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Originally Posted by Gene Patrick Johnson
I am the sole user and hence, system administrator for my HP a1630n, running
VISTA Home Premium. When I attempt to install my HP printer, I get the
X system does not meet min. req'ts to install this software.
Requirements Software cannot be installed using "run
x Run as
Since I am the system administrator and have installed many pieces of
software, I do not understand, unless it is purely HP's problem. Can anyone
I have an HP PSC 1610. I didn't use the software to install my printer on my laptop (Vista Business) or my desktop (Vista Ultimate). New hardware was found as soon as I plugged it in.
Uninstall the printer's software. Make sure the computer is turned on, then plug the cord into the back of the printer (it should already be hooked up to the back of your computer). Go to control panel, click on 'printers' and make sure there is a green check mark next to HP PSC 1610 saying "ready"
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