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Will not work

I have been sent a HP1280 printer from another office at work and it has no information with it at all. First of all when I turn it on it powers up for a moment and then turns off. I tried making sure the back was on properly and un plugging and re plugging etc but to no avail. I eventually got the lights to come on by pressing all three buttons at the same time. Now they are all lit up but still nothing happening. I can't install it to my computer either because there is no HP1280 in the list for automatic installation and I have no idea which other to choose for the same installation.

Please help me - I am losing my mind!!

Thanks

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To install it onto the computer you need to download drivers:



HP Deskjet 1280 Printer series - Download drivers and software

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By the way, if the printer tuns off by itself, that means that the printer is faulty.

Posted on Jan 23, 2009

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