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Windows 7: HP deskjet F4280 not installing

02 Aug 2009   #11

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by puypuy View Post
Hiiiiii people!!!!! I just want to share the good news! I finally bought F4280 this afternoon then tried it just now.. and it works! ha ha ha! It's like 'plug and play'. I still tried installing the HP software though. But as expected, it's not compatible with windows 7. Although, when I looked at the cd label, it's says that it supports Vista. So I guess, the software works in Vista at least. Unlike my old printer(psc 1210), it's hp software works only in XP...thanks for all your replies, I'm really glad I have a new printer now.
You are welcome.

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02 Aug 2009   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate X64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ashraf View Post
hey everyone
I have tried so many things and this damn driver is not installing
can anyone helppppp plz
I have an HP Deskjet F4280 ..
the problem is when I do the update I can see the driver and makes the printing works but not the scanner and when i try to install the drivers from the CD it stops and say its not compatible then when I go to the computability options and change it the installation wont start ! anyone know what to do ?


ashraf, Just go and check out this link to HP Support Forum and I know this will help you out.

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03 Aug 2009   #13

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit

The driver is not compatible with Windows 7
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15 Aug 2009   #14

64 bit Windows 7
64 bit Windows 7

Hey Guys,

I'm just curious was anyone able to install this printer on 64 bit windows 7? I've tried installing it with the troubleshooting tip where you make it think it's vista, or xp, and no luck. It'll just let me install the cd but it won't work, i got it to print but the format and colors weren't right. I also tried just letting it install the drivers on it's on, no luck there either. I'm assuming those of you who got it to work were on 32 bit, which btw you need to try 64 bit super fast, of course your printer might not work : P
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18 Nov 2009   #15

windows 7

I got it to work with windows 7 64 bit. right click on the install package, go to properties; compatibility tab; and run in compatibility mode for windows vista (service pack 2).. then run the install and it will work
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20 Dec 2009   #16

Windows 7

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jamie2233 View Post
I got it to work with windows 7 64 bit. right click on the install package, go to properties; compatibility tab; and run in compatibility mode for windows vista (service pack 2).. then run the install and it will work
Are you saying to right click on the HP icon in "computer" or where do you find the install package. So far any HP properties that I've gone to do not have a compatability tab.

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16 Jan 2010   #17

windows 7
Ultimate solution!!!

hello there.

i just bought a new hp deskjet f4280. i noticed that the support cd does is not compatible with windows 7. in order to install the drivers and softwares without any fuzz, this is what i did...

explore the contents of the cd ( which contains the printer driver and softwares )
look for Setup.exe , right click, then click properties, click the compatibility tab, check the " run this program in compatibility mode " check box and choose within the pull down menu " Windows Vista "
under Priviledge Level check the " Run this program as an administrator " checkbox
then click "OK"

then thats it! you can now run the setup.exe with ease and it will not prompt for compatibility error.

and if you feel that you have cheated your machine by running with compatibility mode, then you can download the latest hp deskjet f4280 driver for windows 7 in the link below... ( if you can wait for download... zzzzzz )

HP Deskjet Full Feature Software and Drivers HP Deskjet F4280 All-in-One Printer - HP Customer Care (United States - English)

thats all.. enjoy!
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