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Printer and copier work fine- scanner says USB not connected.

Printer and copies work fine. Scanner says USB not connected. Help I have the exact same problem, my HP photosmart c4280 all in one, will make copies and print, but it wont scan, keeps telling me the usb is not connected..i installed the hp software from the site itself..because i had formatted my computer a month or two back, now it wont scan and its starting to be a real problem

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  • stugots_911 Jun 01, 2009

    Yes, it has an imaging device in there,but it says the wrong printers model, hp photosmart c4200...mines the c4280...damn i downloaded the wrong software from the site then?

  • Ben Wabnick
    Ben Wabnick May 11, 2010

    go into the device manager and make sure it has an imaging device listed in there.

    If it doesn't then let me know if there are any yellow question marks in there.




  • Bud Bell
    Bud Bell Apr 15, 2014

    i have a hp e7101- all of a sudden it wont print from computer at all- pages are blank

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I had this same problem and it is fixable, but not the way you would probably like, though you can still scan with the printer. You just have to open the Paint program and click from scanner or camera, and then choose your printer and click scan preview, and then scan, it works just fine but its a little time consuming.

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