Fix Firefox 4 Font Problem in Smoothing, Blurry Rendering in FF 4 Beta
If you a Firefox 4 beta user then you know after the beta 5 release, it switches on Direct2D graphics acceleration by default for Windows 7 users. It was intended to bring performance improvements but it comes with not so smooth font rendering leading to a hazy blurry text in Firefox 4.
Fixing Unclear Fonts in Firefox 4 Beta
Step 1 : Go to about:config from address bar.
Step 2 : Search for
Step 3 : Double Click it to set it to True.
Now, the fonts will look better as it used to in its stable version.
Also note, Microsoft has released a new update, KB2454826. In this update, according to the KB article, D2d1.dll, Fntcache.dll, Dwrite.dll, D3d10_1.dll and D3d10_1core.dll is updated to version which solves font related graphics issues in rendering. Windows 7 users might want to test this update for better font performance.