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Windows 7: HP Laserjet 5N drivers

20 Jan 2015   #31

Window 7 Pro 64 bit

I posted a solution for installing 5N drivers Windows 7 a few posts back.

Windows 7 Pro did not come with the 5N driver. The laserJet 5 driver came with the bloatware Windows 7 OS. The 5N is available through Microsoft. The drivers will automatically be updated by Windows BUT you must select the update drivers in the installation procedure.

Window 7 will use the WRONG Laserjet 5 driver when using the automated printer installation. To stop Windows from assuming it knows what is the best driver, you must force it to load the 5N driver.

Find my previous post. Follow my instructions.
This is tricky but my solution works.

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21 Jan 2015   #32

Windows 7 Pro 64bit


I have tried for over an hour to find the laserjet 5n driver on the HP site. Perhaps they have discontinued it?
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22 Jan 2015   #33

Window 7 Professional
5n drivers

Google search will give you many other sites from where ,U can download 5N drivers. After downloading it , follow my method to install in W7.
I had same problem with HP Deskjet 670C. But I succeeded in installing it on W7 ,
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