Black Screen Crashes Due to Razer Chroma Software
We’ve received a number of recent reports of crashes with recent builds of Razer Chroma SDK. Razer has been working on the problem for a while, and it appears to have been fixed with Razer Synapse 3. Below are steps to resolve the issue.
- Attach your Chroma compatible device and install Razer Synapse 3. If you no longer have your Chroma device, follow the manual installation steps below and Contact Razer if this does not work.
- If you still have issues, open your Razer Synapse 3 appication, go to the Modules tab, and install Chroma Connect.
- Restart the Razer App
- Go to the Connect tab, locate Overwatch.exe and toggle the Enable this App switch to the off position.
- Retest the game.
If that doesn’t work, uninstall your current build of Razer Chroma SDK Core Components.++ Instructions are under the header for The Chroma SDK supported games and applications aren’t showing any Chroma effects. How do I fix it? Be advised that you need to restart your PC after removing the application. If you do not have this installed, please contact Razer for help or follow the manual installation steps below.
It is possible that some modules were left behind during the uninstallation process for your Razer Synapse. Make sure that these files are no longer on the computer. If they still exist and you are unable to delete them manually, contact Razer for help.
Manual Chroma Installation Steps
If you cannot install Razer Chroma SDK Core Components because you no longer have your device or run into an error, install it from this link. Under step 1, the second hyperlink will download the installer.
If these crashes persist, please create your own thread or contact our support team directly for more help. When doing this, please ensure that you list all steps you’ve tried to troubleshoot your crash, and link this thread if you have followed the steps above.