Firefox error message XPCOM

What is ‘Firefox error message XPCOM’?

Firefox error message XPCOM is an error that may occur due to a failed update, which may cause a corrupted installation.


How can you fix ‘Firefox error message XPCOM’?

Some of the common fixes include:

  • Configuring the Date and Time
  • Downloading the latest version of Mozilla Firefox


Please see our in-depth walk-through solutions below.

Staff Asked on October 5, 2017 in Firefox.
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Solution 1. Configure Date and Time

Firefox error message XPCOM may occur when the time and date are not synchronized with the internet. To fix this, configure your Windows Date and Time. See video instructions below.

Staff Answered on January 18, 2018.
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Solution 2. Download the latest version of Firefox and install it

Firefox error message XPCOM may also be due to an outdated version of Firefox. To solve this, download and install the latest version of Mozilla Firefox using this link here.  If the issue persists, you may need to uninstall your Mozilla Firefox and delete all remaining related files before installing. Watch the video instructions below

Staff Answered on January 18, 2018.
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