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In the address bar, type in:

about:config

In the Filter bar, type in "gfx.direct2d.disabled". Double click on it so that it sets to True.
Thanks, that's MUCH better. Is there any downsides to changing this setting?
post #112 of 386
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Originally Posted by Derp View Post
Thanks, that's MUCH better. Is there any downsides to changing this setting?

Yes, it will turn into Netscape.




I'm kidding. Nothing will happen.
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Originally Posted by Yetyhunter View Post
Does this start instantly like chrome?I tried all the beta versions and it took about 10 sec to start ,thats why I switched to chrome.
I've always used the final versions of Firefox, and they always start relatively instantly. However, now that I am using a solid state drive, it finally truly starts instantly - kinda like I'm opening Notepad or something.

Perhaps you need to defrag with a good defragger, such as Auslogics Disk Defrag.
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im not having a issue with the new text. i like it. my 2 cents
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Sooo... what are the actual upgrades from the old version? The stuff listed in the OP, the old version does. They're going to need more than a shiny new UI to impress me, I'm afraid.
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Sooo... what are the actual upgrades from the old version? The stuff listed in the OP, the old version does. They're going to need more than a shiny new UI to impress me, I'm afraid.
Video: http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox...o=fx4-features

Tour: http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/central/

The question you asked is answered very thoroughly. I believe that if you take the time to look at everything, then you will be very impressed.
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I upgraded to from 3.6 to 4.0 today from within the Firefox program. I don't have the time to list all of the problems I was having with the new version.. . I think most of them were add-on related. Anyway, I just completely uninstalled Firefox, and reinstalled. Now it's working like a charm, and I'm very impressed.

So far, I've only come across one issue. When closing the browser with multiple open tabs, it wouldn't offer to "Save and Quit", preserving my session. I can't believe that there's not a way to set this in the Options. So, this is what I did to solve the issue...

- Type "about:config" in the URL bar
- Locate the following Preferences and make sure they are set to "true" (double-clicking to change)
..- browser.ShowQuitWarning
..- browser.tabs.warnOnClose
..- browser.tabs.warnOnOpen
..- browser.warnOnQuit
..- browser.warnOnRestart
.
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I upgraded to from 3.6 to 4.0 today from within the Firefox program. I don't have the time to list all of the problems I was having with the new version.. . I think most of them were add-on related. Anyway, I just completely uninstalled Firefox, and reinstalled. Now it's working like a charm, and I'm very impressed.

So far, I've only come across one issue. When closing the browser with multiple open tabs, it wouldn't offer to "Save and Quit", preserving my session. I can't believe that there's not a way to set this in the Options. So, this is what I did to solve the issue...

- Type "about:config" in the URL bar
- Locate the following Preferences and make sure they are set to "true" (double-clicking to change)
..- browser.ShowQuitWarning
..- browser.tabs.warnOnClose
..- browser.tabs.warnOnOpen
..- browser.warnOnQuit
..- browser.warnOnRestart
.
Another way to do it is by doing taking this path:

Tools > Options > General tab > Startup section > for "When Firefox starts", select "Show my windows and tabs from last time" > click OK
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Another way to do it is by doing taking this path:

Tools > Options > General tab > Startup section > for "When Firefox starts", select "Show my windows and tabs from last time" > click OK
Hey, TwoCables. Hope all is well.

Are you running 4.0? That selection is not available in my Options.
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Hey, TwoCables. Hope all is well.

Are you running 4.0? That selection is not available in my Options.
.
Yep, and it's available in mine. The default option is "Show my home page", so look for that in a drop-down menu.
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