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HP L7580 All in One Device driver reinstall on reconnecting thru USB cable


I have recently bought a HP L7580 All in One and have installed the software and evrything is working ok on my Vista Home basic 32 bit laptop. Every time I unplug the USB cable(printer) and then reconnect all the device drivers reinstall. This take more than 20 minutes.

After this installlation the printer works ok. Any help appreciated.


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  • Uday001 Oct 30, 2007

    Thanks for your reply. When the printer is not connected or switched off, the drivers are not visible in device manager. Once I coonect the printer thru USB cable the device manager automatically get installed and aftert this when I try to update the drivers it says you have the best drivers installed. Am I missing something here..

  • Anonymous Dec 17, 2007

    I have a HP all in one Deskjet F4140 and the same problem. I have to install it everytime i unplug it.

  • Anonymous Mar 07, 2008

    hey I was givin a Lexmark X1195 but they didn't give me the driver CD. they have moved and either lost it or tossed it. what can I do?



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Everytime I turn on my home computer my HP Photosmart C4180 reinstalls everytime. I constantly have (Copy 1) (Copy 2) etc each time and have to keep changing the most recent as my default. Anyone know how I can solve this PLEASE!?

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Windows 7 will not dun my hp l7580 sofeware, that will allow me to scan

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This is a common problem with HP and canon printers and scanners..However dont waste your time uninstalling and installing all of the software..Just go to device manager and update driver it will hardly take 30 seconds..

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    eagle338 Oct 30, 2007

    Yes you should insert the CD ROM of you scanner and then click on update driver(You will need to have your Printer connected to update the driver and thats obvious).You can also avoid inserting CD everytime by copying only the driver files to a folder and browsing from that when you wanna update the driver.


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