Windows 10: Need help with Admin privileges

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  1.    14 Nov 2016 #31

    astrojohn said: View Post
    Even with the above I still cannot install my printer because "I don't have administrator rights"
    I am logged in as John

    Can you add another local account and then change that account type to administrator?
    User Account - Add in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

    Then, after changing the new account type to administrator, log into it temporarily and see if you can install the printer. That will tell us if it is a Windows 10 user account problem, or a problem with the printer software you are trying to install.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    14 Nov 2016 #32

    Still same when logged into the new Admin account!!
      My ComputerSystem Spec

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