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why ? doesnt firefox 3.6.8 NOT shutdown properly - prev versions did ...

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FF disappears from screen as expected - but the next time it is called for it gives error message 'all ready running' - cant close waiting doesnt help task manager doesnt even show FF - gotta reboot an start over - previous versions did NOT do this

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

== latest version installed

FF disappears from screen as expected - but the next time it is called for it gives error message 'all ready running' - cant close waiting doesnt help task manager doesnt even show FF - gotta reboot an start over - previous versions did NOT do this == This happened == Every time Firefox opened == latest version installed

Additional System Details

Installed Plug-ins

  • -LogMeIn, Inc. Remote Access Components
  • Default Plug-in
  • Google Update
  • Shockwave Flash 10.1 r53
  • Picasa plugin
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_17 for Mozilla browsers
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape "9.3.3"
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • Npdsplay dll
  • DRM Store Netscape Plugin
  • DRM Netscape Network Object

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.2.8) Gecko/20100722 Firefox/3.6.8 (.NET CLR 3.5.30729)

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Tim 148 solutions 1005 answers

This is usually caused by an addon preventing Firefox from shutting down properly. If you start Firefox in Safe Mode (http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Safe+Mode) does the issue go away?

This is usually caused by an addon preventing Firefox from shutting down properly. If you start Firefox in Safe Mode (http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Safe+Mode) does the issue go away?
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See also http://kb.mozillazine.org/Firefox_hangs and [[Firefox hangs]] (Hang at exit)