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HP printer drivers - John C. Kirk

Feb. 2nd, 2006

04:39 pm - HP printer drivers

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Date:March 31st, 2008 07:47 pm (UTC)

Re: Installing HP Laserjet on Windows XP - Shared on Vista Ultimate

I got 'er, here's the lowdown...

Here's how I pulled it off:

1. Add the printer on the server as a local printer (uncheck the plug and play box) using the x64 driver

2. change the port to the proper network location

3. when the hp universal plug and play software (that you should have already installed, if not, do it now) will come up and ask you where the printer is at, use the UNC code of it's location i.e. \\computername\printername

and there's a checkbox on that page that tells the HP software to make this a permanent printer in "printer and faxes", make sure that's checked...now you're good to go ;)
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