If I deleted Firefox by accident why won't it let me re-download? Why does it keep telling me to close Firefox before I can download when it isn't open?

I went to delete websearch function and deleted firefox by accident. I could not bring firefox back up so I deleted the program to try to just reload and now it won't allow me to download it again. It keep's saying that Firefox is still running and that I have to close it and it is not open.

Internet Explorer, or firefox both will offer to make themselves the default browser, and there may be some actions that are not possible or very dificult in firefox. I do not recall Windows itself preventing me from using firefox, other than because of firewall action.
Possibly now security settings or software is blocking firefox downloads on your machine. When you do download firefox you may then discover it is blocked from running the installer, until you revise security settings.
See these articles
* [[unable to download or save files]] <-- clickable link (blue)
* firefox [[software update failed]]
*[[firewalls]]

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