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Weird Text on some websites in Chrome and Firefox but not in Internet Explorer

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I am having a real weird issue. Some websites wont appear properly such as tumblr dashboard. It doesnt work properly in chrome and firefox but works in internet explorer.
Here are the screenshots, please suggest what to do as I have no ideas anymore:

Works in IE:




Also if I copy / paste bad text from chrome or firefox to notepad, they appear fine again.
What could be causing this?
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Chrome released an update today adding DirectFont support - they totally re-wrote their font rendering engine. May be relevant.
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But it's happening on Firefox as well :/
My chrome version is: 38.0.2125.24 dev-m (64-bit)
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post #4 of 6
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Fixed.
Caused by DirectWrite, which was already there in firefox and only recently added in Chrome.
Fix: go to chrome://flags/

Enable the flag:
Disable DirectWrite Windows
Disables the use of experimental DirectWrite font rendering system. #disable-direct-write
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Glad I was able to put you onto the right track... assuming you weren't already looking at the font-engine, of course.
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post #6 of 6
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With the latest Chrome update, they have removed the option to disable DirectWrite from flags.
Time to switch browser.
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