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Windows 7: Cannot install ANY printers!

25 May 2012   #11
Shaya

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Hi
Thanks for your advice, but im not in the mood or reinstalling the whole pc. I even tried going in the hidden admin account but it is still not going. I need help!!


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25 May 2012   #12
TVeblen

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1
 
 

So let's start at the beginning.
Is this a USB connected printer or a wireless printer? Is it on a local network?

If USB, did you test the ports?
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25 May 2012   #13
Shaya

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Hi
Thanks for replying its a cannon pixma 2500. Its wired and the scanner works. In mid of installing the driver it gives me the error above.
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25 May 2012   #14
TVeblen

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1
 
 

Hi Shaya. Because that message seems to be due to an issue with the operating system - as evidenced by Renisis' solution - I'm going to recommend that you start a new post in the DRIVERS Forum here.

Just post the facts above (wired printer, etc., along with an explanation that the error occurs when trying to install the driver, and write out the error message in detail.

Each of us in this forum brings certain unique experience and expertise in one or more areas, but no one here is an expert at everything. The people who 'hang out' in the Drivers Forum like that kind of stuff.

Over here in the Hardware Forum you get tech geeks like me. If it can't be fixed with a screwdriver or solder gun then we are lost!
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25 May 2012   #15
Renesis

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Thanks for the pointer to the CCleaner debate TVeblen and for the rest of your input. Since my "new" system is in its infancy I'll feedback any unusual happenings as and when!

Shaya, hope all goes well.
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25 May 2012   #16
AbMaster

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Shaya, can you please make short summary of your current situation and problems ? Thanks
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25 May 2012   #17
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Can you print from notepad, paint etc? Or is it a general printing problem?
first uninstall all printer drivers!! If failing... do it as admin. Or clean boot
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