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I noticed that when I watch Netflix and turn off all monitors but the one I'm using to watch and turn them back on, they turn solid green, or just are black. I can fix this by restarting or unplugging from the GPU and plugging back in. This sometimes happens when not watching Netflix too, but very rarely.

This is on my R9 290 with triple monitors on Windows 7 and Chrome. I recently thought this was a problem with AMD, but my 970 friend with two monitors said he occasionally has the same issue. Watching Netflix at times when it happens too.

  • Hi - i have seen this happening from time to time, and have been able to resolve it by switching to software rendering rather than gpu rendering within the browser. In IE, you do this through Tools > Internet Options > Advanced... – Jim Nielsen Apr 6 '16 at 1:05
  • @JimNielsen How about Chrome? – Shane Smiskol Apr 6 '16 at 1:23
  • Settings > Show advanced settings > System - untick "Use hardware acceleration..." – Jim Nielsen Apr 6 '16 at 1:30
  • Tried that, monitors turned green again when turning back on while watching Netflix. – Shane Smiskol Apr 12 '16 at 21:40
  • I am assuming you have updated your graphics drivers to latest available version and have updated to the latest version of Microsoft Silverlight. Does this happen on other sites as well f.ex watching youtube videos..? Does issue manifest itself in both IE and Chrome..? – Jim Nielsen Apr 13 '16 at 0:34

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