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[SOLVED] Push to Talk in Windows 10 doesn't work properly

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Hi all,

Push to Talk doesn't work when I am playing a game or the active window is the game I am playing.
I always open another app, then alt tab to that app to to use the push to talk , and it's HASSLE cause I am using this app to report to my team mate, also the overlay doesn't work, the game is CrossFire.

Here is my pc windows version: BUT I remember even in lower version of Windows 10 it's not working
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Thanks,
NicoTing
Hello

I do not understand the differentiation/difference between “when I am playing a game or the active window is the game I am playing”.

Mumble runs in an elevated mode that should allow it to handle push to talk before other applications.

Do you run your games as administrator/in administrator mode by any chance?
kissaki wrote:
14 Jun 2019, 18:25
Hello

I do not understand the differentiation/difference between “when I am playing a game or the active window is the game I am playing”.

Mumble runs in an elevated mode that should allow it to handle push to talk before other applications.

Do you run your games as administrator/in administrator mode by any chance?
I mean when focused on game , the game's window is open/active

But when the notepad's window for example is open/active, the push to talk works.

Yes, it must be run as admin.
SOLUTION:

Okay, so after trying and trying, I figured out that you need to run the mumble as admin too if the game/app was run as admin, and also you need to add the game in the Allowed programs/whitelist from the Overlay Exception
Generally, it’s a bad idea to run (all) stuff with adminstrative permissions.

The whole point of it is to restrict applications from having access to your full system. And even for a game with anticheap capabilities, they should do so with system services that run under privileged access and NOT with the game itself running as admin.

The overlay white/blacklist should not have any influence on push to talk. They are technically separate systems entirely.