In article <36FB43AC-1497-4066-8E79-B708454BDB90@microsoft.com>, James
> *I used to be able to check the box "print on*
> both sides" and the driver I had would let me do it manually. *
Under VISTA or previously say under XP?
The out of the box drivers in VISTA itself are often not fully
What did you download from the HP website?
HP Universal Print Driver for Windows - PCL 5 4.5 1 Apr 2008 17.9MB
HP Universal Print Driver for Windows - PCL 6 4.5 1 Apr 2008 18.1MB
hp LaserJet 1150/1300 printing system 3.0 11 Mar 2004 73.9MB
If it was the PCL driver, try PCL5 instad of PCL6
If all else fails install the XP software package -- again clean up
first and unplug the printer -- by right mouse clicking on the filename
that starts the installation, selecting Properties / Compatibility / XP
with SP2 and check the Run as Administrator box if it is there and OK
your way out.