firefox keeps failing

  johnnyrocker 16:09 30 Nov 2012

it has worked fine for some time and just lately the problem i have with it is thatit will work ok on the day of use but when i come to try it later in the day or the next it fails to open, i have un-installed and re installed several times with the same effect prevailing. ie when installed works fine try next day and it will not open. have run several scans with no effect.

IE 8 Xp pro SP3 sygate firewall avg anti virus

  difarn 10:56 02 Dec 2012

Did you look at the .ini files - article here.

Have you checked to see if any system files are the problem -

start - accessories - command prompt

type in


there is a space between the / and the s

Have you thought about restoring your PC back to a point when it was working ok?

  johnnyrocker 18:32 02 Dec 2012


had not thought about system restore and maybe that should have been my first move but got caught up with the problem, if all else fails shall try that. read the article about ini files and it's a bit over my head but not to worry. shall keep on with latest suggestions


  johnnyrocker 10:53 03 Dec 2012

it appears to be sorted now hopefully.

it has started as normal for two days now so will keep my fingers crossed, not sure which measure cured it as did all suggestions

my thanks to all who took the interest in my problem


  difarn 13:54 03 Dec 2012

You're welcome - glad it appears to be sorted.

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