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Old 11-09-2004, 08:46 PM   #1
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Thumbs down firefox profile manger?

i'm using with firefox 1.0. This morning i clicked on firefox and nothing happened so i clicked three or four more times and then a user profile screen popped up. i tried to open my profile but it said it was in use so i created a new user profile and it started up fine but now how do i get it to show that profile screen again so i can get to my profile.
Old 11-09-2004, 08:57 PM   #2
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I had a similar problem on SuSE9.1 with KDE.

I had to start the Firefox twice to bring up the profile manager.

Then i deleted the profile that i did not want.

Final step was to go into the .mozilla/firefox and deleted a file called lock.

Restart Firefox and it should bring back your original profile.
Old 11-10-2004, 08:58 AM   #3
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Thumbs up

i couldn't get the profile manager to open in mandrake. However i went to /.mozilla/firefox/ and deleted the other user in the profiles.ini file and restarted firefox and it open my old profile!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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