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HP Desk Jet 842C printer - need cable

I have an HP Desk Jet 842C printer and have been using it with my desktop computer. I have purchased a new laptop and I need to know what kind of printer cable I need to use with my H Desk Jet 842C printer to work with my laptop (it should be plugged into my laptop with a USB port)..
Please help me in finding out what kind of printer cable to get.
Thank you very much.
Debbie

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Thank you for your answer, I have another questions to this.....on the back of my printer, it doesn't have a usb connection place. it only has a big cable port... one of those kinds that you push the cable in then screw the two little things in to secure..
If a usb cable will do.... want both ends of the usb cable be... usb????
i'm so illiterate when it comes to this kind of stuff.
please help..

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Hi Debbie,

You should be able to use this printer with a USB cable. You can pick up a USB cable just about anywhere that they sell computer or printer equipment. Just tell them you need a USB printer cable. This is a standard item and no further description is needed.

The Driver for this will probably be a native driver, and you probably wont have to download a new one, but just in case, here is the link for the driver directly from HP.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareCategory?lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&lang=en&product=60426&

Good Luck

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