Have to end task to restart Firefox, help!

  The Dazza 00:37 28 Feb 2010

Every time I close Firefox and then want to reopen it says Firefox is still running and I have to ctrl, alt, del and end task.

Does anyone know a fix?


  birdface 06:27 28 Feb 2010

Maybe delete it and then reinstall it.If it will not uninstall try doing it with no internet connection.

  birdface 06:41 28 Feb 2010

Ignore last.If i remember right I tried that and had a hard job reinstalling it as it says Firefox is still running.
I believe I had to reinstall it with no internet connection or in safe mode.
I must have downloaded it on to my computer without running it.
I am sure someone will come up with an easier remedy.

  northumbria61 07:54 28 Feb 2010

Have you got Frefox "Pre-Loader" installed and running? That may be causing a problem.

  User-312386 08:26 28 Feb 2010

Firefox 3.6 is more stable! However the cause of this is the cache becomes bloated and firefox is still running as it has put around 1GB into the cache which in turn puts it into the ram, hence the slow down and lack of ability to close down properly. You need to clear the cache and then upgrade to 3.6

  superhoops 08:31 28 Feb 2010

That is the exact reason why I gave up Firefox and now use Chrome. Fed up with continually CTL ALT DEL to get it to start

  Halmer 09:51 28 Feb 2010

sometimes cause this if you use it?

  The Dazza 12:57 28 Feb 2010

think i'll get Chrome then.

Thanks guys

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