CEF (Chromium Embedded Framework) incompatibility after 388.xx
There is a known severe issue Nvidia is ignoring with recent driver since 388.xx: CEF (Chromium Embedded Framework components) based web-tools like GeForce Experience, recent GOG Galaxy client, Chrome browser etc. [i]GUIs appear blurry, with bad colors, and blurry fonts[/i], when HW gfx acceleration is ON. Maybe this happens only with some GPUs (see my signature, I have gtx 980m) + new drivers, I don't know why, but I know the problem is real and reproducible for many users in other forums. Hope Nvidia will fix it soon because it's carrying over this bug at least since 3 WHQL releases ago. Screenshot examples for GeForce Experience, Chrome, GOG Galaxy: [url=https://ibb.co/gjEX2m][img]https://thumb.ibb.co/gjEX2m/image.png[/img][/url] - [url=https://ibb.co/fyYAVn][img]https://thumb.ibb.co/fyYAVn/image.png[/img][/url] - [url=https://ibb.co/m1JzO7][img]https://thumb.ibb.co/m1JzO7/image.png[/img][/url] Please, notice that if I disable gfx HW acceleration in Chrome, the GUI in the browser will be rendered correctly. This seems to prove it's a gfx HW acceleration issue between CEF and Nvidia drivers with some GPUs. Resetting Nvidia drivers settings to default and reinstalling the driver after DDU won't solve the issue. Windows 10 x64 FCU 1709 (16299.248), Nvidia drivers 390.77 WHQL
There is a known severe issue Nvidia is ignoring with recent driver since 388.xx:
CEF (Chromium Embedded Framework components) based web-tools like GeForce Experience, recent GOG Galaxy client, Chrome browser etc. GUIs appear blurry, with bad colors, and blurry fonts, when HW gfx acceleration is ON.
Maybe this happens only with some GPUs (see my signature, I have gtx 980m) + new drivers, I don't know why, but I know the problem is real and reproducible for many users in other forums.

Hope Nvidia will fix it soon because it's carrying over this bug at least since 3 WHQL releases ago.

Screenshot examples for GeForce Experience, Chrome, GOG Galaxy:

Image - Image - Image

Please, notice that if I disable gfx HW acceleration in Chrome, the GUI in the browser will be rendered correctly. This seems to prove it's a gfx HW acceleration issue between CEF and Nvidia drivers with some GPUs.
Resetting Nvidia drivers settings to default and reinstalling the driver after DDU won't solve the issue.

Windows 10 x64 FCU 1709 (16299.248), Nvidia drivers 390.77 WHQL

Gaming laptop ASUS G751JY
Chipset: Intel HM87 Lynx Point, CPU: i7-4860HQ, RAM: Kingston KHX2133C11S3L 24GB DDR3L 2133MHz, Gfx card: GTX 980M (GM204M, 10DE-1617/1043-22DA Rev A1, vBIOS v84.04.48.00.39), 4GB GDDR5 (Micron), OS: Windows 10 x64 FCU 1709, Screen: G-Sync LG Philips LP173WF4-SPD1 (LGD046C) 17", desktop native res: 1920x1080 75Hz, Audio: Realtek HD (ALC668).

#1
Posted 02/13/2018 01:09 PM   
Some users on GOG forum (also new GOG Galaxy client is affected) wrote the issue disappears rolling back to 388.71 WHQL.
Some users on GOG forum (also new GOG Galaxy client is affected) wrote the issue disappears rolling back to 388.71 WHQL.

Gaming laptop ASUS G751JY
Chipset: Intel HM87 Lynx Point, CPU: i7-4860HQ, RAM: Kingston KHX2133C11S3L 24GB DDR3L 2133MHz, Gfx card: GTX 980M (GM204M, 10DE-1617/1043-22DA Rev A1, vBIOS v84.04.48.00.39), 4GB GDDR5 (Micron), OS: Windows 10 x64 FCU 1709, Screen: G-Sync LG Philips LP173WF4-SPD1 (LGD046C) 17", desktop native res: 1920x1080 75Hz, Audio: Realtek HD (ALC668).

#2
Posted 02/21/2018 08:55 AM   
...Nothing from Customer Care? It's a very annoying issue for all users without an IGP, using only discrete Nvidia cards (no Optimus).
...Nothing from Customer Care?
It's a very annoying issue for all users without an IGP, using only discrete Nvidia cards (no Optimus).

Gaming laptop ASUS G751JY
Chipset: Intel HM87 Lynx Point, CPU: i7-4860HQ, RAM: Kingston KHX2133C11S3L 24GB DDR3L 2133MHz, Gfx card: GTX 980M (GM204M, 10DE-1617/1043-22DA Rev A1, vBIOS v84.04.48.00.39), 4GB GDDR5 (Micron), OS: Windows 10 x64 FCU 1709, Screen: G-Sync LG Philips LP173WF4-SPD1 (LGD046C) 17", desktop native res: 1920x1080 75Hz, Audio: Realtek HD (ALC668).

#3
Posted 02/23/2018 11:10 AM   
Thanks. I got your feedback and filed a bug. Can you confirm you are not seeing this with 388.71? Your first post states it starts with any 388.xx driver but in your 2nd post, GOG users don't see this with 388.71.
Thanks. I got your feedback and filed a bug. Can you confirm you are not seeing this with 388.71? Your first post states it starts with any 388.xx driver but in your 2nd post, GOG users don't see this with 388.71.

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#4
Posted 02/24/2018 02:00 AM   
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