have done all the tricks that I found from older forum posts. Nothing works. Doing same if I watch replays. Sometimes doing also when the game client is starting. HELP!!

 

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psychobear #2 Posted 10 November 2019 - 08:45 PM

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Mine does the same, but only since the update to the goddamn WGC bloatware. Never had a problem with the old and reliable launcher.



NekoPuffer_PPP #3 Posted 10 November 2019 - 08:57 PM

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Try playing in windowed mode until the issue gets resolved...it's not a direct fix but hey, it should work.

8126Jakobsson #4 Posted 10 November 2019 - 09:07 PM

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View Postpsychobear, on 10 November 2019 - 08:45 PM, said:

Mine does the same, but only since the update to the goddamn WGC bloatware. Never had a problem with the old and reliable launcher.


Nah that can't be. I've been told that the WGC is superiour in every way imaginable. 



Balc0ra #5 Posted 10 November 2019 - 09:14 PM

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View Postpsychobear, on 10 November 2019 - 08:45 PM, said:

Mine does the same, but only since the update to the goddamn WGC bloatware. Never had a problem with the old and reliable launcher.

 

Been using that for months. Never done it once.

 

It's usually because something wants your attention. So try closing down other programs in the background. Steam, discord etc and try again. Even GameCenter. As that doesn't need to be running when you play.... or even to start it. And if you only close GC and it goes away. Or it still happens. Well then you have your awnser.


Edited by Balc0ra, 10 November 2019 - 09:18 PM.


SF_Tank #6 Posted 10 November 2019 - 10:06 PM

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View PostBalc0ra, on 10 November 2019 - 09:14 PM, said:

 

Been using that for months. Never done it once.

 

It's usually because something wants your attention. So try closing down other programs in the background. Steam, discord etc and try again. Even GameCenter. As that doesn't need to be running when you play.... or even to start it. And if you only close GC and it goes away. Or it still happens. Well then you have your awnser.

I have closed or stopped almost all but Windows. Still no help. Run by administer-role, no help. Started direct of exe without GC, no help. I have played since 2013 without problems. This came after latest windows or WOT update about 2 weeks ago.

 


Edited by SF_Tank, 10 November 2019 - 10:08 PM.


Ceeb #7 Posted 11 November 2019 - 09:31 AM

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WGC don't like it
Rock the Taskbar, rock the Taskbar

Edited by Ceeb, 11 November 2019 - 09:39 AM.


Homer_J #8 Posted 11 November 2019 - 09:36 AM

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View Postpsychobear, on 10 November 2019 - 08:45 PM, said:

Mine does the same, but only since the update to the goddamn WGC bloatware. Never had a problem with the old and reliable launcher.

 

I've been using WGC for nearly two years and it's just started minimising WoT.  I think it's one of the latest Windows updates.



BR33K1_PAWAH #9 Posted 11 November 2019 - 09:41 AM

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Probably bcs of some app that's running in the background, they do that on win10.

psychobear #10 Posted 11 November 2019 - 07:12 PM

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View Post8126Jakobsson, on 10 November 2019 - 10:07 PM, said:


Nah that can't be. I've been told that the WGC is superiour in every way imaginable. 

It is.

It's bigger, more complicated, more annoying,  more buggy etc. So yep, it's superior in every possible way (except the positive ones) :)

 

View PostBalc0ra, on 10 November 2019 - 10:14 PM, said:

 

Been using that for months. Never done it once.

 

It's usually because something wants your attention. So try closing down other programs in the background. Steam, discord etc and try again. Even GameCenter. As that doesn't need to be running when you play.... or even to start it. And if you only close GC and it goes away. Or it still happens. Well then you have your awnser.

 

That was actually my first guess too and i immediately went hunting for rogue programs. The thing is i don't run other apps when playing the game (except for TS) and i also keep my startup list as short as possible (only BitDefender and the absolutely necessary stuff).

I can't say for sure it's WGC related tho, it just made me suspicious becouse it's the only thing that changed in my system and i've never had such problems before. Ever. But granted, it might be something else just as well.

 

View PostHomer_J, on 11 November 2019 - 10:36 AM, said:

 

I've been using WGC for nearly two years and it's just started minimising WoT.  I think it's one of the latest Windows updates.

I think you may very well be right on this.

 

Edit: Forgot to mention - running completely vanilla, no mods whatsoever, so definitely not a mod related issue.


Edited by psychobear, 11 November 2019 - 07:16 PM.


Balc0ra #11 Posted 11 November 2019 - 07:19 PM

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View PostHomer_J, on 11 November 2019 - 09:36 AM, said:

 

I've been using WGC for nearly two years and it's just started minimising WoT.  I think it's one of the latest Windows updates.

 

Never have it happen to me yet. And I've been using it for ages too. Tho if you close it, does it still happen? As I run Windows 10 pro. But with the Insider update atm, and nothing. It could be windows, as that's not the first time either. But then it would have to be more than just one game affected etc.

 

View Postpsychobear, on 11 November 2019 - 07:12 PM, said:

That was actually my first guess too and i immediately went hunting for rogue programs. The thing is i don't run other apps when playing the game (except for TS) and i also keep my startup list as short as possible (only BitDefender and the absolutely necessary stuff).

I can't say for sure it's WGC related tho, it just made me suspicious becouse it's the only thing that changed in my system and i've never had such problems before. Ever. But granted, it might be something else just as well.

 

Well, we have had similar issues before. Discord has done it, Razors mouse DPI program did it once. Both patched shortly after once proved as the cause of it. And since he had said he had done most fixes. I thought I would throw that out there.

 

 



wsatnutter #12 Posted 11 November 2019 - 07:27 PM

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yet to play its been a week or so

Homer_J #13 Posted 11 November 2019 - 11:10 PM

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View PostBalc0ra, on 11 November 2019 - 07:19 PM, said:

 

Never have it happen to me yet. And I've been using it for ages too. Tho if you close it, does it still happen?

 

 

Hard to say since it happens maybe once every other day.  Guess I could try for nothing.



SF_Tank #14 Posted 12 November 2019 - 07:25 AM

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Hi!

 

Thank you of your advises. I must say that I have tried every task that is written. And the list is long. Nothing seems to help. Well, this is one more reason to reduce playing WOT....

 

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UserZer00 #15 Posted 12 November 2019 - 08:06 AM

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Close things like Steam, Epic, Uplay, etc that might be running.

They give "news" that can make the WOT game minimize to task bar.

I guess they think that knowing about their latest games is more important than saving the world from the evil red army

SF_Tank #16 Posted 12 November 2019 - 08:52 AM

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Hi!

 

There is possibility that the reason to this error is found. I have all the latest protection system to keep unwanted targets to come to PC. I rely that and though all is ok in that area. Well, I scanned whole system and surprise. There was one "Unwanted target". Lets see if removing that is the solution to this problem.

 

Edit: No, that did not help either....

 

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Edited by SF_Tank, 12 November 2019 - 08:59 AM.


SF_Tank #17 Posted 12 November 2019 - 09:40 AM

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Hi!

List of tried task to fix the problem. Neither of these helped.

-Run as administer

-Set priority "high" to WOT

-Disable Action Center notifications

-Stopped all the unnecessary programs on startup

-Kill background applications

-Disable Game Mode in windows

-Shut down the Windows error notifications

-Run without WG Game Center

-Update Windows

-Update and fix the WOT

-Update keyboard driver

-Update NVIDIA

-Remove NVIDIA game experience

-Remove WOT public test client

-Run WOT in Windows 8 mode

-Run WOT in Windows 7 mode

-Scan OS to found the unwanted targets

 

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splash_time #18 Posted 12 November 2019 - 09:54 AM

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View PostSF_Tank, on 12 November 2019 - 11:40 AM, said:

Hi!

List of tried task to fix the problem. Neither of these helped.

-Run as administer

-Set priority "high" to WOT

-Disable Action Center notifications

-Stopped all the unnecessary programs on startup

-Kill background applications

-Disable Game Mode in windows

-Shut down the Windows error notifications

-Run without WG Game Center

-Update Windows

-Update and fix the WOT

-Update keyboard driver

-Update NVIDIA

-Remove NVIDIA game experience

-Remove WOT public test client

-Run WOT in Windows 8 mode

-Run WOT in Windows 7 mode

-Scan OS to found the unwanted targets

 

SF

 

Ask WGPS, send a ticket and see if thry will help you. I think it's something related with your pc.

Here you can find WGPS. Gl mate.



Stevies_Team #19 Posted 12 November 2019 - 10:13 AM

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If you're in run-in-window mode then you can cycle through all your active windows with alt-esc

 

If it STILL minimises then something non WoT is cycling your active windows

 

Switch off your browser and see if it's an advert/advert hack from your last porn site visit etc



SF_Tank #20 Posted 12 November 2019 - 01:05 PM

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View Postsplash_time, on 12 November 2019 - 09:54 AM, said:

 

Ask WGPS, send a ticket and see if thry will help you. I think it's something related with your pc.

Here you can find WGPS. Gl mate.

Hi

 

I made a ticket. I got some basic advises. Reset Cache ets. No help.






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