Re: "NT 4 Printer Driver prevented by policy"
Did you try the latest driver from the HP web site?
"+Bob+" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Vista SP1 Home Premium
> My Laserjet5 printer (via jetdirect) stopped working properly. I
> deleted it and attempted to re-install using Vista.
> After running through the prompts and getting to use existing driver
> or install new, the process stopped with a pop-up "Unable to install
> printer. The printer driver is not compatible with a policy enable on
> your computer that blocks NT 4.0 drivers".
> I tried it with both the "already installed" driver (working previous
> to today) as well as "install a new driver". In both cases I get the
> same message. According to HP, there's a driver included with Vista
> that was written in 2006 and is compatible.
> Any ideas how to get by this? This is Home Premium, I don't have any
> policy editor that I know of.