I would check your IRQ settings

Question

I have just formatted my hard drive and my system can't find my printer. The printer is connected via a USB port which works if my scanner is plugged into it. The printer works when connected to another PC therefore the printer and the cable seem to be OK.

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This question was answered on October 24, 2002. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Hi,

Check in the control panel the system stuff When in there go to hardware manager.

It sounds like you might have an IRQ conflict between your devices Check your IRQ settings.

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Posted by Dan of Mesa Community College on October 24, 2002