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How to fix “Firefox is already running but is not responding.

How to fix “Firefox is already running but is not responding.
May 31, 2021 0 By IsraeliPanda

It is obvious sometimes working on Firefox its stop working and showing some error, in this article we will explain to you how to tackle this. Numerous when you need to open or run Firefox, you see a message Firefox is now running, however, isn’t reacting, The old Firefox measure should be shut to open another window, In the event that you see this message, here are a couple of things you can do. On the other hand, you may likewise see a message – To open another window, you should initially close the current Firefox measure, or restart your framework.

Firefox is as of now running however isn’t reacting

In this situation, what has happened is that your profile in Firefox can’t relinquish the Lock. In basic words, If a cycle puts a lock on specific records so no one else can utilize them. At whatever point an application is shut, it stops access to records it employs. For our situation, Firefox may have closed down strangely, leaving the lock set up. Follow the means to eliminate the lock.

1] Use Errand Chief

Open Assignment Administrator and end-all firefox.exe measures. Sit tight for a couple of moments and afterward check whether you can run the Firefox program now.

2] Snap the ‘X button

You can likewise have a go at tapping on the Nearby Firefox catch of the “Firefox is as of now running” discourse box. The designers have incorporated a clever stunt that gets executed when you click on the nearby catch. It will excuse the discourse, end the Firefox process(es), and, following a couple of moments, will naturally restart Firefox.

3] Eliminate Profile Lock from Firefox

In the event that that doesn’t help, you should eliminate the lock on your Profile documents. Every one of the programs keeps a profile. At the point when you begin utilizing it, the profile is bolted, and it’s possibly delivered when you close the program. In the event that there was an unexpected closure, the lock record remained.

In the Run brief, type “%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles”

This will open the profiles organizer. In the event that you haven’t made a profile, you should see a solitary DEFAULT organizer in it. (xxxxxx.default) 

Open the profile organizer and erase the document: “parent.lock” 

It is conceivable that you may get a blunder when you endeavor to erase the lock record. The message may go like “Can’t erase parent: The document or index is defiled and disjointed”. For this situation, restart the PC and attempt to erase the record.