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I am trying to install software for a Pixma MX340 printer on a Windows 7 laptop. I get an error message saying I must log on as an administrator but when I go to control panel and check account settings it says I have adminstrator priviledges. I am stuck please help.

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  • dkroll993 Nov 11, 2010

    thanks but when I log out or change user I only see two choices, one is me, and the other is guest. so how do I log in as administrator?

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Try to log-in in administrator account first. Even though you do have a privilege like an administrator but when it comes to installing software you need to log-in manually in admin account. If this not work, try to download a driver that compatible to windows 7 OS.

Just clink the link below to download the driver for the Pixma MX340 printer:

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Welcome to Fixya!

In order to log in as an administrator, you need to activate the hidden administrator account.

What to do?

You need to open the command prompt.

  1. Go to Start > All Programs > Accessories > (right click) Command Prompt > Run as administrator.
  2. Type net user administrator /active:yes and then press Enter
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3. Restart the computer
4. Log in as an administrator
5. Re install the software.


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