Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: FF Won't Start

06 Sep 2015   #11
ColColt

Windows 7(64) Home Premium
 
 

You're really caught up with this aren't you. Why make a big deal out of that statement? Bookmarks have nothing to do with starting Firefox either. Maybe you do need a big swig of Geritol.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
07 Sep 2015   #12
MoxieMomma

OEM Windows 7 Ult (x64) SP1
 
 

Hi:

LOL.
Too funny.

I was merely trying to assist you with restoring your Firefox to working order, along with providing some friendly suggestions about how to mitigate the effects of a potential data loss in your browser profile due to power outage or other catastrophe.
Bookmarks are -- for most users -- an important part of the browser profile and would be the hardest piece to recreate from scratch.
Perhaps that's not the case for you.

When the conversation switched mid-stream to backing up/restoring email folders, that was jarring.
And it could be confusing to a casual reader of this thread about Firefox -- a basic computer user might wrongly assume that one's emails are somehow stored in one's browser profile.

I regret having wasted your time.
In any event, I'm glad you were able to resolve your issue.
I hope that your browser profile, emails and all your other data will be safe from loss, through backup/imaging strategies, an uninterruptible power supply, syncing to the cloud, and/or other means.

Take care,

MM
My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Sep 2015   #13
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Just some suggestions.

Loosing power seldom does harm. Your computer looses power every time you shut it down and turn off the power to it. It's the restart after a power loss that causes the damage.
If one is with the computer when the power goes out just unplug the computer and wait for the power to come back on and be steady, and then plug things in and boot.
Some times when the power comes back on you will have a few power on/power off/power on flickers, these can cause damage if the computer is set to start after power loss.

Check your bios. Some will have a setting for what the computer should do after power loss.
Select do nothing not restart.You should do this manually after the power situation is over.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

Reply

 FF Won't Start




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Win7 Very slow normal start, Safe start with Net -fast
When I allow Win 7 to load normally, all actions are very slow. Takes 15-20 sec to bring up Google in newest Explorer. Frequently hangs-website not responding. If I load system in safe mode with network support, runs very fast (1-2 sec ot open Google) No hangs. I get error message with normal load...
Performance & Maintenance
Laptop won't start after update, can't start start up repair either
My mother in law has a toshiba satellite p775-s7100 and this morning she told me there was a toshiba update, I was on her laptop yesterday and saw there was an update for her bios, so I'm assuming she clicked the update button and messed the update up somehow. Now when we try to boot the laptop,...
General Discussion
Asus Ai Suite II -is it OK to change Scheduled Start to Windows Start
BASIC INFO I have Windows Ultimate (x64). I use the Asus Suite II supplied with my Asus Asus P8Z68-V Pro Gen3 Motherboard (which I like for fan and temperature monitoring) PROBLEM Ai Suite II always loads BUT "on screen" it is messy during loading because a seemingly AI Suite bar sized...
General Discussion
Classic Start Menu: Start Button appears doubled
Switched to the XP-ish Classic Start Menu, plus Adjust for Best Performance, in the usual prescribed way, no third-party interface-modifiers. All looks & works fine except that the Start button itself looks like TWO buttons -- one atop the other and just slightly out of alignment (screenshot here)....
Customization
How to reorder the navigation start panel links in Start Menu
In the right panel of the Start Menu, you have a link to your user profile, documents, my computer, pictures, music, etc. However, if you enable the predefined links by customizing the Start Menu, they seem to appear in a predefined order that you can't change by simply dragging and dropping. Is...
Customization
Windows Stuck in Start Screen or Start-Up Repair Mode
Hi, I am hoping people on the forum can help me. Got a Dell XPS M1550 last year January. Everything was fine until today. It's a North American machine, but I was in England for an exchange and currently am, and I think Dell warranty on Hardware is 1 year anyway so really no point after 3...
BSOD Help and Support


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:44.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App