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  • FireFox - Major Help Needed!!

    Ok, as you can see by the attached screen cap, my Firefox is totally messed up! Besides the big grey rectangle at the bottom, I can't open new windows (or even the page to add an attachment) - just new tabs and my RoboForm is disabled.

    HELP!! How do I fix it?

    I can't help but think this is related to the spellers - the RiteofTongue one I just deleted. The ASpell I deleted the rar file and tried to dl the exe - halfway through it stopped dling and then I couldn't reconnect to the site.

    Thank you, oh wise techies!!

    Good morning, son
    In twenty years from now
    Maybe we'll both sit down and have a few beers
    And I can tell you 'bout today
    And how I picked you up and everything changed
    It was pain
    Sunny days and rain
    I knew you'd feel the same things...


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    Re: FireFox - Major Help Needed!!

    Ok, let's fully reset FireFox (be sure to export your bookmarks first, as they will be deleted):

    1/2. Close All FireFox Windows
    1. Clict Start > My Computer
    2. Click Tools... > Folder Options
    3. On the view tab, click "Show Hidden Files".
    4. Click OK.
    5. Click C: > Documents & Settings > (Your User Name) > Application Data
    6. Delete the Mozilla folder.
    7. Close all windows, and re-open FireFox.

    You'll have a clean slate to work with. You can re-import your bookmarks at this time.
    -Monorail Man

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    • #3
      Re: FireFox - Major Help Needed!!

      Ok, that didn't work.
      But I don't have qa documents and settings (ME, remember?) so I went to Windows/Application Data and deleted that Mozilla follder. Buyt FF wouldn't open. and now that I restored it, it still won't open . :\

      Ok, rebooted and now it's back to what it was before.
      Last edited by NeverNeverland; 07-17-2006, 05:48 PM.
      Good morning, son
      In twenty years from now
      Maybe we'll both sit down and have a few beers
      And I can tell you 'bout today
      And how I picked you up and everything changed
      It was pain
      Sunny days and rain
      I knew you'd feel the same things...


      sigpic

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      • #4
        Re: FireFox - Major Help Needed!!

        Let's just fully uninstall Firefox:

        1) Uninstall Firefox or Bon Echo or Minefield or whatever it is version of FF that you have running.
        2) Go to 'C:\Windows\Local Settings\Application Data'
        3) Delete the folder 'Mozilla\Firefox'
        4) Go to 'C:\Windows\Profiles\(Your User Name)\Local Settings\Application Data' (If exists)
        5) Delete the folder 'Mozilla\Firefox'
        6) Go to 'C:\Windows\Application Data'
        7) Delete the folder 'Mozilla\Firefox'
        8) Go to 'C:\Windows\Profiles\(You User Name)\Application Data' (if exists)
        9) Delete the folder 'Mozilla\Firefox'
        10) Restart the computer for all pending deletions to take place.
        11) Install the latest version of Firefox.
        -Monorail Man

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        • #5
          Re: FireFox - Major Help Needed!!

          Well, I ended up deleting it again and rebooting and that worked, without reinstalling.
          Thanks for the help!!!
          Good morning, son
          In twenty years from now
          Maybe we'll both sit down and have a few beers
          And I can tell you 'bout today
          And how I picked you up and everything changed
          It was pain
          Sunny days and rain
          I knew you'd feel the same things...


          sigpic

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