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    Enthusiast Darksider's Avatar

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    Firefox - corrupt file

    Ok, so Firefox doesn't open for me and when I try to open it I get this message at the bottom right corner of the screen:
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    The file directory C:\Documents and settings\Family\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\g5st9rme.default\prefs.js is corrupt and unreadable.
    This isn't the first time I had problems with Firefox, but It's the first time I had this message. The last time I just simply re-installed it. I can't delete the file either
    Any help?

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    Re: Firefox - corrupt file

    im not sure,but may this help you?
    http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic ... &sk=t&sd=a

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    Re: Firefox - corrupt file

    No, sorry that didn't help. Thanks, though

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    Re: Firefox - corrupt file

    Before you read my comment: I don't know anything about firefox and a lot of what I am saying is based on assumptions. I also don't know enough about programming yet to understand a lot of what this means.


    Sorry, but I don't think that theirs anything you can do to fix the current firefox, but I think their may be ways for you to delete it and re install it.

    The message basically says that their was an interruption while installing it and the file was stored wrong and as a result is unreadable. The reason you can't delete it is because, with all the data mixed up, it no longer reads as anything recognizable to the computer (Just a guess).

    Try moving it to a new folder, and then deleting the folder.

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    Re: Firefox - corrupt file

    Not all files were deletable, so I deleted those that weren't and restarted my PC, everything seems to be working fine now. Mod's can Lock this now

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    Re: Firefox - corrupt file

    If you don't want problems with it in future, you should have as little programs up as possible when installing. Or even better, switch to chrome as chrome kicks ass.

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