Showing questions tagged: Show all questions
  • Solved
  • Archived

Missing mozglue.dll when launching Firefox

Hi, I'm getting an error "The program can't start because mozglue.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix the problem." when launching Fire… (read more)

Hi, I'm getting an error "The program can't start because mozglue.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix the problem." when launching Firefox. Firefox was working last night. I have Windows 7.

I have uninstalled Firefox and reinstalled it from latest version from Mozilla website but got same error when I launched Firefox again. I have tried reinstalling Firefox about 4 times but this did not help to fix the issue.

Would it help fix the issue if someone provides me a copy of mozglue.dll to place in C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\ on my computer?

Please help. Thanks.

Regards, Andrew


Request for information added here where it will be seen

Hi, there seem to be a couple of other users affected by this reading this thread (judging by 30 users clicking "I have this problem too").

It would be helpful if you could chime in as well & report what antivirus software (& sandboxing software, if any?) you are using on your system. Also if you take a look into your Firefox program folder: Is the mozglue.dll file actually missing there?

Firefox program folder is in one of these locations:
Windows 32-bit users: C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox
Windows 64-bit users: C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox
~J99

Asked by andrewli7 3 years ago

Answered by philipp 3 years ago

  • Solved
  • Archived

How do I migrate to a new computer saving all my settings and add ons etc in Firefoz

I use Windows 7 Home Edition and Firefox .What is the easiest way to transfer Firefox from my Old Computer to my New Computer saving all my ADD ONS ,SETTINGS AND FAVOURIT… (read more)

I use Windows 7 Home Edition and Firefox .What is the easiest way to transfer Firefox from my Old Computer to my New Computer saving all my ADD ONS ,SETTINGS AND FAVOURITES

Asked by Rob Winearls 5 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 years ago

  • Solved
  • Archived

How to remove Yahoo Search from my Toolbar PERMANENTLY

I tried to remove Yahoo by uninstalling and re-downloading the latest version as previously instructed but it is still there on the new installation. I am not a technicia… (read more)

I tried to remove Yahoo by uninstalling and re-downloading the latest version as previously instructed but it is still there on the new installation. I am not a technician and do not want to start searching or removing registry places. I never asked for this service to be placed on the Mozilla page and I watched very carefully when downloading the program but there was no tick or untick place. It would be appreciated if someone could please explain in simple terms how to get rid of it PERMANENTLY

Asked by Maggi 7 years ago

Answered by Maggi 7 years ago

  • Solved
  • Archived

How to restore missing Firefox icon in Win 7 C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox

New computer running Win 7. Install FF no problem. But then the icon disappears from the Start Menu and from the Taskbar. When I go to the program location C:\Program Fi… (read more)

New computer running Win 7. Install FF no problem. But then the icon disappears from the Start Menu and from the Taskbar.

When I go to the program location C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox there is only the generic icon for firefox.exe.

Program seems to work fine, but this is annoying. Thanks for the help.

Asked by bkohlerme 6 years ago

Answered by Gingerbread Man 6 years ago

  • Solved
  • Archived

Can not create temp folder archive (7-zip)

Firefox did not function anymore then I removed it en now i want to reinstall but this message came: 7 zip Can not create temp folder archive How can i reinstall Firefox… (read more)

Firefox did not function anymore then I removed it en now i want to reinstall but this message came:

7 zip

Can not create temp folder archive

How can i reinstall Firefox???

Asked by ajouw 6 years ago

Answered by philipp 6 years ago

  • Solved
  • Archived

My internet speed is good, but firefox download is very slow. Why?

I have a shared WiFi internet connection with 54.0 Mbps speed. Internet speed is good but Firefox installer downloads Firefox at very slow speed. It takes about 10 to 15 … (read more)

I have a shared WiFi internet connection with 54.0 Mbps speed. Internet speed is good but Firefox installer downloads Firefox at very slow speed. It takes about 10 to 15 minutes in downloading Firefox. Please fix the problem if it is occurring through your end, else do tell me what can I do to get it better. Thank you.

Asked by Adi 6 years ago

Answered by James 6 years ago

  • Solved
  • Archived

Found that Firefox 53.2.0 is available for XP but the link on that page to download only offer v.57. I'm trying to download on a Linux machine w/v.57.

Found existing message that Firefox 53.2.0 is available for XP, but the download link on the page only offers v. 57. I'm trying to download on a Linux machine that is ru… (read more)

Found existing message that Firefox 53.2.0 is available for XP, but the download link on the page only offers v. 57. I'm trying to download on a Linux machine that is running v.40 which I will update, but still need the version for XP. The XP machine is airgapped so can't download directly.

Asked by b-wallen 2 years ago

Answered by James 2 years ago

  • Solved
  • Archived

COULD NOT FIND MOZILLA RUNTIME ERROR

I downloaded firefox 30. I installed it and i keep getting this error "COULD NOT FIND MOZILLA RUNTIME". I am using windows xp. I do the uninstall from the program manager… (read more)

I downloaded firefox 30. I installed it and i keep getting this error "COULD NOT FIND MOZILLA RUNTIME". I am using windows xp. I do the uninstall from the program manager. i have run my virus check. I have run my clean registery. Then i installed it. Firefox is running from the install but if i close it and click the icon i keep getting the above message. Help!! Thank You.

Asked by awsdns 6 years ago

Answered by awsdns 6 years ago

  • Solved
  • Archived

Need to download quicktime plugin to use the site Blackboard for school. can't find plug in but downloaded actual quick time. please help, thanks!

hello, I need to download the quicktime plug in to use certain features on the site, Blackboard, for school. Plug in cannot be found and I downloaded quicktime. Please he… (read more)

hello,

I need to download the quicktime plug in to use certain features on the site, Blackboard, for school. Plug in cannot be found and I downloaded quicktime. Please help.

Thank you,

Kirsten

Asked by kirstenlani 6 years ago

Answered by cor-el 6 years ago

  • Solved
  • Archived

Installing shockwave flash version 14.0.0176

Hello there, Mozilla........) I have just checked my add-ons and I have been told to update my Shockwave Flash. I clicked on 'update now' and it sent me to a page where … (read more)

Hello there, Mozilla........)

I have just checked my add-ons and I have been told to update my Shockwave Flash. I clicked on 'update now' and it sent me to a page where it details potential problems with the version I have and to update to version 14.0.0175 which (I think and hope) it did update. However, when I restarted my computer, I checked again and it still is saying 'update now'. As I will honestly admit, I am not all that 'tech savvy' and am not sure what I should do next. I would be extremely grateful if someone could get back to me with some advice on what I should do.

Yours sincerely

Angela M Silverwood

Asked by MozzieCozzie 5 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 years ago

  • Solved
  • Archived

Couldn't load XPCOM.

Nothing happens double clicking, running ./firefox gives XPCOMGlueLoad error for file /home/yang/bin/firefox/libxul.so: libdbus-glib-1.so.2: cannot open shared object fi… (read more)

Nothing happens double clicking, running ./firefox gives

XPCOMGlueLoad error for file /home/yang/bin/firefox/libxul.so: libdbus-glib-1.so.2: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory Couldn't load XPCOM.

Firefox downloaded from mozilla.org firefox-23.0.tar.bz2, system Fedora 19 64-bit

Asked by Yang Lifu 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

  • Solved
  • Archived

Can i install firefox on Windows 8.1

Hi there, I have just had to upgrade and get a new Pc and it has windows 8.1 which is awful. I only like to use firefox as my browser. I have tried to install it but it w… (read more)

Hi there, I have just had to upgrade and get a new Pc and it has windows 8.1 which is awful. I only like to use firefox as my browser. I have tried to install it but it won't work. I cannot find any up to date information on the web as to whether firefox can be installed with Windows 8.1 I have a 64 bit operating system. Is there a way to do this? Or if not does anyone know if it will be available soon, or i'll have to use chrome which i don't like as much. I don't have much technical knowledge to do complicated things. I wonder if it works well on Windows 8 if i try and downgrade..... Not sure i know how to do that/ Any help be appreciated. thanks

Asked by rhian 5 years ago

Answered by rhian 5 years ago

  • Solved
  • Archived

Can I change the day/date format from US (month day year) to UK (date month year)?

When I view databases through Firefox, the date/day format is set at month, day, year (US style), whereas I need day, month, year, I work in the UK and the "wrong" format… (read more)

When I view databases through Firefox, the date/day format is set at month, day, year (US style), whereas I need day, month, year, I work in the UK and the "wrong" format is VERY confusing and could lead to errors/mistakes. IE has that format but I don't want to revert to using that.

Asked by 56Howdy 6 years ago

Answered by Gingerbread Man 6 years ago

  • Solved
  • Archived

Why is it so hard to find an offline installer?

Please can someone tell me why it's so hard to find an offline installer? I googled it and searched the forums and most of the links either don't work or send me to get o… (read more)

Please can someone tell me why it's so hard to find an offline installer? I googled it and searched the forums and most of the links either don't work or send me to get online installers.

Also why don't they put 2 download links on the main page? 1 for download online installer and 1 for offline installer?

After about half an hour of searching i found a proper link to an offline installer that works. I wanted to thank brookspd who posted a question 2 years ago and one of the moderators responded. His hope was that his post would help and it helped immensly.

I understand that the forum is huge and there are many posts, is there any way of deleting all the posts of offline installers that don't actually help and put this one up? https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/ , it's the only one that i've personally found that actually works. I'm sure i'm not the only fustrated one here.

Asked by Ardently 2 years ago

Answered by James 2 years ago