Windows 10: Firefox has terrible font rendering

  1.    16 Dec 2015 #1

    Firefox has terrible font rendering


    Hi. I'm using Firefox 43 (just upgraded from 42) and the fonts are terrible. Already disabled hardware acceleration, Direct2D (as suggested here)and nothing helps.

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  2.    16 Dec 2015 #2

    Seems to look OK to me.
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       16 Dec 2015 #3

    I've just started updating Firefox to version 43 on my computers, first was Linux Mint 17.2. Fonts seem to be displaying okay.
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  4.    16 Dec 2015 #4

    On my linux it also looks fine. I'm using this forum as a Windows 10 troubleshoot.

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  5.    16 Dec 2015 #5

    Another example.

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  6.    16 Dec 2015 #6

    Have you tried changing fonts in Tools - Options - Content?
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  7.    17 Dec 2015 #7

    Yes. Any font will look glitchy and not antialiased.
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  8.    17 Dec 2015 #8

    Glitches in Firefox motivated me to switch to Chrome, which is faster and contains all the major add ons I'm interested in. Did you try starting Firefox in safe-mode, with all the add ons disabled?
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  9.    17 Dec 2015 #9

    Facebook and other sites would work terribly slow on Chrome, although it's my favorite browser.
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