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discolored fonts in firefox 3

by sbga01 / June 24, 2008 5:37 AM PDT

When I go to a site with a dark background and white text, and text looks blurry and discolored, giving it that red and green around the edges look. When I highlight a part of the text, all the text on that particular line then becomes slightly bolder and looks correct. I checked to make sure it wasn't the NoSquint addon causing this, and it wasn't. It still did it when I disabled it. I have cleartype enabled.
Here is a link to a screenshot of my problem, since image attachment seems to not be working at the moment. http://home.comcast.net/~psypark/Image5.jpg

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Try turning cleartype off
by Steven Haninger / June 24, 2008 5:46 AM PDT

and see if it changes. Those odd colors bleeding in look fairly typical of some LCDs. Of course make sure you're using it's native resolution. As well, MS has a cleartype tuner program you can download and see if it makes a difference.

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Cleartype tuner fixed the prob
by sbga01 / June 24, 2008 1:11 PM PDT

Thanks I used the cleartype tuner on the microsoft site and it seemed to fix it

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