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Comment 85 Gabriele Best [:Gabri] 2009-12-05 13:47:48 PST Created attachment 416294 [details] [diff] [review] WIP v2 This works but I don't think the dialog box is completly correct. Comment 45 Benjamin Smedberg [:bsmedberg] 2007-04-26 06:39:47 PDT Right now it basically detects that it couldn't lock the profile. This page has been accessed 1,299,441 times. I will have to do some testing though.

try renaming it to something like "Mozilla.bak" (or delete it if you don't care for your old firefox bookmarks, passwords and customisations) and then try to start firefox again.... It does not occur in Mozilla 1.8a5; maybe it's been fixed there? I just had the following situation: my Linux box crashed (yes, it does happen, especially when one presses the reset button). This action cannot be undone.

Thank you for your help. Incidentally, Linux users may have ~/.thunderbird and/or ~/.mozilla-thunderbird in their home directories if they have had more than one version of Thunderbird installed. [edit]Check for other applications using the profile SeaMonkey Highlight the listing and click End Process for each one. You can delete it or use profiles.

In any case, I'm trying to remove the profile manager in bug 214675, so I think this problem will be mostly moot. In Administration, click on System Monitor. Cancel Subscribe to feed Question details Product Firefox Topic Other System Details More system details Additional System Details Application User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Move the profile folder back to its original location.

Note: Instead of deleting the profiles.ini file, you can delete (or rename) the folder that contains it. It may be missing or inaccessible". Double-click the Mozilla folder. In order to get around the lock file.

If that fails > with GetLastError() == ERROR_ALREADY_EXISTS, then the application is already > running. If the profile is not found the user should get a popup with these possibilities. -Search for the profile path -choose an alternative profile manually -automatically choose another profile if 1st Windows: *C:\Users\\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\\ Mac: ~/Library/Caches/Firefox/Profiles/ Linux:~/.cache/mozilla/firefox/ You can also try to rename/delete the MozillaFirefox folder in both above mentioned locations (main, cache). Comment 114 Matthias Versen [:Matti] 2011-07-05 14:30:43 PDT *** Bug 669287 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. *** Comment 115 Dirk Schoettler 2011-08-24 11:11:49 PDT Why is this

Initialize the connection to a file share If you store the profile on a file share, try accessing the file share beforehand using Windows Explorer. The user will use the information from the error message to troubleshoot the problem, as with any other problem. Now, go ahead and reinstall Firefox: Double-click the downloaded installation file and go through the steps of the installation wizard. Delete (or rename, for example, to profiles.iniOLD) the profiles.ini file.

Sometimes this works. If you can't delete the Firefox program folder then try to rename this folder to "Mozilla Firefox.old". (64 bit Windows) "C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\" (32 bit Windows) "C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\" Boot Enter the new name for the profile. Is it a hard one to fix, or just a low priority?

I wonder if we should be providing the actual directory name in the dialog... So "or > contains no profile data files" seems to be not needed. Click on the Application Support folder, then go to the Firefox folder. Click on the Windows Start button or press the Windows key to open the Start Menu.

Other causes include the following: This error can occur because of a delayed shutdown, if you try to reopen it too soon after it was last closed. [5] [6] Another possible Contact Us Privacy Policy Legal Notices Report Trademark Abuse Source Code Twitter Facebook Firefox Friends Switch to mobile site Skip to main content Switch language Skip to search X Tap here Some users have reported this prevents the problem. [edit]Create a replacement Mozilla applications are extremely picky about the contents of the profiles.ini file, they will not ignore any errors in it, Table of Contents1 If you moved, renamed, or deleted your Firefox profile folder1.1 Profile was moved or renamed1.2 Profile was deleted If you moved, renamed, or deleted your Firefox profile folder

This does not block any releases. Rename profile folder (as linked from profiles.ini) to some other name (eg "profile.temp") and try to run firefox. On Windows, start the Task Manager. (Other systems may have different names and / or commands). Consider using it before going through a lengthy troubleshooting process.

Restore data from a locked profile If you are unable to unlock the profile using the above methods, use the Profile Manager to create a new profile and migrate your data Move the profile folder back to its original location. All Rights Reserved - Privacy Policy Main Page This Page ArticleDiscussionEditHistory What links here Related changes Printable version Your Account Log in/Create Account Tools Recent Changes Upload file Special pages Right click and select '''End Task'''.

How to run Firefox when your profile is missing or inaccessible If you see a "Profile Missing" error message that says, Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. Cancel Subscribe to feed Question details Product Firefox Topic Fix slowness, crashing, error messages and other problems System Details More system details Additional System Details Application User Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; Bug 237128 Comment 127 Mike Kaply [:mkaply] 2012-03-22 08:33:46 PDT Created attachment 608341 [details] [diff] [review] Add directory check in three places This patch adds a check for the existence of