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How can I get beyond the installation error point 1336 that occurs, after I installed Firefox 3.6.16, when I try to install the latest version update to Adobe Reader?

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After installing Firefox 3.6.16, I received an Adobe Reader update alert that there was an update available. I downloaded the update and then began the installation. During the installation, I received the following alert: "Error 1336. There was an error creating a temporary file that is needed to complete this installation. Folder: C:\Program Files \Mozilla Firefox\plugins\. System error code: 5." This prevents me from installing the update -- at every attempt! Is there a user friendly solution?