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when I click on ff a box pops up asking if it can change the hard drive. How do I stop this?

mlj
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When I access firefox a box pops up asking if it can make changes to the hard drive. This is on my laptop and just started. How do I stop this from occurring? I have moved the bar down in the area so as not to ask so much.

When I access firefox a box pops up asking if it can make changes to the hard drive. This is on my laptop and just started. How do I stop this from occurring? I have moved the bar down in the area so as not to ask so much.

Additional System Details

Installed Plug-ins

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Application

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Javascript

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  • adapterRAM2:
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Misc

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Tracy_Gipson 0 solutions 13 answers

Hii mlj .. The answer to the qtn is 1. u might running the ff as the administrator to remove this setting u have to open the properties of ff by right clicking the ff icon, then go to compatibility tab uncheck the Run as adminstr.

Hope this helps :)


thanks tracy
Hii mlj .. The answer to the qtn is 1. u might running the ff as the administrator to remove this setting u have to open the properties of ff by right clicking the ff icon, then go to compatibility tab uncheck the Run as adminstr. Hope this helps :) -----thanks tracy