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Windows 7: Firefox: Web Page Rendered as Text versus graphics

29 Dec 2014   #1
Lairbear

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Firefox: Web Page Rendered as Text versus graphics

Recently, and only every now and then, my Comcast web (home) page is rendered/presented entirely as text, rather than its more palatable graphics form. This doesn't happen all of the time, just periodically. I suspect that I may have one or more of the Firefox Option settings set incorrectly. Any suggestions?

Thanks to any/all in the community for your direction.

Lairbear
Randy Reist


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29 Dec 2014   #2
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

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29 Dec 2014   #3
hairycactus

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit)
 
 

Once in a while, I encounter similar "webpage rendered completely in text only" issues for different webpages in Firefox & other browsers. In my case, it is likely due to slower-than-usual internet connection (... due to censorship rules, all internet users at my location are forced to tunnel through the state-imposed proxy). Refreshing the same webpage immediately or after a few minutes tends to resolve the issue.

Someone once also mentioned that the ISP's DNS resolution might be slow. Try flushing DNS, & then use Open DNS (208.67.222.222 & 208.67.220.220) or Google's Public DNS (8.8.8.8 & 8.8.4.4). From personal experience, although I am wary of privacy issues, I found that Google's DNS tends to be more reliable. Less "text-only" webpage problems.
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