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I have pixilated squares flashing across my screen about 1-2 inches from the to of my monitor, what the hell is this? Other browswers and programs dont have


I have checked physical connections they are fine. It doesn't happen when I use IE or chrome. I prefer Firefox. but this is annoying. Boxes are pink most of the time and I'd guess 10x10 pixels. maybe 0.5 cm x 0.5 cm

Additional System Details

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

This started when...

a month ago

Installed Plug-ins

  • Shockwave Flash 11.2 r202
  • Google Update
  • Google Talk Plugin Video Accelerator version:
  • Version
  • Pando Web Plugin
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • 4.1.10111.0
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 10.1.1
  • The plug-in allows you to open and edit files using Microsoft Office applications
  • Office Authorization plug-in for NPAPI browsers


  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:12.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/12.0

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Hasan 477 solutions 5600 answers

Perform the suggestions mentioned in the following articles:

-> Update All your Firefox Plugins

  • http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/plugincheck/
  • When Downloading Plugins Update setup files, Remove Checkmark from Downloading other Optional Softwares with your Plugins (e.g. Toolbars, McAfee, Google Chrome, etc.)

Check and tell if its working.