Sunday, October 20, 2013

Garry's Mod,Steam, Nvidia and Windows 8.1 game launches to Blank Screen

So after upgrading from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 a few days ago there were some teething problems.

As the Post heading suggests Garry's Mod and other Half-Life 2 engined games were launching to blank screens.

First thing I did was check the integrity of the local game content. This didn't work.

I cleared the game config files to make sure there were no rogue gfx display settings. This didn't work.

Then I re-installed the Nvidia drivers and it worked!

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