Question about HP PSC 2175 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Plug and play problems

I have windows xp. I am trying to get my printer to hook up to it but everytime I plug in the USB wire the computer won't recognize it. The computer informs me that something has been added but it doesn't know what.
All the info I have on the printer says that it should be a plug and play printer and install itself but this is not happening. Is the problem the printer or the computer.

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  • Jacamei Feb 12, 2008

    Thanks a lot. The problem ended up being a bit more complex than that but you put me on the right track and now it is working!

  • 831Mommy Feb 13, 2008

    The link helped me too! Thank you so much!

    I've had troubles for the past year with this printer...worked at first. I had followed instructions to uninstall the printer from the control panel, then mak sure it's not showing up within the printer and fax, then I removed the driver within the server properties from the printe and fax window. I used this link you suggested, and it appears to be finally WORKING! THANK YOU!

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Hello. You need to install the CD software. Taking the term plug & play is not what it used to be. Your XP needs everything to be in it's place & have a name & drivers to function. Click the link below which will load HP's instructions for installing & uninstalling your USB printer PSC 2175 all-in-one. Scroll down to installing software:
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=bpu05205&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&product=90809&rule=1462&lang=en
Everything will work out ok. Still need anything? Just post back.

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Let me ask one question. Have you loaded the print drivers for your printer. If not do so. This will fix the problem.

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