Re: Vista and HP PSC 500
I'm confused by your post as to why you installed a parallel port card when
according to HP your PSC 500 uses USB.
All the best,
"John" <John@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> I recently purchased a Dell Inspiron 530 running Vista home premium. When
> attempted to install my old HP PSC 500 all in one I was unable to do so
> to a driver problem. Initially, I solved the parallel port problem by
> installing a new parallel port card in the dell tower (problem solved for
> that one). However, I have been unable to get Vista to accept the PSC
> I went to Dell and HP's websites and was informed at both that the driver
> for this printer is already installed on Vista. Using the "install a new
> printer" function does not work. It gives the message that I need to
> download the proper driver from HP.
> I'm obviously going in circles. Given that #1-I am not gifted with
> exceptional computer setup skills, and #2-I place a value on my time, my
> question ultimately is this. Can this problem be resolved or should I
> down and buy new? This has been a very good printer. It doesn't drink
> has never broken down and in general was a workhorse while I worked my way
> through grad school.
> If you think option #2 is best, what's the best brand these days?