How to Temporarily Fix Broken Fonts in Google Chrome 73
The latest version of Google Chrome is causing an unexpected bug on some devices, with fonts no longer rendered correctly on a number of pages.
For the time being, however, the amount of information on this problem is pretty limited, but judging from posts online, it happens to more than just a handful of users.
At this point, it looks like there are two different behaviors that occur, in almost every case on Windows.
First, some users claim that any piece of text looks scrambled on the screen, regardless of the website. Refreshing doesn’t seem to make any difference, though this bug only appears randomly.
And then, there are users who explain that fonts experience some sort of flickering on a mouse hover, and once again, everything happens randomly with no clear pattern to reproduce the bug. Also, the issue comes and goes, so while the fonts appear to be broken on a specific website, everything could work just fine a few minutes later.
By the looks of things, t… (read more)