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Last Updated: Jan 27, 2021


Certain sections of Office applications such as the inbox for Outlook or the Menu bar in Word, will flash black when a video is playing in the background. 


To work around this issue, minimize the application that is displaying the video before viewing your Office application. 

Microsoft is aware of this issue and is currently working on a fix. 

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