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No permission to install vista driver for samsung SCX-4100

I have tried to install the samsung printer driver for vista 32 bit (version 3.01) and i get an error message, "you do not have permission to modify the settings for this printer. if you need to change the settings, contact your system administrator." I have disabled User Account Control and if I try to add the printer through the printer control panel, i get, "printer driver was not installed. access is denied". Any ideas?

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  • Rob Sturtz Apr 07, 2008

    I am the administrator. I even tried right clicking the installer and selecting "install as administrator". Any other ideas?

  • Rob Sturtz Apr 07, 2008

    I downloaded the vista 32bit drivers from samsung's website yesterday.

    I don't have any antivirus software running and disabled windows firewall.

    I have never installed the driver and have never had a printer on the computer since i did a clean install of vista.

    I tried installing with the printer unplugged and plugged in but no difference.

    Any other ideas? Thanks for the suggestions so far.

  • shahidsabri Apr 08, 2008

    dear sir

    i want to instal to samsung printer driver 4100 scx please tell me method




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You need to be logged in as administrator

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  • digiteyes Apr 07, 2008

    Have you checked that the driver is the latest version?

    Have you turned off any anti-virus and firewalls prior to attempting to install the driver?

    Have you un-installed any previous drivers first?

    Have you followed the manufacturers instructions on installation? eg: some require the printer to be connected and turned on prior to the software being installed, others require the software to be installed first before connecting the printer.



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