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Trying to update to firefox 7.0 when press "run" it ask for administrator's password and will not let me go further. Please advise

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Download Firefox 7.0 (currently running out of date version) Click to open file Click Run to start running file Ask for Admin password Will not go further into installing Please advise.

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Right-click the Firefox installer and choose "Run as Administrator".

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Once I downloaded the update, I was unable to right click "run as administrator" from the exe file. How I was finally able to update to the newest version was to:

  • click the start menu
  • click search
  • type in firefox
  • scroll down to Firefox setup 7.0.1.exe
  • right click and select 'run as administrator'

The rest was 'easy as pie'. Hope this helps those that had the same trouble I did.