27th April 2003
my sister used firefox and did something to screw up my account. you guys know how to fix it?
Gettin' hardware chilly
16th June 2004
you can create multiple users on firefox... i was unaware of this, but as for the messed up stuff just reinstall firefox
What does the Fox say?
23rd November 2002
Uhm... Not quite sure what you problem your talking about... ??? Might it be asking you to login, or create a new user? ???
If so, then Firefox could have crashed while she was using it, and left a "lock" file around. This is the Mozilla/Firefox Knowledgebase article. It may help. http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_in_use
To make it more clear, you have a "*.lock" file buried in your Firefox profile folder. This lock file is used to prevent multiple users from running Firefox, which could cause profile corruption. Unfortunately, a crash can make it a headache.
You will need to go into the profile folder.
C:\Documents & Settings\[profile]\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\
The folder will probably be hidden, so you will have to enable Hidden File viewing, in the Folder Options dialog box. Tools -> Folder Options -> View -> Then put a check next to it, in the scroll box.
Close Firefox, and click on the Search feature in the file manager (in the Firefox folder). Do a search for "*.lock". Delete any files you find, and try running Firefox.