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Firefox keeps crashing

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I'm running Windows 7 64-bit and have downloaded Firefox a number of times (each time doing a clean uninstall with Revo uninstaller), but cannot get Firefox to run at all. Each time I put in a search I immediately get the 'Gah. your tab just crashed' message. I've done a Windows crash report on the latest event and this was the result:

Log Name: Application Source: Application Error Date: 07/02/2019 13:12:17 Event ID: 1000 Task Category: (100) Level: Error Keywords: Classic User: N/A Computer: Roland-PC Description: Faulting application name: firefox.exe, version:, time stamp: 0x5c34ddf7 Faulting module name: unknown, version:, time stamp: 0x00000000 Exception code: 0xc0000005 Fault offset: 0x00000000c0000035 Faulting process id: 0x1178 Faulting application start time: 0x01d4bee6bcbee9f9 Faulting application path: C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe Faulting module path: unknown Report Id: fde241ae-2ad9-11e9-a3b0-408d5c590c41 Event Xml: <Event xmlns="">

   <Provider Name="Application Error" />
   <EventID Qualifiers="0">1000</EventID>
   <TimeCreated SystemTime="2019-02-07T13:12:17.000000000Z" />
   <Security />
   <Data>C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe</Data>


Can anyone suggest a solution, please?

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I saw that you used a third party program to remove Firefox. Give this a try instead;

Let’s do a full clean re-install;

Download Firefox For All languages And Systems {web link}

Save the file. Then Close Firefox.

Using your file browser, open the Programs Folder on your computer.

Windows: C:\Program Files C:\Program Files (x86) Note: Check Both Folders

Mac: Open the "Applications" folder.

Linux: Check your user manual. If you installed Firefox with the distro-based package manager, you should use the same way to uninstall it. See Install Firefox on Linux;

If you downloaded and installed the binary package from the Firefox download page, simply remove the folder Firefox in your home directory. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Look for, and remove any Mozilla or Firefox program folders. Do not remove the Mozilla Thunderbird folder if there is one.

Do Not remove any profile folders.

After rebooting the computer, run a registry scanner if you have one. Then run the installer. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++ If there is a problem, start your Computer in safe mode and try again. This shows how to Start all Computers in Safe Mode; Free Online Encyclopedia

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