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Hi there!

I've been struggling a bit with Bigbox and I was hoping someone could point me in the right direction.  

I've cobbled together an Arcade machine using Windows 7 and an xarcade kit (similar to a tankstick) .  My goal is to run Bigbox without a mouse and keyboard - just using the arcade buttons and joystick.  I've struggled a bit with exiting each emulator - but I've had success by using an AHK script found in the support forums (pasted below.)  It closes the game fine, but when I do - bigbox is not in the foreground of Windows (instead I need to click on it once with a mouse.  My goal is to not use a mouse - but I'm not sure if this is a Bigbox, my use of the ahk script, or something I need to fix inside of windows.  Any ideas would be most appreciated!

Thanks in advance!

~4 & 2::



{	Duration ++

	If !GetKeyState("4","P") || !GetKeyState("2","P")


	If Duration > 2


        Process, Close, {{{StartupEXE}}}



	Sleep, 1000


Edited by Badhorse
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Would you add some more information to be better able to assist. Does it do this will all emulators or only certain ones? If only certain ones which are they? What version LaunchBox/BigBox are you on? Does the same issue occur if you launch a game in LaunchBox as opposed to BigBox? By chance are you running BigBox as admin (it is not recommended you do this by the way)? 

As for your refund that is something that can only determined by the developer and an email using the "Contact Us" is your best avenue for discussing that since it will be direct. If you do not get a timely response please let us know here. 

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