BUG: Windows 11 becomes unstable unless hardware acceleration is disabled in browsers.

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My new Dynabook has 64GB of RAM and Windows 11 with these specs:

 

Edition Windows 11 Pro
Version 21H2
Installed on ‎1/‎5/‎2022
OS build 22000.434
Experience Windows Feature Experience Pack 1000.22000.434.0

 

During my initial use of the machine, the display would occasionally flash to black and back several times in succession, with degradation of screen text following, with rebooting being the only means to restore usability. I found many people reporting this issue with a wide variety of fixes offered, almost all of them rejected.

 

I then found a post explaining that it was a problem with hardware acceleration on browsers, and that it was occurring after resizing the browser. That was precisely the trigger on my machine, and by disabling hardware acceleration on *every* browser I use, I was able to eliminate this terrible problem.

 

This, however, is a bandaid solution, and it results in very poor (janky) transitions on webpages.

 

Is this the correct forum to report this issue? Will MS engineers read this? It needs to be addressed.

 

Many thanks!

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