Attendees Stuck in Waiting room When Screen is being Shared


  • Attendees cannot view the Organizer's screen
  • Screen sharing is not smooth



  • GoToMeeting
  • GoToWebinar
  • GoToTraining
  • Microsoft Windows




Graphics card and Direct X updates do not solve Windows graphics card driver crashes, or causes poor screen sharing results when viewing a presentation.


  1. Update the graphics driver from the computer's website support section (i.e. Dell, HP, Asus, etc)
  2. Reboot and re-test
  3. If the issue persists, download GDI Render patch
  4. Extract the .zip file
  5. Right mouse click render_mode_gdi.reg and select Merge (or similar depending on the Windows version)
  6. Press Yes on the dialog box
  7. Press OK on the next dialog box
  8. Reboot and re-test.
Note: This can be undone by following step 5-8 with render_mode_undo.reg (also included in the GDI Render patch download)

Additional Information

Known Problematic Drivers

NVIDIA GeForce2 MX - //nv4_disp.dll 6.14.0010.5673 100/200 (Microsoft Corporation)
Intel - // igdumd32.dll Intel(R) Q45/Q43 Express Chipset (Microsoft Corporation - WDDM 1.1)', Version '', Date '5-6-2009'
Intel - // ialmrnt5.dll, 'Intel(R) 82915G/GV/910GL Express Chipset Family', Version '', Date '8-20-2004',