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Right, let me work this out. I can be surfing and close firefox using the usual X in the top right. However, firefox still stays open in the background. When I look on task manager its there! and when i shut my pc down i get end program - n. I have ran sophos and ad-aware and they came up clean!

This happened

A few times a week

== Week back

Right, let me work this out. I can be surfing and close firefox using the usual X in the top right. However, firefox still stays open in the background. When I look on task manager its there! and when i shut my pc down i get end program - n. I have ran sophos and ad-aware and they came up clean! == This happened == A few times a week == Week back

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Right, let me work this out. I can be surfing and close firefox using the usual X in the top right. However, firefox still stays open in the background. When I look on task manager its there! and when i shut my pc down i get end program - n. I have ran sophos and ad-aware and they came up clean!

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Try to run Firefox in Troubleshoot Firefox issues using Safe Mode (without any addons enabled). You can do it from Start Menu icon. If it helps, then you may need to reset your profile.

How to delete and create new profile: Use the Profile Manager to create and remove Firefox profiles How to copy over some information from your old profile, if you need any: Recovering important data from an old profile

Try to run Firefox in [[Safe Mode]] (without any addons enabled). You can do it from Start Menu icon. If it helps, then you may need to reset your profile. How to delete and create new profile: [[Managing profiles]] How to copy over some information from your old profile, if you need any: [[Recovering important data from an old profile]]

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I have done this but i dont want to run firefox without addins and plugins!

I have done this but i dont want to run firefox without addins and plugins!
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See http://kb.mozillazine.org/Firefox_hangs and [[Firefox hangs]] (Hang at exit)