Font weight different in Safari browser compared to IE and Firefox

I am developing a new website using CSS.  The fonts are okay in IE and Firefox, but in Safari they sometimes are more bold.  Does anyone know why this would happen?  
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aherpsConnect With a Mentor Commented:
It's an issue with the way safari renders text normally:

Read here:

Hack here:
David S.Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Safari for Windows uses a different font rendering system than other Windows browsers. There's an option somewhere to change it, but you as a web developer can't control how your users have it configured.
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