Showing results for Search instead for Did you mean: Mozilla Support - English Mozilla Support - English Choose a product or ask the Community. so a reinstall shouldn't be needed starting in Firefox 10. Showing results for Search instead for Did you mean: Mozilla Support - English Mozilla Support - English Choose a product or ask the Community. Yes AliceWyman 29-09-2011 07:03 PM Mark as Read Mark as New Bookmark Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report abuse 29-09-2011 07:03 PM An older version of this article had a Check This Out
See http://kb.mozillazine.org/Bypassing_the_Profile_Manager#Background and http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_in_use#Common_causes which says, Note: Entering an incorrect -profile
I created a new MozillaZine KB article to cover this issue: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_cannot_be_loaded I've linked to that article from MozillaZine's Browser will not start up article, under the Profile locked or inaccessible About Contact Us Donate Contribute to this site Privacy Cookies Legal Report Trademark Abuse Mozilla: Twitter (@mozilla) Facebook (Mozilla) Instagram (@mozillagram) Firefox: Twitter (@firefox) Facebook (Firefox) YouTube (firefoxchannel) English (US) Sign Thunderbird Email software for Windows, Mac and Linux Support Questions Ready to Get Involved?
It does not create a profile or anything. It is interesting to note, FirefoxPortable runs just fine, I am even running my previous profile with a simple copy/paste of my old profile folder. About Contact Us Donate Contribute to this site Privacy Cookies Legal Report Trademark Abuse Mozilla: Twitter (@mozilla) Facebook (Mozilla) Instagram (@mozillagram) Firefox: Twitter (@firefox) Facebook (Firefox) YouTube (firefoxchannel) English (US) Sign Firefox Is Already Running But Is Not Responding I've been suggesting http://www.floodgap.com/software/tenfourfox/ but if users insist http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/all-older MozillaZine's related article has references, in case it helps: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Browser_will_not_start_up#Firefox_4_does_not_start_on_Mac_OS_X_10.4_or_PPC...
Firefox Get help for Firefox on Windows, Mac and Linux. Firefox Won't Open Windows 10 Not sure what this program was (possibly a toolbar), but upon uninstalling it and a reboot, I am once again on FF with great pleasure (best browser out there, wish it I think we should remove the Firefox will not start because of another interfering program section and just suggest restarting the computer as a first step, directly under No error message. In addition to his edits, the other updates suggested in this thread should also be considered.
Anyone else who has this problem, thoroughly check all your system scanners and remove any threats. Firefox Profile Missing Request to be a Contributor Portions of this content are ©1998–2017 by individual mozilla.org contributors. I did everything possible I found online using IE (ugh!). Portions of this content are ©1998–2017 by individual mozilla.org contributors.
Maybe we can change the last section of this article to point to Refresh Firefox - reset add-ons and settings AliceWyman 15-09-2016 06:14 AM Mark as Read Mark as New Bookmark https://support.mozilla.org/questions/983563 In fact, it doesn't look like it's getting far enough to recreate any of the directories I deleted before clean installing. Mozilla Firefox Won't Open The user that was used to log in to Windows at startup is still the active one. Firefox Not Working After Update From the User name drop-down, select Administrator or another user that has administrator privileges.
scoobidiver 10-10-2011 12:15 AM Mark as Read Mark as New Bookmark Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report abuse 10-10-2011 12:15 AM Chris_Ilias said And there's no section in the crashes his comment is here Unfortunately there's not much they can do. In a first revision, I added dismissable errors below the introduction, moved Mozilla Crash Reporter as first section, added an Other Error Messages section, replaced a warning by a note. See this question, posted today: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1099249 Previous questions with the same error, all fixed by a clean reinstall: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1052604 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/964939 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/968018 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/909867 BenTher 15-09-2016 02:50 AM Mark as Read Mark as Firefox Has Stopped Working
Firefox will not start because of missing libraries If you installed Firefox outside of your package manager, make sure that your system has the libraries listed in the system requirements. If Firefox still does not start, see the following sections. Consider using it before going through a lengthy troubleshooting process. http://casualobserver.net/firefox-won-39-t/firefox-doesn-t-start-anymore.html This came up in another topic, /forums/knowledge-base-articles/705283 [In KB] Installing Firefox on Mac.
Works for me. Start Firefox In Safe Mode This just happened to me after updating from Firefox 6.0.2 to Firefox 7.0.1. AliceWyman 30-01-2012 08:32 AM Mark as Read Mark as New Bookmark Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report abuse 30-01-2012 08:32 AM I was looking through the article History and saw
It may be missing or inaccessible See How to run Firefox when your profile is missing or inaccessible for solutions. I'm running Windows 7 HP x64 with all the latest updates. If you get a message you can dismiss (e.g. "TypeError: Components.classes['@ ...;1'] is undefined", "onload error TypeError: ...", "Exc in ev handl: ...") and can open Firefox, see Troubleshoot extensions, themes Install Firefox Other error messages If you get another error message (e.g. "XML Parsing Error: undefined entity Location", "Secure Connection Failed … uses an invalid security certificate"), see Troubleshoot extensions, themes and hardware
Did you get a specific error message? Content available under a Creative Commons license. I also added a note to do a Firefox clean reinstall if it doesn't start after a System Restore. navigate here Without knowing exactly which step fixed the problem for you, it seems like you basically did a clean re-install and refreshed your profile.
I moved extensions folder, addons, and files and folders specified as listed in link above from old profile to new profile. I will archive this now. Thunderbird Email software for Windows, Mac and Linux Support Questions Ready to Get Involved? AliceWyman 01-08-2011 06:26 AM Mark as Read Mark as New Bookmark Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report abuse 01-08-2011 06:26 AM P.S.