How to Fix Screen Going Black when Alt-Tabbing

The Alt-Tab key is a shortcut used on Windows computers to switch between open applications, but it can sometimes cause problems such as a black screen.

This issue is often reported by users while playing games. In this article, we will explore some of the top solutions reported by users.

Adjust your Refresh Rate

Press Win + I to open Settings.

Click on System and select Display.

Click on Advanced display.

Choose a refresh rate from the drop-down menu.

The refresh rate refers to how often your display updates itself every second. A higher refresh rate results in a better response time for your screen. However, it’s important to note that high refresh rates are most effective when paired with powerful graphics processing units (GPUs).


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