+ 0 Votes These directions are on the HP web site OH Smeg 6 years ago Download Info This section will help you in the download of the software to your computer and start you on the install process. Before proceeding with the software installation, the printer must first be properly set up, and your computer must be ready to print. Turn on the printer first, then turn on the computer. Close any screen savers, virus protection programs, or other software programs running on your computer. Click on Download Now and a File Download box will appear. Select Save This Program to Disk and a Save As box will appear. Select a directory to save the file in and click Save. Locate the file using Windows Explorer when the download has completed. Double click on the file. This will extract all the driver files into a directory on your hard drive. The directory these files are extracted to will have a similar name to the printer model that was downloaded (i.e., c:\lj5500). However, you can change the path and directory name at the time of extracting the file. Open the Printers Window (Click Start-Settings-Printers). Update the printer if it was previously installed Right click on the printer and select Properties from the pop menu. On the General tab, select New Driver. Click on the Warning Box that pops up. A printer listing box will appear. Select Have Disk. Another box Install from Disk appears. Click the Browse to locate the expanded files directory (i.e., c:\lj5500). Click on the file ending with .inf . Click Open and then Okay and let files install. Add the printer if it hasn't been installed yet. Click Add New Printer Follow the instructions of the Add Printer Wizard. But much more importantly HP says that this device is only compatible with the following Windows OS's Windows NT 4.0, Windows 95 Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows 2000, Windows XP In section one of this Printing System Late-breaking Readme for the HP Laserjet 1010, 1012, and 1015 printer that HP tells you to read before installing http://tinyurl.com/2g389j Col + 0 Votes Also... is it shared? ThumbsUp2 6 years ago You didn't say, but is the printer hooked to the XP machine and shared to the Vista machine? + 0 Votes Also... is it shared? ThumbsUp2 6 years ago You didn't say, but is the printer hooked to the XP machine and shared to the Vista machine?