Thread: Printers On USB

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    Printers On USB


    Ok, i have a hp 1220c and hp 950c, both are usb or paralel.

    The 1220c is now running on paralel, and works fine. I now want to use my old 950c on a usb connection. So i plugged it in.. and win xp detected it, i then installed hps driver.

    Now whenever i print on the usb 950c it crashes the PC. I then tried putting the 950c on LPT1, and the 1220c on USB and again the 1220c crashed the pc.

    Does anyone know what i am doing wrong here, i have the latest drivers, and chose USB connection when i installed it and it still crashed the pc. Also the toolbox said it coudnt detect the printer on usb, but it would start printing fine.

    Thanks for any help.

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    Maybe the printer in the USB port is trying to use the other printer's driver.

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