#1189 Display rendering issues with Firefox


On two separate WinXP boxes, when I make a remote connection to them using tightVNC Viewer v2.5.2 (Java or native) and launch Firefox v15, I see the FF window open and a website displayed but shortly after that everything becomes unresponsive in FF. Can't type into text boxes or even get other FF windows to fully display (like Help/About). Only the FF window borders are shown. Other apps appear to display and behave correctly.


  • Mike

    Mike - 2012-09-30

    This appears to be an issue with DFMirage v1.1. I uninstalled that driver and now the display is working correctly.

  • ja_ke

    ja_ke - 2013-02-23

    The exactly same issue (server XP32, viewer W7-64) exists also in TightVNC V2.6.4
    with or without DFMirage (V2.0.301). So the DFMirage does not seem to be the problem.
    Even worse, the refresh in viewer does not work (only random bands and rectangles appear) if the Firefox on remote is minimised to the taskbar. To work normally Firefox must be closed.


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