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Need to use HP Deskjet5550 to print off laptop

Got new laptop with VISTA Home Premium. I want to print off laptop by using my 8-year old HP Deskjet 5550. Connected laptop to printer to download drivers and was prompted to have a test page. No result. Just an error message. Repeated, and got same problem.
What do I do to make printer work?
Thanks for your help

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Since Hp have Vista driver to your printer...to install the driver...do not plug the printer...install the driver that you downloaded (run the program as Administrator)..after you install, if the installation ask for restart..restart your computer...after restart and the whole system finish his task on loading driver and dll ..then plug in your printer...it will pop up message found new hardware. click next and choose automatic find the driver.

what Cable are you using to connect?
USB a and b?
parallel port to USB? if this you need to download the driver too.

Good Lock

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