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Firefox 4.0 won't load because "Firefox could not install this item because of a failure in Chrome Registration. " I have removed google chrome , but I still get the message. I pops up about 4x everytime I open Firefox. This is really annoying. Help?

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Open Firefox and this message pops up 4x before I get to home page. "Firefox could not install this item because of a failure in Chrome Registration. Please contact the author about this problem." I have removed google chrome , but I still get the message. It pops up about 4x everytime I open Firefox. This is really annoying. Help?

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Chrome Registration failures in Vista/Windows 7 can be a security measure to prevent programs from making changes to protected folders and registry keys.

The solution is to run the Firefox program once as Administrator (right-click: Run as Administrator) to get elevated permissions.

See:

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Thank you,..such a simple solution, but I never would have figured it out.

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You're welcome