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Firefox won't start from windows 10 startup folder

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I tried adding a FF shortcut to the Windows 10 startup folder but, although it starts, nothing works; the task bar items are all unresponsive. Thunderbird, added at the same time, is OK and works fine. Any ideas why this is? Can it be fixed?

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You can use Task Scheduler in Win10 to execute your 'apps' on logon with a delay. What is probably happening is Firefox's graphics renderer is getting loaded before some needed system libraries are loaded and available to it in windows. I would play around with the delay to see if that will fix it.

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Sorry, I've tried your suggestion, but FF is still unresponsive even when delayed 30 seconds, by which time I can start it manually and it runs OK.