|27 Jan 2012||#1|
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Firefox - fonts not displaying correctly - screenshots included
Hi all, hoping for some help please...
Windows 7 64bit Enterprise with latest version of Firefox:
My fonts on various websites aren't displaying correctly in Firefox on my new work laptop (new build so I'm adding my apps from scratch). I've used M&S money as an example - it happens on other websites as well though.
Here's how my new laptop is displaying the links on the main page:
...and here's how they should be displayed (screenshot taken from old laptop)
The culprit font appears to be Arial Black - it's displaying that instead of what looks like just Arial but bold.
I've Googled it, loads of suggestions like delete your profile, re-install Firefox, try resetting your fonts etc; tried all of them to no avail, but I do think it's a Firefox issue as the links display ok in Chrome & IE.
Something I tried which I can't unerstand is that I installed FF Version 3 (found an old installer file) and that displayed the links exactly how they should be, so it appears to be the later versions?
Any help appreciated, it's driving me mad
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|27 Jan 2012||#3|
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thanks for the suggestions netbox, regarding the hw acceleration that is currently checked, when i uncheck it it doesn't fix the problem, but it does something i've not seen before when unchecking it - it makes all of my other text including the address bar & tab titles look like it's lost it's "clear type" finish. odd, not seen it do that before...
regarding the about:config options, both of those are set to false as per your screenshot.
thanks for the suggestions, don't suppose you've got any more?
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