Google Chrome is my favorite browser, and I can't imagine going on without it. Suddenly (without closing and re-opening) the browser; chrome has been reading characters upside down, very weird:

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Chrome version:

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I tried restarting my browser and my MAC (running OS X Yosemite 10.10), but the error keeps on coming.


go to chrome://help (type into the address bar and go) and then update to the latest version of chrome a fix was recently posted by the chromium team.

You can follow the latest on this issue here (pretty interesting reading):



A temporary fix has already been posted by @thisisgregory on stackoverflow:


Go into your Chrome Settings > Advanced Settings > un-check Use hardware acceleration when available.

Not sure why but it fixed my issue.

  • Answers that only contain links, even to other stack exchange sites, are frowned upon. It is better to extract the relevant part(s) and leave the link as a reference. For more information, see this meta post. Just giving you an idea to why you were downvoted. +1 from me to off set :) – Cfinley Apr 30 '15 at 15:49

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