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When I try to set my new HP 4780 Photosmart wireless printer up on my home computer (Dell Dimension 3000) running Windows XP Pro. I get the same error messsage each time in step 4 of the setup process and I'm unable to complete the setup. I have the printer connected to the computer's USB port for use as a non wireless printer. The following error message is whatt displays in step 4: " The installer cannot access this registry key" HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\Currentcontrolset\Enum. Has anyone else had this problem and can it be resolved?

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Are you logged-in to an 'Administrator' account, or as a 'Power User' or 'Limited User' account ?

Try installing the software while logged-in as an 'administrator'.

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Change all the wireless settings of the router.
Change the SSID ( network name ). change the SSID something new that you never tried before. change the security to WPA personal.
change the channel to 6.
make sure the wireless MAC filter is disabled.
under advanced wireless settings change the beacon interval to 75.

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You will need to check the wireless settings of the router.
If your network is secured then make sure that you are typing the correct network key.
also make sure that the DHCP server is enabled on the router.
is there any computer connected to the router ?
If yes then you can open the router set up page on that computer.
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SOURCE: I am trying to connect

If you are using the cd that comes with the router, that is the problem. You do not have to use the cd. Go to the control panel and un-install the program that the cd installed. then:
Shutdown your PC. Unplug the power from the router and the cable modem.
Wait 30 sec. then plug in the power to the cable modem, wait 30 sec. then plug the power to the router. Wait till you have "Internet" light then restart your PC. The PC should pick up an IP address and you should be able to get on-line. This is if you have a cable service provider. If you have DSL, the router needs to be configured with PPOe.


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