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My printer wouldn't stop printing even when I clicked on cancel or turned off the computer and rebooted. I went to the printers and fax icon and found two printer sources--Adobe PDF and HP880C. The HP (which is what I've been using. It indicated there was 1 program ready. Thinking I should delete that, it deleted the whole HP Printer. Now I don't know how to reinstall HP88C. Please advise. Theresa Codespoti

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Usually when a printer loops the pages likes that it is a software problem. I've had experiences when the print spooler is defected and keeps the page lopping in that manner. It was probably a good thing you deleted that printer. By reinstalling it, you shoud be able to fix that problem.

Here's how to reinstall it: Windows XP and Windows Vista will automatically recognize your model. Make sure that your printer is connected via the USB cable and power it on.

When connecting it, a window should pop up telling you that windows has detected new hardware. Follow the prompts and it should install correctly.

If that doesn't work, you'll have to do it manually. Go to the Control Panel from the start menu.

Select, "Printer" from the hardware menu. There should be a button near the top that says, "Add a Printer."

Choose, "Add a Local printer" and follow the prompts.

If you can't get it, let me know what operating system you are running and I will give you some pictures showing you step by step.

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