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how do I install two all in one printers on same pc

by janice / September 1, 2011 2:16 PM PDT

OS win XP with HP 5510 currently installed with full feature software from CD and epson 640. I want to add HP 6110. I need to know if I should install the full feature software again or just the "basic" driver. When I did not have the full feature on the 5510 I was unable to use scan feature.
Will the 6110 use the features of the previous full install or 5510 or can-should I do it again.
When I plugged 6110 in without installing any drivers it asked for cd and I canceled [both HP were connected to PC at that time]. Then got message programs could not communicate with either printer and had to reinstall both. The two HP will not be on at the same time in the future.

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I'd install both.
by Kees_B Forum moderator / September 1, 2011 5:36 PM PDT

If they have common software, that will be overwritten. Doesn't matter.

Kees

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also found elsewere
by janice / September 2, 2011 3:53 AM PDT
In reply to: I'd install both.

that if they are same type - company etc. to install them on different usb ports not the same one and they should work together. Thanks

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