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How to install HP 6940 driver in virtual xp mode 32 bit from windows 7

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  • Drivers
  • Windows 7
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Windows XP
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January 6, 2011 10:41:06 PM

Hello,
I am trying to install my HP 6940 deskjet onto my virtual XP mode 32 bit in my Windows 7 64 bit. It is not working and I am wondering if it has something to do with the resolution of the screen? Do you have any ideas?

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January 6, 2011 10:46:49 PM

Hello Rober;
I'm pretty sure you can't add XP drivers to the XP virtual PC.
A virtual machine abstracts the the virtual PCs hardware and host PC handles the actual hardware with it's own physical hardware and drivers.
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January 7, 2011 1:34:58 AM

WR2 is correct XP mode is for software, it doesn't allow you to use XP drivers for W7 incompatible hardware.
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