Installing firfox on windows 7 error

  AL47 17:39 07 Nov 09
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i cannot install firefox [first thing ive tried] on windows 7,

comes up in a box with 'run as' in the title and says

'you may not have the necessary permissions... '
then asks to instal as administrator, asking for a password, or as me

im stuck!

  GaT7 17:42 07 Nov 09

Disabling the UAC should help.

Control Panel > User Accounts, click the Change User Account Control settings. Move the arrow thingy to 'Never notify'. G

  AL47 17:45 07 Nov 09

thats the first thing i done

  GaT7 17:49 07 Nov 09

Try right-clicking the Firefox executable & choosing 'Run as Administrator'. G

  AL47 19:07 07 Nov 09

ill try that but i think it wont let me

  northumbria61 21:45 10 Nov 09

Hi AL7
Have you tried uninstalling Firefox and then reinstalling ? It may be that you have a corrupt file and it may be partly installed and not allowing you to fully install. Personally that is what I would do. Remove via add/remove programs and then go the Mozilla/Firefox homepage and download the latest version 3.5.3 - Save to Desktop then right click and Run as Administrator. If you have problems uninstalling download and run "Windows install clean up" from the following LINK
click here

  gigagiggles 00:38 11 Nov 09

version 3.5.5 :-)

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