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ljtigre 08-28-2007 10:36 AM

Black Screen on mozilla firefox and other windows
 
Hi, Newbie here. just installed mandriva 2007, at first it was ok. i tried to update, but then it like froze. so i restarted by switching off and on. now, whenever i open firefox and other windows, i just get a black screen. anything i should do, short of reinstalling?

im on dual boot with winxp.

thanks in advance!

macemoneta 08-28-2007 11:10 AM

Duplicate post.

arochester 08-28-2007 11:17 AM

1) In Firefox check Edit>Preferences>Content>Colours
Text=Black Background=White
Boxes to be checked=(a)Underline links and (b)Allow pages to choose their own colours.

2) What are other windows?

ljtigre 08-28-2007 12:26 PM

thanks. ive sorted it out. i had the 3d thing running. works ok now that ive disabled it. thanks for your help.


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