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Astrologeos
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Firefox ESR crashes when AlwaysUse32Bit=true

Hello!

Today I noticed that my computer was more sluggish than usual.

I did some digging and found out that I was running the 64bit version of PortableApps' Firefox ESR portable because I forgot to set up a FirefoxPortable.ini file.

However, when I make the file and write "AlwaysUse32Bit=true" in it, Firefox ESR Portable refuses to boot up, even with a clean profile.

What gives?

John T. Haller
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64-bit Only

Firefox Portable ESR is 64-bit only. Do not use the AlwaysUse32Bit setting.

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Oh, I see now that the app

Oh, I see now that the app/Firefox folder lacks the executable and all the other files.
Why leave it out like that though, when the stable PortableApps package comes with both, 32bit and 64bit executables? :S
Well, I already moved back to stable as a result of this anyway, but I'm curious enough to ask.

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Not for General Use, Barely Used

Firefox Portable ESR is barely used. It's not intended for general use but for testers developing sites and extensions. ESR was never intended for general end users. Many languages were seeing 10 or fewer downloads in any given week. As such, I cut it down to minimal languages and 64-bit only to cut down on packaging time, upload time, and storage space.

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