hp deskjet 710c and XP Home

  bpzoom 21:18 16 Aug 2006
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I am using the downloaded driver from the HP site (year 2001)as the original CD disk software is not compatible with HP. The various printer facilities are only available through My Computer/printers/properties. I can't put anything on the desktop from this to make a more convenient access. Does anyone know if the software is supposed to show you the current level of ink left?. Or does this software pre-date such a facility? If so I presume you wait for the ink light to come on or the print quality to worsen before you know the ink is running out.

  User-312386 22:03 16 Aug 2006

I had an old Lexmark in 2000 that showed inklevels, although if you took the cartridge out it would assume a new one had been put in and set it to 100%

I assume you are installing this one click here

  bpzoom 23:20 16 Aug 2006

thanks, yes that is the 2006 version I downloaded but it appears to be only a facility to print images. The main driver is either the 2001 version or the XP listed driver. I wanted to know if it is possible to display the ink levels. Perhaps not.

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