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HP PHotosmart 8450 problem: not reading memory card

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I am using a Kodak 128MB memory card inserted in the printer but it's not reading it. I know the memory card isn't damaged because I can use it viewing photos through my Palm.

The printer hasn't been used for a few months because the office moved to a new location and this was not needed. Now we need it and its not reading the memory card. Please advise.

Thank you very much.
Viv

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I have same printer uninstalling and reinstalling drivers IS the the most prudent move at this point.
If problem persists, write back
good luck

Posted on Jul 18, 2008

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Http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00001878&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&product=402150&rule=21476&lang=en

Above is the link to the HP Support site pertaining to your printer. It contains all the details on how to re-isnstall the software and drivers.

From what I have researched on your model I suggest you completely uninstall all the software and drivers for your printer and the re-install them. This will resolve your issue for you. Below is the link for all the most current software and drivers for your model. Simply pick the link on the site for your particular operating system you are using the printer on.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareCategory?lc=en&cc=us&docname=c00001878&dlc=en&product=402150&rule=21476&lang=en&

This will almost undoubtably solve your problem assuming the printer has no electronic malfunctions. If you need any further assistance feel free to contact me and I will call you and walk you through the repair step by step live. Please don't forget to give me a FixYa rating when we get this printer going for you.

George

Posted on Jul 17, 2008

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