ePSXe loses focus and input stays stuck

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  1. bitttttten

    bitttttten New Member

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    This is my first emulator so apologises if this is a simple fix but my google fu has lead me nowhere.

    I'm having an issue where every 20-30 minutes roughly my controller inputs seem "stuck" and I can't send any inputs (if I was walking forward the character would just keep walking forward). I can fix this by pressing alt + tab and after some images flashing on the screen I go back to the game and this fixes the issue and I can play again. It's pretty unplayable and I'm keen to get this fixed. How can I debug this?

    I was curious if this is a background application in Windows that is gaining focus although this has happened over 2 different days and I've closed every program apart from ePSXe and this doesn't happen on other programs or games that I run.

    Windows 10
    AMD Athlon X4
    ATI AMD Radeon R9 380 4GB

    Appreciate any help.
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  3. SquishyPotatoe

    SquishyPotatoe New Member

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    Do you run ePSXe in fullscreen? Does the same thing happen when just using the keyboard for input?

    Sometimes when I run espxe the inputs don't work until I simply left click- and you mentioned that alttabbing fixes this so I suggest also right clicking the screen when this happens
    I run ePSXe fullscreen.

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