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Windows XP not seeing my Canon All in one printer after reinstalling XP- help!

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Printers and ScannersWindows XP
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I have a Canon MP780 all in one printer on a usb cable.  Worked great until I had to re-install windows XP on my  desktop.  Now it just refuses to see the printer.  I can plug the same usb into my notebook and it prints fine- so I know the problem must be somewhere with the desktop.

I tried to delete the printer. It says "delete" next to it but never goes away.  When I try to install it, it doesn't see it.  It is definitely PLUG & PLAY so I don't understand what is wrong.  

I have also tried re-installing it manually and still it doesn't see it.

Any suggestions?  Stumped- have not been able to print from the desktop now for quite some time.

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