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Firefox will not open, it is not running in the task manager, but when I click on the icon, it will not open a firefox screen.

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I have tried uninstalling the program, so that i could re-install it, but during the uninstall it says i have to close the currently open firefox page, But there is no page opne. There is no page in the lower left corer of my screen, and when i opne task manger, it does not say that firefox is running. I have tried updateing firefox on the website, but during the update it says the same thing, that firefox is running, and i need to close it. I can not get firefox to opne, and i hate using internet explorer, PLEASE HELP!!

I have tried uninstalling the program, so that i could re-install it, but during the uninstall it says i have to close the currently open firefox page, But there is no page opne. There is no page in the lower left corer of my screen, and when i opne task manger, it does not say that firefox is running. I have tried updateing firefox on the website, but during the update it says the same thing, that firefox is running, and i need to close it. I can not get firefox to opne, and i hate using internet explorer, PLEASE HELP!!

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In the Task Manager, make sure to check both the Applications tab and the Processes tab. On the Processes tab, Firefox may have two different components running: firefox.exe and plugin-container.exe. Well, in 3.5.11, it would be only the first one.

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