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Firefox tells me that I don't have sufficient priveleges to upload new version.

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When I tried to upload the new version of firefox, a message appeared that said I didn't have sufficient privileges to upload. This is a laptop which my son-in-law gave me. He doesn't remember his password.

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If your downloading Firefox, another option is to use Firefox's menu Help > Check for updates then "Get New Version".

Otherwise, are you able to delete the current Firefox?

1) Use Finder and go to Applications. 2) Drag Firefox into the Trash 3) If you can do that, then Download your new copy of Firefox and move to Applications folder

If you cannot do that because of permissions, you need to fix your general Mac OS X issue.

Here is a link on how to fix a lost password:

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The last version for OSX 10.3.9 and earlier is Firefox All newer Firefox versions require OSX 10.4 and newer. System requirements (minimum):

You currently have Firefox installed, us-EN version; you can upgrade to Firefox Download Firefox for Mac, us-EN version: See:

Other Issues: ~~red:You have installed plug-ins with known security issues. You should update them immediately.~~

Install/Update Adobe Flash Player for Firefox (aka Shockwave Flash): your ver. 10.0 r45; current ver. 10.1 r53 (important security update 2010-06-10; see: ~~red:Check your version here~~: See: Updating Flash -use Firefox to download and SAVE to your hard drive (save to Desktop for easy access)