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Every time I open Firefox, I get a message saying that Mozilla wants to make changes to my computer on firefox.exe. What is happening and how can I stop it?

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Program name: Firefox Verified publisher: Mozilla Corporation File origin: Hard drive on this computer Program location: C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe Certificate issued to: Mozilla Corporation Issued by: Thawte Code Signing CA - G2 Valid from 10/6/2011 to 10/29/2012

Program name: Firefox Verified publisher: Mozilla Corporation File origin: Hard drive on this computer Program location: C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe Certificate issued to: Mozilla Corporation Issued by: Thawte Code Signing CA - G2 Valid from 10/6/2011 to 10/29/2012

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Check that you do not run Firefox as Administrator.

Right-click the Firefox desktop shortcut and choose "Properties".

Make sure that all items are deselected in the "Compatibility" tab of the Properties window.

  • Privilege Level: "Run this program as Administrator" should not be selected
  • "Run this program in compatibility mode for:" should not be selected
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That worked! The compatibility mode was selected. Thanks.

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