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I have misplaced my registration disk to install the old printer to my new laptop what can i do in this case to still use printer

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Hello thebdd

Unless it is a high end special purpose printer for which you must purchase a license to run, registration or restrictions on the computer or number of computers it can be installed on are not used.

In these cases, you can install the printer on as many computers as you like. 99% of the time, the "drivers" for the printer can be downloaded from the manufacturer's web site. You don't need the disk that came w/ the printer.

Please, tell us the following and we'll find your printer's drivers and installation instructions for you if you like.

(01) Manufacturer and model number of the printer.
(02) Manufacturer and model number of the computer you wish to connect the printer to.
(03) What operating system is installed on the computer you wish to connect the printer to. (e.g. Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Mac OSX, etc.)

Please, post back here w/ the answers to these questions, and we'll find what you need for you.

Thank you
BJ @:)

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Posted on Apr 15, 2008

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    B Joan Rapier Apr 17, 2008

    Hello thebdd

    How did it go? W/ the information and links I provided you w/, were you able to download and install the drivers for your printer onto your laptop PC?

    Hopefully that is the case. :)

    If
    it is, would you kindly take just a moment to reward my efforts at
    helping you w/ a FIXYA rating for my "solution"? I would really be
    grateful if you wouldn't mind.

    Thank you once again for using FixYa! Have a beautiful day.
    BJ @:)

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