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When launching Firefox, it often says it's already running when it isn't and only rebooting once or twice seems to solve the problem .

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It seems to happen when I visit certain websites like McDonalds, Holiday Inn Express, New York State Thruway Authority to use wifi

It seems to happen when I visit certain websites like McDonalds, Holiday Inn Express, New York State Thruway Authority to use wifi

Additional System Details

This happened

A few times a week

This started when...

I received a recent Firefox update

Installed Plug-ins

  • LabVIEW 8.0 Netscape Plug-in for Win32
  • getPlusAdobe12250
  • ActiveTouch General Plugin Container Version 105
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape "9.4.2"
  • Default Plug-in
  • Shockwave Flash 10.0 r32
  • GEPlugin
  • 4.0.60129.0
  • Google Update
  • 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:1.9.2.15) Gecko/20110303 Firefox/3.6.15

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racingdude7 0 solutions 3 answers

i got this message after closing and restarting my browser after it froze up. the only way i found to fix is to reboot the computer.

i got this message after closing and restarting my browser after it froze up. the only way i found to fix is to reboot the computer.

Question owner

Thanx! It's nice to know I'm not alone, though I'm sorry you experienced it too. I had wondered if it might be caused by memory limitation and if I had too much running on my computer, but IE worked just fine.

Thanx! It's nice to know I'm not alone, though I'm sorry you experienced it too. I had wondered if it might be caused by memory limitation and if I had too much running on my computer, but IE worked just fine.
the-edmeister
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See if this helps you. <br /> https://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Firefox%20hangs#w_hang-at-exit

Question owner

Thanx, the-edmeister. I appreciate that suggestion. Helps me understand what might be going on.

Thanx, the-edmeister. I appreciate that suggestion. Helps me understand what might be going on.