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After Win 10 Creator Update - VPN and other icons don't work

  • Same problem here in my Asus N53JL notebook with graph card nvidia gt 425M, the download button and adress bar suggesions don't work when "Use hardware acceleration when available" is enabled.

  • Does enabling opera://flags/#ignore-gpu-blacklist solves the problem?

  • Yes, the problems solved. When i enabled opera://flags/#ignore-gpu-blacklist, the download button and address bar suggestions started to work. My opera browser works normally now 😃 Thank you very much for your help.

  • Ok leocg I enabled "opera://flags/#ignore-gpu-blacklist" but the drop down for VPN still doesn't work with "update hardware acceleration when available" enabled.

    I still think this is a Creator Update problem as before it worked and my Dell doesn't have the update on it and it works right.

    This system has Intel(R) HD Grahics with the newest drivers from Intel

    As I don't use Windows drivers as almost all the time they are outdated (When you get the right drivers your system will fly)

    This system boots and shutdown very fast, and 98% of the software on this computer is 64bit

    Again I do Thank you very much for trying to help - You Rock 🙂

  • Btw drop down of VPN, download button, adress bar, block adds, extensions page pop-ups working but it just 100% invisible

  • I have the same issue with ALL chromium based browsers (chromium 59 have this issue too). Nothing help except disabling hardware acceleration (I tried change parametres at the about://flags).
    My specs: 1st generation i7-640M with integrated Intel HD Graphics. I tried default W10 drivers 8.15.10.2900 and the latest 8.15.10.2993.
    We need patch for windows or chromium browser. Not sure if Opera can fix it

  • Have nothing new to add, but.. yeah, happens to me too.
    I'm on an old laptop (Pentium T4600 + onboard graphic) and since updating to Creator Update none of the functions mentioned above work (or maybe "100% invisible" like kryouck said above). Had to turn the hardware acceleration off to make them function normally like before.

  • My Dell computer that doesn't have the Creator Update worked with the "hardware acceleration" turned on, but I just did "About Opera" today and it updated to version 44.0.2510.1218 (PGO) and now "hardware acceleration" has to be turned off 😞 for VPN and Ad Blocker to work (I also turned off the 3 Extensions to make sure that wasn't the problem).

    I'm Microsoft and Cisco Certified so yes I know what I'm doing 🙂

    This is a Opera/Chromium Problem

    Version information

    Version: 44.0.2510.1218 (PGO) - Opera is up to date
    Update stream: Stable
    System: Windows 10 64-bit

    Browser identification

    Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/57.0.2987.133 Safari/537.36 OPR/44.0.2510.1218

    Like I said my Dell 64bit without the Creator Update worked fine until I updated Opera to the newest version
    So this is telling me there is a coding bug in this new Opera update

    This computer I'm on now like I said above does have the Creator Update

    Thank you and Opera Please fix this problem

  • Pop-ups with acceleration on: add -disable-dwm-composition to the shortcut until chromium devs fix this issue
    https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=712196

  • Thank you @ kryouck

    I will try this out

    Again Thank you 🙂

  • chromium 60.0.3079 fixed it already

  • Same here! I never thought the "allow hardware acceleration" could be the source or part of the problem. I will check it out. After the Creators update, absolutely nothing could enter or leave Opera except for the Opera auto-update that could check the browser version. I finally unchecked the VPN and voila, now it works. However I do longer have a VPN. Could the good folks at Opera please post: (Opera - VPN for Creators Update - How to Connect to Internet.)

  • On my Cube i7 Book Win 10 tablet with Creators update, Intel HD Graphics 515 adapter, VPN blue icon works WITH hardware acceleration.
    On my HP ProBook Win 10 laptop with Creators update, Intel HD Graphics adapter, VPN blue icon only works WITHOUT hardware acceleration.
    So the VPN problem would seem to be at least partially dependent upon the graphics hardware on any given device!

  • same with me.
    Download window and search and copy po up from opera doesn't work since creators.

    Wonder if it's possible and good to go back to aniversery update. Do you have any expierince witch that?
    I was already trying diffrent video driver version of Intel HD Graphics, but untiol now..

  • Wonder if it's possible and good to go back to aniversery update. Do you have any expierince witch that?

    It would be something to be discussed in a Microsoft or Windows related forum, not in an Opera's one.

  • just tried it out. In my case enabling gpu blacklist didn't help, but the hardware acceleration made it now.

    Thanx for informations

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