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Weirdest thing. Can't open profile manager!

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Firefox.exe -p or firefox -ProfileManager opens a new window with the home page. Does anyone know how and why this should be happening?

Now I've changed (several) dozens of options in about:config over the years and everything works exactly as expected apart from this thing. Is there something that could be reverted to get the desired result, or is there another way to get to the profile manager?

Details of my OS, settings and addons are available ---------------->>>

Firefox.exe -p or firefox -ProfileManager opens a new window with the home page. Does anyone know how and why this should be happening? Now I've changed (several) dozens of options in about:config over the years and everything works exactly as expected apart from this thing. Is there something that could be reverted to get the desired result, or is there another way to get to the profile manager? Details of my OS, settings and addons are available ---------------->>>

Chosen solution

OK, so no one told me that Fx has to be closed for this to work LOL! Should have figured that one out by myself before posting. Didn't need a rocket scientist. Dumb is as dumb does. :-P

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Chosen Solution

OK, so no one told me that Fx has to be closed for this to work LOL! Should have figured that one out by myself before posting. Didn't need a rocket scientist. Dumb is as dumb does. :-P

Solved. Closed.

OK, so no one told me that Fx has to be closed for this to work LOL! Should have figured that one out by myself before posting. Didn't need a rocket scientist. Dumb is as dumb does. :-P Solved. Closed.