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Pc does not recgonize my printer

I have a C6150 all in one series printer and my lapton won't recgonize anything i plug into the usb ports. I have tryied with my webcam n my printer. Both are new and use them very often but since my boss upgraded all the hard drives this has stopped working. Whant can i do?

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    what OS you got?

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If it is a WindowsXP Operating System then:

[If it is a WinVista Operating System Then in Go to Start> Control Panel> Programs and features delete all the entries you see for HP.( If it promts a restart do not restart now)Rest all steps wil be same as winXP]
Try a complete uninstall:

Unplug the USB cable from your PC.
Go to Start> Control panel> Add or Remove programs. and delete all the entries you see for HP.( If it promts a restart do not restart now)
Then open my computer> C:drive> Program files> and delete the HP Folder only (not Hewlett Packard)
Then Open C:drive> Program files> Common Files and then delete HP and Hewlett Packard folder.
Then Go to C:Drive> Windows> Temp and empty the temp folder as much as you can.
Then go to Recycle bin and empty recycle bin.
Then Insert the All-In-One CD and cancel the installation process.
Open the content of the CD> and open Util folder> Then CCC> Then click on Uninstall_L4 and follow the on screen process.

After all restart the computer.

ANd if possible download the software from HP website:

For WinXP:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareDownloadIndex?softwareitem=mp-42045-1&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&lang=en&os=228&product=1153491

And click on download only

For WinVista:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareDownloadIndex?softwareitem=mp-47461-1&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&lang=en&os=2093&product=1153491

And click on download only

And try installing from the downloaded software:

Good Luck

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