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Connection Refused to localhost:8080 what should I do?

I installed jira and started using and when I logged out completely from browser and closed. Then again I tried to login but I was unable to do it.
Please suggest me what should I do?

Cant connect to localhost:8080

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Usually means JIRA is not running.  You'll need to (re)start it, and then check the logs to see why it's not running if the problem continues.

In addition to Nic's suggestion, you can also check if the port 8080 is opened from your network to the JIRA server. 

I am very new to Jira.  I download the free version, installed it, but when I try to run it, I get the message, "localhost refused to connect".   I restarted, this time I saw the lower left indicates that it was connecting...but it never did.  I don't enough to do as noted above by Nic...check the logs...or Vishnukumar...checking port 8080.  Can anyone give me a suggestion on how to proceed?  I downloaded the free version to learn Jira.  Thanks!

Update - Disregard my original post - I changed my default browser to MS Edge and everything came up fine this time around.   Thanks!

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