I haven't had this issue myself, but I thought it might be worth posting...
Assume that you install Windows Internet Explorer 9 on a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2. In this situation, text that is displayed in the following core fonts in Internet Explorer 9 appears blurred compared with the same text and fonts in Windows Internet Explorer 8:
- Arial (font style: Regular; font size: 8-point, 9-point, and 10-point)
- Verdana (font style: Regular; font size: 8-point, 9-point, and 10-point)
- Tahoma (font style: Regular; font size: 8-point, 9-point, and 10-point)
This issue occurs because of a design change to how Internet Explorer 9 renders text. By default, Internet Explorer 9 uses sub-pixel positioned ClearType to render text by using DirectWrite, whereas Internet Explorer 8 uses whole-pixel positioned ClearType to render text by using the Microsoft Windows graphics device interface (GDI).Code:Hotfix Download Links Windows 7 x86: Windows6.1-KB2545698-x86.msu x64: Windows6.1-KB2545698-x64.msu Windows Server 2008 R2 x64: Windows6.1-KB2545698-x64.msu Windows Vista x86: Windows6.0-KB2545698-x86.msu x64: Windows6.0-KB2545698-x64.msu Windows Server 2008 x86: Windows6.0-KB2545698-x86.msu x64: Windows6.0-KB2545698-x64.msu
It appears I have had this issue as FF now looks much better (tab title text for example)
Thanks for that, I thought it was a FF issue.
Ta! FF has been looking dreaddful!
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