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Old 04-18-2007, 02:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Half the pages I load with firefox on Vista do this weird thing where they shake (up and down).
I mean, what. the. ****. My computer seriously looks like it's having a seizure.
It doesn't crash or anything, and it goes away if I refresh most of the time,
but this seems like a M$ ploy to make us use IE.
or maybe mine is just screwed up.
anyone else have this problem?

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Old 04-18-2007, 02:19 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Its just your machine, have you reinstalled it yet?

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Old 04-18-2007, 02:40 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I had this problem when I first installed Firefox on Vista, though it was an older build of Firefox 2. I found that displaying the bookmarks toolbar stopped the page from shaking up and down.

The newest stable version of Firefox is Have you installed the newest version?

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firefox will put out a new version to correct bugs
just give'em a little time
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Old 04-18-2007, 04:53 PM   #5 (permalink)
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i had this problem too
i think it might be you video card drivers but i cant remember 100%
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Old 04-19-2007, 09:04 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Re : Vista doesn't like FireFox

Neither do I!

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Old 04-19-2007, 09:17 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Default Re: Vista doesn't like firefox

I have no problems using the latest firefox in vista, I also have no problems with vista runs all my apps and games so im happy. Sure there are a few niggles like having to do run as admin to get somethings to install or even run but give it time.
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Old 04-19-2007, 10:18 AM   #8 (permalink)
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I like vista, just a few annoying bugs.
Yea I am running, I'll try the bookmarks thing.
I have to say, DreamScene is sick, I can't go back to XP. (even if does create minor slowdown, which is pretty good for a 3 year old system)
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Old 04-19-2007, 10:21 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Did you say displaying the toolbar worked for you?
Getting rid of it just stopped it for me.
huh. =/
M$ has a sense of humor after all.

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