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Text appears as question mark in boxes on most google searches. How do I fix this so the text reads properly?

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When I google a topic, the page shows up with ? in boxes for all text. Text on actual web pages read correctly. I there a fix for this?

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Hello kathy13,

Would you try this please :

Type in the address bar   about:config   and press Enter.
(ignore the warning)

Type in the search bar and look for the preference :

security.sandbox.content.level

Lower the default value   (= 5)   to   2.

Should that not solve the problem, then lower the value to   1,   or even   0  (= zero).

Any luck ?

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Type about:preferences#content<enter> in the address bar. Across from fonts and colors, press the Advanced button. On the bottom, turn on Allow Web Sites To Choose Their Own.

Fonts Information - Detected via Flash http://browserspy.dk/fonts-flash.php?detail=1

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Hello kathy13,

Would you try this please :

Type in the address bar   about:config   and press Enter.
(ignore the warning)

Type in the search bar and look for the preference :

security.sandbox.content.level

Lower the default value   (= 5)   to   2.

Should that not solve the problem, then lower the value to   1,   or even   0  (= zero).

Any luck ?

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This worked to drop it down to 2. Thank you!

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kathy13 said

This worked to drop it down to 2. Thank you!

I'm glad everything is back to normal   -   well done !

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Note that this happens if you use a third-party font manager that installs fonts in a non-default location that Firefox blocks by default (only some default locations are white-listed.

See also:

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