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At the request of firefox, I am continully downloading updates to firefox but non are registering ?

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I have started to use firefox as my browser after a lapse of several months. This version is now old it seems and i have been asked by Firefox to update it.However evrery time i try it fails to register or it fails to be accepted by my computer, and Firefox omce again demands i update...

I have started to use firefox as my browser after a lapse of several months. This version is now old it seems and i have been asked by Firefox to update it.However evrery time i try it fails to register or it fails to be accepted by my computer, and Firefox omce again demands i update...

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You should be able to update using

You may need to ensure that you are using an admin account or have UAC set correctly, and that any security software is not blocking downloads or changes to the system.

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You should be able to update using

You may need to ensure that you are using an admin account or have UAC set correctly, and that any security software is not blocking downloads or changes to the system.

You should be able to update using * Firefox Button -> Help -> About Firefox -> [Update ] <br/> that will currently update you to the latest supported version of firefox 3.6 the point release is 3.6.23, and will soon be 3.6.24 * If you wish to update to the current release Firefox 7.0.1 (Soon to become Firefox 8) download the install file ** for example from http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/products/download.html * see [[Installing Firefox on Windows]] ** see also [[updating firefox]] & [[software update failed]] You may need to ensure that you are using an admin account or have UAC set correctly, and that any security software is not blocking downloads or changes to the system.