After closing Firefox it fails to restart stating: Session already running please close first. Session has to closed by killing firefox.exe*32 using windows 7 taskmanager

RESOLVED INCOMPLETE

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Firefox
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critical
RESOLVED INCOMPLETE
8 years ago
7 years ago

People

(Reporter: qazwsx, Unassigned)

Tracking

3.6 Branch
x86
Windows 7
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Description

8 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; nl; rv:1.9.2.10) Gecko/20100914 AskTbARS/3.8.0.12304 Firefox/3.6.10
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; nl; rv:1.9.2.10) Gecko/20100914 AskTbARS/3.8.0.12304 Firefox/3.6.10

After closing Firefox it fails to restart stating: Session already running please close first. Session has to closed by killing firefox.exe*32 using windows 7 taskmanager

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.start firefox
2.close firefox
3.start firefox... FAIL!
Actual Results:  
firefox does not start

Expected Results:  
firefox should start
This is a usual error caused by some addons.
Please disable all addons and try it again.

Comment 2

8 years ago
I get this message, also in safe mode: 
"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."

To reproduce, close Firefox and restart it fairly quickly.

Comment 3

8 years ago
Forgot to mention, Firefox 4 beta 9 and 10

Updated

8 years ago
Version: unspecified → 3.6 Branch
Reporter, Firefox 4.0.1 has been released, and it features significant improvements over previous releases. Can you please update to Firefox 4.0.1 or later, and retest your bug? Please also create a fresh profile (
http://support.mozilla.com/kb/Managing+profiles), update your plugins (Flash, Java, Quicktime, Reader, etc) and update your graphics driver and Operating system to the latest versions available. 

If you still continue to see this issue, please comment. If you do not, please close this bug as RESOLVED > WORKSFORME

filter: prefirefox4uncobugs
No reply, INCOMPLETE. Please retest with Firefox 5 or later and a new profile (http://support.mozilla.com/kb/Managing+profiles). If you continue to see this issue with the newest firefox and a new profile, then please comment on this bug.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 7 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
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