Black screen on vGPU using VMware Horizon?

You may experience a black screen when trying to connect to a VDI when using a vGPU. The issue is more apparent when using multiple monitor or high resolution displays.

To correct this issue you need to allocate the VDI/VM with more video memory, follow the guide below to add this.

  • Open the Settings tab on the VM
  • Select video card.
  • Select Specify custom settings
  • Adjust the video memory to a high value, try 64mb to start with.
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