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I love me some Fallout 3. In fact, it's paused as I write this.

That said, there's a fairly well-known bug (definitely in the Xbox version, I don't know about the others) where the PIP-Boy display shifts up occasionally, and eventually (if you access your PIP-Boy enough) the top portion is off the display, rendering the top line of information (say, your HP and weight carried) invisible.

Is there a fix for this aside from quitting and restarting the game?

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Have an "I have this problem too" upvote. –  Pops Sep 22 '10 at 2:49

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Turn your PIP light on and off, if that doesnt work, wait for it to be patched.

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I have not experienced this bug, so I could not test. But I did find out that a proposed solution is to turn your PIP Boy light on and off.

Originally posted at Gamespot

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Next time I get this glitch happening, I'll be sure to test it. (It just happened again the other day ... ) –  John Rudy Jul 15 '10 at 3:39

I never experienced that problem, but Pip-Boy whiteouts were fairly common. Save and reload was the only consistent solution.

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