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unable to close browser. it keepss running but does not show on monitor

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upto the version 3.6, i did not have this problem. with the recent versions, when i click for closing, it closes but if i want to open again, it says, "firefox is already running. before you open again, to close, restart your computer."

upto the version 3.6, i did not have this problem. with the recent versions, when i click for closing, it closes but if i want to open again, it says, "firefox is already running. before you open again, to close, restart your computer."

Additional System Details

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

This started when...

after the version 3.6.0

Installed Plug-ins

  • Google Talk Plugin Video Accelerator version:0.1.44.5
  • Version 2.1.8.0
  • Office Plugin for Netscape Navigator
  • np-mswmp
  • 1.7.0069.3
  • 2.0.0048.0
  • Winamp Application Detector
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 10.1.0
  • 12.0.1.647
  • RealPlayer(tm) LiveConnect-Enabled Plug-In
  • RealJukebox Netscape Plugin
  • Google Update
  • BrowserPlus -- Improve your browser! -- http://browserplus.yahoo.com/
  • Shockwave Flash 10.3 r181
  • GEPlugin
  • Picasa plugin
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_26 for Mozilla browsers
  • 4.0.60531.0
  • Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) plug-in for Mozilla browsers
  • RealPlayer(tm) HTML5VideoShim Plug-In
  • RealNetworks(tm) RealPlayer Chrome Background Extension Plug-In
  • Version 0.9.18, Copyright 2006-2009 Veetle Inchttp://www.veetle.com/
  • Version 0.9.18, copyright 2006-2010 Veetle Inchttp://www.veetle.com/

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.0; rv:5.0.1) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/5.0.1

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Helpful Reply

Try the suggestions in the "Hang at exit" sections of these two articles:

Firefox hangs | Troubleshooting | Firefox Help

Firefox hangs - MozillaZine Knowledge Base

Try the suggestions in the "Hang at exit" sections of these two articles: [https://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Firefox%20hangs#w_hang-at-exit Firefox hangs | Troubleshooting | Firefox Help] [http://kb.mozillazine.org/Firefox_hangs#Hang_at_exit Firefox hangs - MozillaZine Knowledge Base]