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Rob Jindrick Oct 10, 2011, 05:29pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Hey guys,
Currently, I'm trying to install an older printer on Windows 7 for my company. We bought new Dells with Windows 7 Pro 64 bit and have the printer set up on the network. When installing, I use the drivers from the HP web site and finally got it to work on my machine. It finds the printer, asks for the driver, I direct it to the driver, it recognizes it (doesn't give an error about not being compatible), then when I hit next it shows the "Installing Printer" window with the status bar going across. The problem is, it took over 40 minutes to install it. I have many more PCs with same set up to install the printer on. Is there a fix for this or is it just because the printer is older that it is glitchy when it installs on Windows 7 Pro 64 bit? I'm usually pretty good at troubleshooting these kinds of issues but I can't seem to figure out why it takes 40 min once getting to the "Installing Printer" screen.


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pravin kumar Sep 24, 2014, 04:21am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: HP Laserjet 4050 and Windows 7
hp laserjet 4050 printer is a suitable printer for all windows platform. just you need to get the correct drivers for windows platform with 32bit or 64bit compatible drivers....if your not follow these such issues will a raises as your facing now....get them from http://www.orclage.com/hp-laserjet-4050-printer-driver-download-windows/


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