Printer dead after XP re-install

  Throbber 10:46 16 Dec 2008
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After a hard disk failure, and a re-instalation of XP Pro on new hard disk, my HP deskjet 5940 plug and play printer doesn't work. It appears in several places in Device Manager, and all say "this deevice is working properly". I've tried but failed to update driver. Any suggestions?
My external USB har5d drive has vanished as well. It was working earlier after the re-install, but vanished when I was messing around with a partition manager. How might I get it back? Help!"

  Throbber 12:12 16 Dec 2008

Download from HP website eventually fixed the printer.

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