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Distorted text in Google Chrome

Google Chrome can sometimes have a weird issues when all of a sudden it starts to render text incorrectly as per the image below. This can easily be fixed by disabled hardware acceleration in Google Chrome using the steps below.
If issue still persists after disabling and relaunching Chrome you will need to update your video card drivers

  • Click on the Chrome ellipsis (Three dots at the top right hand side of the Chrome window)
  • Click on Settings
  • Scroll down to the bottom of the settings window and click on Advanced
  • This will open the Advanced settings. Again scroll down to the bottom and under System turn off Use hardware acceleration when available.
  • Click Relaunch to restart Google Chrome and text should now render correctly
Updated on November 19, 2022

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