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When attempting to run Firefox on more than one station, you get the following error or one similar to it. Firefox is already running, but is not responding. To open a new window, you must first close the existing Firefox process, or restart your system.

The solution is to have each station login using a unique login name to Windows in order for Firefox to launch on multiple stations.

Logging in each station as a user that is unique to that host circumvents this. An example would be to log the host in as admin, station #2 in as pc1, station #3 in as pc2 and so on. It’s not necessary that the usernames be unique on the network, just unique for each host.

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