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My Mac says I don't have permissions to update..see administrator. I am the administrator and I've no idea what to do.

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My Firefox is set to auto update but won't because of the above message. I dont know what else I can provide you. I took a snpshot of the message, but it won't paste here for you to see.

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If there are problems with updating or with the permissions then easiest is to download the full version and trash the currently installed version to do a clean install of the new version.

Download a new copy of the Firefox program and save the disk image (dmg) file to the desktop

  • Trash the current Firefox application to do a clean (re-)install
  • Install the new version that you have downloaded

Your profile data is stored elsewhere in the Firefox Profile Folder, so you won't lose your bookmarks and other personal data.

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If there are problems with updating or with the permissions then easiest is to download the full version and trash the currently installed version to do a clean install of the new version.

Download a new copy of the Firefox program and save the disk image (dmg) file to the desktop

  • Trash the current Firefox application to do a clean (re-)install
  • Install the new version that you have downloaded

Your profile data is stored elsewhere in the Firefox Profile Folder, so you won't lose your bookmarks and other personal data.

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Thank you SO much! That did the trick nicely and I really appreciate you telling me I wouldn't lose my bookmarks and such...I was very concerned about that!

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You're welcome