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Cannot install printer software ,tells me a newer version of software is already installed .this is a HP pavilion computer using windows xp home addition and a hp psc 1350 all in one. I uninstalled the preloaded printer software and made no difference. However , I have not uninstalled the HP & PSC office jet 4.0 do I have to remove that as well? please help

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Hi,
try uninstalling any software relating to the printer.
shutdown the computer. Remove any printer to computer cables. Re-boot ( startup ) the computer.
let it set itself up. then shutdown.
turn off the power to computer, put your printer cable back in, as if you were installing it for the first time.
the computer should have found new hardware ( your printer ) And ask for a driver. ensure your HP disk is in the drive, and ask to search Drive D:- Or E:- wherever your CD is located.
If it,s already got the latest drivers installed, i would,nt worry unless your printers not functioning correctly.
Mike @ Compurepair.

Posted on Feb 22, 2008

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