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Screen flickering in Firefox

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I have Firefox 16 installed. For some reason, my screen flickers in this. A Firefox rep said disable hardware acceleration.

Well, that rep needs to know first hand that it didn't work. My screen flickers a lot. I don't want to change browsers.

How do I fix this? It's an annoying bug.

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If it was not hardware acceleration causing that, maybe it is an extension doing that. Does the flickering happen in Firefox safe mode?

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Are there special conditions like plugins being used when that flickering happens?

You can check for problems caused by recent Flash updates and try these:

  • disable a possible RealPlayer Browser Record Plugin extension for Firefox and update the RealPlayer if installed
  • disable protected mode in Flash 11.3 and later
  • disable hardware acceleration in the Flash plugin
  • downgrade the Flash player to version 10.3 or 11.2