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updating firefox is blocked due to registry key

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cannot update firefox on computer as the update is blocked and requires admin changes - change reg key

cannot update firefox on computer as the update is blocked and requires admin changes - change reg key
FredMcD
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If you have trouble with the upgrade, use this link; http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/

If you have trouble with the upgrade, use this link; '''http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/'''

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If I download it via a link, it will still say that firefox is not updated. I need to know the Registry Key that I can change and set to auto-update

Would you know which key it would be?

If I download it via a link, it will still say that firefox is not updated. I need to know the Registry Key that I can change and set to auto-update Would you know which key it would be?
FredMcD
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HemaniL said

cannot update firefox on computer as the update is blocked and requires admin changes - change reg key

Hello,

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''HemaniL [[#question-1158586|said]]'' <blockquote> cannot update firefox on computer as the update is blocked and requires admin changes - change reg key </blockquote> Hello, In order to better assist you with your issue please provide us with a screenshot. If you need help to create a screenshot, please see [[How do I create a screenshot of my problem?]] Once you've done this, attach the saved screenshot file to your forum post by clicking the '''Browse...''' button below the ''Post your reply'' box. This will help us to visualize the problem. Thank you!

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Hello Please see attached

Thanks Hemani

Hello Please see attached Thanks Hemani
FredMcD
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I called for more help.

I called for more help.

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The installation is blocked by the registry key.

Do you require further information? with regards to the key and setup?

The installation is blocked by the registry key. Do you require further information? with regards to the key and setup?
philipp
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hi, firefox doesn't use any registry keys for settings etc. if you have admin access to the machine, please manually delete the firefox installation folder, which is usually located under C:\program files (x86)\mozilla firefox\, and then reinstall firefox through the link that fred has provided. afterwards updates should no longer be locked...

hi, firefox doesn't use any registry keys for settings etc. if you have admin access to the machine, please manually delete the firefox installation folder, which is usually located under C:\program files (x86)\mozilla firefox\, and then reinstall firefox through the link that fred has provided. afterwards updates should no longer be locked...