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Have a HP Laserjet 6P connected through USB to my IBM T500 Laptop, Win XP.

If I disconnect the printer, shut laptop, start laptop and reconnect printer, the printer reinstalls - this time as HP Laserjet 6P (1). Next time it will install as HP Laserjet 6P (2), the other two installs still present. Any ideas? Thanks, Bo

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what is IMB T63? –  Bolu Apr 4 '11 at 13:14
    
oops, IBM T63 :) –  Bo01 Apr 4 '11 at 14:41
    
I even don't know IBM ever released T63, that's why I was asking, I thought IBM changed to T400/T500 after T61? –  Bolu Apr 4 '11 at 16:16
    
Right, it's actually a T500. To my defence this is my fathers.. How about taking a crack at this VERY annoying printer problem :) –  Bo01 Apr 5 '11 at 15:00
    
Sorry about the irrelevant questions above, regarding your problem, check this post: pchelpforum.com/printing/… –  Bolu Apr 5 '11 at 15:25
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So this is what I found out: The T500 has 3 USB ports. If you disconnect the the printer you must use the same USB port when reconnecting. Otherwise it will reinstall as per the question above.

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