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26-Jul-2010, 08:15 AM #1
Win 7: Can a "standard user" account update application software?
I have separate 'admin' and 'user' accounts.

When logged in with a 'standard user' account, if Firefox detects an update, it gives the following message:

"A recommended security and stability update is available, but you do not have the system permissions required to install it. Please contact your system administrator, or try again from an account that has permissions to install software on this computer."

Does Windows 7 have a way to let application software update itself, when the active user is not an administrator?

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(Windows 7, Home premium, 64-bit)

Last edited by another_dave; 26-Jul-2010 at 08:17 AM.. Reason: added OS info.
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