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Anonymous
April 25, 2004 10:18:28 PM

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had to reinstall my system "xp" and everything else. i've
installed printer before but it won't install driver this
time.add printer wizard doesn't work. downloaded driver
from canon. message, driver not installed' specified port
doesn't exist. new found hardware wizard doesn't detect
connection.help appreciated. thanks, jack
Anonymous
April 25, 2004 10:43:35 PM

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What model of Canon printer and how are you connecting it to the PC?
--
Cari (MS-MVP Windows Client - Printing, Imaging & Hardware)
www.coribright.com

"jack m" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:416e01c42b2c$6118b0e0$a501280a@phx.gbl...
> had to reinstall my system "xp" and everything else. i've
> installed printer before but it won't install driver this
> time.add printer wizard doesn't work. downloaded driver
> from canon. message, driver not installed' specified port
> doesn't exist. new found hardware wizard doesn't detect
> connection.help appreciated. thanks, jack
Anonymous
April 26, 2004 12:06:06 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware (More info?)

its a canon s300.am using usb that came with printer.
recieved message, for a while,"cant find rpc locator" but
it changed after a while to specified port doesn't exist
>-----Original Message-----
>What model of Canon printer and how are you connecting it
to the PC?
>--
>Cari (MS-MVP Windows Client - Printing, Imaging &
Hardware)
>www.coribright.com
>
>"jack m" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
message
>news:416e01c42b2c$6118b0e0$a501280a@phx.gbl...
>> had to reinstall my system "xp" and everything else.
i've
>> installed printer before but it won't install driver
this
>> time.add printer wizard doesn't work. downloaded driver
>> from canon. message, driver not installed' specified
port
>> doesn't exist. new found hardware wizard doesn't detect
>> connection.help appreciated. thanks, jack
>
>
>.
>
Anonymous
April 26, 2004 3:18:40 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware (More info?)

Uninstall the printer... as per
http://www.coribright.com/Windows/Article%20One.htm

Before Step 6, from the command prompt, type
sfc /scannow

(note the space between the c and the /)

Then continue with the installation.

--
Cari
MS-MVP Windows Technologies - Printing/Imaging/Hardware
www.coribright.com
"jack m" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:3fef01c42b3b$6a960d20$a401280a@phx.gbl...
> its a canon s300.am using usb that came with printer.
> recieved message, for a while,"cant find rpc locator" but
> it changed after a while to specified port doesn't exist
>>-----Original Message-----
>>What model of Canon printer and how are you connecting it
> to the PC?
>>--
>>Cari (MS-MVP Windows Client - Printing, Imaging &
> Hardware)
>>www.coribright.com
>>
>>"jack m" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
> message
>>news:416e01c42b2c$6118b0e0$a501280a@phx.gbl...
>>> had to reinstall my system "xp" and everything else.
> i've
>>> installed printer before but it won't install driver
> this
>>> time.add printer wizard doesn't work. downloaded driver
>>> from canon. message, driver not installed' specified
> port
>>> doesn't exist. new found hardware wizard doesn't detect
>>> connection.help appreciated. thanks, jack
>>
>>
>>.
>>
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