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Firefox process does not stop after closing Firefox. Unable to start a new Firefox session because original process does not stop on close.

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Firefox process does not stop running when program is closed. This prevents me from starting a new browser session without manually stopping the Firefox process. Issue started with 10.0 and 10.0.1 install/upgrade.

Running Windows 7

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When this happens go into task manager(ctrl+shift+esc) and then end firefox.exe process and then start firefox and be on your way.

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I can do this, but I'm trying to understand why I have to do it everytime. Should I simply uninstall Firefox and reinstall the full 10.0.1 update?

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see Firefox Hang at exit

see also: Firefox.exe always open

thank you

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