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Need to reinstall print 6988

I started to install printer and got to a point where I didn't know what to do called and was help and installed printer. Today when I opened my computer it uninstalled my printer. How do I reinstall my printer?

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If you're on XP, download HP Deskjet Basic Feature Software/Driver and then install this software.

Next, go to the "Printers and Faxes" part of the XP control panel and add the printer. Unless the printer has its own server (very unlikely for home use), then even if it is installed on a wired or wireless network, you need to add it as a local printer (again this should be done even if you have it connected to your local network), then add the printer. You may need to add a new port for the networked printer.

I hope this helps.

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