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Firefox crashes randomly for no reasen because an unknown application has asked to terminate it in an unusual way, why?

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WTF Firefox is closed by some unknown application and it looses all the tabs that were not saved previously.

WTF Firefox is closed by some unknown application and it looses all the tabs that were not saved previously.

Additional System Details

Installed Plug-ins

  • -Cooliris embedded in a tab
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • Default Plug-in
  • Pando Web Plugin
  • Shockwave Flash 10.1 r53
  • iTunes Detector Plug-in
  • 4.0.50524.0
  • Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) plug-in for Mozilla browsers
  • NVIDIA 3D Vision plugin for Mozilla browsers
  • NVIDIA 3D Vision Streaming plugin for Mozilla browsers
  • 6.0.12.775
  • RealPlayer(tm) LiveConnect-Enabled Plug-In
  • RealJukebox Netscape Plugin
  • RealPlayer(tm) HTML5VideoShim Plug-In
  • Unity Player 2.6.1f3
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_20 for Mozilla browsers

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:1.9.2.8) Gecko/20100722 Firefox/3.6.6 ( .NET CLR 3.5.30729)

More Information

Application Basics
Name
Firefox
Version
3.6.8
Profile Directory
Open Containing Folder
Installed Plugins
about:plugins
Build Configuration
about:buildconfig
Extensions
Name
Version
Enabled
ID
BarDiscover
1.0
true
Java Console
6.0.19
true
Advertising Cookie Opt-out
1.2
true
optout@google.com
Personas
1.5.3
true
personas@christopher.beard
Cooliris
1.12.0.36949
true
piclens@cooliris.com
Microsoft .NET Framework Assistant
1.2.1
true
{20a82645-c095-46ed-80e3-08825760534b}
The SimSidekick
1.0
true
{3c63f000-3528-11de-b418-0800200c9a66}
Java Console
6.0.20
true
RealPlayer Browser Record Plugin
1.1.5
true
AdventureQuest Worlds Toolbar
1.300.306
true
{88c4479d-3515-4ca3-a805-27b920c3bf6d}
InvisibleHand
2.4
true
canitbecheaper@trafficbroker.co.uk
Norton IPS
1.0
true
{8545daff-ad1e-493f-a37e-eed1ac79682b}
Modified Preferences
Name
Value
accessibility.typeaheadfind.flashBar
0
browser.places.smartBookmarksVersion
2
browser.startup.homepage
http://eis.esnips.com/page/search/?client_uuid=bda82ac0-85c3-4b48-b0d2-41fde8d1391d
browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone
rv:1.9.2.8
extensions.lastAppVersion
3.6.8
general.useragent.extra.microsoftdotnet
( .NET CLR 3.5.30729)
keyword.URL
http://eis.esnips.com/page/search_provider/?client_uuid=bda82ac0-85c3-4b48-b0d2-41fde8d1391d&q=
network.cookie.prefsMigrated
true
network.http.pipelining
true
network.http.pipelining.maxrequests
150
places.last_vacuum
1279242603
print.print_bgcolor
false
print.print_bgimages
false
print.print_evenpages
true
print.print_footercenter
&T
print.print_footerleft
&T
print.print_footerright
&T
print.print_headercenter
&T
print.print_headerright
&T
print.print_in_color
true
print.print_margin_bottom
0.5
print.print_margin_left
0.5
print.print_margin_right
0.5
print.print_margin_top
0.5
print.print_oddpages
true
print.print_orientation
1
print.print_reversed
false
print.print_scaling
1.00
print.print_shrink_to_fit
true
privacy.sanitize.migrateFx3Prefs
true
security.warn_viewing_mixed
false

Shawn
  • Moderator
42 solutions 549 answers

Can you provide me with your Crash ID? This can help me find the cause of your crash.

Inside Firefox -https://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Firefox+crashes?bl=n&s=firefox%2520crashes#Getting_help_with_your_crash

Outside Firefox -https://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Firefox+crashes+when+you+open+it#Getting_your_crash_report

Crash troubleshooting

Add-ons

One of your add-ons might be the culprit. Try running Firefox in Troubleshoot Firefox issues using Safe Mode with all add-ons disabled. If that solves the problem, see Troubleshoot extensions, themes and hardware acceleration issues to solve common Firefox problems and possibly Troubleshoot issues with plugins like Flash or Java to fix common Firefox problems

Are your plugins updated? Check this by going to http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/plugincheck/

Are you using the newest version of Firefox?

It is important you use the latest version of Firefox because it includes stability and security updates. The latest version of Firefox can always be downloaded from http://www.getfirefox.com. You can check if you are using the latest version of Firefox by going to Help | About Mozilla Firefox. If you are not, see Update Firefox to the latest release

Malware

Different types of Malware can cause Firefox to crash. For more information, please see Troubleshoot Firefox issues caused by malware

Can you provide me with your Crash ID? This can help me find the cause of your crash. Inside Firefox -https://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Firefox+crashes?bl=n&s=firefox%2520crashes#Getting_help_with_your_crash Outside Firefox -https://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Firefox+crashes+when+you+open+it#Getting_your_crash_report '''Crash troubleshooting''' <u>Add-ons</u> One of your add-ons might be the culprit. Try running Firefox in [[Safe Mode]] with all add-ons disabled. If that solves the problem, see [[Troubleshooting extensions and themes]] and possibly [[Troubleshooting plugins]] <u>Are your plugins updated?</u> Check this by going to http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/plugincheck/ <u>Are you using the newest version of Firefox?</u> It is important you use the latest version of Firefox because it includes stability and security updates. The latest version of Firefox can always be downloaded from http://www.getfirefox.com. You can check if you are using the latest version of Firefox by going to Help | About Mozilla Firefox. If you are not, see [[Updating Firefox]] <u>Malware</u> Different types of Malware can cause Firefox to crash. For more information, please see [[Is my Firefox problem a result of malware]]