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Tim Clark
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FFP for U3 in Safe Mode

I read alot about solving problems with Firefox by starting it in Safe Mode.

e.g.
Run
"C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe" -safe-mode

Is there a way to start Firefox for U3 in Safe Mode?

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===== 10/05/06 update/bump of question.

I am still hoping someone can answer my question. If the answer is that Firefox for U3 can't be started in safe mode I will accept that. If this is the case perhaps a secondary launcher could be put in the system folder that had this function in a future release of Firefox for U3??

I think this is important because the almost universal first stop for Firefox problems is "start in safe" mode. This is of special importance when Firfox will not start because a bad extenion and it needs to be uninstalled from Firefox.

John H, is there a definitive answer?

Tim

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It should just be

-safe-mode on the end of whatever runs FFP because the launcher passes it on.
I have no idea how to do that in U3 though.
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Manual

You'll have to do it manually. Launch it at least once from the U3 Launchpad to allow my portable launcher to rebuild the profile paths. Then browse to:
?:\System\Apps\3C9F7B3F-D55C-42cd-8537-B878518B73AF\Exec\firefox

From a command prompt, launch Firefox with a command similar to this:
firefox.exe -safe-mode -profile ..\..\Data\profile

That should be just about it. I haven't tested it.

And I deleted your duplicate topic. Even if you don't get a response, you should still not be posting duplicates. Remember, this is open source, not a paid product... so support is a 'best effort'.

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Much Thanks

John,

Thank you so much for your response.
I just gave it a quick try and it seems to work.
I knew You could do it if anyone could.

Maybe I could have figured it out if I wasn't spending so much time playing
Sudoku Portable.

Tim
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