12-17-2009 03:42 AM
When I try to install a Laserjet 2200dtn as a network printer on Windows 7 x64, windows doesnt find any drivers!
The host computer, where the Laserjet is installed, has windows xp prof. x86.
I tried the upd-5_0_1-pcl6_winxp-vista-x64 driverpack, but it doesnt work at all, cant install the printer.
Sorry for bad english, i'm from germany ;D
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02-16-2010 12:07 PM
Experiencing the identical problem here. Windows XP desktop printing to an HP Laserjet 2200 directly via USB. Printer is on the network and available.
Dell laptop running Windows 7 (64 bit) will print to 2200 when USB connected, but will not print over network saying that driver is unavailable. Have downloaded drivers onto laptop and desktop but with no success.
Don't think that we are the only users experiencing this issue - see http://forums11.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/bizsupp
Unfortunately I don't have a solution for you - just shared frustration.
If there's anyone out there who can crack this I'd be grateful...
02-16-2010 03:42 PM
02-16-2010 03:57 PM
02-27-2010 03:32 PM
"NET USE" is still a valid command in Win 7; my basic Win 7 Starter 32 netbook has it, so all higher versions should have it too.
03-03-2010 08:28 AM
03-03-2010 04:18 PM
03-15-2010 08:35 PM
I also cannot print from Win 7 64bit to an LJ 2200d attached to an PC running XP. But in my case, neither of your suggestions work.
1. I have tried the Local Port trick (cannot change to to a network port) and I have tried the "net use" command (command successful but test page fails).
2. Even when locally attached, I am stuck wih a Universal driver that has no option to use the duplex (2-sided) feature.
Is there no hope? Why can't HP produce a valid 64bit driver for a PCL LaserJet?
03-16-2010 05:13 AM
I've had a couple of different experiences with Windows 7 and the hp2200. On one W7 machine, it saw the HP2200 and AUTOMATICALLY loaded the driver (I know that's hard to believe). On the other W7 machine, it would not even successfully connect with Microsoft.com to download any new drivers. On that one I had to "fool" it by loading a driver for another PCL5 HP laserjet that was already on the driver list for W7. I tried each one until one of them finally worked (sorry, I don't remember which one). I found out a couple weeks later that the W7 computer that couldn't find the printer had a corrupted W7 OS. That one needs to be restored to original factory. W7 is actually suppose to work like the first computer I mentioned.
09-23-2010 10:02 AM - edited 09-23-2010 09:11 PM
I recently acquired a new Dell laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit loaded on it. I have a network with a LaserJet 2200d attached to an XP box. When I tried to add this printer to my laptop, Windows 7 told me it could not find any drivers for it.
I did some research on the web and added the printer as a local printer using the UNC of the computer/printer that it is attached to. That seemed to work just fine until I tried to print. Anything I send to that printer just seems to go off somewhere in cyber-space and never gets printed.
I do not understand how Microsoft can release a product that has no drivers for many printers and other devices and I cannot understand how HP, in their greatness of knowledge and technology, did not prepare for this and work cooperatively with MS so these kind of problems would not happen.
Does anyone have any idea where my printer is printing to?
12-01-2010 01:46 PM
Problem resolved -- COMPLETELY -- !
I posted to this topic earlier this year about the same problem. Now the myster deepens, but finally, I am a happy camper...
1. With a Dell PC upgraded to 64-bit Win 7, I could not print to a Laserjet 2200, unless I connect directly and use a *VERY* limited version of the universal driver. (No duplex printing and missing other advanced features).
2. With a new Asus notebook I had the same problem with Win 7 Home Premium 64-bit, and yet, get this!! ...
a) The problem disappeared when I upgraded to Windows 7 Pro --AND ALSO--
b) After I experienced a disk crash, I had to re-install Windows from scratch.
I had no problems with the HP printer -- even with Win 7 Home Premium
(before uprading to Win 7 Pro). For reasons that I do not understand, I could
now use ALL features of the printer. The driver is now listed as "HP LaserJet
2200", so I bet that this means there now exists a native 64 bit driver
supplied by Microsoft. That's my take on the issue.
Ellery (at) starbus (dot) com
06-01-2013 09:58 AM
Sir, I justupgraded Win 7 64 bit from XP. And I installed HP Laserjet 2200DTN Driver from HP Site. The printer is working fine. But the problem is the Text and Graphics are not solid Colour. It is come with 80% Black. I Changed Setting several times but I cant get the solution. Please help me..