User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.8) Gecko/20050511 Firefox/1.0.4 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.8) Gecko/20050511 Firefox/1.0.4 I have college algebra to do online at www.mathxl.com and it does not work with firefox so i have no choice but to use internet explorer which i have not used in months since getting firefox, but ever since june 1st I have to use internet explorer, and everytime i use it then close it and try to go in to play with firefox it will not open until I go in and unistall firefox and reinstall it again, it seems like i am getting a bug on firefox from internet explorer. I click on firefox icon the hourglass shows for a second and shuts off and nothing happens. but when I go in to uninstall it windows says that firefox is running and needs to close before uninstall. well it won't load for me. so i uninstall and reinstall. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1.use ie to go to www.mathxl.com do homework assignments and close ie 2.click on firefow icon to go in to internet and nothing loads it does nothing 3.go to control panel remove programs and unistall mozilla firefox then go to desktop and find download saved on computer to install firefox, go through the steps and firefox opens. Actual Results: firefox will work for a while then i have to do more homework so steps 1 thru 3 are repeated again. this has been daily since june 1st Expected Results: firefox should not be affected by internet explorer, can they crash it? I lost all my bookmarks and scrapbook pages that were important, and thank goodness I could still restore my computer to a earlier date or I would of lost things of importance. firefox is my default browzer and i do not like even opening ie but have to now and i don't know what else to tell you
uninstalling/reinstalling firefox should not make any difference. Can you start firefox -safemode (via windows start menu) ? It shouldn't be any of your extensions, but just to be sure.
Works for me on same build. If no more information arises, this bug may get closed.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 14 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
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