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Old 1st Jul 2011, 00:28   #1 (permalink)
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You tube goes black on full screen


When I'm looking at a 'you tube' clip, I usually try to do so 'full screen'.

These days tho, the damn thing goes to a black screen (with sound) when I ask it to go full screen.

Old 1st Jul 2011, 08:17   #2 (permalink)

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1. Right-click in the standard youtube video window (non-full screen).
2. Choose 'Settings...' from the Flash Player's pop-up menu.
3. Uncheck the 'Enable Hardware Acceleration'
4. Click 'Close'.
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Old 1st Jul 2011, 10:04   #3 (permalink)
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Yes BB and it is also happening to me, did YouToob change something I wonder ?
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Old 1st Jul 2011, 11:41   #4 (permalink)
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they have done a few changes.

Linking into BB's has also got a bit squiffy.
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Old 2nd Jul 2011, 00:28   #5 (permalink)
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Yes BB and it is also happening to me, did YouToob change something I wonder ?
Still working OK here - Win XP + Firefox 3.6.18. Haven't checked with Ubuntu.

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Old 4th Jul 2011, 10:51   #6 (permalink)
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Problem solved. It's been perfect since unchecking that box.

Many thanks!

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