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Firefox.exe still running !

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#1 doinmeedin


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Posted 10 January 2010 - 03:56 PM

FF updated the other day to 3.5.7 and now the .exe process is still running after closing, this message
"Firefox is already running, but is not responding. To open a new window, you must first close the existing Firefox process, or restart your system",
is continualy giving me grief when i close FF and then try to reopen it soon after, i have tried every trick in the book to sort it, all thats left is to uninstall and re-install and i don't really want ot do that, and i definitely don't want to start IEing again !

Having to stop the process all the time is really annoying !

If you have or had the same problem and have fixed it could you tell me how you done it please, Bearing in mind i have tried all the usual tricks like addons and so on if you know what i mean !

P.S it only seems to happen if i open other tabs, if i just do all my browsing and searching through one tab it dosen't seem to !

Thanks in advance ! :thumbsup:

Edited by doinmeedin, 10 January 2010 - 04:00 PM.

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Posted 17 January 2010 - 05:18 PM

Tried these:
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Firefox Hangs at Exit
Firefox.exe always open

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Posted 17 January 2010 - 08:35 PM

Usually, those kind of problems are caused by some add-on(s).

Close Firefox. Make sure to end its process. Go Start>All Programs>Mozilla Firefox, click on Mozilla Firefox (safe mode). Same thing?

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