Zwift Window Disappearing When Interacting with other App on Dual Monitor Setup

Using Zwift on Razer Blade Pro 17 4K 120Hz RTX 2080 Pro Max-Q running Windows 11.
Have a 55" LG 4K 120Hz TV connected via HDMI cable.
In order to have the game work on the TV, I had to set the TV as main monitor and laptop display as secondary display (otherwise the game would only work on the laptop display).

My problem is when I interact with another app, say Apple Music on the laptop display, or interact with windows settings in order to pair music with my Bluetooth headset, the Zwift game window completely disappears off the TV. Game still works and I can resume the display if I click the Zwift icon on the taskbar.

Is there any way to prevent the game window disappearing when Iinteract with other apps?

It’s because Zwift is running fullscreen. You can workaround this by running it windowed and then also run a program called borderlessgaming to fullscreen it. Then you can interact with other programs. Though it can have issues with frame rate caps and not always going on the screen you want it to.

I can give it a trey. How do I exit/re-enter full-screen mode? Is that with Caps-Lock key?

I’m guessing though, then the game won’t be able to run 4K 120 Hz, which kind of defeats the purpose of my investment in this setup.

Fullscreen/Windowed is in the Zwift settings menu. I too used to run it full-screen-windowed-with-borderlessgaming mode but got a better monitor and would get capped at 60Hz because of my other monitors, so now I’m fullscreen and have to put up with the same issue you posted about.

I found this article, next time I Zwift, I’ll try some of these suggestions: How To Stop Game From Minimizing When Using A Second Screen

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