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New W10 install display questions

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I have just obtained a new laptop running W10-64bit. I downloaded FF77.0.1 and installed it. I had been running FF77.0.1 on a laptop running W7.

When I opened FF, I was startled at the black tabs and black bar behind the tabs also there is no border around the window. In W7 was used to having a blue boarder around the bottom and behind the tabs, and the tabs and toolbar were a pleasant grey.

I have searched the net looking for answers, however, most are from the time when FF used the css files.

I found themes (didn't use in W7) and came close but still no borders or different color behind the tabs.

Does anyone have a way to get me back to the same look as I had in W7? It looks like there are a lot of themes out there but none with borders.

I appreciate your help as I get my new system running.

Thank you in advance

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Type about:addons<enter> in the address bar to open the Add-ons
Manager. Hot key; <Control> (Mac=<Command>) <Shift> A)

On the left side of the page, select Appearance or Themes.
Then select Default. Now restart Firefox.

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Hi Fred,

Much better but still no bottom or side borders. Any way to get them back?

Thanks so much!

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Many site issues can be caused by corrupt cookies or cache.

Warning ! ! This will log you out of sites you're logged in to. You may also lose any settings for that website.

If there is still a problem, Start Firefox in Safe Mode {web link}
by holding down the <Shift> (Mac=Options) key, and then starting Firefox.

A small dialog should appear. Click Start In Safe Mode (not Refresh).
Did this help?

While you are in safe mode;

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

How to disable Hardware Acceleration {web link}