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06-22-2009 06:42 PM
I recently had to reinstall Windows XP on my Compaq Presario. XP detected the PSC 500 all-in-one as an OfficeJet R40.
I deleted the OfficeJet R40 printer and manually added the printer PSC 500 from the control panel's printer folder.
When I reboot, XP always detects "new hardware" and adds back the Hewlett-Packard OfficeJet R40 Printer and Hewlett-Packard OfficeJet R40 Scanner. I don't see a way to clear the "extra" printer.
06-23-2009 10:10 AM
HP Doc on R series, PSC500 installation on XP:
if no difference in functionality, I suggest keep the printer that XP detects, and remove the one you created. You can rename the one XP creates to whatever name you prefer - PSC500 in the printer folder.
I am an HP employee.