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I keep getting multiple messages every time a web page is accessed or refreshed, that says "Font xxx is not installed. Do you want to allow Firefox to use it?". This happened after my last Firefox security update, and wasn't happening before that.

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Keeps asking if I want allow the use of an "uninstalled" font for every page.

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

after last security update

User Agent

Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10_6_3; en-us) AppleWebKit/531.22.7 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/4.0.5 Safari/531.22.7

Keeps asking if I want allow the use of an "uninstalled" font for every page. == This happened == Every time Firefox opened == after last security update == == User Agent == Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10_6_3; en-us) AppleWebKit/531.22.7 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/4.0.5 Safari/531.22.7

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  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10_6_3; en-us) AppleWebKit/531.22.7 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/4.0.5 Safari/531.22.7

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cor-el
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Helpful Reply

On which drive are those fonts located?

Try to repair the disk permissions: http://thexlab.com/faqs/repairprocess.html See also Troubleshooting permissions issues in Mac OS X

You can also try to clear the font cache.

CreativeTechs Tips: Garbled Fonts Troubleshooting Guide

http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?f=38&t=1461325 - snow leopard fonts (restart the font server)

On which drive are those fonts located? Try to repair the disk permissions: http://thexlab.com/faqs/repairprocess.html See also [http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2963 Troubleshooting permissions issues in Mac OS X] You can also try to clear the font cache. [http://www.creativetechs.com/iq/garbled_fonts_troubleshooting_guide.html CreativeTechs Tips: Garbled Fonts Troubleshooting Guide] http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?f=38&t=1461325 - snow leopard fonts (restart the font server)