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Installed Firefox on Mac (OS 10.5.8) Will not open a browser window even after rebooting. Also - Must "Force Quit" to exit Firefox

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I installed Firefox on my Mac today (Mac OS 10.5.8) However File>New does not open browser window. Nothing happens. I rebooted and launced Firefox again but this did not help. I had been using Safari. Firefox is clearly running and I must do a "Force Quit" to quit Firefox.

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

I installed Firefox on my Mac today.

User Agent

Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10_5_8; en-us) AppleWebKit/533.17.8 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/5.0.1 Safari/533.17.8

I installed Firefox on my Mac today (Mac OS 10.5.8) However File>New does not open browser window. Nothing happens. I rebooted and launced Firefox again but this did not help. I had been using Safari. Firefox is clearly running and I must do a "Force Quit" to quit Firefox. == This happened == Every time Firefox opened == I installed Firefox on my Mac today. == == User Agent == Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10_5_8; en-us) AppleWebKit/533.17.8 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/5.0.1 Safari/533.17.8

Additional System Details

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10_5_8; en-us) AppleWebKit/533.17.8 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/5.0.1 Safari/533.17.8

More Information

I have no extra extensions installed. It was a straight download from the Mozilla web site.

Morbus 135 solutions 2340 answers

Hello John.

Hopefully this support article is what you need:

https://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Firefox+will+not+start

Also, you may be interested in this one:

http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Firefox+hangs

Hello John. Hopefully this support article is what you need: https://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Firefox+will+not+start Also, you may be interested in this one: http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Firefox+hangs
tineke 0 solutions 1 answers

Ok, I have the answer dear Mac friends.

Go to your finder window - then at the bottom - include system files.

Search for firefox - delete everything - reinstall. Problem solved.

Ok, I have the answer dear Mac friends. Go to your finder window - then at the bottom - include system files. Search for firefox - delete everything - reinstall. Problem solved.