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Firefox opening muliple times

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I have had Firefox for years, and now it is seriously messing up. Firstly, when i open it up as usual, it opens for a second, then vanishes. Secondly, my settings are set for Firefox to restore my previous pages, but it does not anymore. Thirdly, my task manager is showing that there are 12 Firefox windows already open, ( which you can see by the attachment). Can anyone help in this matter please? Please note also that i am a basic computer user, so any help offered would have to be as basic as possible. Thank you.

I have had Firefox for years, and now it is seriously messing up. Firstly, when i open it up as usual, it opens for a second, then vanishes. Secondly, my settings are set for Firefox to restore my previous pages, but it does not anymore. Thirdly, my task manager is showing that there are 12 Firefox windows already open, ( which you can see by the attachment). Can anyone help in this matter please? Please note also that i am a basic computer user, so any help offered would have to be as basic as possible. Thank you.
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Hello, with respect to my task manager is showing that there are 12 Firefox windows already open. This is normal. For some time now, Firefox has been using a feature called multiprocessing. Many other programs use the same approach. Rather than running everything in a single Firefox process, the various parts of Firefox are split into different processes. For example, the main browser UI, any add-ons you have installed, any graphics being displayed and the websites that you have open may all be in their own process.

If you have problems starting the browser, try one of the solutions detailed in the following link Firefox hangs or is not responding - How to fix

Regarding the issue of restoring the pages you had previously, enter the following to obtain a solution to your problem. How do I restore my tabs from last time?

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Hello, with respect to my task manager is showing that there are 12 Firefox windows already open. This is normal. For some time now, Firefox has been using a feature called multiprocessing. Many other programs use the same approach. Rather than running everything in a single Firefox process, the various parts of Firefox are split into different processes. For example, the main browser UI, any add-ons you have installed, any graphics being displayed and the websites that you have open may all be in their own process.

If you have problems starting the browser, try one of the solutions detailed in the following link Firefox hangs or is not responding - How to fix

Regarding the issue of restoring the pages you had previously, enter the following to obtain a solution to your problem. How do I restore my tabs from last time?