Alternative drivers for HP DJ 5550

  j3nks 13:06 20 Aug 2004
Locked

does anyone know of alternative printer drivers that can be used with a HP deskjet 5550 as I cannot print a map from a mapping program. The document is sent to the printer and sits in the print queue but will not print, other documents are printing fine.

  Stuartli 13:47 20 Aug 2004

The latest driver apparently is at:

h10025.www1.hp.com

However, it might be worth searching the HP website's support pages to see if it is a known problem as they are very comprehensive.

It may be down to colour management clashes or something similar.

  Stuartli 13:55 20 Aug 2004

That link worked where I found it but not when posted. It should be:

click here?

according to the original's Properties.

  Stuartli 14:00 20 Aug 2004

This link may also help:

click here

  pj123 15:34 20 Aug 2004

What operating system are you using?

  jack 17:15 20 Aug 2004

It may not be the driver, although do seek an update
some colour images are very processor intensive and simply take a long time for the cxomputer to gether all the info to gether.
Take a look at the printer queue[go to printers
right click on the defailt printer and the print queue will be reveal.
Ipmatiently clicking the print pbutton simply adds another item to the list.

  j3nks 21:31 20 Aug 2004

You can leave it all day and it still will not print what I need is a potential alternative printer drivers that will print on a 5550, basicaly an older driver that will still work on a 5550.
If it was a parellel only printer I would try a HP 550 driver which will work with most HP parellel printers.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

Fujitsu Lifebook P727 laptop review

Converse draws on iconic heritage for a fresh brand identity

Mac power user tips and hidden tricks

Comment lancer Windows 10 en mode sans ├ęchec ?