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windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. you may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item.

this morning, I get the above error message when attempting to open ff. I was able to open ff from the start menu(windows 7 enterprise), but all of my bookmarks have disa… (read more)

this morning, I get the above error message when attempting to open ff. I was able to open ff from the start menu(windows 7 enterprise), but all of my bookmarks have disappeared. I had the system administrator attempt to restore my computer, with no results, then reinstalling ff. upon reinstall, I was able to open ff, but bookmarks were still missing. then, a ff update "esr" was run, and now I get the error msg above trying to open ff from anywhere. I cannot open ff at all to restore defaults or run in safe mode to fix.

Asked by edfitzfish 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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homepage I set doesn't open

I set google.com as my homepage and haven't had problems until today. When I opened Firefox, The Microsoft homepage opened. I tried refreshing Firefox, checked the URL i… (read more)

I set google.com as my homepage and haven't had problems until today. When I opened Firefox, The Microsoft homepage opened. I tried refreshing Firefox, checked the URL in Properties, and looked for add-ons--no fixes. The refresh had no effect, there was no URL added to the firefox.exe in properties, and I have no add-ons that would cause this. I thought it could be a virus but the page seems to be a legitimate Microsoft site. If I click the home icon on the tool bar, I get to the correct page. I'd appreciate any suggestions you might have. Thanks

Asked by nhouse49 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Firefox crashes

[Locked as a duplicate of https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1243352. Please follow up there, thanks.] my firefox get crashed at start … (read more)

[Locked as a duplicate of https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1243352. Please follow up there, thanks.]

my firefox get crashed at start

Asked by paragkandi 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Firefox crashes

Firefox crashed on me yesterday (2 Dec 2018) and does not open at all now, so Safe Mode is not an option. Have tried: (1) closing and restarting Firefox; (2) restarting … (read more)

Firefox crashed on me yesterday (2 Dec 2018) and does not open at all now, so Safe Mode is not an option.

Have tried: (1) closing and restarting Firefox; (2) restarting computer (MacBook Pro, Mid 2014, OSX 10.13.6); and (3) trashing Firefox, emptying trash, and restarting computer again. No luck. Continue to get the same, "We're sorry. Firefox had a problem and crashed," error prompt.

Per the instructions at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-crashes-troubleshoot-prevent..., I am pasting my most recent Submitted Crash Report here: Crash ID: bp-550e8b76-0c74-487f-a901-7abc70181203

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks, Brandon

Asked by thejosephboys 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Firefox crashes instead of starting after loading a page.

Firefox started to crash on me today after opening a tab and I can't open it neither in safe mode. I am running it on Windows 7. bp-4d14aa25-fb20-40b6-a402-eab410181202 b… (read more)

Firefox started to crash on me today after opening a tab and I can't open it neither in safe mode. I am running it on Windows 7.

bp-4d14aa25-fb20-40b6-a402-eab410181202 bp-39fb8077-21f6-4634-9706-b914b0181202

Asked by arutztele 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Firefox crashes

Firefox won't open and only gives me the crash reporting window. I'm on a mac with mojave (this started about a week after that was installed). I have tried starting in s… (read more)

Firefox won't open and only gives me the crash reporting window. I'm on a mac with mojave (this started about a week after that was installed). I have tried starting in safe mode, creating a new profile, and multiple fresh downloads and installs. Nothing works. This has been going on for a few weeks.

The last crash report only says "1543632621". Previous crash reports are similarly empty with only a number.

Asked by kendrahw 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Firefox crashes even in safe mode and even after clean reinstall

Firefox WILL NOT OPEN at all--even in Safe Mode--and even after a clean reinstall. Goes directly to Mozilla Crash Reporter. Chrome and Safari working fine. Mac desktop, r… (read more)

Firefox WILL NOT OPEN at all--even in Safe Mode--and even after a clean reinstall. Goes directly to Mozilla Crash Reporter. Chrome and Safari working fine. Mac desktop, running 10.12.6

Asked by mfelumlee 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Before doing anything at all, FF downloads 7MB. Why?

I have a fairly slow link to the Net (because I'm cheap). I also have an older machine (32-bit Dell, same reason). Hence I have noticed recently that certain pages/site… (read more)

I have a fairly slow link to the Net (because I'm cheap). I also have an older machine (32-bit Dell, same reason). Hence I have noticed recently that certain pages/sites have greatly increased in size. In particular, when I invoked FF this morning with a blank starting page, approximately 7MB had to be downloaded before anything happened. This took 56 seconds, which is rather a long time to bring up a browser whose code is already on my disk. Is this the new normal? Am I doing something wrong? I have a few extensions like Adblock (a necessity) but I would think these could be backgrounded while the initial page is being set up.

Asked by starrygordon 2 years ago

Last reply by starrygordon 2 years ago

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Crash at startup for one specific user on Mac

Since a week, Firefox won't start. This problem concerns only my wife's profile on our iMac (10.13.6). Firefox goes fine on my profile (administrator) and on a "test" pro… (read more)

Since a week, Firefox won't start. This problem concerns only my wife's profile on our iMac (10.13.6).

Firefox goes fine on my profile (administrator) and on a "test" profile I specially created to test Firefox.

On my wife's profile (the problematic one), a crash report window appears every single time.

I tried to boot in Safe mode. It is impossible to even boot that way. When I click the to start in Safe mode, the crash window appears.

I deleted Firefox and reinstalled it. No solutions there either.

I ran a malware detector. Flashback malware was detected and destroyed.

Here is a copy of the detailed error message :

AdapterDeviceID: 0x9488 AdapterVendorID: 0x1002 BuildID: 20181114214635 ContentSandboxCapable: 1 ContentSandboxLevel: 3 CrashTime: 1543160933 DOMIPCEnabled: 1 Email: EventLoopNestingLevel: 1 FramePoisonBase: 9223372036600930304 FramePoisonSize: 4096 InstallTime: 1543158751 Notes: FP(D00-L1000-W00000000-T000) WR? WR- OMTP? OMTP+3 ProductID: {ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384} ProductName: Firefox ReleaseChannel: release SafeMode: 0 SecondsSinceLastCrash: 333 StartupCrash: 0 StartupTime: 1543160930 TelemetryEnvironment: {"build":{"applicationId":"{ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384}","applicationName":"Firefox","architecture":"x86-64","buildId":"20181114214635","version":"63.0.3","vendor":"Mozilla","displayVersion":"63.0.3","platformVersion":"63.0.3","xpcomAbi":"x86_64-gcc3","updaterAvailable":true},"partner":{"distributionId":null,"distributionVersion":null,"partnerId":null,"distributor":null,"distributorChannel":null,"partnerNames":[]},"system":{"memoryMB":8192,"virtualMaxMB":null,"cpu":{"count":4,"cores":2,"vendor":"GenuineIntel","family":6,"model":37,"stepping":5,"l2cacheKB":256,"l3cacheKB":4096,"speedMHz":3060,"extensions":["hasMMX","hasSSE","hasSSE2","hasSSE3","hasSSSE3","hasSSE4_1","hasSSE4_2"]},"os":{"name":"Darwin","version":"17.7.0","locale":"fr-CA"},"hdd":{"profile":{"model":null,"revision":null},"binary":{"model":null,"revision":null},"system":{"model":null,"revision":null}},"gfx":{"D2DEnabled":null,"DWriteEnabled":null,"ContentBackend":"Skia","adapters":[{"description":null,"vendorID":"0x1002","deviceID":"0x9488","subsysID":null,"RAM":null,"driver":null,"driverVersion":null,"driverDate":null,"GPUActive":true}],"monitors":[{"screenWidth":1920,"screenHeight":1080,"scale":1}],"features":{"compositor":"none","gpuProcess":{"status":"unused"},"wrQualified":{"status":"blocked"},"webrender":{"status":"opt-in"}}},"appleModelId":"iMac11,2"},"settings":{"blocklistEnabled":true,"e10sEnabled":true,"e10sMultiProcesses":4,"telemetryEnabled":false,"locale":"fr","update":{"channel":"release","enabled":true,"autoDownload":true},"userPrefs":{"browser.search.widget.inNavBar":false},"sandbox":{"effectiveContentProcessLevel":3},"addonCompatibilityCheckEnabled":true,"isDefaultBrowser":null},"profile":{}} ThreadIdNameMapping: 9:"Gecko_IOThread",10:"Timer",11:"Socket Thread",12:"JS Watchdog",13:"JS Helper",16:"JS Helper",15:"JS Helper",14:"JS Helper",19:"Cache2 I/O",20:"Cookie",22:"GMPThread",23:"Compositor",24:"VRListener",25:"ImgDecoder #1",26:"ImageIO",27:"IPDL Background",30:"DOM Worker",34:"StyleThread#1",33:"StyleThread#0",35:"StyleThread#2",37:"StreamTrans #21",34:"StreamTrans #22",35:"StreamTrans #23",38:"ImageBridgeChild", Throttleable: 1 UptimeTS: 3.46586205 Vendor: Mozilla Version: 63.0.3 useragent_locale: fr

Thanks for nay advice that could help me solve this problem.

Asked by mftmft 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Firefox won't open on Mac despite trying everything I've read

Hi, I have a Mac 10.11.6 and for whatever reason I cannot get Firefox to open. I received a message at the bottom of my browser during the last use saying something to th… (read more)

Hi, I have a Mac 10.11.6 and for whatever reason I cannot get Firefox to open. I received a message at the bottom of my browser during the last use saying something to the effect of click restore/restart to improve speed. I did this and now Firefox will not open. I get a Mozilla crash reporter screen even when I try launching it in safe mode. I tried the refresh option (by holding shift + option on startup) and still get the crash report screen. I reinstalled it multiple times, tried deleting it and doing a clean install, deleted my profile and created a new one, and even deleted my anti virus program. Nothing seems to be working and I am very eager to get my preferred browser working again.

Thanks very much for your insight!

Asked by RockChalk 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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When opening firefox files.com and mozzilla.org opens instead of my homepage.

When I startup firefox "www.files.com/Mozilla" pops up along with "firefox/firefox.exe" which redirects to: "https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/new/?utm_medium=referra… (read more)

When I startup firefox "www.files.com/Mozilla" pops up along with "firefox/firefox.exe" which redirects to: "https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/new/?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=firefox-com"

This happens even when I set my homepage to something different.

Asked by Potato_Pio 2 years ago

Answered by Potato_Pio 2 years ago

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Firefox crashes / doesn't open

Hi, Firefox does not open. No safe mode, no admin mode. Crash Report window opens every time. Here's the Crash ID: bp-f980db56-97ed-46dc-a9bd-b743a0181106 Thank you for a… (read more)

Hi,

Firefox does not open. No safe mode, no admin mode. Crash Report window opens every time.

Here's the Crash ID: bp-f980db56-97ed-46dc-a9bd-b743a0181106

Thank you for any suggestions.

Carsten

Asked by new_user 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Upon install, I get message 'Firefox has stopped working'. 'A problem caused the program to stop working correctly.'

Upon install, I get message 'Firefox has stopped working'. 'A problem caused the program to stop working correctly.' 'Please close the program'. But the program never o… (read more)

Upon install, I get message 'Firefox has stopped working'. 'A problem caused the program to stop working correctly.' 'Please close the program'. But the program never opens. I just simply close the dialog box.

Asked by Phillipp 2 years ago

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Firefox crashes

After I updated an add-on (Flash) that was suggested by Firefox, I have not been able to start Firefox. It crashes on startup every time. I have gone through each of th… (read more)

After I updated an add-on (Flash) that was suggested by Firefox, I have not been able to start Firefox. It crashes on startup every time. I have gone through each of the suggestions on how to fix it but none have worked. I have even tried to open Firefox in safe mode but it still crashes on launch. I have also tried to go through the refresh process and it still crashes. Finally, I have even deleted the application and re-downloaded it. It seems to install fine, but still crashes when launched.

Crash ID: bp-68517d71-1ca6-4a37-a27d-701f10181028

I would appreciate any other suggestions. Thanks.

Asked by FormerBluffer 2 years ago

Answered by philipp 2 years ago

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Firefox crashes

Firefox does not open and show the crash message also in safe mode. I try to remove firefox and to upload a new one, but i had the same result Identificativo crash: bp-79… (read more)

Firefox does not open and show the crash message also in safe mode. I try to remove firefox and to upload a new one, but i had the same result Identificativo crash: bp-7914a403-25a4-4d19-a7eb-2df4b0181028 I need help!

Asked by paolinpa 2 years ago

Last reply by philipp 2 years ago