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I experience a problem similar to Weird Characters in Google Chrome

Here's a screenshot on the website http://getfwd.com
weird characters

I've tried:

  • Removing fonts I have installed
  • Setting the encoding to Western, UTF-8, Greek, Automatic
  • Changing the fonts used in Google Chrome
  • Removing Google Chrome, including all application data/user profiles
  • Running CCleaner
  • Reinstalling Google Chrome, twice
  • Installing Chromium (fonts display fine in Chromium)
  • Turning off Windows ClearType
  • Changing Windows/Chrome languages from English (Australia) to US, UK
  • Restarting Windows several times after making changes

All of which did not work. I do not connect over VPN/proxy.

Can anyone give me any tips?

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate

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So you removed the fonts, did you then install them again correctly ? In Google Chrome Settings have you set the Encoding to UTF-8? My Settings look like this: Standard Font→ Times New Roman, Serif Font→ Times New Roman, Sans-Serif Font→ Arial, Fixed-width font→ Courier New, Encoding→ Utf-8 Unicode –  Devid Mar 7 '13 at 11:57
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It seems to be an issue with Helvetica and Helvetica Neue. Twitch.tv provided a solution that worked for mere here: http://support.twitch.tv/discussion/4148/garbled-text-in-chrome-read-this

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Please add a bit of summary, the link will break sometime... –  vonbrand Apr 23 '13 at 23:56
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