User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; .NET CLR 1.0.3705; .NET CLR 1.1.4322) Build Identifier: Firefox 0.9.0.1 After installing Firefox 0.9 (closing all apps prior to) Firefox .9 will not open. No problem with .8 and even overwriting .9 with .8 is ok, just .9 will not open. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1.Go to mozilla. org and download Firefox 0.9.x.x 2.Close all opend applications, including Firefox 3.Install updated version (Firefox 0.9) Actual Results: Firefox 0.9 will not open, when I try to reinstall it, it tells me Firefox is opened and needs to be closed before installing. Say ok and reinstall. Still won't open Reinstalled 0.8 over the installed 0.9 and 0.8 works as before ok. Expected Results: Expected Firefox to open Not a crash, Firefox 0.9 just won't open. Cursor goes to hour glass then back to arrow without Firefox opening.
Assignee: aaronleventhal → firefox
Component: Accessibility → General
QA Contact: bugzilla → firefox.general
I have this same issue. I've tried uninstalling and re-installing the newest version, and I still get the same issue. But here's something interesting: I conducted this little test. I set Firefox as my default browser. Using Internet Explorer, if I go to a website with pop-ups, the pop-up opens in Firefox!?!?!? I can use the pop-up window in that opened in Firefox to browse to any website, open a new Firefox window, basically do anything Firefox is capable of doing. If I close out the Firefox windows and just try to open Firefox again just using my desktop icon (how it should normally work!), it still doesn't open (but still runs in the background). Someone please help!!!!!! I love using Firefox and I hate to have to go out and test new browsers, or worse, just keep using IE. Thanks, C
13 years ago
Dan and C - your reported Firefox versions are too old a build to analyze bugs against now. The problem you are reporting may well have been fixed already. Could you please download a recent version or nightly build from <http://www.mozilla.org/releases/nightly.html>, and then let us know if you still see this problem? Many thanks, Cigno
Since there has been no reply to comment #2 ==> WORKSFORME. The reported Firefox version(s) are too old a build to analyze bugs against now. The problem you are reporting may well have been fixed already. Could you please download a recent version or nightly build from <http://www.mozilla.org/releases/nightly.html>, and then let us know if you still see this problem? If so feel free to report back and ask for the bug to be reopened. Many thanks, Cigno
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 12 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
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