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My hp photosmart c4280 will not scan..I keep getting the message USB not connected?

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You need to uninstall your printer, then reinstall the newer version of software (can be gotten at the HP site). I just did it and now my scanner works.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareCategory?product=3192753&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&lang=en&cc=us

I hope this gets you scanning again....

Posted on Sep 08, 2009

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SOURCE: printer keeps saying usb not conected

Can you print from it? It sounds like you just need to install the software that came with it, it has all the drivers you need or go to hp website and download the newest drivers. Update your drivers and then it will recognize it.

Posted on Jan 08, 2009

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