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    FF won't update for Limited User (FF 2.0.0.14)

    This isn't just a problem of this latest update but anytime there's an update. I do my major browsing as Limited User. If I log in to the Admin acct and update FF, the personal version for Admin is updated, but not the one for the LUA. Even if I RunAs Admin on the LUA's FF, it gives me Admin's copy. Is there a way to elevate the privileges for the LUA personalized copy without ending up with the Admin's copy? Right now, what I have to do is change the privileges of the LUA so it can install, then demote it again --- a very tedious workaround. Just figured there's gotta be a better way???
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    Re: FF won't update for Limited User (FF 2.0.0.14)

    Is this Admin account a member of the Admin Group or the "Administrator" account that comes setup on all machines?

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    Re: FF won't update for Limited User (FF 2.0.0.14)

    It's a separate user account called Admin that has administrative privileges. I'm not sure if I know how to find the actual Administrator account --- do you think that's the one that needs to make changes that will carry through to all users? BTW, this is XP Home (does it even have Administrator?)
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    Re: FF won't update for Limited User (FF 2.0.0.14)

    "XP Home (does it even have Administrator?)"
    Yes, just boot into the safe mode and you will be able to long into it!

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    Re: FF won't update for Limited User (FF 2.0.0.14)

    Okay, Safe Mode to get to the "real" Administrator. *IS* this the way to get FF updated for everyone at the same time? and do I have to do it EVERY time there's an update? or is there a way to give FF some kind of permission for everyone (like the firewall does?)

    Thanks for the help.

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    Re: FF won't update for Limited User (FF 2.0.0.14)

    I do not know, I do not use FF or any Limited accounts.

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