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Every update Firefox tells me to download a fresh copy. How to fix this?

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On this computer I'm using, every single time there's a new firefox update, it always seems to fail the auto installation process for the update and it prompts me to download a fresh copy of firefox. This bothers me a lot, because I can't just let it do it all for me for some reason and have it nice and updated the next time I want to use the browser. I always need to it manually. I don't need to do this on my other computer either, which bothers me even more, because I have no problems with firefox updates on my laptop, but on my main PC it'll keep going with these problems. This has been going on for quite a while and I don't know how to fix this.

On this computer I'm using, every single time there's a new firefox update, it always seems to fail the auto installation process for the update and it prompts me to download a fresh copy of firefox. This bothers me a lot, because I can't just let it do it all for me for some reason and have it nice and updated the next time I want to use the browser. I always need to it manually. I don't need to do this on my other computer either, which bothers me even more, because I have no problems with firefox updates on my laptop, but on my main PC it'll keep going with these problems. This has been going on for quite a while and I don't know how to fix this.
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Thehelper 0 solutions 2 answers

Does it ask for permission to update?

Does it ask for permission to update?
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Thehelper said

Does it ask for permission to update?

All it says is that I need to download a fresh copy and in the update history it says this shown in the screenshot.

''Thehelper [[#answer-1171174|said]]'' <blockquote> Does it ask for permission to update? </blockquote> All it says is that I need to download a fresh copy and in the update history it says this shown in the screenshot.
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WestEnd
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Are you logged in as Admin/Owner?

Are you logged in as Admin/Owner?
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WestEnd said

Are you logged in as Admin/Owner?

Yes. I'm the only user in this computer. I'm using W10 and my user account is connected to a Windows account, but I don't think that should really matter, right?

''WestEnd [[#answer-1171722|said]]'' <blockquote> Are you logged in as Admin/Owner? </blockquote> Yes. I'm the only user in this computer. I'm using W10 and my user account is connected to a Windows account, but I don't think that should really matter, right?
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Chairwheel said

WestEnd said
Are you logged in as Admin/Owner?

Yes. I'm the only user in this computer. I'm using W10 and my user account is connected to a Windows account, but I don't think that should really matter, right?

Here's the thing I also have W10 but I don't use a Windows Account to make connections and that might be the cause of the issue of it not recognizing the setup. I installed and updated firefox without Windows account and had no issue of it asking to update other then when I check.

''Chairwheel [[#answer-1171724|said]]'' <blockquote> ''WestEnd [[#answer-1171722|said]]'' <blockquote> Are you logged in as Admin/Owner? </blockquote> Yes. I'm the only user in this computer. I'm using W10 and my user account is connected to a Windows account, but I don't think that should really matter, right? </blockquote> Here's the thing I also have W10 but I don't use a Windows Account to make connections and that might be the cause of the issue of it not recognizing the setup. I installed and updated firefox without Windows account and had no issue of it asking to update other then when I check.
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