> No luck - same reaction from the pc, i.e. nothing.
> When selecting add a printer I get a choice between "only use this if you do
> not have have a usb-printer - windows installs usb-printers automatically
> when connected" and "add a network printer, a wireless printer or a bluetooth
> "DL" wrote:
>> You've obtained the Vista drivers & installed as per hp instructions, which
>> usually means installing software/drivers prior to connecting the printer?
>> http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport...ies Id=238320
>> "2120smak" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>>> There seems to be no way to make my Sony Vaio with Vista print to my HP
>>> LaserJet 1300 - any suggestions on how to make this work?
Are you sure that the LJ1300's USB port is working?
Vista does have a built-in driver for the LJ1300. The problem is getting
the special HP DOT4 port.
Just ignore the warning in the Add A Printer Wizard to "only use this if
you do not have have a usb-printer."
I'm not sure what besides HP's printer status monitor will *not* work
without the DOT4 port, but it's worth a try.
Alternatively, you could try HP's "Universal Print Driver" for Vista
(although it looks like a big mess to me):
Be sure choose the correct one (Vista or Vista 64-bit) and read the
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