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Strange Aero/Firefox problems with Nvidia 8800GT

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    Windows 8 x64

    Strange Aero/Firefox problems with Nvidia 8800GT


    I'm having a strange issue with Firefox in Windows 8. I was seeing it from the start, just with Firefox so far, before I installed the Nvidia driver or any add-ons and still after. I also installed system updates and rebooted a few times since. It variously glitches out tab colors and more. I can observe sticking and glitchy patterns in the top and Firefox button, which flashes orange, as I resize the window. As you can see it's simply taking liberties with colors from page elements.

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    I didn't encounter anything like this on my craptop w/ onboard Intel. A mystery indeed. I'm hoping this won't force me to jump back on Windows 7, I'd much prefer getting started with 8. Can anyone imagine why it's doing this?

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    Posts : 51
    Windows 8 x64


    Great scott! It worked! Anyone having this issue needs to turn off hardware acceleration for now. Thanks Roland.
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Strange Aero/Firefox problems with Nvidia 8800GT
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