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Windows 7: Can't add Network Printer..

25 Jan 2010   #21

Windows 7, Vista HP, XP Pro
silly me..

I meant parallel port but I guess the same principle applies.. I'll let you know.

Thanks again.

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26 Jan 2010   #22

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by apollo911 View Post
I meant parallel port but I guess the same principle applies.. I'll let you know.

Thanks again.
Yep, same applies.

I don't know if you can get a USB-Parallel converter; but you can definitely get an RS232(serial)-Parallel, so all should be well. Net use works a treat with LPT ports as well (I've done this many times). e.g. swap COM1 with LPT1 from my example above.
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24 Feb 2012   #23

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Thx for all the help on this forum..and some from the hp forum, I finally got my network printer(HP Photosmart 1000 on a Host win xp pro) to work on my win 7 laptop.
I installed on BOTH systems the Deskjet 970cxi. Once I got the ps1000 working thru the 970cxi drivers on xp, the win 7 connected with it. I had tried the port changing thing and everything else I could think of. Finally got it working this way. The xp shows 2 printers (ps100 and dj970), but I have the ps1000(renamed) as the default for xp. Win 7 detects both, but only connects with the 970, so its set as defualt on laptop. Hope this helps anyone else with this problem.
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20 Jun 2012   #24

windows 7 home premium 64bit
issue not solved for me...

Dear Sirs...

let me put my issue in this way.

i have tried alll that is previously written in the post and it didnt work out.

here is my problem.

i am have installed an HP DeskJet 1280 on a Desktop with windows XP.

and i have a laptop with windows 7 home premium 64BIT.

i have tried to install the printer on the W7 but i can not find a driver for it. nor on the website of HP neither through windows UPDATE.

and when i try to install it via network it is not working...

any solutions????
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04 Jan 2014   #25

windows xp sp3
Spooler Cache Flush

frequest printer problem cause by spooler cache jam . you can use spooler cache flush to clear cache. download it here.

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02 Oct 2014   #26

window xp,7,8 32b 64b server 2008, - R2
cannot connect to printer error code 0x00000214

it's simply means you got the wrong driver bit, make sure you have the right 32b driver or 64b driver for the OS.

For example. when installing a network printer, it will only installed the driver 64b if the OS is a 64b. Now you're trying to add the printer on a windows7 32b you'll get this error code. simply find the 32b driver and it should work fine.
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