All of a sudden, firefox 6 is holding still to load.

Just started today. Have you tried to restart the computer a couple of times and it did not help. Have installed nothing again.

Exactly what happens when you try to start Firefox? It open but simply cannot connect to Web sites? That could be caused by your security software firewall, especially if update you Firefox. See solve connection problems to websites after Firefox update.

If this isn't the problem, try some troubleshoot and diagnose problems in Firefox. See if you can start Firefox Firefox to solve the issues in Safe Mode by pressing the SHIFT key as you double-click the Firefox icon... then select 'Continue in Safe Mode' when the Firefox Safe Mode window appears. If Firefox starts in Mode safe, follow the steps of Troubleshooting extensions, themes and problems of hardware acceleration to resolve common Firefox problems to see if you can find the source of the problem.

If Firefox still does not start, either post back with more information or try the solutions here:

http://KB.mozillazine.org/Browser_will_not_start_up

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