How to fix green screen videos in Chrome

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On Windows 10, if you're using Chrome and can hear audio from the video, but the video shows a green screen, your browser probably has hardware acceleration or graphics driver issues.

If this happens on your computer, you can fix and fix this problem in at least three different ways including disabling hardware acceleration, changing the graphics settings in Windows 10, or updating the graphics driver.

In this guide, you will learn the steps to stop the green screen while watching videos using Google Chrome on Windows 10.

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Fix green screen videos using Chrome

Here are three ways to fix green screen on video using Chrome:

Disable hardware acceleration

If you can hear audio from the video, but the video player displays a green screen, one way to fix this is to disable hardware acceleration in Google Chrome by doing the following:

  1. Open the Google Chrome main menu.

  2. click on Definitions.

  3. Click on hamburger button in the upper left corner.

  4. click on Advance.

  5. click on System.

    Chrome settings menu

  6. Under "System", disable the Use hardware acceleration when available Light switch.

    Google Chrome disables hardware acceleration
    Google Chrome disables hardware acceleration

After completing the steps, restart Chrome and the green screen on videos will no longer be an issue.

Disable graphics performance

Windows 10 includes a feature that allows you to specify which GPU an application should be used for. If you've added Google Chrome to the list, you'll likely see a green screen when you try to watch YouTube and videos from other sources.

The solution to this issue is to remove Chrome from the Graphics Performance Preferences settings page by following these steps:

  1. To open Definitions.

  2. click on System.

  3. click on Exposure.

  4. Under "Multiple Monitors", click graphics settings Connection.

    Windows 10 display settings
    Windows 10 display settings

  5. To select Google Chrome of the list.

  6. Click on to delete button.

    Windows 10 graphics settings
    Windows 10 graphics settings

After completing the steps, restart your browser and the green screen when trying to watch a video should no longer be an issue in Chrome.

Update graphics driver

If you need to update your graphics driver, we recommend that you check the manufacturer's support website to download the latest available version and use the instructions to update your system.

To download and install the latest graphics drivers from Windows Update, follow these steps:

  1. To open Definitions.

  2. click on Update and security.

  3. click on windows update.

  4. Click on See optional updates option.

    Windows Update Optional Updates option
    Link to optional updates from Windows Update

    Quick note: If the "optional updates" link is missing, it means that no update is available for your GPU and your device is running the latest version available.

  5. Click on Driver updates option.

  6. Select your graphics driver from the list.

    Windows Update graphics driver update
    Windows Update graphics driver update

  7. Click on Download and install button.

After completing the steps, restart your computer and you should now be able to play videos in Google Chrome without a green screen.

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