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HP laser 5

Posted on 2009-07-16
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Had HP laser 5 for years and was working untill I downloaded a driver detective program. It would not let me go into outlook either but that was just the short cut. I erased the program from the uninstall change programs list created a new short cut for outlook (which is working fine now) but cannot get the computer to find the HP printer I have another color printer that works fine.
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by:Honez
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You can manually re-add the printer w/o having the computer detect it.

goto pinter and faxes --> click add printer --> under local printer deselect the automatically detect option, continue the wizard you will have to specify the Lazerjet 5 from the list.
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by:bit1234
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Thank You I tried that did not work
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by:hdhondt
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How is the printer connected? What port did you select when you installed it?
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by:bit1234
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LP1 is the port UBS connected still trying to figure it out thanks anyway.....
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hdhondt earned 500 total points
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Are there any specific drivers for the USB-Parallel adapter? If there are, uninstall and reinstall those.
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