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ePSXe Black Screen problem [SOLVED]

Posted in General   JANUARY 17, 2022

    ePSXe Black Screen problem  FIX

    If you are playing games on Android or a Windows PC you might have come across the ePSXe Black Screen problem.

    The hardware failure for bearing the load is the main reason for facing this problem. Although the EPSXe emulator is a great gaming console developed by the ePSXe software, it is mainly designed for 32-bit or X86 PCs.

    Users reported that they saw the dreaded black screen while playing on both Windows and Android.

    Here, in this article, we will check the probable causes of the ePSXe Black Screen problem and tell you various ways, in both Android and Windows, how you can fix it.

    Cause of "ePSXe Black Screen" Error

    Some of the common causes of the ePSXe Black Screen problem are:

    • Gaming in Full-Screen Mode
    • High Resolution
    • Corrupted or incompatible GPU Plugins
    • Wrong Configuration

    How to Fix "ePSXe Black Screen" Error?

    Some common solutions for Windows and Android users:

    1. Reboot your Device

    First, reboot whatever device you are using and check if the ePSXe Black Screen problem is resolved.

    2. Restart the ePSXe PlayStation emulator

    Simply restart the ePSXE play station Emulator in order to fix the ePSXe Black Screen problem in whatever device you are using.

    3. Check Minimum System Requirements:

    You should first check if the application meets our Android and PC minimum system requirements because if they don't, that could be the reason for the ePSXe Black Screen problem.

    ePSXe Black Screen problem (On Windows & Android) Solved

    ePSXe System Requirements on Windows:

    Minimum:

    • Intel Pentium III CPU
    • RAM: 256 MB
    • VRAM: 16 MB
    • CD-ROM: x16
    • DirectX 8
    • Windows XP SP3

    Recommended:

    • Intel Pentium 4 CPU
    • RAM: 512 MB
    • VRAM: 32 MB
    • Windows XP SP3
    • DVD-ROM
    • DirectX 9
    ePSXe System Requirements on Android:

    Minimum:

    • Android 2.3 GB
    • ARMv7 or X86
    • 1000Mhz
    • RAM: 256 MB
    • Multi-touch screen support / External gamepad / hw keys

    Recommended:

    • Android 8.X/7.0
    • +1200Mhz dual-core
    • ARMv7 with Neon!!
    • OpenGL with Fast GPU card
    • RAM: 512 MB
    • Fast and big sdcard
    • Multi-touch screen support / External gamepad / hw keys

    Fix "ePSXe Black Screen" On Windows

    1. Change Screen Resolution High To Low
    2. Turn On the CPU Overclocking Option
    3. Modify (ePSXe) Enhanced PSX Emulator Configurations

    1. Change Screen Resolution High To Low

    To solve the ePSXe black screen Windows 10 issue, the most reliable method is to change the screen resolution to low.

    Just follow the steps given below to do this:

    • Click On the Windows Start button first.
    • Then, click the Settings option.
    • Move to System Menu.
    • Open the Display Settings
    • Find the Display Resolution option.

    Change screen resolution

    • There will be a Drop-Down menu under Resolution Section.
    • Here, make the screen resolution low.

    • Then, click on Keep Changes Button
    • Your PC will now run with the New Resolution.

    2. Turn On the CPU Overclocking Option

    The ePSXe black screen Windows 10 issue can be solved by enabling the CPU Overclocking process. The process where you can increase the performance of the application or a game is called overclocking. Essentially, it will start the application in its initial state by changing the system parameters.

    Turn On The CPU overclocking option

    • Click on the ePSXe first.
    • Then, click on the Options Menu.
    • Here you will see the CPU Overclocking Option, select it.
    • Then, Select 1x from the Drop-Down menu.

    Run the ePSXe PlayStation Emulator after this and check if the ePSXe black screen Windows 10 issue is resolved.

    3. Modify (ePSXe) Enhanced PSX Emulator Configurations

    You can change the ePSXe configurations settings to fix the ePSXe black screen Windows 10 issue.

    Just follow the steps given below to do this:

    • Open ePSXe.
    • Move to Config Menu

    Modify (ePSXe) Enhanced PSX Emulator Configurations

    • Then, select the Video Option.
    • You get Configure ePSXe Core GPU on the Windows Screen.
    • Here, look for the Default Settings, and then click on the Next Button.

    • Then, click on OK.
    • Now, click on the Gamelist option in the File menu.
    • You will get a list of the games installed on your PC.
    • Then just select the game and click on the OK button.

    Check if the ePSXe black screen Windows 10 issue is resolved after the process is completed.

    Fix "ePSXe Black Screen" On Android

    1. Wait for the Phone battery to get drained
    2. Hard Reboot Your Android device
    3. Install Older App Version

    1. Wait for the Phone battery to get Drained

    All you have to do is wait till your phone battery is all drained out and it will turn your phone off, then put your phone on the charger and press the power button.

    As the phone turns on, open the same app again and see if the ePSXe Black Screen Android problem is resolved.

    2. Hard Reboot Your Android device

    There are various issues that can be solved by hard rebooting your device and one such issue is the ePSXe Black Screen Android problem.

    Hard Reboot Your Android Device

    Follow these steps to do this:

    • For at least 10 seconds press the Home and Power button.
    • Then, release the button and hold the Power button again, till the screen turns on.

    After the screen turns on, check if the ePSXe Black Screen Android problem is still there.

    3. Install Older App Version

    We have also got some responses from some of the users saying that downloading the previous version of the app has helped them to solve the ePSXe Black Screen Android problem.

    So, you could check if you have updated the app recently and if you have then you should try and install an older version of the app.

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    As we have mentioned in our other articles, you can use the PC Repair tool in case of most errors and simply for the better functioning of your Windows 10 as it helps you fix BSOD, DLL, and other errors on Windows 10.

    Conclusion:

    This is all there is about the ePSXe Black Screen on Windows 10 and Android.

    Let us know your experience with it in the comments section.

    All the best!

    Published by: Amundra
    Tags:Windows10AndroidePSXe Black Screen on Windows 10 and Android
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