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printer not working

  1. #1


    Posts : 11
    windows 8

    printer not working


    when I started windows for the first time it recognized it and installed the drivers. The problem is that it did not put it under printer with file association. when I go to print it isn't listed. Thanks

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  2. #2


    Posts : 2,130
    Windows 8.0 x64


    Printer make and model as well as detailed system specs
    would be helpful.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 11
    windows 8


    It's an HP 1000 deskjet. Where would I find my system specs?
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  4. #4


    Posts : 2,130
    Windows 8.0 x64


    (sorry duplicate post)
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  5. #5


    Posts : 2,130
    Windows 8.0 x64


    There's no auto-fill tool yet. But there are many system info tools:
    Best Free System Information Utility

    some favorites are speccy, belarc advisor, LookInMyPC, SIW etc..

    For basic info press Winkey-x to get menu, then y for system properties
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  6. #6


    Posts : 11
    windows 8


    The zip program wouldn't work. I did the best I could with the system info.
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  7. #7


    Posts : 2,130
    Windows 8.0 x64


    Ok if you go into Control Panel (Winkey-x, then p) and click Devices and Printers does it show in there? If so, does it have a green check showing it as the default printer?
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