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Printing works but the scanner wont work with windows xp

Ever since I upgraaded to windows xp, only the print and fax features work. I can not can, nor can I find the printer on my desktop or anywhere when I search for it. ( I would like the printer to appear on the desktop because it has features to keep on top of ink, pick out your photos from your photo card, ect.)
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  • Anonymous Dec 04, 2008

    i cant scan or fax from hp 950, why? i can print without any problem..

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Download & save the HP950 software to your PC. Run the program. After the install you should have your icons back on your desktop & down by the clock as well.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareList?os=228&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&product=60259&lang=en

Please download & install the (HP Imaging Software Critical Update) too.

Posted on Mar 14, 2008

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