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Windows 7: Can't install drivers on Admin account?

02 Aug 2010   #1
Reece

Windows 7
 
 
Can't install drivers on Admin account?

There's one account on my new Dell Inspiron 15r: My administrator.

But when I try to install the drivers to use my TASCAM US-122MKII audio mixer, it says I need an administrator account to install drivers.

Anybody know how I can fix this? Thanks!
-Reece


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02 Aug 2010   #2
richc46

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Welcome

If it were my account, I would verify that it is really an administrator account and not one in name only.

If it is an administrator account make sure it has all the proper permissions.

https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...rmissions.html

How many drives do you have?
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02 Aug 2010   #3
Reece

Windows 7
 
 

I've made sure it's an administrator.
What do I do to edit the permissions?
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02 Aug 2010   #4
richc46

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
Welcome

If it were my account, I would verify that it is really an administrator account and not one in name only.

If it is an administrator account make sure it has all the proper permissions.

https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...rmissions.html

How many drives do you have?
See this
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02 Aug 2010   #5
Reece

Windows 7
 
 

I have full permissions set for administrators, and one drive.
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02 Aug 2010   #6
richc46

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Create a new administrator account and see if it works there, can be a corrupted account.
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02 Aug 2010   #7
Reece

Windows 7
 
 

Created a new account, still wouldn't work.
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02 Aug 2010   #8
richc46

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Are you going to the website and downloading the drivers from there?
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02 Aug 2010   #9
Reece

Windows 7
 
 

I have a CD that came with the hardware used to install the drivers.
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02 Aug 2010   #10
richc46

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Try going to the website and get the driver from there, it should work.

If you used the CD, the drivers should be installed, check to see if they are installed, per the device manager.
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