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Bobbydoo8

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Trying to add a printer on a remote computer. (Windows 7)

  • start > run > \\compName
  • Login using administrator credentials.
  • Now I click "View remote printers" > "Add a printer"
  • Error: "You do not have sufficient rights to perform this operation."

I went ahead and disabled the Windows Firewall & UAC on the remote computer to see if it was causing a problem, but still get this message. I'm thinking a service needs to be started on the remote computer, but just short of reading them all, I see nothing relevant.

Been googling the issue, but it seems most people receive this error when just adding the printer locally because of UAC.

Any ideas??

Edited by Bobbydoo8, 27 February 2011 - 03:13 PM.

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