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I only get the splash screen for few seconds and firefox Portable does not start

I only get the splash screen for few seconds and firefox Portable does not start

Windows 10 Pro 64bit
Desktop pc
Installed in C:PortableApps

I have Firefox std installed and working okay

If I try and start firefox Portable with std firefox running I get the std error that firefox is already running

ChromiumPortable works fine and both these are working on my windows 10 laptop

Suggestions to sort this would be great, thanks

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By Design

This is by design, as always. If you want multiple instances, it must be manually enabled using the FirefoxPortable.ini as described in the file linked in help.html.

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Hi John, I understand the

Hi John, I understand the only running one instance

My problem is that I am not able to run Portable at all ie: I only get the splash screen for few seconds and firefox Portable does not start

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Firefox Local

That's because Firefox local is running. By default, Firefox only supports a single instance per logged-in Windows user.

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I have uninstalled firefox

I have uninstalled firefox and rebooted
I still cannot run firefox Portable

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Error?

Are you seeing any error message? If not, please run FirefoxPortable\App\Firefox64\firefox.exe directly (or remove the 64 if running 32-bit Windows) as this will allow you to see errors.

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The error is as described in

The error is as described in my original request, there is a few seconds delay then portableapps.firefox splash screen box and then nothing.

If I run direct from command line C:\PortableApps\FirefoxPortable\App\Firefox64\firefox.exe
It works okay

When I download and place firefox portable app elsewhere on my c: drive then the error is "Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible.missing profile

Any suggestions would be great thanks

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Fresh Install?

What about a fresh install of Firefox Portable to your desktop with no changes to the INI?

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A fresh download from

A fresh download from portableapps.com and install to my desktop

All I get is the splash screen for a few seconds

From command line it works okay

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