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My computer doesn't see my HP

When I'm installing HP LaserJet 1020 driver, computer ask me to connect printer to USB, when i do this, it's not working. Computer doesn't see the printer. What Can I do with this problem? Help.

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  • sirleem Aug 14, 2008

    I installed the original software of the printer from the CD but the computer wont detect the printer and gives a ballooned message that windows wont detect usb device. i have tried this both on dell and hp computers but still wont work. I even downloaded new drivers that worked only in a dell optiplex GX 110 pentium 3. what should i do?



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Did you do a CLEAN download and install with no other programs running including your virus control? You can not get a good install on most drivers with other programs running. At this point you will need to

Turn off the equipment and unplug it.
Go to the toolbar under TOOLS>internet options> delete all your cookies
Turn off any running programs and do a new download.
Save it to your desktop.
Then install it by clicking on it.
Follow the directions carefully.
Plug it into a different USB port when instructed to bring it online.

When reinstalled, restart your computer. It should recognize the driver right away.

I hope this helps.

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