Firefox won't open?

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by Ardoptres, Mar 31, 2010.

  1. Ardoptres macrumors regular

    Dec 12, 2009
    Yeah, out of nowhere Firefox suddenly won't open.

    When I click the on the icon in the dock, it hops a few seconds, then stops. Nothing else happens.

    I've tried downloading and deleting it a couple of times, but the same things happens.

    The computer is 15" MBP, 2 GB from early 2009.

    Anyone knows what's going on?
  2. Raid macrumors 68020


    Feb 18, 2003
    Firefox was updated recently, do you recall getting that update? It could be stalling on the upload, but normally an 'Updating Firefox' message box comes up.
  3. wrldwzrd89 macrumors G5


    Jun 6, 2003
    Solon, OH
    Could be a bunch of things. Firefox might be trying to update itself and failing. It could also be a corrupted profile (perhaps caused by a partially applied update).

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