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01-07-2011 01:08 PM
I have same or similarr problem, one unsuccessfully instal from CD, after that I have 5 uninstal and 4 instal from HP web, for Win7 (64bit), and everything is OK, but after restart or shut down laptop, printer is unable ( driver ?), scaner is OK.
01-11-2011 11:12 AM
I am new to forum. Please excuse if not upto standard. I am 76 years old and been computing at home since Sinclair's Spectrum. However I am unable to get my Deskjet 2050 ALL-IN-ONE J510 series to connect to my HP G70 (Vista) Notebook PC. I have waited until today, on the advice of HP Help issued notes, to contact the Experts. I cannot get my computer to accept the printer via USB and have followed all advice except change USB cable. I have an HP USB Cable on order and expect delivery in the next day or so. I am not optimistic of success when it arrives. I am so frustrated that HP products should prove so incompatible and difficult. I did not think that I was approaching senility but the last few days trying to connect this printer make me wonder if it is now time to pack it in? If you can provide an understandable set of instructions you would make an old man exceedingly happy. Thank you.
01-11-2011 11:26 AM
A couple of questions?
Is your vista system up to date...like the current service pack and updates?
It could be your usb cable but at what point is it failing, when installing the software and your being told to plug in the usb cable and its not detecting it is that correct?
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01-11-2011 11:43 AM
Thank you for communicating. My Vista updates automatically. It is version 6.0 Service Pack 2. Architecture 32 bit.
If I use the installation disc it will not proceed further than the screen giving option to skip and install printer later. When following HP advice to attempt to correct this problem I have been unable to find an entry "IEEEnnn Printers" with Device Manager. When I insert USB cable to Computer I get "Unknown Device" (It is a good job I had a triple bypass late 2009)
01-13-2011 11:45 AM
Success! My HP USB cable arrived today. Fitted it and printer was recognised and installed immediately. Worth the 85 pence the cable cost. Hope this helps you. I do not think advertising is permitted but I received the cable from a firm that sounds like a tall warlike lady.
10-17-2011 04:22 PM
You should be able to check if your Vista operating system is up to date by following the instructions in the Help and Support section on your computer. Click on the Start button (Flying window): Click on Help and Support: When the help screen appears type Update Operating System in the enquiry slot at the top of the Help screen. Then select which answer best suits your needs from the selection of suggestions that appear. You may wish to make updating of Operating System automatic and the procedure should be contained in the list of suggestions in the Help screen that is detailed above. Hope all this does not insult your intelligence but as you may be a newcomer to computing I thought it might help.
The HP USB cable I used to connect my HP All-in-One Printer was obtained from Amazon and cost about 85 pence (yes 85 pence) and it worked immediately. Hope this is of assistance to you. Sorry I took so long to reply but I had forgotten my ID and Passwords and had to re-register etc.