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Trouble installing driver for HP 6940 deskjet in XP mode 32 bit from Windows 7 6

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January 6, 2011 10:52:22 PM

Why can't I download the driver for my HP 6940 deskjet in virtual XP mode 32 bit in the Windows 7 64 bit OS? Is it to do with the screen resolution? The setting is not changeable that I can see. Why can not I just download it in Windows 7 and have it share with the virtual XP mode? Any ideas or help?

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January 7, 2011 12:59:55 AM

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 the host PC handles the actual hardware with it's own physical hardware and drivers.