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why do I have to allow access to my hard drive just to log on?

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ever since last update -- I have to allow access to my hard drive via instructions on a popup. Never used to have to do that?

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A possible cause of this message is that Firefox is set to run as Administrator.

Check that Firefox isn't set to run as Administrator.

Right-click the Firefox desktop shortcut and choose "Properties".

Make sure that all items are deselected in the "Compatibility" tab of the Properties window.

  • Privilege Level: "Run this program as Administrator" should not be selected
  • "Run this program in compatibility mode for:" should not be selected
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Is something blocking the Firefox program from the hard drive?

I have not heard of such a thing.

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Chosen Solution

A possible cause of this message is that Firefox is set to run as Administrator.

Check that Firefox isn't set to run as Administrator.

Right-click the Firefox desktop shortcut and choose "Properties".

Make sure that all items are deselected in the "Compatibility" tab of the Properties window.

  • Privilege Level: "Run this program as Administrator" should not be selected
  • "Run this program in compatibility mode for:" should not be selected