Having problems with your Dell Vostro 200 PC Desktop ?

I have a Dell Vostro desktop given to me by my wife's aunt. I ran the system restore disk and named myself system administrator, with a password. The PC runs Vista business. I have a HP printer that does not have compatible software to Vista. The software upgrade is available on-line from HP. I CANNOT download and install the upgrade because Vista tells me I do NOT have administrative priviledge on my machine, and yet I am the administrator.? When I first boot up the machine, I have a screen tha


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Yes, wiping out you hard drive would be the best solution to the problem. To explain things, first, the system telling you that you do not have admin rights even though you are the admin, it can only be done by a virus (most likely, a trojan virus) that declines your admin previleges so that the virus can take control of the system, also the reason why there is a ghost boot residing in the dual boot (that should technically shouldn't have in the first place), get the idea? Anyway, to make the explanation short, hard drive wipeout is the permanent solution, then, you can install back a fresh copy of Vista (or XP if you prefer)...
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