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From: Jack Webster <>
Subject: Re: [Computers] ME AGAIN WITH ANOTHER QUESTION
Date: Sun, 06 Jan 2002 15:07:39 -0800
Do the printers each work when they are connected directly to the computer?
At 02:47 PM 1/6/02 -0800, you wrote:
>I am learning ~ hopefully ~ by trial and error if nothing else <grin>
>I have managed to set up my new computer and have the Internet working
>fine (after hassling a few days over this). I have the scanner where it
>seems to be working. At least I can put a picture there and scan it to a
>file folder (whether this a right or wrong for testing I don't know but I
>have managed this much). But I cannot for the life of me get my printers
>I had a HP LaserJet 5L Xtra and a BJC250 color printer hooked up to a
>switch box. The BJC went kaput, so when I purchased a new printer I got
>the HP Photosmart 1115. I have tried to no avail to get this working. I
>purchased a new automatic switch box and it seemed to help <grin> but the
>message came up something about installing a card. A card? A card for
>what? I thought that this printer was for text also or is it only for
>photo's? Can anyone help me here? If this is indeed the case, then how
>do I get it to work (stupid question I know) but I don't know. Can these
>be connected to a switch box, or do they have to have a separate connection?
>I have e-mailed HP Support but have had no reply as yet from them.
>Any help will be gratefully appreciated.
>Antoinette (Tacoma, Washington)
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