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Graham Perrin

Mozilla: Firefox Support: Safe Mode - 3 views

  • troubleshoot issues in Firefox
  • reset some settings
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  • disable add-ons
  • comparing Firefox behavior in normal mode to its behavior in Safe Mode
  • diagnose issues
  • How to start Firefox in Safe Mode
  • Safe Mode window
  • Exiting Safe Mode
  • Option key, as you start Firefox
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      for users of Mac OS X
  • Mozilla Firefox (Safe Mode)
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      Start menu option for users of Microsoft Windows
  • Disable all add-ons: If you select this box and then click Make Changes and Restart
  • extensions, themes, and plugins will be disabled (not uninstalled)
  • Reset toolbars and controls
  • Reset bookmarks to Firefox defaults
  • Reset all user preferences to Firefox defaults
  • Restore default search engines
  • Based on information from Safe mode (mozillaZine KB)

  • solve a problem you had with Firefox
  • easy to understand
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    Hint: if you don't want to apply safe mode options to your usual Firefox working environment, use Profile Manager to create a separate working environment.
Graham Perrin

Mozilla: Firefox Support: Managing profiles - 3 views

  • Profile Manager
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  • troubleshooting a specific problem with Firefox,
  • multiple profiles
  • ask at startup
  • /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/firefox-bin -ProfileManager
  • firefox.exe -ProfileManager
  • ask at startup

    If you have multiple profiles

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      [  ] Don't ask at startup

      - without a tick in the check box - is preferred.

      (If you check that particular box, you may find it less easy to use your default profile.)
  • Firefox prompts you for the profile to use each time you start Firefox
  • solve a problem you had with Firefox
  • easy to understand
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    Switching between profiles is easy. When you start Firefox, it presents a list. Simply double-click the required profile.
Graham Perrin

Mozilla / Firefox Support / Knowledge Base /Troubleshooting extensions and themes - 5 views

  • Troubleshooting
  • Some problems with Firefox are caused by extensions or themes
  • determine whether an extension or theme is causing your problem
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    Some problems with Firefox are caused by extensions or themes. This article will help you determine whether an extension or theme is causing your problem and, if it is, how to make Firefox run normally again.
Graham Perrin

Problematic extensions - MozillaZine Knowledge Base - 0 views

  • Problematic extensions
  • most problems are not listed here
  • Extensions installed as experimental do not get automatically updated.
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  • Updating extensions
  • a few extensions may present removal problems
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    This article lists some extensions that are known to cause problems. There are hundreds of extensions, and most problems are not listed here. If you do not find the problem listed below, follow the steps outlined in the Standard diagnostic - Firefox article.
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    Users of Firefox and comparable browsers should please be prepared to check this list, and to follow other recommendations made by Mozilla.
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    Diigo is not listed as problematic.
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