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I have a Toshiba laptop and I connect my printers through a USB hub. Sometimes when I plug it in it prints fine. Other times I plug it in it will install a second printer driver for the same printer. Is there any way to prevent this? I'm assuming it has to do with the hub, although I don't unplug the printer from the hub.
 
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Are you plugging it in to the exact same position on the USB hub every time? If not make it as "Printer" and use that every time.
 
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I have a regular printer and a Dymo printer that I leave plugged into the hub, and I just plug the hub into my computer when I need to print. I can't leave it plugged in because I need to take my computer with me places. I always plug it into the seam USP port on my computer.
 

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Is there 2 USB ports on the laptop? One above the other?
 
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When you asked about the two ports, I just realized what I'm doing. I have a key that goes in a USB port for a program I use for work. I have it in there most of the time, but occasionally I take it out. I think I'm plugging the printer into the that USB port when they key isn't in it. Boy do I feel dumb!
 

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Don't worry, everyone does silly things. I have done heaps of silly things.
We are always happy to help here!

The main thing is, did it resolve your problem?? Please test to confirm.
 
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