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for the past few days, every time I open FF I get an unlimited multiplicity of pages and need to shut down. I tried rebooting several times. I reinstalled FF over the present install (to avoid losing the many add-ons, etc.). What to do?

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for the past few days, every time I open FF I get an unlimited multiplicity of pages and need to shut down. I tried rebooting several times. I reinstalled FF over the present install (to avoid losing the many add-ons, etc.). What to do?

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

== A few days ago.

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This can be a problem with the file sessionstore.js in the Profile Folder Delete the files sessionstore.js and sessionstore.bak and any existing files sessionstore-##.js with a number in the left part of the name like sessionstore-1.js . ..... http://kb.mozillazine.org/Session_Restore

See also Firefox repeatedly opens empty tabs or windows after you click on a link --- Set the pref browser.sessionstore.max_resumed_crashes to 0 on the about:config page to get the about:sessionrestore page immediately with the first restart after a crash has occurred or the Task Manager was used to close Firefox.

See https://wiki.mozilla.org/Session_Restore#Preferences http://kb.mozillazine.org/Browser.sessionstore.max_resumed_crashes

See also http://kb.mozillazine.org/Session_Restore#Firefox_keeps_crashing_after_restoring_a_session