Firefox - failing to load from Desktop Icon

  10x 10:30 12 Sep 07

Cannot load up Firefox. When double clicking on the Desktop icon, the 'hourglass' appears briefly,
as though a connection is being made, but then disappears and nothing happens.

I have tried downloading & installing a fresh copy of Firefox but the results are the same.

Anyone know the cause of this and how to correct it ?

Thanks everyone


  birdface 10:47 12 Sep 07

Have you checked your Firewall to make sure that has not stopped it.And I presume that you have the Latest Firefox running.

  brundle 10:51 12 Sep 07

From the start menu, Mozilla/Firefox Safe Mode. If you removed and re-installed and it still doesn't work a corrupt profile is quite probable. click here

open up task manager>processes
locate firefox.exe,end process and try icon again

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