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Anonymous (not verified)
Setup Problems

I have apparently made a mistake in setting up Portable Firefox. When I click portablefirefox.exe, I get the splash screen then nothing. I have the following directory setup:

-\PortableApps
+\PortableFirefox
+\firefox
+\profile
+\plugins
+\appdata
+\userprofile

What files should be in each folder for Portable Firefox to work?

Thanks in advance!

John T. Haller
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Redownload and unzip

The easiest thing to do is redownload and unzip. You can still keep your profile.

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djchav (not verified)
Still same issue

Perhaps I am doing something wrong. I am on a machine that uses Win 2k Pro and use WinZip to extract the files. I extract all the files to the USB drive and all files are extracted to the folder I select with no sub-folders created. At this point, if I click on PortableFirefox.exe I get a dialog box stating firefox.exe can not be found. I added a folder called firefox and put firefox.exe in it. At this point I get the splash screen then nothing. If I edit the .ini file to not look for the firefox folder, I get the same results.

I am obviously missing something. Should there be folders in the zipped file? Is there an additional install app that I am missing/not seeing?

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Changed Winzip Setting

You've changed Winzip's settings to ignore directory structures. When you click extract, be sure "Use folder names" is checked.

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djchav (not verified)
Now it works

Thanks for the help!!

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Welcome

Glad it's working for ya.

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