Rename all the Oem<n>.inf files in the Windows\Inf folder, where <n> is an incremental number starting at 0.
NOTE: Do not use the oem*.inf wildcard to rename files. Doing so may cause the wrong files to be renamed. For information about rebuilding the driver information database, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
ARTICLE-ID: 137377 TITLE: Removing Windows 3.1 Drivers from Wizard Hardware Lists
If the HP DeskJet Status Monitor is in the Startup group, remove it. To do so, follow these steps:
Use the right mouse button to click the Taskbar, and then click Properties on the menu that appears.
Click the Start Menu Programs tab, and then click Remove.
Double-click the Startup branch to expand it.
Click the HP DeskJet Status Monitor shortcut, and then click Remove.
Restart your computer.
Use the Add Printer Wizard to reinstall the HP DeskJet printer.
NOTE: Make sure to select the DeskJet driver included with Windows 95, not the Windows 3.x HP printer driver. If the new Deskjet Printer does not show up in the Add New Hardware List, remove the Drvidx.bin and Drvdata.bin files from the Windows\Inf folder. This will cause the Add New Hardware Device Database list to be updated with the new printer.
For additional information about troubleshooting printing problems inWindows 95, please see the following article in the Microsoft KnowledgeBase:
ARTICLE-ID: 128345 TITLE: Troubleshooting Printing Problems in Windows 95/98