Windows 10: GPU and Firefox issue

  1.    15 Aug 2015 #1

    GPU and Firefox issue


    First of all, I don't know if this belongs here or browsers sub forum :/ Move it to browsers if you think it's more appropriate


    I use Firefox now and in some occasions, Firefox (40) stops rendering using the GPU and reverts to software mode, making scrolling and such a bit choppy and about:support says it's blacklisted (?), searching seems that it's a driver issue and Firefox entered a safe-mode-like mode, I think may be the driver crashing or something rather than a Firefox bug, but I don't see the driver recovering message nor anything wrong in Event Viewer, does anyone know what could it be? In my other computer everything is fine.

    Thank you
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  2. Posts : 92
    64-bit 10240 10 Pro
       15 Aug 2015 #2

    Turn off hardware acceleration. It seems that this helps according to the "experts" at their forum.
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  3.    15 Aug 2015 #3

    Thank you!

    I've updated the driver as there was a new version at Nvidia, as well as refreshed Firefox and everything seems to be working fine and GPU acceleration is enabled. If it stops working again, I will try to disable HW acceleration
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