I connected my HP Deskjet 450 and it downloaded the driver, it works fine, BUT it does not give me a notification icon or "safely remove hardware". So when I'm done printing I just disconnect the USB.
ALSO, since it doesn't connect with the HP software, I can't see how much ink is left (!).
Are these two things normal? Anything I can do about them?
1. if you want the notification icon--you may need to set it in the 'notification area icons' control panel
2. no need to unplug USB--just turn off printer
3. "since it doesn't connect with the HP software"....did you install the HP software? if not see this webpage
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