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Why does firefox diffuse my symbols?

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http://tinypic.com/r/5cdk6p/6

http://tinypic.com/r/10pq2qw/6

guys, honestly... what is wrong here? it started when i upgraded from 16.0.2 to 17.0, so i used aurora, but still it happens -.-

http://tinypic.com/r/5cdk6p/6 http://tinypic.com/r/10pq2qw/6 guys, honestly... what is wrong here? it started when i upgraded from 16.0.2 to 17.0, so i used aurora, but still it happens -.-

Chosen solution

See also [/questions/942265] Font is messed up on Firefox 17.0

Try to set the gfx.content.azure.enabled pref to false or if this didn't help disable Direct2D by setting the gfx.direct2d.disabled pref to true on the about:config page and leave hardware acceleration otherwise enabled.

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philipp
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hello, please try disabling hardware acceleration in firefox > options > advanced > general & see if this can resolve the issue for the moment...

hello, please try disabling hardware acceleration in firefox > options > advanced > general & see if this can resolve the issue for the moment...
cor-el
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Chosen Solution

See also [/questions/942265] Font is messed up on Firefox 17.0

Try to set the gfx.content.azure.enabled pref to false or if this didn't help disable Direct2D by setting the gfx.direct2d.disabled pref to true on the about:config page and leave hardware acceleration otherwise enabled.

See also [[/questions/942265]] Font is messed up on Firefox 17.0 Try to set the gfx.content.azure.enabled pref to false or if this didn't help disable Direct2D by setting the gfx.direct2d.disabled pref to true on the about:config page and leave hardware acceleration otherwise enabled. *http://kb.mozillazine.org/about:config

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thank you for your quick answers ;)

thank you for your quick answers ;)