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Firefox crashes immediatly on start up unless you right click and click ''Run as Administrator. It worked perfectly until 2 days ago.

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Crashes on start up. Since the problem began I have unistalled and reinstalled the whole program. Will run fine if you right click > run as administrator otherwise will not start. Gives no error detail when the crash occurs,just states that it has occured.

Windows Vista,running Firefox 18

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Please perform the following steps to give us a crash report ID that helps us find out more about the cause of the crash.

  1. Enter about:crashes in the Firefox location bar (that's where you enter your website names) and press Enter. You should now see a list of submitted crash reports.
  2. Copy the most recent 5 report IDs that you see in the crash report window and paste them into your forum response.

Thanks in advance for your help!

More information and further troubleshooting steps can be found in the Troubleshoot Firefox crashes (closing or quitting unexpectedly) article.

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I am having the same problem. I changed the security settings to allow full access to all users but still the same problem. Here are my last reports since updating to 18.0....

644513a0-af56-45fb-a39d-9ca8f4ff456e   1/12/2013 10:41 PM
e166fa35-84f9-48b9-8916-90a1311ee819   1/12/2013 8:48 PM
bp-a353c804-02a3-4e76-a73a-dfa8c2130112   1/12/2013 2:07 PM
426bf00f-38b7-4d86-b716-4cc92fb67e70-flash2   1/11/2013 8:26 PM
426bf00f-38b7-4d86-b716-4cc92fb67e70-flash1   1/11/2013 8:26 PM
426bf00f-38b7-4d86-b716-4cc92fb67e70-browser   1/11/2013 8:26 PM
426bf00f-38b7-4d86-b716-4cc92fb67e70   1/11/2013 8:26 PM
bp-74308eda-1f50-4328-946f-ede3d2130112   1/11/2013 8:25 PM
cdfc3ad8-5caa-4811-a888-4760c861c48a   1/11/2013 4:40 PM
48c08c5e-b9cf-43eb-be65-bc75cd209dc4   1/11/2013 3:55 PM
ebbacc85-e7e8-4cf1-b7e0-014217f98b9a   1/11/2013 10:15 AM

Modified by cor-el

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Hi cavy2fast4u

You seem to be having a problem with the Flash plugin or plugin-container process.

You can check for problems caused by recent Flash updates and try these:

  • disable a possible RealPlayer Browser Record Plugin extension for Firefox and update the RealPlayer if installed
  • disable protected mode in Flash 11.3 and later
  • disable hardware acceleration in the Flash plugin
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Thanks cor-el. I do not have the realplayer extension and I disabled protected mode and hardware acceleration via the links provided and it's still crashing. Here are the reports from this morning.

f97bf85d-0249-4040-817f-1c94d03ac3e8 1/14/2013 9:22 AM 262b6587-6e50-4a45-9e6e-5fa7f0947024 1/14/2013 9:11 AM fca8ccd6-8c31-4b83-b74c-bace915448d0 1/14/2013 9:04 AM

Thanks, Brandon