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Trying to install an HP scanner/fax


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#1 romanianstallion

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Posted 08 March 2009 - 11:01 AM

My mom has XP on her laptop. She is trying to install an HP Scanner/fax, but it is asking her to insert the XP Installation CD.

I guess when her XP was installed, it was not fully installed (the Scanning/Fax module perhaps were not installed?).

Anyone know where i could download these from?

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Posted 08 March 2009 - 02:38 PM

hi,if you post the HP make and model info someone can find your drivers.
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Posted 08 March 2009 - 03:21 PM

FWIW: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/s...2october21.mspx

You know, of course, that no one has to use native Windows for faxing/scanning...most of us just use 3d-party programs for those functions. If you use Google, you will see that there are a rather large number of such, some paid, some free.

And...you don't have to use the HP software for these functions...just need the driver for the device installed.

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