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Windows 7: Can't Close Firefox- Get FF is Running!!!

17 May 2010   #1
myvinyl333

windows 7
 
 
Can't Close Firefox- Get FF is Running!!!

I am fit to be tied with Firefox 3.6. On my Sony Vaio, Firefox will not open, I cannot even uninstall or reinstall as it says it it running! I have gone to my systems tabs and it does not show it running.

HELP

jorge


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17 May 2010   #2
kucing13

 

even the process on task manager? supposely its visible on that ,firefox.exe
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17 May 2010   #3
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

See what happens if you type default in search. Make IE your default and then reboot the computer.
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17 May 2010   #4
manhunter2826

Windows XP - Now Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit).
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by myvinyl333 View Post
I am fit to be tied with Firefox 3.6. On my Sony Vaio, Firefox will not open, I cannot even uninstall or reinstall as it says it it running! I have gone to my systems tabs and it does not show it running.

HELP

jorge
Is the program available in add/remove programs? Can u try removing perhaps in safe mode. Try removing also with Revo Uninstaller. Very odd behavior.
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17 May 2010   #5
HMonk

Dual boot XP Pro SP3x86 and Win7 Pro x64
 
 

I think Kucing13 has the immediate solution. I run FF3.6.3 and once in a while I launch it but nothing happens; relaunch ditto. Look in TM in <APPLICATIONS> tab: no FF. However look in <PROCESSES> tab and there it is. End the process and re launch.

Permanent fix: I have not bothered to fool with it since it happens to me rarely and killing the initial process and relaunching is OK with me.

Monk
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17 May 2010   #6
Not Myself

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by myvinyl333 View Post
I am fit to be tied with Firefox 3.6. On my Sony Vaio, Firefox will not open, I cannot even uninstall or reinstall as it says it it running! I have gone to my systems tabs and it does not show it running.

HELP

jorge

2. Some possible help:

Firefox hangs - MozillaZine Knowledge Base
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17 May 2010   #7
kucing13

 

another method to kill process if task manager wont work : process explorer
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