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Fix for black screen on Windows 1909 or newer

This fix is so important for a lot of people that I feel like posting it on the wiki for everyone, even though it's not Linux-related (but it is open source software-related). Linux users do not need to go through these steps.

Source: https://obsproject.com/forum/threads/laptop-black-screen-when-capturing-read-here-first.5965/​​​​​​​

For Windows 10 1909 or newer:

Open Settings and search for "Graphics Settings". Select "Classic App" and browse to C:\Program Files\obs-studio\bin\64bit\obs64.exe (or wherever you have installed OBS). Click "Options" (example screenshot).

If you want to use display capture to capture your screen / desktop, select "Power Saving".

Win10-obs-fix.png

After you've done this, restart OBS. Then in OBS go to Sources - right click, Add > Display Capture > OK > you should no longer see a blank screen > OK