The League of Legends Client Black Screen, a plague terrorizing players in a variety of forms since the game first came to be a full decade ago. It's returned again hoping to snatch away some of your precious LP, but there are solutions to help you get squared away if you find yourself afflicted by this ebony-wreathed error.
League of Legends Client Black Screen: Causes
At this point in the game's long life, it's about expected that every summoner will experience a client issue at some point. In fact, here's a previous case of client crashes and how to fix it.
Last time, it was pretty well known that the issue was effecting Windows 10 users primarily, so it wasn't difficult to deduce the OS as the problem. However, as is often the case with League of Legends bugs, this current black screen doesn't seem to have an identifiable root cause yet.
League of Legends Client Black Screen: Repair Steps
Snooping around Reddit, Twitter, and the Riot Games forums eventually coughed up this post, where a few users managed to solve their black-screen woes through some clever use of the command prompt. Here's the gist:
- Open the Command Prompt
- Type in the following (without quotes): "ipconfig /flushdns"
- Get back to gaming