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Software won't install trying to hook up c3100 to dell vista home premium inspiron 531

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Make sure that java, direct X, and .NET components are up to date. Many installers not require these.

If the install just can't see the printer, I would completely uninstall any components you were able to get installed (if any), remove the device entirely from your system, download a Vista version of the driver from HP if possible, and run the setup.exe...If your using a system driver you'll have to hook the printer up first, otherwise when it asks you to attach the printer then hook it up in a different USB port.

If all else fails install the drive manually through the control panel using Add Harware and then browse for the INF file.

Reasons

  1. Downloading the driver gets you the newest version available and may resolve a bug.
  2. Changing the USB port will keep Windows from using the pre-configured settings set up in previuos installs.
  3. Installing manually will add the printer to the device library, even if you have to reinstall it a second time to get the USB configuration right

Posted on Jul 24, 2008

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Cant download my hp photosmart C3100 in my laptop, im using windows vista


Hello
Not sure it want the C3100 OR THE 3180, But maybe it will do for same printer.
HP-Photosmart-C3180-Vista-32-and-64Bit.exe
I have put the software driver for you on my website you can download it from there all you go to do is click on the link I put for you, it may take time to download for you depending on the speed of your internet all the best.
Click Link = http://www.4all2sell.com/driver/HP-Photosmart-C3180-Vista-32-and-64Bit.exe
After download just double click on the icon and it will open up to a WinZip just click on unzip and follow the instructions,
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My Inspiron 531 has vista os. recently, i had to


You would need to download the software for your printer again and then install it on your computer. You can download it from here. Once it is installed, look for the scanner icon or HP Director which would have scanner icon.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareList?os=2093&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&product=1153481

Download the first link from the list.

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welcome to vista some printer software does not work on vista if you are running the 64 bit copy i suguest that you format and burn the copy as most software will not work on it without all new drivers that you must buy from the vendor hope i helped

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Here is the link you need to your models support page, from HP, for the VISTA drivers and software to download and install for your printer. .

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Hey guy don't follow thier suggestion. No one can't do anything for u r problem because Your H.P. inkjet Printer 3210 doesn't work with Vista. I am also faced same problem. It is technical problem. Just change your vista or Printer

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