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HP4500 Color laser and setup using USB

Had to get a new special USB cable to hook up my HP 4500 printer to a new laptop w/o a parallel port. XP has a driver and I set up but can't print. It's like the computer can't activate the printer. Don't know ehat to do?

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Just try to change the LPT1 port to usb port..

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