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HP Photosmart 5514 power cord problem

I feel really stupid with this question, but I'm flummoxed: lost my printer power cord in my recent move, and ordered a replacement from prontocharger.com that was "guaranteed" to work on all HP Photosmart printers. But the printer has a two prong power port and the new cord has three little plastic prongs (and I've never seen anything like this). I did a Google image search, and the three pronged version was there, but it definitely doesn't fit my printer. Is there something missing? Or do I just need to return it. Very frustrating! Thanks

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