does not start again - says existing instance prevents start

RESOLVED INVALID

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Firefox
General
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major
RESOLVED INVALID
9 years ago
9 years ago

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(Reporter: Guy Enemare, Unassigned)

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Description

9 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US) AppleWebKit/525.19 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/1.0.154.53 Safari/525.19
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:1.9.0.8) 

Open Firefox
Close Firefox
Open Firefox (to srestart)
--> get error: Existing instance of Firefox - must delete from Task Manager before Firefox  can successfully start again.  
Deleted, uninstalled all previous versions of Firefox; re-installed 3.0.8 all over again, twice - problem persists.
OPENING MULTIPLE TABS REPRODUCES THE PROBLEM - NOT SINGLE TAB ONLY

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open Firefox; OPEN/START MULTIPLE TABS
2. Close Firefox
3.  Re-open (restart) Firefox
4. rECEIVE ERROR MESSAGE BELOW
Actual Results:  
ERROR MESSAGE: "Firefox is already running, but is not responding. To open a new window, you must first close the existing Firefox process, or restart your system."

Expected Results:  
FIREFOX STARTS AFTER ENDING FIREFOX.EXE FROM TASK MANAGER
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Comment 2

9 years ago
No, it is fine in safe mode
In that case find the addon that is causing this and notify the author about the issue. Please use the support for such kind of issues in the future brcause bugzilla is not for support
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 9 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
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