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the 'Minimize' . 'Maximize' and 'close' tabs are completely hidden by a light blue colored line

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I cannot view the 'minimize' , 'maximize' and 'close' tabs in firefox. However I can still close and minimize and maximize the firefox by blindly taking the cursor where these tabs are supposed to be seen. I have attached screenshots for clear understanding of my problem.

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Start Firefox in Safe Mode {web Link} by holding down the <Shift>
key, and then starting Firefox. A small dialog should appear. Click Start In Safe Mode (not Refresh).

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Here are the screenshots. All the three buttons (i.e. Minimize, Maximize and Close) are hidden.

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Moreover there are some weird lines on the task bar at the top. but when I bring the cursor to the top those lines go away. I have attached screenshots. Also, starting in safe didn't help solve the first problem.

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Try disabling graphics hardware acceleration. Since this feature was added to Firefox, it has gradually improved, but there still are a few glitches.

You will need to restart Firefox for this to take effect so save all work first (e.g., mail you are composing, online documents you're editing, etc.).

Then perform these steps:

  1. Click the menu button New Fx Menu and select Options on Windows or Preferences on Mac or Linux.
  2. Select the Advanced panel and then the General tab.
  3. Uncheck Use hardware acceleration when available.
  4. Restart Firefox and see if the problems persist.

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If the problem is resolved, you should check for updates for your graphics driver by following the steps mentioned in these Knowledge base articles:

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