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Some dropdown menues from many different sites display garbage.

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Some Drop down menus on many different web sites show garbage characters - paypal, quotes.insurance33.com, etc. It looks like special ANSI characters or non-text unicode characters. The websites show UTF-8 encoding.

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Try to disable hardware acceleration in Firefox.

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Could you post a screen shot or two with examples of what you see? This article has tips on that: How do I create a screenshot of my problem?

If you manually change the encoding does that fix the menus?

tap the Alt key > View menu > Character Encoding > Western (ISO-8859-1)

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See screen print

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Character encoding same result as UTF-8

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Try to disable hardware acceleration in Firefox.

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That was it. Thank You!