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why are my boookmarks invisible?


The context menus when I click on File, Edit, History, Bookmarks etc. are invisible, you can see an outline of the menu but cannot see anything in it , same thing with right click context menus, occasionally they will blink between visible and invisible but 90% of the time they are just invisible. I can still click on selections or bookmarks but I have to guess where they are.

Chosen solution

Try to disable hardware acceleration in Firefox.

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More Information

This is only started happening since I updated to 17.0.1 , I have tried a full clean install as well as resetting the Firefox settings.
I am using Windows 7 64bit no other applications are having this issue.

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Here is what my context menus look like

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Chosen Solution

Try to disable hardware acceleration in Firefox.

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That did it, thank you.