Closed Bug 294963 Opened 18 years ago Closed 18 years ago

1.1 gets bogus "already running" error message if no user profile exists.

Categories

(Firefox :: General, defect)

x86
Windows XP
defect
Not set
normal

Tracking

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VERIFIED DUPLICATE of bug 278860

People

(Reporter: mark, Unassigned)

Details

User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8b2) Gecko/20050520 Firefox/1.0+
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8b2) Gecko/20050520 Firefox/1.0+

With 20050520 nightly build, on a freshly booted machine: delete the user
profile folder manually and start Firefox. Get message:
"Firefox is already running, but is not responding. To open a new window, you
must restart Firefox"

Restore profile. Firefox starts OK.



Reproducible: Always



Expected Results:  
Expect a default profile to get created, or at least a meaningful error report.
Related to bug 278860?
i'd say it's more than related, it's the same bug (although the method of
reproducing is different)

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 278860 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 18 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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