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Display Driver messing with civilization 5 (black screen)

Question asked by nuttium on May 11, 2016
Latest reply on May 12, 2016 by amdmatt

Got home and AMD prompts me to update (first time this has happned), I click yes becase I am having trouble with "amd driver not responding and has recovered" (on other games, not the issue at hand). It pushed the update and my 1920x1080 monitor gets about 2 cm of black space around the edge. I am really confused (settings still = 1920x1080) so I get it updated again. Screen is Fixed. I launch Civ 5 and after intro, the menu is black. Luckily, this is a common problem for many reasons and I make it start on windowed mode through editing the files. For most issues, however, this seems to fix the problem. Whenever I change settings to fullscreen, the game becomes black again. Possible but extremely unlikely this is not to do with display driver and just co-incidence. Have tried rolling back my display driver, the black edges issue arises again, no futher roll backs.



(Graphics card: Radeon R9 200 Series)  (Driver is crimson 16.something)