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Can a three point power plug, replace the plug which came with the computer, which has had the earth pin removed. or must we remove the earth pin on a suitable, longer cord which came with the old printer?

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You should be able to use the 3 conductor plug with no problem. It actually would be better (safer) if you did use it. Someone may have removed the ground because they had old outlets with only 2 slots.

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The computer must have a three prong plug for safety of the equipment and yourself. Never remove the earh pin as you call it. There are adapters available at any hardware store if you only have two prong receptacles. Steve

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