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I am running Windows xp7 service pack 1. With Firefox 16.0.2 with all add ons disabled. The computer is Dell XPS L702x 64 bit. 6G of Ram. I did not have this problem prior to this of Firefox.

I am running Windows xp7 service pack 1. With Firefox 16.0.2 with all add ons disabled. The computer is Dell XPS L702x 64 bit. 6G of Ram. I did not have this problem prior to this of Firefox.

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Installed Plug-ins

  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 10.7.2 for Mozilla browsers
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • Shockwave Flash 11.4 r402
  • NVIDIA 3D Vision plugin for Mozilla browsers
  • NVIDIA 3D Vision Streaming plugin for Mozilla browsers
  • NPWLPG
  • Google Update
  • Foxit Reader Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape
  • VLC media player Web Plugin 2.0.2
  • Picasa plugin

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:16.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/16.0

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dumdidadida 155 solutions 1440 answers

Hi,

The Reset Firefox feature can fix many issues by restoring Firefox to its factory default state while saving your essential information. Note: This will cause you to lose any Extensions, Open websites, and some Preferences.

To Reset Firefox do the following:

  1. Go to Firefox > Help > Troubleshooting Information.
  2. Click the "Reset Firefox" button.
  3. Firefox will close and reset. After Firefox is done, it will show a window with the information that is imported. Click Finish.
  4. Firefox will open with all factory defaults applied.


Further information can be found in the Refresh Firefox - reset add-ons and settings article.

Did this fix your problems? Please report back to us!

Hi, The Reset Firefox feature can fix many issues by restoring Firefox to its factory default state while saving your essential information. Note: ''This will cause you to lose any Extensions, Open websites, and some Preferences.'' To Reset Firefox do the following: #Go to Firefox > Help > Troubleshooting Information. #Click the "Reset Firefox" button. #Firefox will close and reset. After Firefox is done, it will show a window with the information that is imported. Click Finish. #Firefox will open with all factory defaults applied. Further information can be found in the [[Reset Firefox – easily fix most problems]] article. Did this fix your problems? Please report back to us!
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See also:

See also: *"Hang at exit": http://kb.mozillazine.org/Firefox_hangs *"Firefox hangs when you quit it": https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Firefox+hangs