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  1. #1

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    Aug 30, 2011
    Unhappy Fonts are screwed up after Lion Installation

    I can't see text on all installation windows, browsers and whatnot. It happened right after I upgraded to Lion and it really sucks! Does anyone know how to fix this? I've updated all my software to the latest stuff too =[

    This happens EVERYWHERE. Not only browsers, iTunes software updates, etc.

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    Dec 22, 2006
    Texas, where else?
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    Try booting into Safe mode. Restart holding down the Shift key until you see the Apple. Then restart. Let us know if that fixes it.
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  3. #3

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    Aug 30, 2011
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    Got it fixed. Gawd. I Opened font book, selected all fonts, validated each and every one of em and found out which of them had errors or warnings. I then went on and deleted all the error-laden fonts. This fixed it right up. You got to force delete the fonts once they've been trashed, So I used that terminal code for forcing the trash bin to empty.


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