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offline installation of printer

By abdulnaserkm ·
I want to install a USB printer to an XP machine without the printer.
During installation the software ask to connect the printer. if I not connect system quit the installation.

Is there any way to install the Laser printer without the printer ?

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by abdulnaserkm In reply to offline installation of p ...
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This would be better posted in Q&A...

It could be dependent on the make and model of printer.
Try re-posting in the Q&A
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not specific problems in search of a solution. The 'Water Cooler' is

for non-technical discussions. You can submit a question to 'Q&A' here:;conten


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You can install the drivers

by NickNielsen In reply to offline installation of p ...

You can install the printer support software. This will all allow the printer to install properly when you connect it.

But without the printer, no, installation will not finish

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