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Black Screen on Video Playback in Chrome

Posted Under: Configuration, Tutorials, Windows on Dec 13, 2016
When you click to play a video or a Gif in Facebook, YouTube or any other website using Chrome browser on computers having new AMD graphics card. You will notice when video starts playing the player become either partially black or goes completely dark while you can hear the audio. something like below happens Black Screen on some videos in newest Chrome

black screen while video playback (audio only)

To fix the issue Open Chrome Browser and in Address bar type
chrome://flags/#disable-accelerated-video-decode
 Hardware-accelerated video decode
  1. Disable the Hardware-accelerated video decode
  2. Re launch Chrome
Now play the video or Gif again it will not be blacked out again.
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