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Printing from a Windows 2008 server 64bits to a Windows XP 32bits printer

By jgirizarry ·
I am trying to setup a printer on my W2k8 64bits server. The printer I am trying to connect, is connected into a WinXP 32bits machine (HP Laserjet 1200). I want to be able to print reports from the server that otherwise will take a long time to pull up from a client's PC. HP Universal driver's installation doesn't work. Using the dynamic mode will not find my printers on the network and the traditional mode, will not print either. Is it possible to do this setup at all?

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install the 64 bit driver available on HPs site

by CG IT In reply to Printing from a Windows 2 ...
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Tried that but...

by jgirizarry In reply to install the 64 bit driver ...

HP doesn't offer the driver, just the Universal one. Thank you for your reply.

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yes they do for a laserjset 1200 I looked it up

by CG IT In reply to Tried that but...

so even if it says univeral, it's the 64 bit driver.... try again oh use the plc5.....

and you do know you have the share the printer connected to the XP machine and set share permissions...right?....

here's the link for W2008 server 64 bit

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/DriverDownload.jsp?prodNameId=29790&lang=en&cc=us&prodTypeId=18972&prodSeriesId=29789&taskId=135

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PCL6

by jgirizarry In reply to yes they do for a laserj ...

I tried the PCL6 not PCL5, I'll give it a try. Thanks again.

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