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Windows 7: Right click/context menu appears invisible, minus the outline

21 Feb 2013   #51
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

That's great. How about extensions and plugins.


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21 Feb 2013   #52
Petey7

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

After trying what Bongo recommended, if you are still have an issue you could try updating/reinstalling your graphics driver. I read some threads on the Firefox forums that suggested that could be a solution to the problem. I believe the correct driver is here. Check to be sure first. And I know you did the stress test, but I think the driver could still be a culprit.
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21 Feb 2013   #53
Elwood42

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
That's great. How about extensions and plugins.
Tried disabling them all and rebooting it, and the issue is still occurring.

I'll take a look at new drivers for the graphics card tomorrow, It's getting a bit late to be trying to fix computers for my liking.

Thanks so much for the help thus far, fingers crossed I can fix it tomorrow.
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21 Feb 2013   #54
Slartybart

x64 (6.3.9600) Win8.1 Pro & soon dual boot x64 (6.1.7601) Win7_SP1 HomePrem
 
 

Just jumping in for a moment, please continue to follow Layback and others advice.

A new profile was suggested, not sure if it was done though.

You mentioned Youtube and Flash. I know you've reinstalled FF.
-> Flash someimtes has problems and requires the Flash Uninstall procdure (pay attention to step 3.d, there are more folder/files)

What theme (ff & Windows) are you running? You said that if you use a non-Aero theme or change performance settings that the issue goes away.

Anyway, here's a way to reset FF preferences: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Resetting_preferences
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22 Feb 2013   #55
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Slartybart jump in anytime. I like your pachyderms and you post have lots of good ideas.
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22 Feb 2013   #56
Slartybart

x64 (6.3.9600) Win8.1 Pro & soon dual boot x64 (6.1.7601) Win7_SP1 HomePrem
 
 

Thanks Jack,

I figure if I offer enough "good" ideas, I might get lucky and one of them will fix the problem.

Seriously though, most of the time I can't keep up with lots of folks here - I type too slow and y'all know where the needed tutorials are to save time (I have to search even if I bookmark them)

I don't want to distract someone from a path they're following. It can confuse people, so I put out the disclaimer "Follow other advice before...."
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
Slartybart jump in anytime. I like your pachyderms and you post have lots of good ideas.
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22 Feb 2013   #57
Elwood42

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Slartybart View Post
Just jumping in for a moment, please continue to follow Layback and others advice.

A new profile was suggested, not sure if it was done though.

You mentioned Youtube and Flash. I know you've reinstalled FF.
-> Flash someimtes has problems and requires the Flash Uninstall procdure (pay attention to step 3.d, there are more folder/files)

What theme (ff & Windows) are you running? You said that if you use a non-Aero theme or change performance settings that the issue goes away.

Anyway, here's a way to reset FF preferences: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Resetting_preferences
Well I tried uninstalling flash player and it still occurs without any flash player installed, so I guess it's not that. I'll try the profiles and preferences next.
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22 Feb 2013   #58
Elwood42

 
 

Nope, no luck. But I still am finding one thing that solves the issue, but I am unsure how.

If I open firefox, the issue will occur same as normal. But if I type in: About:config, filter for "browser.tabs.ontop" and change it to true, the issue stops happening.

That is, until I restart firefox. Then the issue reappears. So if I do the same again and set it to false, it stops happening. Until I next close and reopen firefox.

So it's somehow related to a setting, or just changing one of the settings stops the bug until firefox is restarted.
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22 Feb 2013   #59
Slartybart

x64 (6.3.9600) Win8.1 Pro & soon dual boot x64 (6.1.7601) Win7_SP1 HomePrem
 
 

Please post the following system information: Speccy snapshot



How to publish a Speccy snapshot:
Click on the Speccy file menu and select Publish Snapshot. This method removes sensitive information and provides you with a link to the report.

Copy the link returned from Publish Snapshot and paste it in a post on this thread so members have more information to better assist you.

Thanks

Speccy snapshot of my machine: http://speccy.piriform.com/results/C...ppad1Ua8dOLDAj

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22 Feb 2013   #60
Elwood42

 
 

My specification is already listed on my profile, is it not detailed enough?
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