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Fix the Black Screen in the Open Broadcaster Software Application

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How do I fix OBS black screen and crashing Minecraft?

After the most recent forced Windows 10 update, OBS won't work properly at all. For instance, when I try to record Minecraft, it crashes the game. And it completely freezes in window capture. With CoD WoW and pretty much every other game it just won't record with game capture or it just freezes or shows a black screen. Any advice on how to fix it?

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Why is my obs studio screen is always black and I can't record anything?

I tried to open obs studio and all my recorded screen is just black I tried updating it fixing it with changing all the option to everyone told me I tried your method but it still doesn't work please help me because I want to record some stuff and I can't because of this error that really disturb me please replied ASAP to this email I will be waiting. I tried the method but its still doesn't work and I already explain it to you so I'm just writing this as a filter because the website told me to write more of the letter because its not long enough to be send and now I'm pretty sure I can send this now

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Fixing the black screen results in OBS Studio not coming up?

Thanks for the tutorial on how to fix the black screen. I'm using the latest OBS Studio version as downloaded from the OBS download page. When ever I use the Video Capture Device source and choose my video capture card as video source I get a black screen and the audio is heard - I can't see the video but I can hear the audio OBS.. . Interestingly, when I use Wirecast Play, I get to see the video and hear the audio.. . Coming across this fix you explained here, I followed the steps but after changing the renderer to OpenGL and exiting the application, attempting to start the application failed with and error displayed: . "Failed to initialize video. Your GPU may not be supported, or your graphics drivers may need to be updated.". . I am stuck at this point. What can I do?. . By the way, my system info:. OS: Windows 8.1 Pro. Display Adapter: Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family. Display Driver Version: 8.15.10.2555.

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I am getting an error message - "Failed to initialize video. Your GPU may not be supported, or your graphics drivers may need to be updated." - whenever I lunch OBS studio and I do not know how to resolve it. This article does not cover how to resolve this error. I have tried: I have searched online for likely reason(s) for this kind of error. Most of the time, the display driver is referenced to, especially for windows 8.1 since it driver comes in-box with OpenGL version that is lower than the requirement for running OBS Studio.

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I have downgraded my display driver version to that of windows 7 that comes with a OpenGL version that is higher. This did not still work.

I have reinstalled OBS Studio and followed the steps in this article. It still result to the same error message displayed without OBS Studio coming up.

And that is all I am able to do so far. I think it was caused by: I think my system does not have the required OpenGL version installed for OBS Studio to work. I can not think of anything else.

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