Help to Getting my Freecorder program to work

I have installed the free corder program. The green icon is visible at the top right of my screen. however when I click on it to open it, nothing happens. no drop down menu appears, that the tutorial said should appear.
What could be wrong? who do I ask for help to correct this? Can some one here help please?

I am Using windows XP professional 2002 with service pack 3 and using the latest V of fire fox. Using CIS set at slateful and safe modes.
need additional info?