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"Profile Missing" on startup, cannot initiate terminal level "Profile Manager"

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I have downloaded Firefox from the internet today (10/7/2011), presumably Ver 7, but I cannot identify the version because it won't open. When I open it, I get a message, "Profile Missing: You firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible." This was an upgrade from a prior version that worked, so I decided to use AppDelete to remove all traces of Firefox from the machine and to a reinstall using this latest software.

I have deleted the application using AppDelete, and reinstalled a fresh current download, I have rebooted the MacMini, all to no avail. The message continues. When I go to the FAQ section on this website, it advises that I use terminal to start the profile manager. When I do this, I get the same message. which I see when I try to start the program.

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I have downloaded Firefox from the internet today (10/7/2011), presumably Ver 7, but I cannot identify the version because it won't open. When I open it, I get a message, "Profile Missing: You firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible." This was an upgrade from a prior version that worked, so I decided to use AppDelete to remove all traces of Firefox from the machine and to a reinstall using this latest software. I have deleted the application using AppDelete, and reinstalled a fresh current download, I have rebooted the MacMini, all to no avail. The message continues. When I go to the FAQ section on this website, it advises that I use terminal to start the profile manager. When I do this, I get the same message. which I see when I try to start the program. Please Advise