How to stop Assassin’s Creed Valhalla from constantly minimizing

by Alexandru Poloboc
Alexandru Poloboc
Alexandru Poloboc
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  • If your game keeps minimizing it can actually indicate a serious problem.
  • Before all else, make sure to run an antivirus/malware scan on your device.
  • The Game Bar can also be a reason why this annoying issue keeps occurring.
  • Follow our step-by-step guide and get this solved as soon as humanly possible.
AC Valhalla minimize

Everyone can agree that it can get incredibly frustrating when you are trying to play your favorite game and it keeps minimizing, for whatever reason.

People that bought Assassin’s Creed Valhalla also reported dealing with a similar bug. Needless to say, this totally and utterly ruins any gameplay.

Problems like these can happen for a multitude of reasons, and we’re about to go through all of them together, just to make sure you can get rid of this pesky bug.

It won’t take up too much of your time, but just to be on the safe side, let’s review why this happens and how we can move past it.

What can I do to stop AC Valhalla from minimizing?

What you don’t need to do is throw your controller or smash your keyboard, because the problem doesn’t originate from there.

As satisfactory as running one’s hardware can be at certain times, we’ll show you a fix that will also preserve any keyboards, mice, or gamepads you have lying around.

It’s important to understand that this issue can actually be caused by malware, so the very first step should always be checking for that.

  1. Run an antivirus/malware scan on your PC.antivirus scan
  2. Update your GPU.update geforce gpu
  3. Disable Game Mode.disable game mode windows 11
  4. Disable system notifications.disable system notifications

Besides the above-mentioned steps, some AC Valhalla players specified that there’s another workaround that managed to do the trick for them

Just have Discord opened in your taskbar and, when the game minimizes, click on the Discord icon, then back on the game.

This should supposedly work, although some gamers said that it didn’t for them. That being said, one of the solutions here is bound to work for you as well.

Valhalla gamers also reported not being able to save their progress, and we can show you how to fix that as well.

Have you managed to fix this issue? Let us know in the comments section below.