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Strange problem. Opened FF 3.6.3 after a re-boot and my last opened tabs appeared but none of the page or menu elements would respond to a click. No error messages...just locked up. Started FF with a different profile and it works normally.

Next I used FEBE to restore a backup of my working profile and, after the restore, it's doing the same thing - locked out.

No newly installed plugins but since a brand new profile works while a restored one doesn't it kinda points to a problematic plug-in. Is there any way to start FF with all plugins disabled?

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Can you start Firefox in Safe Mode? In a terminal run:

firefox -safe-mode

Or specify the profile to open:

firefox -safe-mode -P profilename
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This could be for Windows as well... –  Nitrodist Jun 9 '10 at 14:43
    
@nitro: AFAIK the Firefox commandline options are pretty well synchronized across the various OS's. this should work for any platform. "terminal" just refers to anywhere you'd input a commandline, including the Windows Start-Menu -> Run... dialog. –  quack quixote Jun 9 '10 at 14:46
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