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firefox beeps but does not start up. I reinstalled and rebooted. Nothing

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So here is what I finally tried. Not sure why I did not think of it before. <Windows> R cmd cd \program Files cd Moz* Firefox.exe

it came up! opened up a new full screen window and all when everything else fails. Just go "under the windows"

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Did you totally remove all Firefox program folders? Or just do an uninstall?

Use these links to create a new profile. Use this new profile as is. Is the problem still there?

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-run-firefox-when-profile-missing-inaccessible

http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_folder_-_Firefox#Navigating_to_the_profile_folder

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/profile-manager-create-and-remove-firefox-profiles

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/back-and-restore-information-firefox-profiles


Type about:profiles<enter> in the address bar.

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I checked the Firefox folder under \program Files. The entire Mozilla Firefox folder was gone after uninstalling.

I also tried running firefox.exe -p It emits the same beep (after about 10 seconds) as when I click on the firefox icon on the desktop. Then nothing.

I also tried to run Firefox.exe as an administrator from its Mozilla Firefox folder. Same behavior - a beep and noting more.

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katz95040 said

I also tried running firefox.exe -p

-ProfileManager Start with ProfileManager.

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same behavior when running firefox -Profilemanager . About 10 seconds of silence, then a beep, then nothing The number of Background processes as displayed in Task manager does not change. Neither does the number of Windows processes. Needless to say, Firefox never appears in the Apps listing.

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I called for more help.

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So here is what I finally tried. Not sure why I did not think of it before. <Windows> R cmd cd \program Files cd Moz* Firefox.exe

it came up! opened up a new full screen window and all when everything else fails. Just go "under the windows"

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That was very good work. Well Done. Please flag your last post as Solved Problem as this can help others with similar problems.

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I am new here. I don't know how to flag it as Solved

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Click on this link. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1318791#answer-1377818 To its right, click the Solved link.