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Firefox is using my windows 7 theme settings whenever I mouse over a button, such as bookmarks, tools, ect. Like this problem http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=2242463 I can not find any solution. I've tried reinstalling firefox to no avail.

I'm using the latest version 9.something..

Firefox is using my windows 7 theme settings whenever I mouse over a button, such as bookmarks, tools, ect. Like this problem http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=2242463 I can not find any solution. I've tried reinstalling firefox to no avail. I'm using the latest version 9.something..

Modified by wkw427

Additional System Details

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

Installed Plug-ins

  • Shockwave Flash 11.1 r102
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_30 for Mozilla browsers
  • NVIDIA 3D Vision Streaming plugin for Mozilla browsers
  • NVIDIA 3D Vision plugin for Mozilla browsers
  • 4.0.60831.0
  • Foxit Reader Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape
  • Office Authorization plug-in for NPAPI browsers

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; WOW64; rv:9.0.1) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/9.0.1

More Information

Application Basics
Name
Firefox
Version
9.0.1
User Agent
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; WOW64; rv:9.0.1) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/9.0.1
Profile Directory
Open Containing Folder
Enabled Plugins
about:plugins
Build Configuration
about:buildconfig
Crash Reports
about:crashes
Memory Use
about:memory
Extensions
Name
Version
Enabled
ID
Adblock Plus
2.0.3
true
{d10d0bf8-f5b5-c8b4-a8b2-2b9879e08c5d}
Status-4-Evar
2012.01.14.17
true
status4evar@caligonstudios.com
WebMail Notifier
2.9.2
true
{37fa1426-b82d-11db-8314-0800200c9a66}
Modified Preferences
Name
Value
accessibility.typeaheadfind.flashBar
0
browser.places.smartBookmarksVersion
2
browser.startup.homepage
http://www.yahoo.com/
browser.startup.homepage_override.buildID
20111220165912
browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone
rv:9.0.1
browser.tabs.animate
false
browser.tabs.insertRelatedAfterCurrent
false
extensions.lastAppVersion
9.0.1
gfx.blacklist.layers.direct3d9
2
keyword.URL
http://www.google.com/search?btnI=I%27m+Feeling+Lucky&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&q=
network.cookie.prefsMigrated
true
places.history.expiration.transient_current_max_pages
104858
places.history.expiration.transient_optimal_database_size
167772160
privacy.sanitize.migrateFx3Prefs
true
Graphics
Adapter Description
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560
Vendor ID
10de
Device ID
1201
Adapter RAM
1024
Adapter Drivers
nvd3dumx,nvwgf2umx,nvwgf2umx nvd3dum,nvwgf2um,nvwgf2um
Driver Version
8.17.12.8562
Driver Date
10-15-2011
Vendor ID (GPU #2)
8086
Device ID (GPU #2)
0112
Adapter RAM (GPU #2)
Unknown
Adapter Drivers (GPU #2)
igdumd64 igd10umd64 igd10umd64 igdumdx32 igd10umd32 igd10umd32
Driver Version (GPU #2)
8.15.10.2559
Driver Date (GPU #2)
10-21-2011
WebGL Renderer
Google Inc. -- ANGLE (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560) -- OpenGL ES 2.0 (ANGLE 0.0.0.809)
GPU Accelerated Windows
0/1. Blocked for your graphics driver version.

Matt Brubeck 145 solutions 1390 answers
Does this still happen if you restart Firefox in [[Safe Mode]]? For more information, see [[Troubleshooting extensions and themes]].

Question owner

Yes, it does happen when I start firefox in safe mode

Yes, it does happen when I start firefox in safe mode

Question owner

Bumping this... I'm at witts end. I have no way to fix this other then to reinstall windows.. and even then, I don't want to do that!

Bumping this... I'm at witts end. I have no way to fix this other then to reinstall windows.. and even then, I don't want to do that!
cor-el
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17860 solutions 161607 answers

Does it help if you install a custom Firefox theme or a solid persona?

Does it help if you install a custom Firefox theme or a solid persona?

Question owner

I'm using the firefox 3 theme for 4+, and even without that theme, the colors are messed up.

Sorry for picking best answer both times.. The first link in the email activates best answer rather then going to the question

I'm using the firefox 3 theme for 4+, and even without that theme, the colors are messed up. Sorry for picking best answer both times.. The first link in the email activates best answer rather then going to the question

Question owner

hellooo

hellooo
cor-el
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Does it help if you choose another Windows theme?

Does it help if you choose another Windows theme?

Question owner

No, it does not.

No, it does not.
cor-el
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Try to disable transparency in Windows, see:

Right click in a free space on your desktop.
Left click on Personalization.
There are four options at the bottom of the screen, choose "Window Color and Appearance".
Select a border color
Uncheck: "Enable transparency"

Try to disable transparency in Windows, see: *[[/questions/804050]] Right click in a free space on your desktop.<br /> Left click on Personalization.<br /> There are four options at the bottom of the screen, choose "Window Color and Appearance".<br /> Select a border color<br /> Uncheck: "Enable transparency"<br />

Question owner

Does not work. The current theme I am using does not have transparency enabled.

If you like, I could upload the .theme file. I'm almost positive this is an issue in firefox, NOT windows, because on another computer, with the exact same configurations (and theme), this issue does not happen.

Does not work. The current theme I am using does not have transparency enabled. If you like, I could upload the .theme file. I'm almost positive this is an issue in firefox, NOT windows, because on another computer, with the exact same configurations (and theme), this issue does not happen.
cor-el
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What do you mean with a theme file?

Are you using code in userChrome.css to style the interface?

You've confirmed that it still happens in Safe mode, so it isn't and extension or Firefox theme.

Did you try a new profile or e clean reinstall by deleting the Firefox program folder (C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\)?

What do you mean with a theme file? Are you using code in userChrome.css to style the interface? You've confirmed that it still happens in Safe mode, so it isn't and extension or Firefox theme. Did you try a new profile or e clean reinstall by deleting the Firefox program folder (C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\)?

Question owner

I'm pretty sure I haven't modified userChrome.css.. at least on this install, though I DO think the file is familiar. Where can I check it?

And I am indeed doing a complete, fresh install of firefox. Uninstalled, and deleted all of the Mozilla folders in my AppData folder

I'm pretty sure I haven't modified userChrome.css.. at least on this install, though I DO think the file is familiar. Where can I check it? And I am indeed doing a complete, fresh install of firefox. Uninstalled, and deleted all of the Mozilla folders in my AppData folder
cor-el
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The customization files userChrome.css (interface) and userContent.css (websites) are located in the chrome folder in the user profile folder.

You can use this button to go to the Firefox profile folder:

  • Help > Troubleshooting Information > Profile Directory: Open Containing Folder
The customization files userChrome.css (interface) and userContent.css (websites) are located in the chrome folder in the user profile folder. You can use this button to go to the Firefox profile folder: *Help > Troubleshooting Information > Profile Directory: Open Containing Folder *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_folder_-_Firefox

Question owner

I do not have either userChrome.css or userContent.css in my profile folder

I do not have either userChrome.css or userContent.css in my profile folder

Question owner

Back up..

Back up..
cor-el
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Is that happening with all Windows themes and with a fresh Firefox profile?

See "Basic Troubleshooting: Make a new profile":

Is that happening with all Windows themes and with a fresh Firefox profile? See "Basic Troubleshooting: Make a new profile": *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Basic+Troubleshooting#w_8-make-a-new-profile

Question owner

All windows themes, and with a fresh firefox profile. I did not use the profile manager to make a new profile, however I've deleted all Mozilla folders in my appdata folder.

All windows themes, and with a fresh firefox profile. I did not use the profile manager to make a new profile, however I've deleted all Mozilla folders in my appdata folder.

Question owner

I'm beginning to think it may be something I changed in about:config

Is there a way to backup my current about:config user settings, and restore it all to default?

I'm beginning to think it may be something I changed in about:config Is there a way to backup my current about:config user settings, and restore it all to default?

Question owner

Bumping..

Bumping..

Question owner

Hellooo

Hellooo