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I am running the latest Firefox on an XP Professional box. Sometimes the add-ons load, sometimes they don't. Sometimes I cannot fire up Firefox, so I leave it running all day.

What is wrong here, please?


This happened

A few times a week

== About a month after installing Firefox

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When you say "Sometimes I cannot fire up Firefox", do mean that no Firefox window appears at all? See Firefox won't start - find solutions

For cases where add-ons don't load, perhaps you are accidentally starting in Safe Mode? See Firefox is stuck in Troubleshoot Mode

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Sometimes, firefox.exe will not fire up at al.

This computer has never been in safe mode.

Any suggestions?

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For clarification, Firefox Safe Mode and Windows Safe Mode are two different things. (Go to Start > All Programs > Mozilla Firefox > Mozilla Firefox (Safe Mode) )

Do none of the solutions in the Firefox won't start - find solutions article work for you?

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Right, Firefox Safe Mode and Windows Safe Mode are two different things. Thanks for checking, though.

Have even gone the distance and uninstalled Firefox, and installed again later. Nothing.

https://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Firefox+will+not+start#There_was_an_error_launching_the_application This only addresses a failed shortcut. Drilling down in Program Files, to the exe, still nothing.

So, still stuck in the mud here.

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That section "There_was_an_error_launching_the_application" is for Linux users. Search the article for the text "Show content customized for", and set it to Windows.

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Still have the same problem.