Sunday, February 12, 2012

YouTube Green Screen Fix

YouTube green screen appears when you are browsing YouTube Videos. In this situation, audio works well but your flash player is unable to render the video. Green screen might vanish by refreshing but most likely it would comeback in another session. Follow the steps given below to fix this problem. 

Disable Hardware Acceleration:

If refreshing page does not fix Green Screen, you need to adjust certain settings. Below is given procedure to disable Hardware Acceleration.

1. Close all active programs.
2. Open YouTube Video | Browse for the video
3. Right Click on YouTube Video and select Settings
4. Uncheck “Enable Hardware Acceleration”
5. Refresh video by pressing F5. 

Uninstall and Reinstall Flash Player:

Flash Player is used to display multimedia content on your webpage. YouTube Green error can be fixed by uninstalling and reinstalling Flash Player. To uninstall and reinstall Flash Player, follow the steps given below.

1. Click on Start button.
2. Select Control Panel | Add or Remove Programs
3. Click on Adobe Flash Player | Uninstall
4. Follow on screen Wizard.
5. Close Control Panel and download latest version of Flash Player.
6. Start Installing Flash Player.

Uninstall Flash Player using Uninstaller:

After uninstalling through uninstaller tool, download an advanced version of flash player on your system. 

Update Device Drivers:

Presence of outdated device drivers can cause your browser to show green screen. Fix this problem by uninstalling existing driver and updating it by applying the procedure given below.

1. Close all active programs
2. Right Click on My Computer | Select Properties
3. Under Hardware Tab select Device Manager
4. Right Click on the device, note down its name.
5. Uninstall the drivers | Download latest version of driver
6. Restart your system.

Repair Windows Registry:

Registry component stores information related to all installed software and hardware configurations. Minor problem with registry can cause system crashes and other serious problems. Repair Windows registry using Reginout System Repair to fix this error.

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