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Uninstalling Printer Software

HP OfficeJet4652
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

The software for the HP OfficeJet 4652 isn't functioning properly on my new laptop.  It won't scan and photos only print on half the page.  I would like to uninstall and reinstall the software, but get this message from Windows10 when I try:


A caller of DriverPackage Install must be a member of the Administrators group in install a drive package.


This is a local, standalone PC and I am the only one with administrator rights.   I need help with uninstalling the software.

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Uninstalling Printer Software


Type CMD into the search bar, then right-click on Comand Prompt and select Run as Administrator.

Copy the following command, be sure to select all the listed taste, right-click on the Command Prompt window and select Paste, then press Enter and allow the process to complete:

takeown /f %windir%\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository /r /d y
icacls "%windir%\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository" /grant %username%:(OI)(CI)F /T
for /d %G in ("%windir%\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\hp*") do rd /s /q "%~G"
takeown /f %windir%\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository /A /r /d y

Now unisntall the HP Software and check for any difference.



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