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The Add-ons Manager wont load

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I want to install siteadvisor from McAfee but I cant load add-ons manager. I have win7 firefox6.I have the program on my computer and it is working fine in explorer.

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The Add-ons Manager is loaded just that you probably have the "Get Add-ons" panel selected and ging the loading icon. Just look to the left and click on the Extensions and if you go back to "Get Add-ons" panel later it should load.

The "Get Add-ons" panel can sometimes load slowly in displaying stuff from addons.mozilla.org, especially on first start probably due to both with people looking for extension./theme updates with the recent releases of Firefox 6.0/3.6.20, Thunderbird 6.0 and SeaMonkey 2.3.0/2.3.1 and the recent change on addons.mozilla.org

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James
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The Add-ons Manager is loaded just that you probably have the "Get Add-ons" panel selected and ging the loading icon. Just look to the left and click on the Extensions and if you go back to "Get Add-ons" panel later it should load.

The "Get Add-ons" panel can sometimes load slowly in displaying stuff from addons.mozilla.org, especially on first start probably due to both with people looking for extension./theme updates with the recent releases of Firefox 6.0/3.6.20, Thunderbird 6.0 and SeaMonkey 2.3.0/2.3.1 and the recent change on addons.mozilla.org

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Thank you for your help

Scott M. Sanders 0 solutions 9 answers

My home PC's Add-ons Manager won't load either -- it just says "Loading..." forever, and no commands work. My work PC is fine.

Scott M. Sanders 0 solutions 9 answers

OK, I clicked Extensions, and now it works. Sorry, I did not understand your reply. Thanks.

ohjackson 0 solutions 2 answers

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None of these address the problem of the continuous loading of Get Add On's

jfarino 0 solutions 3 answers

I have ff 13.0, Add Ons manager continuously displays "loading" and nothing actually loads. When I click on Extensions, it is blank. I've tried restarting ff, my pc, tried restarting ff in safe mode, nothing works. i have to go to the actual website to dl new add ons, but i can't manage them!

running windows 7

please help

cor-el
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You can go to another tab like Extensions or Plugins on the about:addons page if Firefox isn't able to load suggestions from the Mozilla server on the Get Add-ons tab.

jfarino 0 solutions 3 answers

In my post I mention that the Extensions tab is completely blank. Clicking on it displays a blank Extensions screen. Going back to Get Add-ons does nothing (it's still "loading"). If I attempt to type something in the Search box, nothing comes up either; just "loading". Plugins and Appearance tabs display normally.

This did not happen prior to the last FF update. I have other PCs WITH the latest update that work just fine.

cor-el
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It is possible that there is a problem with the file(s) that store the extensions registry.

Delete the files extensions.* (e.g. extensions.sqlite, extensions.ini, extensions.cache) and compatibility.ini in the Firefox profile folder to reset the extensions registry.

New files will be created when required.

See "Corrupt extension files":

If you see disabled, not compatible, extensions in "Tools > Add-ons > Extensions" then click the Tools button at the left side of the Search Bar (or click the "Find Updates" button in older Firefox versions) to check if there is a compatibility update available.

jfarino 0 solutions 3 answers

deleting the .sqlite files in my profile folder did the job. Thank you

ohjackson 0 solutions 2 answers

Worked for me also. Loading fine now. Thank you.