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How do I create a new profile in Firefox 3.6?

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I would like to create another firefox profile to do multiple version testing however i can't seem to do this in firefox 3.6 Instructions so far have be to run "firefox.exe -ProfileManager" or "firefox.exe -P" in the windows run command prompt but all I see in a new browser that opens.

Then, I see where the actually folder for my profile sits under C:\Users\MYNAME\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles but I don't know what I'm supposed to do from there

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I would like to create another firefox profile to do multiple version testing however i can't seem to do this in firefox 3.6 Instructions so far have be to run "firefox.exe -ProfileManager" or "firefox.exe -P" in the windows run command prompt but all I see in a new browser that opens. Then, I see where the actually folder for my profile sits under C:\Users\MYNAME\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles but I don't know what I'm supposed to do from there == This happened == Every time Firefox opened

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The profile manager will only open if all Firefox processes are closed. You can check that on the Processes tab in the Task Manager (Shift+Ctrl+ESC)

If you can't get it to work then try to add the -no-remote switch to see if that brings up the profile Manager. firefox.exe -no-remote -P Add a space before -no-remote and before -P

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The profile manager will only open if all Firefox processes are closed. You can check that on the Processes tab in the Task Manager (Shift+Ctrl+ESC)

If you can't get it to work then try to add the -no-remote switch to see if that brings up the profile Manager. firefox.exe -no-remote -P Add a space before -no-remote and before -P

The profile manager will only open if all Firefox processes are closed. You can check that on the Processes tab in the Task Manager (Shift+Ctrl+ESC) If you can't get it to work then try to add the -no-remote switch to see if that brings up the profile Manager. firefox.exe -no-remote -P Add a space before -no-remote and before -P