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Photosmart B 209 software update

Photosmart B209 works flawlessly in wireless mode, but recent (late January 2010) automatic software update designed (apparently) to correct IE issues has corrupted my preferred Mozilla Firefox browser interface. Help!

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Re: Photosmart B 209 software update

I don't know why it did that, but have you tried reloading Firefox from the Mozilla site?

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Re: Photosmart B 209 software update

I'll try reloading (downloading an update to newest version) of Firefox, although I get the following warning message: "Version 3.6 of Firefox is incompatible with HP Smart Web Printing v. 4.60" Should I upgrade anyway???

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Uggh.  No.

 

What operating system are you using?

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Re: Photosmart B 209 software update

It's Windows Vista Home Premium, Service Pack 2 on a Toshiba Satellite L305.

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You could try downloading the full-featured software from here.

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Re: Photosmart B 209 software update

Well, I downloaded the software as indicated, and my printer still works fine. But my Mozilla Firefox interface is still messed up. (It was fine before the HP update of ~two weeks ago). Here is what it looks like:

ScreenshotCan you see it? I'm not sure if it's pasted correctly.

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The screen shot did not come through, but that's OK.

 

Can you go back to Firefox 3.5?

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Re: Photosmart B 209 software update

I'm still on Firefox 3.5.7. I didn't upgrade to 3.6 because of the warning regarding incompatibilities with HP Smart Web Printing. And this version was working just fine before the IE update from HP.

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Sorry, I am out of ideas.

 

Maybe someone else could help on this forum ??????

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