why is firefox not working for me?

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I can't seem to open firefox and not very happy. IE is working fine for me however, my username and passwords were saved through firefox. Can you help?
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Naoma Doriguzzi

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Thomas

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How does it not open? Like, you double click and nothing happens? If so, try renaming the executable file. Open My Computer, go to C:, Program Files, Mozilla Firefox, and rename Firefox.exe to something like Firefox3.exe (if you don't see the .exe, don't worry, just rename Firefox to Firefox3). If it works, then you have a virus, and you should go to http://housecall.trendmicro.com in IE and do a scan.
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Eric Mathenge

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i tried renaming it and it still doesnt work?...i got this problem after trying the new beta..
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Patrick Allen

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My firefox.4.0 doesn't work on my computer with XP pro on it. I use the old ver. of my Yahoo as a home page. It works fine on my laptop with firefox4.0.1
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hey listen as i rename firefox to Firefox3 it superbly worked thanks a ton.
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badrobin

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yea, i installed the latest version of firefox on my new xp and it just wont open. double click and nothing. tried the renaming thing and it didn't work either
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am having the same problem now...am going to uninstall mozilla and try safari...i have tried everything even renaming it, everything i do was on mozila...i have alot of passwords in there!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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I can see FF in the task manager running 50% cpu with a memory allocation thqt just get's stuck wherever it is. Ive've seen it a 5800 and 32000. Wherever memory is when I first look at task mgr, it just stays there.

This is new after latest WInXP security update from MS (11/18/09)
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I started FF in safe mode (start/run: Firefox -safe-mode) and checked tools/add-ons. Skype add-on was marked with a red x. Disabled it and all's well.
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hey guys! i have a problem with firefox and gógle crome!. i used eat earlier say last day . one a time suddenly it get off and never open it, then i remove all files for firefox , then try to reinstall it but it does not going to execute the firefox program, after that i also downloaded google chrome, i installed it, successfuly and then i tried to open it , but same problem , it could not be open.

can any one say what kind of problem could be happen , what should i do in this regard.?
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I've had similar problems over the last few days... I've removed the program reinstalled, cursed the Gods, rebooted, removed the program, reinstalled, and I'm thinking about all the people that I talked into trying Firefox... they're probably mad at me right now. I'd like to get this resolved. Doesn't seem like Firefox is Staff is really paying attention. Time to curse the Gods again...
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Ada Yucebas

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if you have an error saying there is another firefox running go to desktop right click and press refresh if that dosent work press control+alt+del on the prosesses tab find firefox.exe and press end prosess open up firefox it should work
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I upgraded Fire Fox on my MacBook Air and now I does not work. I can't put in a search. I can't do anything. It says it is, "loading" but nothing happens. Please, please help.
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Wilma Brink

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Very un happy customer ,no email .What are you doing to solve this problem?