I have this old printer which works well on XP. I installed the driver from within XP. . I purchased a USB to Centronics cable from Amazon. I can not find a HP5L driver in Add A Printer in W7. Is there anything I can do, such as using a different driver in W7 so it will work? I must have the driver disc that came with it somewhere? Any ideas please? Thanks David
I had similar problem with HP Businessjet 2800 A3 printer loaded direct from win7 32bit on daughters desktop but would not from win7 64bit on laptop so I told it to find in windows update and worked fine.
How did you get W7 64 Bit to find just the printer driver you wanted in Windows Update. Although I am on Dial Up and normally have Updates switched OFF I would like to try your idea if you would tell me how to do it? Thanks David
Can someone please look at their W7 printer drivers for HP5L in W7, because I can not find it in the list of HP printer drivers in my version of W7 (not got SP1 on it yet), even though HP says its in the list, when I look at the HP link above? Thanks David
Could you please see if you have HP 5L in your W7 list of printers, cause HP says it should be, but I can not see it listed. When I use the dialog button "Windows Update for Printers", nothing happens in 10 mins and I gave up - NOTE: I am on Dial Up!! Thanks David