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Error: An invalid or illegal string was specified

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  • Last reply by FredMcD

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when i browse to different sites it gives me a lot of that message and i turn them off and continue my work but it is very difficult and boring.

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Start Firefox in Safe Mode {web link} While you are in safe mode;

Type about:preferences<Enter> in the address bar

Select Advanced > General. Look for and turn off Use Hardware Acceleration.

Poke around safe web sites. Are there any problems?

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screenshot for my question :Error: An invalid or illegal string was specified

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I don't see any error. did it go away when you took the snap? If you have a cell phone or other camera, use it. Load the picture and Be sure the picture is clear, not fuzzy.

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Screenshot for error

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I wanted the whole screen, and the web address also.