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Removing a printer

by BridgetW / January 27, 2008 5:22 AM PST

I want to remove my printer and there is an install/uninstall printer selection on my computer. My question is, do I uninstall and then disconnect the printer from the computer, or do I disconnect it and then uninstall?

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Generally disconnect first...
by John.Wilkinson / January 27, 2008 5:53 AM PST
In reply to: Removing a printer

The printer doesn't need to be connected for the uninstallation of all applicable software and drivers, but if you leave it connected Windows may automatically detect and attempt to reinstall it during or right after the uninstallation process.


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by BridgetW / January 27, 2008 9:06 PM PST

Thanks for the didn't occur to me that Windows may try reinstalling it. But that makes sense because it was automatic when I plugged it in.

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